Veena has worked for various theatre companies across Canada.  She co-founded & developed the improvisation companies Loose Moose Theatre Company (Calgary, Canada) and The Vancouver TheatreSports™ League.

Veena's been a featured performer at many theatre festivals including The Glasgow Comedy Festival, The Vancouver Comedy Festival, and The Winnipeg Comedy Festival.

Currently Veena is the Co-Artistic director of Truth Be Told Theatre, creators of Vancouver’s improvised show The Life Game©.

Veena is a three time Jessie Richardson nominee, and has won both a Jessie and a  Leo Award winner for her acting work .

 
Veena Sood, A Comic Gem
 

Selected Theatre Credits

5 At 50,  / Ruby Slippers Theatre & Zee Zee Theatre

THE LIFE GAME (Theatrical, & CBC Radio),  Co-Artistic Director & Performer

MY GRANNY THE GOLDFISH,  Factory Theatre Toronto

MY GRANNY THE GOLDFISH,  Arts Club Theatre

ROMEO AND JULIET,  Vancouver Playhouse

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS (all-female cast) Havana Theatre / Aaron Craven

WHERE’S MY MONEY,  The Beaumont Stage

GLASGOW COMEDY FESTIVALS, Featured Performer, Glasgow

THE MAHARANI SPEED DATING, One-Woman Show, Glasgow & Edinburgh Comedy Festival

FIVE DOLLAR DRINKS,   Playwrights Theatre Centre

WOMEN IN THE DIRECTORS’CHAIR,  Banff Festival of Arts (4 years)

JAVA LIFE,  New Play Centre 

EL GRANDE DE COCA COLA,  Alberta Theatre Projects           

I’LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT,  Firehall Theatre

MACBETH,  Firehall Theatre 

2B WUT UR*, Green Thumb / Morris Panych

MAHARANI & THE MAPLE LEAF (One-Woman Show), Firehall Theatre, Fringe 1993 Tour

MIXED BLESSINGS, Alberta, Arts Club Theatre

DELPHIC ORIOLES, Karen, Western Canada Theatre

FAIR GAME*, Diane, Arts Club Theatre

TALKING WITH … , Various Characters , The Vancouver Fringe

JULIUS CAESAR, Calpurnia , Carousel Theatre

SUSPECT, The Maharani, Vancouver TheatreSports™ League

LOST AND FOUND*, Bhuldip,  Vancouver East Cultural Centre

PLAY IT AGAIN SAM, Girlfriend, Stage West, Edmonton

THE KOMAGATA MARU INCIDENT, Woman, Alberta Theatre Projects

NEIGHBOUR, Giselle, Alberta Theatre Projects

SCAPINO!, Zerbinetta, Alberta Theatre Projects

SISTER MARY IGNATIUS, Sister Mary Ignatius, Loose Moose/Keith Johnstone

SECOND CITY DINNER THEATRE, Various, Second City, Edmonton

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY,  Lulu, Loose Moose Theatre/K.Johnstone

THEATRESPORTS (Co-founder), Various, Calgary, New York, Vancouver,

Hong Kong, San Francisco, L.A., London

* Jessie Richardson Award nominee / winner

 
Veena Sood, Magesterial Presence