Pedro Chamale

Pedro Chamale is a Latinx-Canadian theatre artist, born and raised in Chetwynd, British Columbia. He received his BFA in Theatre Performance from SFU’s School for the Contemporary Arts. He then went on to form rice & beans theatre with Derek Chan. Pedro is a director, playwright, and performer and was the Artistic Resident at Neworld Theatre in 2014, guest curator of the 2018 rEvolver Festival and one of the playwrights in the 2019 Playwright’s Lab at the Banff Centre. Pedro was also part of the second cohort of Banff’s Arts and Culture Leadership program in partnership with NTS in 2019.  He is a co-founder of the Canadian Latinx Theatre Artist Alliance and part of the Latinx Theatre Commons. Pedro has also worked behind the scenes with local Vancouver theatre companies including: Full Circle First Nations Performance, Leaky Heaven, Boca del Lupo, Neworld Theatre and The Only Animal. Some of Pedro’s plays include Mis Papás and Small Town Hoser Spic. Pedro premiered Made in Canada: an agricultural song cycle in 2021 and is currently working on his new play Peace Countrywith PTC’s Heidi Taylor as dramaturg. With Peace Country, Pedro is exploring cultural intersections, friendships and environmentalism in BC’s small towns.

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