Ins Choi was born in Korea but grew up and currently lives in Toronto with his wife and two children. Some of his acting credits include Banana Boys, lady in the red dress (fu-GEN); Hamlet, The Odyssey (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 Entertainment for the CBC and Netﬂix for 5 seasons. Ins was a writer, executive producer and co-creator of the tv series. His next play, Bad Parent, is being produced by Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre Company for the spring of 2022 at Prairie Theatre Exchange in Winnipeg, at the Cultch in Vancouver and at Soulpepper in Toronto. He is also developing other creative projects in theatre, tv and ﬁlm.