Celeste Sansregret

Celeste is a writer, actor, producer and senior arts administrator working in theatre, television and film. She made her first stage appearance at age 3, and has appeared on stages across Canada as well as in film and television.

A graduate of the Canadian Film Centre (Prime Time Television) and the University of Winnipeg (Theatre) her writing awards include: a Banff Television Writers’ Fellowship and a Harold Greenberg Award for her feature script, NATURAL JUSTICE, an OAC Playwrights’ Grant ( PREDATION – with Native Earth Performing Arts) and a CBC Playwrights’ Relief Award to create the pilot for BLACK WOLF. Her play, URSA MAJORIS, a love story about a crow and a bear was also developed at Native Earth through the Animikiig Playwrights’ Development Program.

Sansregret has toured the country on the national Fringe circuit with two solo shows she starred in and created: WONDERBAR and IN A MAGIC KINGDOM. She retired from the CENTRE FOR INDIGENOUS THEATRE in 2019, where she served as Managing Director.

Sansregret is from Treaty One Territory, in Winnipeg Manitoba and a long-term guest on Treaty 13. She is of Metis/Ukrainian descent and is a member of the Metis Nation of Manitoba.