Pamela Mala Sinha

Pamela Mala Sinha

Playwright, Happy Place

Pamela Mala Sinha is an award winning Canadian actress and playwright. Selected Theatre credits include Happy Place (Soulpepper), Nirbhaya (Assembly Theatre/UK, NY), The Little Years (Tarragon Theatre) and The Penelopiad (Nightwood Theatre). Selected TV/Film: three seasons on ER (NBC), Huff (HBO), Traders, Live From Baghdad, Breakaway, and What We Have. Her first solo play, CRASH (Scirocco Drama), received Dora Awards for Outstanding New Play and Outstanding Lead Actress; an excerpt of which was included in Bloomsbury’s (UK): Audition Speeches for Black, South Asian and Middle Eastern Actors as well as the anthology Love, Loss and Longing (Playwright’s Canada Press). CRASH toured to New York with Soulpepper Theatre this past July, and will continue to tour internationally through 2018. Pamela’s newest commission with Soulpepper – NEW – is a play inspired by her parents’ immigration to Canada and their coming of age. Pamela is currently at work on the feature film adaptation of Happy Place with Sienna Films, directed by Helen Shaver, and slated for production in early 2018.

Touchstone Theatre Productions