Joelle Peters (she/her) is an Anishinaabe actor/playwright from Walpole Island First Nation in Southwestern Ontario. A graduate of Seneca College's Acting for Camera and Voice program, some recent theatre credits include: Embodying Power and Place (New Harlem/Native Earth/Nightwood), The Election (Commonboots/Nightwood/Theatre Direct/Passe Muraille), Two Odysseys: Pimooteewin (Soundstreams/Signal)
In 2020, Joelle was selected as the Siminovitch Prize Protegee by Laureate Tara Beagan. Joelle's plays include Frozen River (co-written by Carrie Costello and Michaela Washburn, winner of the 2021 Sharon Enkin Plays for Young People Award), Niizh (in development with Native Earth Performing Arts and commissioned by The Blyth Festival), and Do You Remember? (an audio-play commissioned by Burnt Thicket Theatre).