Robert Chafe, Artistic Director Professional Mentor 2013-2014.

Robert was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, where he currently works as artistic director and playwright for Artistic Fraud. He is the author of numerous plays, of which Butler’s Marsh and Tempting Providence were shortlisted in 2004 for the Governor General's Literary Award for Drama. Chafe is a guest instructor at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, and at the National Theatre School of Canada.  His play, Afterimage, won the Governor General Literary Award for Drama in 2010. He is long time friend and supporter of Poverty Cove.


Friends & Residents of Poverty Cove

The City of St. John's

The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council

The Canada Council for the Arts

Theatre Engaging Communities (NTS)

Cultural Economic Development Program

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