Daniel Brooks is an accomplished director, writer, actor, and teacher, considered to be one of Canada’s foremost theatre artists. He has been co-director of the Augusta Company and da da camera, and Artistic Director of Toronto’s Necessary Angel Theatre Company. Daniel’s plays include The Return of Pokey Jones, The Noam Chomsky Lectures (with Guillermo Verdecchia, The Lorca Play (with Daniel MacIvor, Here Lies Henry (with MacIvor,) Insomnia (with Verdecchia,) This is What Happens Next (with MacIvor,) The Aleph (with Diego Matamoros,) 40 Days and Forty Nights (with Kim Collier,) and The Full Light of Day (with Collier). Brooks has won several awards, including the Chalmers Award, the Dora Mavor Moore Award, the Edinburgh Fringe First Award, and the Capital Critics Circle Award. In 2001, he received the first Siminovitch Prize in Theatre.