The Team

Cameron Mackenzie
Managing Artistic Director

Photograph of Cameeron Mackenzie Originally from South Africa, Cameron is a director, producer & drag queen. He is the founder and Managing Artistic Director of Zee Zee Theatre and has directed most work for the company including My Funny Valentine, Nelly Boy, Tiny Replicas, Whale Riding Weather, Lowest Common Denominator, 5@50 and Elbow Room Cafe: The Musical (Phases 1 and 2). He has also worked with Arts Club, Bard on the Beach, Centaur Theatre, The Vancouver Playhouse, Studio 58, and the PuSh Festival where he produces Club PuSh. As a drag queen, his alter-ego Isolde N. Barron is the Queen of East Van and can be seen every Wednesday night at The Junction co-hosting The Barron Gurl Show. He is the recipient of the Ray Michal Award for Outstanding Body of Work by an Emerging Director, and is a Jessie Richardson Award nominee. He is a graduate of Studio 58.

Dave Deveau
Playwright in Residence / Associate Producer

Photograph of Dave DeveauDave Deveau is an award-winning writer and performer whose plays and operas have been performed across Canada and in Europe. Plays for Zee Zee include: My Funny Valentine, Nelly Boy, Tiny Replicas, Lowest Common Denominator, Dead People’s Things and Elbow Room Cafe: The Musical. He has also worked with Green Thumb Theatre, Theatre la Seizieme, Theatre Direct, Tapestry New Opera Works, Buddies in Bad Times, Roseneath Theatre,the PuSh Festival and the Vancouver International Children’s Festival. He has won the Sydney Risk Prize, the Gordon Armstrong Playwrights’ Rent Award, and his plays have been nominated for 21 Jessies, 4 Ovation Awards and 4 Dora Mavor Moore Awards. He is currently working on new commissions for Zee Zee, Arts Club, Green Thumb, Nashville Children’s Theatre and the Belfry Theatre. His first collection of plays will be published in the spring through Talonbooks. His drag alter-ego Peach Cobblah can be seen hosting politics-forward drag events across the Lower Mainland. He is a graduate of York University and UBC’s MFA Playwriting program.

Managing Artistic Director
Associate Producer
Cameron Mackenzie Dave Deveau
Associate Artists:
Founding Members:
Sydney Cavanagh Dani Fecko
Stephanie Elgersma Marina Szijarto
Jillian Perry
Emma Slipp
Deborah Williams
Board of Directors:

Jared Enns

Katie Koncan

Allan Lal

Ken Manning (Vice President)

Brittany Riemer

Jennifer Scott (President)

Shawn Sorensen (Treasurer)

Bonnie Sun (Secretary)

Meaghan Williams

Zee Zee Theatre acknowledges that we live and work on the unceded traditional and ancestral territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.