Brian Quirt is Artistic Director of Nightswimming and Director of the Banff Centre Playwrights Colony. This season he is directing the premiere of Anita Majumdar’s Fish Eyes Trilogy at GCTC, PuSh Festival, Belfry Theatre and the Banff Centre, and Carmen Aguirre's Blue Box at the Arts Club Theatre. He has created and directed seven of his own plays, most recently Why We Are Here! (with Martin Julien). He is a Board member and past-President of LMDA, and two-time recipient of LMDA’s Elliott Hayes Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dramaturgy.