Our Team

Cameron Grant (he/him)



Cameron is an actor, playwright, theatre creator and artist educator who has worked actively in the theatre community since graduating from the Theatre and Drama Studies program at Sheridan College and the University of Toronto Mississauga. As an actor Cameron has performed in productions with Thousand Islands Playhouse, Soulpepper, Stratford Festival, 4 seasons at the Shaw Festival, Talk Is Free Theatre, Theatre Animal, Theatre Erindale, Secret Shakespeare Series, Canadian Rep Theatre and Clay and Paper Theatre. Other creative work including assistant directing Nina Lee Aquino in Theatre Eridale’s cecil hotel, in participating in the Factory Theatre’s director’s training program, Factory Foreman 2022, and assisting Cherissa Richards on Harlem Duet at Bard on The Beach. His first play Meet Chloe; a play that explores the challenges Black students face in the education system and the lack of Black curriculum content in the study of Canadian History, received its premiere at Carousel Players.

Cameron also works as an artist educator and has developed and facilitated workshops for The City of Brampton Performing Arts, Theatre Direct, The Shaw Festival, The Rose Theatre, Suitcase In Point Theatre, high schools across Ontario and has taught at Toronto Metropolitan University. He was the co-facilitator for the first cohort of the Heartbeats in Performing Arts program a the City of Brampton Performing Arts (2021) and supported the program as a mentor in 2022 while he also completed and internship in artistic leadership with City of Brampton Performing Arts, funded by the Canada Council for the Arts.

JR Williams



JR Williams is a newcomer to Toronto with a background in nonprofit project management. They earned their Master of Arts degree in Psychology from The New School before spending several years as Associate Director of a nonprofit serving survivors of gender-based violence. Within academia, JR specialized in the psychology of identity within a social and interpersonal context. They have significant experience in community-based and narrative-based research methods and data analysis. As Associate Director of a nonprofit, they were responsible for multiple facets of the organization’s functioning. 

Eventually deciding that storytelling was the purpose of life, they started pursuing production work for both stage and screen. They are originally from Montana, can tell you where to get the best pizza in Brooklyn, and are usually found playing Dungeons and Dragons.

Breanne Tice



Breanne Tice (she/her) is thrilled to join the SIA team! A theatre artist, educator and administrator, she’s worked in education most recently at Soulpepper Theatre. As an actor, she’s performed with companies including Theatre by the Bay, Bard in the Park and Theatre on the Ridge, and is the producer and co—creator of The Assembly, a theatre-meets-board-game experience (www.theassemblyexperience.com).
Her work in education focuses on curiosity, with the goal of delivering accessible and engaging programming for all ages.

Our Board of Directors

Shakespeare in Action is grateful for the support and guidance of our dedicated and experienced Board of Directors

Joanne Acri


Junction Collective

Member since 2019

Howard Goldby


Excellutions Ltd

Member since 2018

Sharlene Henry


FCA Canada

Member since 2021

Marilyn McCrea


Member since 2022

Hawa Mire


Community Organizer,
Consultant, HYMIRE Consulting

Member since 2021

Jeffrey Nguyen


Contracts Lawyer, Telus

Member since 2021

Ayushi Patel


Hawely and Company

Member since 2021

Zorana Sadiq


Theatre Artist, Musician, Arts Educator

Member since 2021

Khlood Sheik


Member since 2022