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 two lovely girls.

Recently:

+ 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"

+ Lost Together was recently presented at Progress Festival in Toronto. It will be presented again as part of In the Soil Festival, June 7-9, Tickets here.

+We were thrilled to visit Vancouver in January 2019 pitching Lost Together at the PuSh 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.

+ 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.