Courtney Ch'ng Lancaster tries to understand people by making theatre. Her acting credits include Cyrano de Bergerac and Man and Superman at the Shaw Festival, seven seasons with Soulpepper Theatre and credits with a range of companies such as Public Recordings, Canadian Stage, Citadel Theatre, Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre, Cahoots Theatre, Native Earth, and Tarragon Theatre.
She has directed radio play versions of Three Women of Swatow, 7 Stories, Shape of a Girl and Democracy (Tarragon Theatre/Expect Theatre). Her live theatre direction includes The Wolves (Howland/Crows, Toronto Theatre Critics Best Ensemble 2018 and MyEntertainmentWorld Best Production 2018), Cannibal (Scrap Paper/Next Stage), 52 Pick-Up (Howland, Best of Fringe 2013), Gray (Inamorata) and Three Women of Swatow (Tarragon Theatre). Amongst a number of award nominations and wins, Courtney is most proud of having twice been named a ‘Top Ten Theatre Artist’ by Toronto’s NOW Magazine.