Tami Canaday



Tami's play 

No Longer a Maiden is published in Stonecoast Review Literary Journal, Issue 13.



OCTOBER 1 - NOVEMBER 20: Project PlayBox provides the theatrical building blocks: visual art, sound, and video. You bring the plays to life. Journey through space, time, and worlds. Citizens of the soon-to-be-lost island of Atlantis protest an unpopular government mandate in Against the Sand. A reluctant gnome on A Shiny Quest embarks on a search for the sparkliest plastic stone. And in Tami's Art of a Guest, a potential partnership is drawn to life through an unexpected gift. Visit www.theater29denver.com for details.

Coming Soon:

A full production of Tami's new play, Riot Confidential, by Mr. Vulfran's Carriage Productions at Theatre 29.

DECEMBER 11-20: Tami's play Freckles & Whiskers will be performed at Benchmark Theatre's Fever Dream Festival: Winter Holiday Special Featuring Colorado Playwrights in Lakewood, Colorado. Read More Here



The full effect [of Uncle Rooster], like a children's story gone horribly wrong, is a dystopic cartoon world where things don't quite fit together, where value and morality reveal intrinsic dissonances, and any possibility of a peaceful, just resolution disappears.


On press night, the crowd favorite seemed 
to be Tami Canaday's 'Liver for Dinner,' a surreal play that demonstrates the impact of how something is said. It is intriguing.

 'Santa' [Tells a Story] is an amusing glimpse 
at an unsettling urban experience.




Tami Canaday has written over forty-five stage plays that have been performed in the U.S., Canada, and Japan. Her literary work has been featured in The Best Stage Scenes, The Best Women’s Stage Monologues, The Good Ear Review, Young Women’s Monologues from Contemporary Plays, and Singular Voices, among others.     

Tami’s plays have been the official selections for the Athena Project, the Western Playwrights Showcase, Boulder Acting Group, Sonoma County Repertory Theatre’s New Drama Works, New York International Fringe Festival, and the Colorado Women’s Playwright Festival. Her plays have been performed on stages across the country including the Left Theatre, the Changing Scene, the Luminous Group Theatre,  Buckham Alley Theatre, Source Theatre Company, Brick Theatre, and the Producer’s Club in New York City. She was dramaturg and contributing writer for Bingo Boyz: Columbine, which received the Denver Post’s Ovation Award for best new work. Count Down to Zero Theatre in Denver commissioned and produced the play Uncle Rooster.        

Tami graduated from the University of Nebraska with degrees in English and History. She has a Master of Arts in History from Colorado State University. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild.



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