Arthur Milner

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Arthur Milner is a playwright and theatre director. His most recent play, Getting to Room Temperature, is a hard-hitting, sentimental and funny one-person play about death and assisted dying. Facts, a murder mystery set in the West Bank, toured Israel and Palestine in Arabic translation, and was produced in Istanbul in Turkish and in London, U.K. Other published plays include Masada (with Facts in Two Plays about Israel/Palestine), Crusader of the World (in Prepare to Embark), Zero Hour (The CTR Anthology), Learning to Live with Personal Growth (New Canadian Drama 5), and It's not a Country, It's Winter (Inroads). He has a long association with Ottawa’s Great Canadian Theatre Company and has worked as a dramaturge for the Banff Playwrights Colony, the Manitoba Association of Playwrights and Playwrights Workshop Montreal; and has taught theatre in Montreal at Concordia University and in Ottawa at Carleton University, the University of Ottawa and Algonquin College. He is a past President of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres.