As an award winning Playwright, Director, Composer & Filmmaker, Cheryl Nembhard continues to make her mark in the Arts & Entertainment Industry. Cheryl has become known as an important Story Teller in the Toronto scene; presenting her art in creative, cutting edge and bold ways.
Cheryl’s impact is felt far beyond the stage as she has dedicated most of her life to community service and helping those in need. For many years, she has been involved in the rehabilitation of troubled youth, former gang members, ex- drug addicts, rape victims and teenage mothers. Cheryl has focused her life to working in and establishing creative spaces for them to discover themselves and find healing. Cheryl recently served as Artistic Director for Toronto City Mission; developing creative arts programs for at-risk youth & low income families. For the past 4 years, Cheryl has created & developed her own successful Summer Arts Camp program for underprivileged children. She recently won the Award of Excellence Humanitarian award in Toronto, recognizing her artistic & community efforts.
In 2011 Cheryl and her husband founded Exousia Media Group (EMG), a multimedia company utilizing all facets of the arts to address the social issues that plague society. It has since won several awards and has become one of Canada’s premier inspirational multimedia companies, impacting lives through theatre, film & television.