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Joseph Jomo Pierre

Trinidadian born. Scarborough raised.  Joseph is a York University graduate with a BFA in acting. His first works were independently produced projects. Born Ready and Pusha-Man marked his mainstream introduction to the Toronto theatre scene. His most recent work, Shakespeare's Nigga was a finalist for the 2013 Governor General's Literary Award for Drama. Joseph's goal as a writer has always been to inject the life experiences and culture around him into his work. To reflect the images and struggles of a people that rarely see themselves on stage, yet whose stories are as valued as any other.

Joseph Jomo Pierre