Shira Leuchter

Performance & Pictures

Shira is an actor and theatre creator. She's the Creative Director for UnSpun Theatre.

She's also a freelance illustrator and painter. 

And she's a mom to a lovely little girl.


+ Shira's new performance, Lost Together, won the 2018 SummerWorks Festival Production Award! NOW Magazine called the show "brilliant, and unlike anything I've experienced at the festival"

+ Shira performed in Re:Current Theatre's production of The Smile Off Your Face, which won the 2017 SummerWorks Festival award for Best Production.

+  Shira's commissioned performance and installation, All The Things I've Lost, premiered at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto. It will have a tour in the 2018-2019 season (details to follow).

+ The Speedy, which premiered as part of Harbourfront Centre's World Stage, was recently the subject of a scholarly article by Prof. Denise Cruz in American Literary History.