Darwin Lyons

Darwin LyonsDarwin is an actor, producer, director and teacher. She is continuing work on her first co-created piece Dead Roads, which has been developed through Why Not Theatre’s RISER Project at The Theatre Centre, October Oasis at The National Arts Centre and Factory Theatre’s Wired Readings. She associate produced and starred in 99.7%, an Official Selection at the Austin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival in 2014. She was the Artistic Producer of The Paprika Festival from 2015-2017, and received OAC funding to run a theatre program for students at Heydon Park Secondary School, which specializes in vocational and experiential learning for female students. In 2012 she was a facilitator for BluePrints for Life, one of the world’s leading companies using Hip Hop as a community development tool and model for alternative education and healing. Darwin is passionate about the way stories can help us learn, grow and connect.