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By day, Amanda Parris is a television and radio host and writes a weekly column. By night, she writes stories for the stage and screen. Other Side of the Game is her first published play, which won a Governor General’s Literary Award.

 

In Amanda Parris’ past lives she was an educator who wrote arts-based curricula, attended numerous acting auditions and dreamed of opening a school that Blue Ivy Carter would attend. Over the course of her career, she has worn a variety of hats, working as an educator, a researcher, an actor, and a community organizer. She is the co-founder of the award-winning alternative education organization Lost Lyrics and has worked with the Remix Project and the Manifesto Festival. She has spoken about her work at United Nations conferences around the world. 

 

Amanda Parris completed her Honours B.A. degree in Political Science and Women’s Studies at York University and her M.A. degree in Sociology of Education at the University of Toronto. She was a playwright-in-residence at Cahoots Theatre Company and Alameda Theatre Company and studied writing and acting at b current performing arts, anitafrika dub theatre, and the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute.