Beau Dixon is a multi-award winning playwright, actor, composer and sound designer. Four of Beau’s one-act plays have been performed in elementary, secondary and post-secondary schools throughout Canada. Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story won two Dora awards (Best New Play and Best Performance/ TYA Division), the Calgary Critics Award (Best Individual Performance), and two Betty Mitchell nominations (Best Touring Play, Best Male Performance). In 2016 he was a KM Hunter Award finalist and was also inducted into Peterborough’s Pathway of Fame for his leadership in the dramatic arts. Beau is artistic director and co-founder of Firebrand Theatre. He continues to write and perform, dividing his time between Peterborough and Toronto.