LEAH CHERNIAK

Resident Artist, Director, Actor

BIOGRAPHY

RESIDENT ARTIST, ACADEMY ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, SOULPEPPER 2018: Animal Farm.

FOR SOULPEPPER: Director: The Anger in Ernest and Ernestine, The Barber of Seville, Dirt, John Gabriel Borkman, The Dead. Actor: The Dybbuk.

OTHER THEATRE: (selected) Co-founder with Martha Ross of Theatre Columbus, directing over 25 new plays including The Anger in Ernest and Ernestine, Gynty, Hotel Loopy among others. Happy Days, The Little Years (NAC); Past Perfect, Rune Arlidge (Tarragon); Having Hope at Home, The Book of Esther (Blyth Festival); I Claudia (Segal Centre); Six Essential Questions (Factory).

OTHER: Co-Founder with Martha Ross - Theatre Columbus, Instructor at UofT and Ryerson; George Luscombe Award for Mentorship, Chalmers Award for Writing, Pauline McGibbon Award for Directing, Artistic Director’s award.