Steering Committee   /   Maev Beaty

Maev Beaty

Actor and Theatre Creator

Maev Beaty is a critically-acclaimed stage and screen actor, writer and voice-over artist with over 50 theatre performance credits.

She has originated roles in over two dozen Canadian premieres (including Hannah Moscovitch’s Bunny, Michael Healey’s Proud, Kate Hennig’s The Last Wife, Judith Thompson’s Palace of the End and Sharon Pollock’s Angel’s Trumpet); co-written and starred in the award-winning Secret Life of a Mother and Montparnasse; and has interpreted lead contemporary and classic roles across the country and over eight seasons at the Stratford Festival, as well as epic theatre endeavours (Soulpepper August Osage County, Sheep No Wool/Outside the March/Convergence’s Passion Play, Nightwood’s Penelopiad, Volcano’s Another Africa, TheatreFront’s The Mill).

She is a Toronto Theatre Critics’ Award winner, multiple Dora Award winner and fourteen-time nominee in performance, writing and direction, referred to as “the excellent Maev Beaty” by the New York Times. 

She is also a founding member of Got Your Back, former Equity Council member, activist and mum.