Montreal playwrite Annabel Soutar, has been named one of the Globe and Mail’s 2015 Canadian artists of the year. The article appeared in the Globe and Mail on December 23, 2015.
It was not too long ago that her play "Seeds’ (starring Eric Peterson in 2013) was performed at the Centaur Theatre. Annabel Soutar (daughter of Helgi Ulk), is the artistic director of Porte Parole, a Montreal theatre company dedicated to creating and producing original documentary plays about contemporary social and political issues. Her plays include: Novembre (2000), 2000 Questions (2002) and Sexy Beton (Sexy Concrete) (2009/2010), which explored the collapse of the de la Concorde overpass in 2006 and the culture of corruption in Quebec’s construction industry.