Jordan Hall is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter whose work has been dubbed “stellar, insightful” by Plank Magazine, “thoughtful” by CBC Radio, and “vivid, memorable” by NOW. Her first full-length play, Kayak, won Samuel French’s Canadian Playwrights Competition, and has been produced to critical acclaim across North America. Her most recent play, How to Survive an Apocalypse, is fresh off a record-breaking premiere with Touchstone Theatre's Flying Start Program. She is currently Playwright-in-Residence at Up in the Air Theatre, where she is developing her next play, A Brief History of Human Extinction, in collaboration with Mind of a Snail Puppet Theatre, for Up in The Air's 2018 season at the Cultch. As a screenwriter, Jordan co-created Carmilla: The Series (Winner: CSA, Digital Fiction) for SmokeBomb Entertainment, and has been Carmilla's lead writer for three seasons and the subsequent movie. She has been a finalist in both the LA Comedy Fest and Beverly Hills Short Screenplay Competitions, as well as a winner of the Crazy8s Short Film Production Competition. As a dramaturg and writing mentor, she spent five years teaching playwrighting & screenwriting for UBC’s Booming Ground program.
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