TJ Dawe's Calendar of Events





Creating a Solo Show

-Oct 21 & 22

-11 AM - 5 PM

-Oak Bay High, 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd, Room 139 (the drama studio)

-all experience levels welcome

-$150 per person

-bursaries available for the financially disadvantaged

-Facebook event

-Register here



Creating a Solo Show Course

-two nights a week for four weeks

-Mondays & Wednesday

-6 PM - 9 PM

-November 6 - 29

-at Langara - 100 W 49th St, Vancouver

-part of Continuing Education - you don't have to be a Langara student to enrol

-$385 per person

-registration info coming soon







-a two person play (I'm actually sharing the stage for the first time in forever!!)

-the other writer/performer is Itai Erdal

-Rachel Peake directing

-we've got a projection designer, even a choreographer

-it's about the Internet

-plays Oct 4 - 14

-at the Firehall Arts Centre

-Pay What You Can Wednesday matinees

-tickets here

-preview article in the Georgia Straight



Burn Job

-monologue about LSD, holotropic breathwork, and growing up

-presented in conjunction with the Spirit Plant Medicine Conference

-at St James Community Square, 3214 W 10th Ave, Vancouver - room 120

-doors at 3:00, show at 3:30

-$10 in advance, $15 at the door

-you don't need to be a conference goer to see this

-tickets here

-review in the Georgia Straight



Roller Coaster

-monologue about pop culture, war, theme parks, Barbara Ehrenreich and Donald Trump

-a hit at the Orlando, Winnipeg and Vancouver Fringes

-Saturday Oct 21

-Dave Dunnet Community Theatre, 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd, Victoria, BC

-8:00 PM


-review from the Winnipeg Free Press



Say Wha?!

-people read from really bad books, for the entertainment of all

-I've performed in this before and been an audience member, and had an absolute hoot every time

-I'll be reading from Save the Cat, by Blake Snyder

-Monday, Oct 23

-8 PM

-Cottage Bistro, 4470 Main St, Vancouver

-$10 at the door

-more info



One Man Stranger Things

-teaming up with Charlie Ross (One Man Star WarsOne Man Lord of the Rings)

-recreating season one of the hit Netflix show, with jokes

-this will be its world premiere

-previewing at UVic, Thursday Oct 19, in the Theatre building, at 12:30

-official performances at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster

-Friday Oct 27 & Saturday Oct 28

-8 PM

-don't be scared by New Westminster

-the Anvil Center is literally steps from New West Skytrain station - very easy to get to


-preview article from The Daily Hive







The F Word posterMovie


A movie based on TJ's play Toothpaste and Cigars - cowritten with Mike Rinaldi - opened on August 22nd, and has just been released on DVD and BluRay. In Canada and the UK, it's called The F Word. In the US, it's What If. Daniel Radcliffe is in it!

Here's the IMDB page.

Here's TJ's (very minimalist) IMDB page.





Touring Productions



PostSecret: Unheard Voices on the marqueePostSecret: The Show 

-a theatrical adaptation of the popular, award-winning blog.

-I'm director and co-writer

-also one of the cast 

-US & Canada dates Feb - March 2018

-UK dates Aug - Sept 2018

-see the show's website for specific details tickets and schedule


One Man Star Wars Trilogy

-Charlie Ross has been touring this show for fifteen years!

-it's played off-Broadway in New York, London's West End, the Sydney Opera House, multiple sold out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, tours of Malaysia, Brazil, Australia

-featured on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, The Today Show and more

-still touring all over the place

-as well as One Man Lord of the Rings and One Man Batman

-tour schedule and tickets here

-excerpt on YouTube



One Woman Sex and the City

-co-written with Kerry Ipema, who performs the show

-all six seasons of the hit HBO show

-with audience sourced material as well

-excerpt on YouTube

-review from Theatre Jones

-tour schedule and tickets here



Musical Thrones: a Parody of Ice and Fire

-written by Jon & Al Kaplan

-directed by TJ Dawe

-soon to debut with a full US tour

-song Best Dwarf Ever on YouTube

-tour schedule and tickets here








Contact TJ

To inquire about any of TJ’s past or current projects, send him an email: thepurplepick (at) yahoo (dot) ca TJ’s literary agent is Rena Zimmerman at Great North Artists

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