Soheil Parsa is an Iranian Canadian theatre artist based in Toronto. He is the co-founder and former artistic director of Modern Times Stage Company and has directed over forty productions for the company since its inception in 1989. Soheil’s work has been shown in Canada as well as internationally, and has been recognized with numerous awards and nominations. Selected past works include ‘Blood Wedding’ and ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’ (Modern Times Stage Company and Aluna Theatre), ‘The Chairs’, ‘The Cherry Orchard’, ‘Waiting for Godot,’ ‘Macbeth’, ‘Hamlet’, ‘Aurash’, and ‘The Death of the King’ (Modern Times Stage Company). In 2022, he received a Dora Mavor Moore award for the direction of David Paquet’s dark comedy “Wildfire” at the Factory Theatre. Soheil is delighted to return to Factory with Daniel MacIvor’s play ‘Monster’.