Chantal Bilodeau is a playwright and translator whose work focuses on the intersection of science, policy, art, and climate change. She is the artistic director of The Arctic Cycle – an organization created to support the writing, development and production of eight plays that look at the social and environmental changes taking place in the eight Arctic states, the founder of the blog and international network Artists and Climate Change, and a co-founder of Climate Change Theatre Action. She is a recipient of the Woodward International Playwriting Prize as well as the First Prize in the Earth Matters on Stage Ecodrama Festival and the Uprising National Playwriting Competition. She curates the HowlRound series Theatre in the Age of Climate Change and has written about the intersection of arts and climate change for American Theatre Magazine, the Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences, and the World Policy Institute.
Chantal's visit to the 2018 Mellon School of Theater & Performance Reserach is generously supported by IIASA.