Kristen Da Silva

Kristen Da Silva was born in Oakville and raised in the small farming community of Nobleton, Ontario. She attended York University, graduating with an Honours degree in Political Science that she has never done anything with. She has a background in improv and sketch comedy development and performance as a founding member of the Vanier Improv Company and sketch groups Rocket-9 and Gazebo Pals. Her small town roots show up in most of her plays, which include Book Club, Five Alarm, Gibson & Sons (winner of the 2016 Stage West Pechet Family Comedy Award), Jack's Lake, Sugar Road and The Sunny Side. She currenty lives in Oakville, Ontario and works as a playwright and actor.

Her play "Five Alarm" will premiere July 2017 at Port Stanley Festival Theatre, followed by a production by Lighthouse Festival Theatre in August, 2017.