Vanessa Sears - Shaw Festival Theatre

Vanessa Sears

SHAW 2018: The Magician’s Nephew and Grand Hotel; 2nd season.
(Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: An Octoroon, Me and My Girl.
ELSEWHERE: Here’s What It Takes (workshop), Stratford Festival; Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Theatre Aquarius; Passing Strange, Musical Stage Company/Obsidian Theatre; Million Dollar Quartet, Citadel Theatre; All Shook Up, Drayton Entertainment; Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, Young People’s Theatre; Nicola in Kinky Boots (Canadian premiere), Mirvish Productions; Brantwood, Nina in In the Heights, Parade, title role in Moll, Marathon of Hope, Theatre Sheridan.
FILM/TELEVISION: Suits, The Beaverton.
AWARDS: Toronto Theatre Critics award for best supporting actress (Passing Strange), Dora award for outstanding ensemble (The Wizard of Oz), Dora Audience Choice award (Brantwood), Broadway World award for best female in a featured role in a musical (Kinky Boots).
TRAINING: Sheridan College.

“I would like to dedicate my performance in Grand Hotel to Jonah McIntosh.”

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The Magician’s Nephew

Welcome to Narnia!
The most enchanting, heartwarming family show of the year.

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Grand Hotel

Love. Murder. Jealousy. Death tangos. It’s the most glamorous & exciting musical of the year.

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