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Memorable Manitobans: Svetlana Zylin (?-2002)

Actor, playwright, director.

Born to Irene Zylin, she graduated from the University of British Columbia’s directing program. She was a theatre artist since 1972 and enjoyed a long and highly regarded career in the Canadian theatre as a director, dramaturg, artistic director, playwright, performer, and administrator. She was the recipient of awards and grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council. She has also officiated on juries and panels for the Canada Council, Ontario Arts Council, Manitoba Arts Council, and Yukon Arts Council. Her final job was at the Manitoba Arts Council. She died at Winnipeg on 15 July 2002.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 July 2002.

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2002, page A8.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 1 June 2019

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