Derek Kwan


Derek Kwan is an actor, singer, and creator working at the intersection of theatre, music and movement. He is interested in the confluence of many forms including opera, clown, and puppetry, and has been featured in productions in Canada, Taiwan, China, Japan and Thailand. He has been nominated for 3 Dora Mavor Moore Awards for his work in theatre. Highlights include- theatre: The Blue Bird (Theatre de la Sardine, Taipei), I, Claudia (Theatre Ignite, Taipei), God of Carnage (Butterfly Effect, Taipei), Tails From the City (Common Boots Theatre), Blood Weddings (Modern Times/Aluna); opera/music theatre: Mr. Shi and His Lover (Macao Experimental Theatre/Toronto, Ottawa, Yokohama), Charlotte: A Tri-Coloured Play With Music (Theaturtle/Toronto, Taipei), Play of Daniel (Toronto Consort), The Lesson of Da Ji (Toronto Masque Theatre).