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Hiro Kanagawa

BA (Middlebury), MFA (SFU)

Instructor - English

Like many Canadian artists Hiro has forged a career wearing many hats: actor, playwright, screenwriter, teacher.  His plays range from the war crimes drama Tiger of Malaya (Factory Theatre, National Arts Centre, Gateway Theatre) to the Christmas fable The Patron Saint of Stanley Park (Arts Club, Halifax Theatre for Young People, Theatre Northwest).   His most recent play, Indian Arm, premiered last spring with Vancouver's Rumble Theatre and received the Jessie Richardson Award for Outstanding Original Script.  Hiro's screen credits include work as both an actor and story editor on the critically-acclaimed series Da Vinci's Inquest, Da Vinci's City Hall, Intelligence, and Blackstone, as well as recurring guest star roles on iZombie, Dark Matter, Heroes Reborn, and The Man in the High Castle.  In addition to teaching at Capilano University, Hiro is a Playwrights Theatre Centre Associate and a youth football coach.

Phone:

604-986-1911 ext. 7380

Email:

hirokanagawa@capilanou.ca

Building:

Fir

Room:

404