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Sherry J Yoon

Last updated: April 23, 2021

Currently Artistic Director of Boca del Lupo, Sherry is a theatre creator, curator and director with a passion for creating and presenting new performances through collaborative pursuits. Sherry has co-created over 40 productions that include large scale and intimate work. Her award winning productions have toured festivals and venues across Canada, Europe and Mexico. Selected credits include Richmond Gateway Theatre/National Arts Centre, Bard on the Beach, the Vancouver International Children’s Festival, Harbourfront, Festival Cervantino, and Festival Transameriques. Sherry also sits on the Studio 58 Arts Advisory and has been part of the Canada Council’s Racial Equality for the Arts in Canada committee, Arts Advisory Committee for the Theatre Section at Canada Council and BC Arts Council Advisory. She also has launched the 3.7% Initiative: an advocacy group for emerging and established BIPOC women and non binary artists to support, inform and inspire each other and their communities, locally and nationally. She has enjoyed co curating Grand Acts of Theatre with Jillian Keiley at the National Arts Centre, highlighting the incredible talent across Canada. 

Projects & initiatives

  • Midsummers creation

    Grand Acts of Great Hope

    NAC English Theatre is bringing together some of the country’s most inventive artists to create and perform innovative new works. These acts will inspire and embolden audiences for the brave new world facing us post-pandemic.

  • Gat-entretemps creation

    Grand Acts of Theatre

    The NAC has funded 14 of Canada’s most innovative theatre companies to create and perform large-scale, new works in response to these challenging times.

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