Collette Radau is an Alberta-born, Toronto-based actor, freelance dramaturg, and director whose focus is on new play development and devised works. She is a graduate of Red Deer College’s Theatre Performance & Creation program and York University’s B.A. Honours Theatre program. Most recently during the pandemic, she directed a short zoom play, The End of the Parade by Steven Elliott Jackson for the Operation 24 Festival (Assembly Theatre). She has performed in Diorama (Junior Festival 2019), Post, Like, Share – Beware! (innocent operations), and Le Grand Continental (Luminato Festival 2018).
She co-directed and dramaturged Midnight, Toronto for the 39th Rhubarb Festival. Collette was a dramaturgy intern at Young People’s Theatre from 2017-2018, and has dramaturged shows for the Edmonton Fringe Festival, New Market National Play Festival, and Paprika Festival. She was also an editor of Playwrights Guild of Canada’s PLEDGE Project.