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William Dao

William Dao 


Will Dao is a theatre artist and video artist based in Toronto. He is a director, dramaturge, arts facilitator and sometimes writer. He is the co-curator and editor of the hybrid/experimental section for The Ex-Puritan Magazine. He is a graduate of the Soulpepper Academy and the University of Toronto. For Soulpepper, he facilitates post-show conversations and the creation process for the Queer Youth Cabaret participants. 

Directing credits include i love the smell of gasoline (Nightwood Theatre/Pencil Kit Productions), Peggy Pickit Sees the Face of God (Soulpepper), Ruby (Buddies in Bad Times Pride Fest), The Boy Who Cried, The Bad Mitzvah (Toronto Fringe)

Assistant Directing credits include Uncle Vanya (Crow’s Theatre/Mirvish), The Master Plan (Crow’s Theatre), King Lear (Soulpepper)

Video credits include Private Flowers (Toronto History Museum), music to watch boys to (Historic Joy Kogawa House), Bathroom Break (Soulpepper Queer Youth Cabaret)