Kaylyn Valdez-Scott (Artistic Associate / Program Coordinator)

Kaylyn Valdez-Scott is a half Filipina, half Scottish artist from Toronto, Ontario. Since graduating from Brock University’s Dramatic Arts program in 2018, Kaylyn has performed with a number of theatre companies including Carousel Players, Essential Collective Theatre, and Tottering Biped Theatre. Kaylyn is the Artistic Director and co-founder of Tethered The Ghost, a collective that explores and celebrates the Filipinx-Canadian diaspora. Their original work has been supported by the Ontario Arts Council to continue production. Kaylyn’s work is rooted in her passion for devised physical creation, through song and movement. Kaylyn is currently working with Suitcase In Point as their Youth Engagement Coordinator, and is adapting the play Yerma by Federico Garcia Lorca, which debuts in June 2021. Select credits include: Sister Warriors (Workshop, Suitcase in Point/Affair of Honor), Healing Thread (Tethered The Ghost), The Team (Essential Collective Theatre/Theatre Aquarius), Macbeth (Tottering Biped Theatre), September Songs (Twitches & Itches Theatre).