Collin Doyle

Collin Doyle is an Edmonton-based writer and actor. His plays Dear Penthouse and Nighthawk Rules (with James Hamilton) were critical and popular successes at the Edmonton Fringe in 2004 and 2005. Nighthawk Rules received two Sterling Awards for Outstanding Fringe Production and Outstanding New Fringe Work. His play, The Mighty Carlins, premiered at Workshop West in January of 2008. It was the winner of the 2004 Alberta Playwriting Competition Discovery Category and received a Sterling Award for Outstanding New Work. His play for teens, Routes, premiered in the fall of 2009.  Routes has been performed for high school audiences in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario; and at the Young People’s Theatre in Toronto, where it won a Dora Mavor Moore Award. His play, Let the Light of Day Through, premiered at Theatre Network in April of 2013. It won a Sterling Award for Outstanding New Play in 2013. Collin’s plays have received Sterling Awards for Outstanding Production, Outstanding Production for Young Audiences, and Outstanding Fringe Production. In 2018, Collin had two new works produced: Shadow Theatre premiered Slumberland Motel and Edmonton Actors Theatre premiered Terry and the Dog. Terry and the Dog received a Sterling Award for Outstanding New Work in 2018.

As an actor, Collin Doyle has performed at the Citadel Theatre, Theatre Network, Workshop West Theatre, Azimuth Theatre, Geordie Productions, and with The Bedlam Theatre Concern. He starred in the world premiere production of Mary's Wedding at Alberta Theatre Projects, and the Canadian premiere production of The Pillowman at the Citadel. He is a Sterling nominated actor for his performance in Edward Albee’s The Zoo Story.

Collin is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada. A collection of three of his plays, The Mighty Carlins and Other Plays, will be published by NeWest Press in Fall 2018.