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Florence Gibson

Florence Gibson Florence has an undergraduate degree in biochemistry and genetics and an M.D. She practiced in the Northwest Territories, Hong Kong, and East Africa before eventually writing full time. Her award-winning play Belle premiered in Toronto, toured to Ottawa, and received productions in London and New York at the Julliard School. Home is My Road premiered at Factory Theatre, Toronto, where she is playwright-in-residence and was awarded the Carol Bolt National Playwriting Award in 2004. Her play Missing won the Herman Voaden National Playwriting Award in 2005 and will be read this spring in L.A. She is currently writing her commissioned plays How Do I Love Thee? for the Stratford Festival of Canada as well as i think i can, a play told entirely through tap dance for the Lorraine Kimsa Theatre.