Amiel Gladstone

Amiel Gladstone (BFA'94) is a playwright and director based in Vancouver. A graduate of the University of Victoria, Gladstone is a founder of Theatre Skam, an alternative theatre company in Victoria, BC and is the former Artistic Associate at Caravan Farm Theatre and the Belfry Theatre.

Gladstone's plays have been produced across Canada, as well as in New York, Philadelphia, Colmar, France, and Bucharest, Romania. He has worked as a director or playwright for numerous companies including Vancouver Playhouse, Arts Club Theatre, Touchstone Theatre, Alberta Theatre Projects, working on plays by people such as Veda Hille, Bill Richardson, Sean Dixon, Morris Panych, Melissa James Gibson.

He has attended the Banff Playwrights Colony as both a playwright and and dramatrug, and created at ATP's PlayRites as both a playwright and a director.  A collection, Hippies and Bolsheviks and other plays, was published by Coach House Books. He has won Jessie Awards for Best Original Script and Body of Work. He has been a mentor at the Cultch and the Vancouver Playhouse.

Gladstone has also worked as a voice director for the English adaptation of several Japanese anime television series, including Cardcaptor Sakura and Mobile Suit Gundam. In 2007, Coach House Books published a collection of Gladstone's plays, entitled Hippies and Bolsheviks and Other Plays.

In 2014 and 2015, he directed the East Van Panto for the Cultch / Theatre Replacement, Susinn McFarlen's Since You Left Us at Presentation House, Daniel MacIvor's Cake & Dirt at Tarragon, the NAC tour of Do you want what I have got? A Craigslist Cantata,  and his own new play with Dan Mangan Are We Cool Now? at Western Canada Theatre. 

Recent directing credits include Are We Cool Now at the Cultch, Dark Sisters for Vancouver Opera, Hannah Moscovitch's Little One for Alley theatre, and a new musical adaptation with Veda Hille of Onegin at Arts Club Theatre.