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Carly Neis

Canada - Alberta

She/Her

Image 1: A portrait of Carly Neis

Carly (she/her) is a disabled Edmonton-based actor, playwright, and arts advocate with Cerebral Palsy. A graduate of MacEwan University's Arts and Cultural Management program. Carly also works as a disability/access consultant.  She uses her lived experience to help others make their space/work more accessible to all. Carly’s most recent acting credit is Tune to A, as part of the Expanse Festival  (co-created with Cynthia Jimenez-Hicks and Cameron Kneteman directed by Patricia Cerra).  She strives to use her love of theatre and advocacy to open people’s minds and to actively change the industry!

Areas of Interest:

  • Performing Arts

Roles:

  • Practicing artist or maker
  • Trained professional service provider or consultant
  • Community member

Expertise:

  • Consulting
  • Research

Identifies with:

  • Disabled
  • Neurodiverse
  • Fat