Stevey Hunter (they/them) is a nonbinary actor, comedian, and playwright based in Kjipuktuk/Halifax. Originally from Winnipeg, MB, Stevey moved to Halifax to attend Dalhousie’s Fountain School of Performing Arts. They are a member of local improv company Hello City (Silver for Best Comedy Night – The Coast 2018, 2019, Outstanding comedy and Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role Halifax Fringe 2019, Best Ensemble Halifax Fringe 2018.) They have worked with numerous Nova Scotian theatre companies including: Neptune Theatre, Ship’s Theatre Company, Zuppa theatre, and more. Stevey recently created their first solo show, When You Leave Please Say Nice Things to Me. This past March they had a workshop performance that was produced by the Bus Stop Writers’ Circle and funded by Arts Nova Scotia. Their play FAT JULIET, a retelling of Romeo & Juliet from the perspective of a fat 16 year old, Juliet, will be presented in Fall 2021.
Theatre Nova Scotia and DramaFest operate out of Kjipuktuk in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded and unsurrendered land of the Mi’kmaq People. TNS and DramaFest are committed to supporting theatre artists and the pursuit of theatre across Mi’kma’ki. As an organization, we commit to learning how we can better serve the artists and people living in Mi’kma’ki, and honour the treaties that cover this land. We are all treaty people.
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