Marcus Youssef, MFA

Sessional Lecturer

Creative Studies, Creative Writing
Office: CCS 363

Research Summary

Playwriting, Theatre, Performance, Devising, Disability Arts


Marcus’ fifteen plays include Winners and LosersLeftovers, King Arthur’s Night, JabberThe In-Between, How Has My Love Affected You?, Incognito Mode, Ali & Ali and the aXes of Evil, Everyone, AdriftPeter Panties, Chloe’s Choice and A Line in the Sand.  They have been performed at theatres and major international festivals across North America, Australia, Europe and Asia, including the Canadian Stage, Tarragon, Citadel, Arts Club, Factory, Theatre Passe Muraille, Citadel, Caravan Farm, the Dublin International Theatre Festival, Soho Repertory Theatre (Off-Broadway), Wooly Mammoth and the Kennedy Centre (Wash. DC), the Hong Kong Arts Festival, Festival Trans Amerique (Montreal), the PuSh Festival (Vancouver), Citadel, Noorderzon (Netherlands), Brighton Festival (UK), LOKAL (Reykjavik), Ca’ Foscari (Venice), Brno Festival (Czech), Foreign Affairs (Berlin), Aarhus Festival (Denmark), On the Boards (Seattle) and Magnetic North. His plays are published by Talonbooks and Playwrights Canada Press.



MFA (UBC); Dip, Acting (National Theatre School of Canada)

Selected Grants & Awards

Siminovitch Prize for Theatre, Ikarus Prize (Berlin), Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award, Honorary Fellow – Douglas College (New Westminster), Chalmers’ Canadian Play Award, Canada Council Staunch-Lynton Award


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