Sasha is a theatre artist, writer and educator currently based in Toronto / tkoronto on the traditional land of the Anishnabe, Wendat, Haudenasounee and the Mississaugas of the Credit. With a practice rooted in the project-specific exploration of form and process, much of her current work is in response to the climate crisis. Sasha creates performance in unconventional spaces and is interested in redefining the performer/audience relationship.
Sasha has trained and worked with companies like Soulpepper, Jumblies, Convergence Theatre, Theatre Passe Muraille, Theatre Gargantua, One Yellow Rabbit, SummerWorks and PTC. Her plays have been presented in Toronto and Vancouver, and you can learn more about the kinds of things she makes by checking out Projects.
From 2011-2020, Sasha and Julia Pileggi co-created the daily writing project these five minutes. They founded the these five minutes: resident writing group, facilitated writer's workouts, and have hosted gatherings that celebrate process and community. As an educator, Sasha has led workshops for young people with Shakespeare In Action, Pleiades Theatre, The Toronto Public Library, The Toronto District School Board, The Vancouver School Board, The University of British Columbia and New Shoots. She was the Program Assistant of the LEAP Playwriting Intensive at the Arts Club in 2017/2018. Sasha ran the artist driven performance company the blood projects with Lou Jurgens from 2009 to 2017. They made immersive and site-specific performances in intimate spaces.
A graduate of the BFA Acting Conservatory at York University, Sasha has an MFA in Theatre and Creative Writing from The University of British Columbia. She is currently working on The Future Looked So Good, a non-fiction play about legacy, memory, and family.