bahia watson is a storyteller and artist.
actor. film/TV credits include: The Handmaid's Tale (MGM/Hulu); Star Trek: Discovery (CBS), Saving Hope (CTV), Remedy (CTV), Flush (BravoFACT), The Truth About Rainbows (BravoFACT), Everybody’s Doing It (MTV).
theatre credits include: The Virgin Trial; Bakkhai, The Last Wife, The Diary of Anne Frank, She Stoops to Conquer (Stratford Festival), The Seagull (Crow’s Theatre/Company Theatre), Someone Else (Crow’s Theatre/Canadian Stage), The Penelopiad (Nightwood Theatre), DISS (Mixed Company), A Raisin in the Sun (Soulpepper Theatre Company); MASHUP, pomme is french for apple (co-writer, producer, performer).
storyteller/playwright. shaniqua in abstraction (in development); The Numbers Game, Episode 4: Heavy Is The Head That Wears The Crown (Storefront Theatre); MASHUP, pomme is french for apple (paul watson productions). playwright-in-residence (anitAFRIKA! dub theatre), write-from-the-hip playwright development program (Nightwood Theatre), international storytelling intensive (YEMOYA).
grants/awards. Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for The Handmaid’s Tale (nomination); Dora Mavor Moore Award for Best Performance Ensemble for The Penelopiad, RBC Emerging Artist Award, presented by Obsidian Theatre, various creation grants from the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. independently bahia produces her own music under the name bahia bahia and writes poetry and short stories.