Panelist: (Re)casting Shakespeare in Canada
Sepehr Reybod (he/him) is an Iranian-Canadian actor, playwright, and creator based in Toronto. Select stage credits include Mercutio, R+J (WhyNot Theatre & Stratford Festival); Richard III, All’s Well That Ends Well (Stratford Festival); Karim, The In-Between (Geordie Theatre). He is a former Factory Mechanical (2018-2019) and holds a BFA from York University. His first play Saffron & Caviar was publicly presented in the Parkdale New Works Theatre Festival in 2019. His current work-in-development, The Karkhaneh, was developed through Factory Theatre’s Foundry unit (2019-2020) and Factory’s initial Bedrock Creators’ Initiative.