STEPHEN MALLOY, B.A. (York/Ottawa), B.A. Honours Directing (Ottawa), M.F.A. Directing (Victoria). He has been a member of the Department of Theatre and Film at UBC since 1989. Stephen is an Artistic Associate of Vancouver’s Main Street Theatre where he has directed and designed many innovative and award winning productions of contemporary classics. He received the Jessie Richardson award for Outstanding Direction in 2011. Malloy is a dramaturg and playwright and his award-winning play Fallin' in Love, has been produced by theatres in Vancouver, Victoria and Seattle. His video projects include Reach Up and Receive and Outskirts of Townwith Cathy Kyle (Toronto’s Dancemakers/Ottawa Artscourt), and several music videos for Jealous Monk records, which have been distributed internationally. He was the co-founder and Artistic Director of the influential Coming Attractions Theatre Company in Ottawa. Malloy’s study of the dramatization of the family and its inherent blood connections have led him to explore the links between ancient Greek theatre, Irish drama (in particular Samuel Beckett and Brian Friel) and the work of contemporary American playwright Sam Shepard. Professor Malloy taught Acting and Directing at UBC.