Katerina Bakolias is a queer, Greek-Canadian, award-winning actor, playwright, producer, and screenwriter. Katerina has participated in The Writers Edge Screenwriting Retreat hosted by WIFT and guided by Cynthia Knight (Mohawk Girls), as well as the FIN Script Development Program where she completed the second draft of her feature film Salvage under the guidance of Michael Melski (The Child Remains). Her first short film, Roomies, premiered at the 2020 FIN Film Festival and is now being broadcast on CBC Gem in the Reel East Coast Shorts Season Six. She has several television series, as well as her first feature film, currently in development and slated to go to camera in 2023. Katerina has worked as a story consultant on several short films, features, and new plays. Her play, Til Death Do Us Part, a slapstick comedy about a wedding gone wrong, will premiere at Nova Scotia’s largest regional theatre, Neptune Theatre, May 25th-29th 2022. Katerina is the recipient of the Best Actor Award at the 2017 Atlantic Fringe Festival for her performance as Callie in Stop Kiss and most recently was honoured with the 2020 Chrysalis Emerging Artist Award. She was also recently shortlisted for the 2022 Whistler Film Festival Screenwriters Lab.