Zoë Sweet is a performer, theatre maker, teacher, movement coach/choreographer and co-Artistic Director of FeverGraph Theatre Company and Co-Artistic Producer of The Dead Roads Collective. She holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from York University and received her Honours B.A. in Theatre from University of Toronto Mississauga and Sheridan College. She has been teaching acting and movement in Toronto for the last 15 years, most recently at Sheridan College/UTM, York University and with her company FeverGraph.
Recent acting credits include: The Red Hose is Leaving (with Erika Batdorf), It’s Your Funeral (Upper Canada Playhouse), Brave New World (Litmus Theatre), Dead Roads (Dead Roads Collective – Why Not Theatre’s RISER Project) Objections to Sex and Violence (Praxis Theatre/Fevergraph), Look Back In Anger (Fevergraph), Enough Rope (Fevergraph – Summerworks).
Upcoming: Mara in Behaviour (Great Canadian Theatre Company), Butcher (Theatre Kingston)
Recent creation credits: her play She Spreads was in residency at The Factory Theatre and part of Why Not Theatre’s RISER Project. Zoe is a multiple MY Theatre Award Nominee (Toronto) as both an actor and producer.
An advocate for using the arts to educate and ameliorate society, Zoë co-founded the World Playground Project; an arts organization that uses theatre to engage at-risk youth at home and abroad, with a focus on using theatre to give voices to the stories they have within them. She has conducted workshops in Toronto and Cape-Town, South Africa.
Zoë is interested in freeing the impulse of the actor; a concept not only benefits the actor, but anyone interested in presence, expression and embodied physicality. Zoë works with students of all levels and backgrounds, from the novice participant to the experienced actor.