Get to Know Me

Iam Coulter (she/her) is the Lead Speaker Coach for TEDxYYC as well as serving the organization on its Curation Team.


As an actor Iam has performed with Citadel Theatre, Shakespeare & Company, Theatre Calgary, The Shakespeare Company, Vertigo Mystery Theatre, Alberta Theatre Projects, and Theatre Junction.


Over the course of 8 years as artistic producer of The Shakespeare Company (Calgary) Iam developed the company from a struggling summer tour (2004) into a critically acclaimed and award-winning theatre company, producing a full season in its current performance home in the cultural heart of the city (Vertigo Theatre Centre). Iam then went on to deepen her craft, studying under master teachers at Shakespeare & Company (Lenox, MA) where she discovered her own passion for teaching and a keen interest in how Shakespeare can be used to facilitate growth, healing and empowerment. In 2019 Iam directed the Calgary premiere of Shakespeare in Love for Morpheus Theatre and debuted her clown persona at the Calgary Clown Festival. She is the founding Creative Director of the theatre company Iam Shakespeare.

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