Yoshie Bancroft

Region: Canada
Generation: Nisei
Born 1986, Vancouver, BC


Yoshie Bancroft is an award winning actor and theatre creator based on unceded Coast Salish Land (Vancouver, Canada).

Recent theatre: Exit, Pursued by a Bear (Globe Theatre), The Orchard (Arts Club), Griffin & Sabine (Belfry); JAPANESE PROBLEM (Universal Limited/Soulpepper); Home Is A Beautiful Word (Sum Theatre/Persephone); SHIT (Firehall), Lizzie in Pride & Prejudice (Chemainus Theatre Festival).

Select Film/TV: Superman & Lois, Emily Owens M.D., The Flash, Supernatural (CW);  Debris (NBC); A Million Little Things (ABC); Christmas Under the Stars, Chronicle Mysteries (Hallmark); Loudermilk (Primary Wave); Bates Motel, The Inbetween (Universal); Impastor (TV Land).

Bancroft is an Artistic Producer & Collaborator for Universal Limited Theatre Society and co-creator of JAPANESE PROBLEM (Universal Limited), a site-responsive play shedding light on the Japanese Canadian Incarceration during WWII.  Universal Limited is an award winning theatre company that creates and produces original work, prioritizing collaboration, rigorous research, and the use of their platform to share hidden histories and stories that would otherwise be missed, while reflecting and representing the diversity of communities in our world through art.

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