Toronto-based stage director Ravi Jain is a multi-award-winning artist known for making politically bold and accessible theatrical experiences in both small indie productions and large theatres. His body of work successfully bridges the gap between commercial and avant-garde. As the founding artistic director of Why Not Theatre, Ravi has established himself as an artistic leader for his inventive productions, international producing/collaborations and innovative producing models which are aimed to better support emerging artists to make money from their art. In all of his work, exemplified by projects like A Brimful of Asha, Like Mother Like Daughter and his award winning reimagining of Salt-Water Moon, is Ravi’s passion to inspire Canadians to look at new ways of representing Canada on national and international stages.
Highly sought out for his ability to support new voices and building new audiences in Canada, he was the associate artistic director at The Theatre Centre and is currently associate AD at Soulpepper Theatre.