Born in the U.S. Midwest and raised in Canada’s capital, Yousef found himself surrounded by literature and political discourse. Yousef spent countless hours working alongside disability groups and youth mentorship initiatives. He has since dedicated himself to performance and storytelling as tools for education and social justice. Yousef is a recent graduate of the Acting Program at the National Theatre School of Canada. When he is not preparing for a role, Yousef spends his free time writing. From the writing of his one-man show, One Night, to the inception of his first podcast project, Walking the Space, Yousef ’s passion for equity and representation lends itself to the creation and production of art that speak to a range of issues.