Nikki Shaffeeullah

Artistic Director, The Artists Mentoring Youth Project

Nikki Shaffeeullah is a theatre-maker, writer, facilitator, and community-engaged artist. Currently, she is Artistic Director of The AMY Project; a resident of Canadian Stage Company director development program; founder of Parallel Tracks, a national community arts training program for Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour artists; a facilitator who leads workshops on equity and community engagement for arts organizations across the country; and a Fellow of the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators. Past roles include Assistant Artistic Director of Jumblies Theatre, and Editor-in-Chief of magazine. Nikki is an award-winning arts researcher who holds an MFA from the University of Alberta.