Mily Mumford

Mily Mumford (they/them) is a queer femme and trans immersive theatre creator and playwright, filmmaker and screenwriter based in unceded Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) territory (“Vancouver”). Their work often explores the intersections of science, technology and social justice, and aims to elevate voices pushed to the margins through a science fiction lens. Recent work includes The Cinephiles (producer/performer/projection artist)a film/drag queer multimedia series; and the local award-winning short films (writer/director) Gemini (2018), First Bite (2019), and Operation Gingham (2020). Upcoming works include the pod-play The Void, produced as a part of It’s Not a Box Theatre’s Isolata Series, and Controller, a choose-your-own-adventure play developed as part of Mumford’s participation in the inaugural Arts Club Emerging Playwright’s Unit in 2019.  In addition to creative work, Mumford is a MSc. candidate at Simon Fraser University in Interactive Technology, where they research reality based mental health support for long-term space travel.

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