BIO

Anais is a queer actor, playwright and producer of Polish descent, as well as a settler on stolen, occupied Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh territories (colonially called Vancouver). As Operations Manager and Associate Producer at the frank theatre, she recently was lead producer on She Mami Wata & The Pussy WitchHunt by d’bi young anitafrika, presented as part of the PuSh Festival. Her producing work includes co-producing the Killjoy Play Series at the 2019 rEvolver Fetival with Mariam Barry, Alexandra Lainfiesta and Kayla Deorksen, and working as Pi Theatre's Associate Artistic Producer for their 2017/2018 season. Her work as a playwright includes Kill Your Lovers, (Buddies In Bad Times Theatre’s Rhubarb Festival, Toronto, and the Fresh Fruit Festival, NYC) and Poly Queer Love Ballad (Winner of PTC’s Fringe New Play Prize), co-written with Sara Vickruck. Poly Queer Love Ballad won the Georgia Straight Critics’ Choice Award at the 2018 Vancouver Fringe Festival, then went on to be nominated for two Jessie Richardson Awards including Outstanding Original Script and Outstanding Production in Musical Theatre. The show has since been presented by the Queer Arts Festival, Zee Zee Theatre and the frank theatre in Vancouver, the SkirtsAfire Festival in Edmonton and Theatre Passe Muraille in Toronto. As an actor, Anais has worked with such companies as Theatre la Seizieme, the Only Animal, Rumble Theatre’s Tremors Festival, the Arts Club and more. Anais is a graduate of Studio 58.

 

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