Rosa Labordé

Rosa Labordé
Born Ottawa, Ontario
Occupation Playwright, actress
Nationality Canadian
Period 2000s-present

Rosa Labordé is a Canadian actress and playwright.[1] She is best known for her 2006 play Léo, which was a shortlisted nominee for the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play in 2006 and the Governor General's Award for English-language drama in 2007.[2]

Her other plays have included The Source (2002),[3] Sugar (2003),[4] Hush (2010),[5] Marine Life (2012)[6] and Like Wolves (2013).[1]

In 2012 she was the honoured recipient of the KM Hunter Artist’s Award for Theatre.[7]

Rosa has been playwright-in-residence at The Great Canadian Theatre Company and is currently in residence at Tarragon Theatre[8] and Aluna Theatre.[9]

As a film and television actress, her credits include appearances in the television series Puppets Who Kill, 1-800-MISSING, At the Hotel, Bigfoot Presents: Meteor and the Mighty Monster Trucks, History Bites, ReGenesis, The Line, InSecurity and Saving Hope, and the films Blur, Jack and Jill vs. the World and The Lady of Names.

Originally from Ottawa, Ontario, she is of Chilean, French, and Eastern European descent and was raised in the Jewish faith.


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