RAVI JAIN

Resident Artist, Director, Actor

BIOGRAPHY

Born and raised in Toronto.

RESIDENT ARTIST, SOULPEPPER 2017: A Brimful of Asha (Toronto and New York).

FOR SOULPEPPER: Director: Accidental Death of an Anarchist (nominated for 6 Dora Awards, winning Outstanding Production and Outstanding Actor), Director: The 39 Steps (nominated for 4 Dora Awards).

OTHER THEATRE: (Selected) The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God (Shaw Festival); Salt-Water Moon (Factory Theatre, Toronto Critics’ Award and Dora Award Best Director); We Are Proud to Present… (Theatre Centre, 4 Dora Award nominations including Outstanding Director); A Brimful of Asha (Why Not Theatre); Like Mother, Like Daughter (Why Not Theatre/Complicite Creative Learning); Fault Lines Triptych (Greenland, Iceland, Faroe Islands) (Governor General’s Award for Drama).

OTHER: Founding Artistic Director Why Not Theatre, Associate Artistic Director Theatre Centre (2012-2015), John Hirsch Prize for Directing (Canada Council for the Arts).