Lara Lewis (she/her) is a mixed Mi’kmaw theatre artist primarily working as a performer and dramaturge. As a dramaturge she has worked at two PARC retreats, and with writers from across Atlantic Canada, Ontario, Quebec, and in New York. She was trained through mentoring with prior PARC AD Pam Halstead, as well as with Natasha MacLellan, Jenny Munday, Richie Wilcox and Ann-Marie Kerr, among others.
Lara recently performed her debut solo performance art show I See You at the 2023 Mayworks Kjipuktuk/Halifax Festival of Working People in the Arts, and her debut full-length play, Weltamultiek, will be workshopped at the Nightwood Theatre Groundswell Festival in October in Toronto.
Lara is an active member-owner of both the Bus Stop Theatre Co-op and Glitter Bean Café Co-op. She has been nominated for two Merritt Awards, once for Outstanding Supporting Actor, and winning Outstanding Volunteer.
She lives in a big gay house with her cat, Lou, and four roommates.