Morpurgo, Jean

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Morpurgo, Jean

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Jean Morpurgo was born in London, England on August 27, 1946. She moved in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1980 and worked as a physiotherapist before returning to university to study theatre at Dalhousie. She went on to work as a director, actor, and dramaturge in Nova Scotia, including with Neptune Theatre and Festival Antigonish. She was the co-founder of Shakespeare-by-the-Sea and a founding member of the Performing Arts Lodge (PAL) Halifax. She received the Merritt Legacy Award in 2010 in recognition of her contribution to theatre in Nova Scotia.


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