Lois Anderson

Performing Arts




Lois Anderson has been working as an actor, deviser, director for over 20 years. A graduate of UBC with a BA (English Lit), BFA (Acting), and MFA (Directing), Lois has worked with regional and independent theatre companies. She was a co-founder of Cirque Poule, an original member of Leaky Heaven Circus, a co-creator on Neworld Theatre’s first production Devil Box Cabaret, an original creator of The Flying Blind Collective, an Artistic Associate with Runaway Moon and Leaky Heaven, as well as a leading player at Bard on The Beach for six seasons. Lois is Mom to Anouska and Elena. As an actress Lois has earned seven Jessie Richardson Awards and is the recipient of the Sydney Risk Emerging Director award as well as Two Critic’s Choice Awards.


While on residency at The Narrows, she was developing her latest project Hagmouth - an eco site-specific piece, co-created with Laara Sadiq.




Lois Anderson