Sunny Drake

Emerging Creators Unit Director
Sunny Drake is a writer, actor, director and independent theatre producer. He has toured his theatre works to over 50 cities across Canada, Australia, the USA and Europe. His play No Strings (Attached) has been translated into 3 languages and is part of the upcoming Buddies in Bad Times Theatre main season. For his show X, he won the 2013 SummerWorks RBC Arts Professional Award, as well as being named by NOW Magazine for Outstanding Performance and Outstanding Design. Sunny is also the author of a blog, sunnydrake.com, which uses personal stories to explore queer and trans politics, with over 70,000 readers in the past year. Sunny was born in Australia on Indigenous Jagerra-Turrabul land and has been a permanent resident of Canada for almost five years.