Ins Choi


Ins Choi was born in Korea but grew up and currently lives in Toronto with his wife and two children. He graduated from the acting program at York University. Some of his acting credits include Banana Boys, lady in the red dress (fu-GEN); Hamlet, The Odyssey, Comedy of Errors (Stratford Festival); Alligator Pie, Death of a Salesman (Soulpepper). As a writer, his debut play, Kim’s Convenience, won the Best New Play award and the Patron’s Pick at the 2011 Toronto Fringe festival. It then launched Soulpepper theatre company’s 2012 season, toured across Canada, and was adapted into a TV series of the same name with Thunderbird Ent on the CBC and Netflix for 5 seasons. Ins was a writer, executive producer and co-creator of the TV series. His latest play, Bad Parent, was recently produced by Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre and he recently taught at the Canadian Film Centre through it’s Bell Media Prime Time TV Program. Whether it’s poems, songs, stories, theatre or tv projects, he’s always writing except when he’s hiking in the woods or camping in a provincial park with his family.