Emerjade Simms

Last updated: January 29, 2024

Emerjade Simms is a Jamaican-Canadian actor, storyteller and deviser-director. She is a graduate of the Acting program at the University of Windsor and holds a BFA degree. Emerjade is also a 2016/17 graduate of the Mechanicals program at Factory Theatre. She loves “da kids” and has been a director of Peace Camp at Children’s Peace Theatre for the past two years.  Select theatre credits (Acting) include Sweeter (Cahoots/Roseneath), Redbone Coonhound (Arts Club), Calpurnia (RMTC/NAC), The Mountaintop (Persephone Theatre), 1851: Spirit and Voice (Soulpepper/Myseum), 21 Black Futures: Omega Child (Obsidian/CBC), Peter Pan (Bad Hats/Soulpepper), School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play* (Obsidian/Nightwood), Wounded Soldiers (4th Line), The Bird Killer (Let Me In). Television credits include Forbidden, Fear Thy Neighbor, See No Evil and Paranormal 911. Emerjade enjoys napping in her downtime and loves her mom like cooked food. 


*Dora Award Winner for Outstanding Production "

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