Mikaela Davies is an actor, director and creator of new work. She performed in eight shows with Soulpepper Theatre productions and spent four seasons at The Stratford Festival, playing Katherine of France in Breath of Kings and the lead Beatrice-Joanna in The Changeling. Davies is the inaugural recipient of the Jon Kaplan Canadian Stage Performer Award and she was nominated for a Sterling for her performance in the titular role of Miss Bennet at The Citadel Theatre. Davies assistant-directed on Robert Lepage’s Coriolanus, and was the associate director to Jill Keiley on The Neverending Story at Stratford. She is directing The Winter’s Tale for the 2019 St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival.