Owais Lightwala

Owais is an emerging theatre artist interested in acting, directing, producing and design. He will complete an Honors BFA in Theatre at York University (majoring in Production and Design) in spring of 2012, and has worked on several indie projects as an actor, director, lighting and sound designer, producer, technician and as a web and graphic designer.  He is currently Associate Artistic Producer with Why Not Theatre (Artistic Director, Ravi Jain), completing three years as Research Assistant to Professor Peter McKinnon on the World Scenography Books (York University) and is a member of Soulpepper Theatre’s inaugural Youth Leadership Council. Please see www.owais.ca for more info.