Sailor Bishop Drunkard Star by Steve Cochrane
Steve Cochrane is an award winning actor/writer/director. In 2003 Steve won the Praxis Screenplay Competition for his feature The Sergeant’s Son which also won the Best Dramatic Script Prize at the 2004 Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letter. Steve has written for several television shows including Lost Girl (Shaw), Taxi: Brooklyn (NBC), Endgame (Shaw/HULU) and Somewhere Between (ABC) Steve’s first feature film We Were Wolves (Co-write with Jordan Canning) was an official selection of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. In 2013 Steve won the Digital Emmy for Best Cross Platform Fiction for writing and directing Endgame: Facebook Episode and in 2009 Steve shared the Gemini award for Best Ensemble Performance for his role of Mick Mcafferty in the critically acclaimed series Three Chords From The Truth. Steve was the series director for Three Chords From the Truth which was also nominated for Best Comedy Series or Variety Program at the 2009 Geminis. Steve is also a founding member of the award winning sketch comedy troupe The Dance Party of Newfoundland. Steve’s most recent play Birthday Balloon was commissioned and performed by Rising Tide Theatre Company in 2016 and is set to take the stage in Toronto at the Next Stage Theatre Festival in January, 2018. Steve has performed as an actor with the RCA many times and as a writer has had two plays produced: The Importance Of Being Ernie (Co-write with Mike Butler) and No Mummers ‘llowed In (Collective). Soldier, Bishop, Drunkard, Star is Steve’s fifth stage play.