Lilla CsorgoLilla’s day-job is as an economist who specializes in competition policy and industrial organization. Her varied career has included appointments as a member of a federal tribunal, a senior bureaucrat, and a vice president in a consulting firm.  She has a PhD in economics from the University of Toronto.

Her plays include Babes on Bay Street first produced at Toronto’s renowned Theatre Passe Muraille in 1999.  She wrote Bangkok, which was featured at RAW, a distinguished New York reading series, the National Arts Centre’s On the Verge Festival, and the Toronto Fringe Festival, as well as being workshopped at the Banff playRites Colony. The Bigger World was a finalist in the National Playwriting Competition and was part of Nightwood Theatre’s Groundswell Festival.

Lilla twice participated in the Humber School for Writers’ correspondence programme, where she had the great pleasure of working with Joan Barfoot and the late Paul Quarrington.