Gavan Cheema – Assistant Director | Asistente de Dirección

Land Acknowledgment

Neworld is grateful to create our work on the unceded and traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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Gavan Cheema – Assistant Director | Asistente de Dirección

Clean/Espejos - Assistant Director | Asistente de Dirección

GAVAN CHEEMA is a director, writer, producer, and educator. She is based out of Vancouver: the traditional, unceded, and occupied territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Currently, Gavan is the Associate Artistic Director at Theatre Conspiracy where she is writing and premiering her new piece Himmat, and working on Same Difference as part of the co-creation team. 

Some recent credits include: Conspiracy Now (Theatre Conspiracy), Rishi & d Douen (Carousel Theatre), Danceboy (Tremors Festival/ Vancouver Art Gallery Fuse), Burqa Boutique (Revolver Festival), Marie’s Letters (Shift Festival), da’ kink in my hair and You Used to Call Me Marie (Envision Festival). Assistant direction: Foreign Radical (UK tour), The Orchard [after Chekhov] (Arts Club).