Caroline Azar

Caroline Azar is a Canadian Playwright-Dramaturge/ Director and Teacher. She instructs Actors and Writers using a self-designed method called "The Archival" in order to complete performance work that is rigorous, relevant and frightening for stage and film. Azar is teaming up with Trinity Square Video presenting an intensive for artists in the Fall of 2013.

From 1981 to 1994, Azar was the lyricist-lead singer and organist with the 80's Toronto female experimental punk group Fifth Column. The group is best known for the song All Women Are Bitches, Repeat!. Despite the controversy surrounding the song, it was reviewed by Everett True and named Single of the Week in the UK music magazine Melody Maker. She has teamed up again with founding Fifth Column member GB Jones in creating interactive art and Theatre projects for the public like The Bruised Garden for Nuit Blanche 2012 and the She Said Boom Feminist Zine Making Symposium. Azar also volunteers for Girls' Rock Camp Toronto. Azar has a play in development called DINK, which will be published in a National Anthology collection in 2014.