Cara Yeates

A graduate of Dalhousie University’s Theatre Department, Cara has toured and performed four very successful one-woman shows across North America. Cara wrote the solo shows Knee Deep in Muck and Bye Bye Bombay. She won the ‘Pick of the Fringe’ Award for Best Actress at the Victoria Fringe for her show Knee Deep in Muck, and was nominated for the same award with Bye Bye Bombay. Cara was a dramaturge, produce and starred in Leah Bailly’s solo work Some Reckless Abandon. Reckless was performed as a part of the Summerworks National Series and UNO Festival. Cara was awarded the first ever Joanna Marratta Award at the Vancouver Fringe in 2009. This prestigious award celebrates artistic achievement and community leadership. As a prize Cara was awarded a mentorship with Fringe legend TJ Dawe. Together they collaborated with playwright Brendan McLeod to develop another one-woman show The Big Oops, which premiered at the Vancouver East Cultural Center in 2010. Cara has also acted in a range of media projects from Bollywood features and television shows, to independent films and web series. She has produced and hosted numerous segments for Vancouver’s Novus Television. Cara is currently living in New York.

Shows participated in:
Bye Bye Bombay (2012 - 13) Playwright-Performer