Founder & Editor
Chantal Bilodeau is the founder and artistic director of The Arctic Cycle, and one of the pioneers working at the intersection of theatre and climate. She has spoken at universities and conferences across the country and abroad, and written about the intersection of arts and climate change for American Theatre Magazine, the Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences, Future Earth, and the World Policy Institute, as well as contributed to several academic volumes including, most recently, International Climate Protection (Springer) and Extraordinary Partnerships: How the Arts and Humanities are Transforming Society (Lever Press). A Montreal-born, New York-based playwright and translator, she is writing a series of eight plays that look at the social and environmental changes taking place in the eight Arctic states. In 2019, she was named one of “8 Trailblazers Who Are Changing the Climate Conversation” by Audubon Magazine.