Ishan Sandhu

Ishan is an actor and writer who currently resides on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories belonging to the Squamish (Skxwú7mesh), Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), Tsleil-Waututh(səl̓ilwətaɁɬ) Nations. He came here to pursue his higher education and recently graduated with a BFA in Acting and BA in Economics from UBC. Some of his favourite acting credits are: The Wars (Sergeant Singh), Commedia Dell’arte (Arlecchino), The Changeling (Antonio). Ishan discovered his passion for story telling at a very young age, when he would often find himself fabricating stories to escape punishments from his parents. As a theatre artist Ishan is interested in creating contemporary work. He loves to structure his stories around the barriers that Race, Income and Sex create in our society. He is currently working on writing scenes centred around the theme of ‘lovers during the pandemic’.