ADAM POTTLE

Playwright

Biography

SOULPEPPER 2019: The Black Drum.

Adam Pottle's writing explores the fiery beauty of Deafness and disability. His past theatre credits include Ultrasound (Cahoots and Theatre Passe Muraille) and the story for the musical play Queen Seraphina and the Land of Vertebraat (Sum Theatre, Saskatoon).

He has published four books; his most recent is the memoir Voice: On Writing with Deafness, released in Spring 2019. His previous books include the prize-winning novella The Bus, the satirical novel Mantis Dreams: The Journal of Dr. Dexter Ripley, and the poetry collection Beautiful Mutants.

Pottle lives in Saskatoon with his wife Deborah. He is grateful to work with Soulpepper, the Deaf Culture Centre, and The Black Drum's fantastic cast and crew to share this story with audiences.