Yousef Kadoura was born in the midwestern United States and raised in Ottawa, Ontario. He is a Lebanese Canadian actor, writer, and producer, as well as a right leg below knee amputee. Yousef is a graduate of the 2017 acting program at the National Theatre School of Canada. Yousef is also a founding company member of Other HeArts, a new performance collective. As an artist Yousef seeks to draw from a plurality of experiences and disciplines to expand the boundaries of performance in pursuit of accessibility, presence, and shared experience.