The Rusty Toque | Issue 3 | Drama | October 12, 2012
HOPE THOMPSON is a playwright and screenwriter. Her theatre work includes the one-act plays She Walks the Line, Green and Hospital Green, all produced at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Hope also wrote Tyrolia, a tragicomedy in which a group of vacationers becomes trapped in a ski chalet under an avalanche. Tyrolia premiered at the 2008 Toronto Fringe Festival, with Sky Gilbert directing. A resident of the Canadian Film Centre’s Writer’s Lab, Hope has written and directed several short films, including the award-winning mystery-comedies, Trailing Arbutus, It Happened in the Stacks and Switch, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Hope has several new film and theatre projects in development.