Pamela Mala Sinha is an award-winning Canadian actress/writer working internationally in theatre, television, and film. Pamela was the recipient of Canada’s prestigious Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play (playwright) and Outstanding Lead Actress for her solo debut play, CRASH. Published by Scirocco Drama, CRASH was also included in Bloomsbury Publishing’s (UK) Audition Speeches and Love, Loss and Longing (Playwrights Canada). Her second play, Happy Place, premiered in Toronto in 2015 at Soulpepper, followed by Vancouver’s Touchstone Theatre in October 2017 and Winnipeg’s Prairie Theatre Exchange in 2018. CRASH's US debut was at New York’s Signature Theatre in 2017. As one of few artists selected nationally to receive a prestigious Project Imagination commission from Soulpepper, Pamela wrote her third play,New. Following its world premiere at Royal MTC, it will have a second production at Toronto’s Canadian Stage Theatre (co-produced by Necessary Angel Theatre). Pamela’s film adaptation of Happy Place (Sienna Films, dir. Helen Shaver) premiered at VIFF in 2020. She has completed development with CBC and Sienna on her original television drama series Nirvana and production has just wrapped on the filming of CRASH (dir. Alan Dilworth), starring Pamela.