Evelyn Chew portrayed Number 18 in the 2012 cross-Canada tour of Andrew Kooman's She Has a Name. (left to right: Carl Kennedy, Sienna Howell-Holden, Glenda Warkentin, Chew, Alysa van Haastert)
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Evelyn Chew is a Canadian actor. She portrayed Sadness in a production of Timberlake Wertenbaker's The Ash Girl in 2008. Colin Thomas of The Georgia Straight called Chew's performance as Sadness "creepily forceful". In 2009, she won a Jessie Richardson Theatre Award in the Theatre for Young Audiences category along with Hamza Adam, Kenji Maeda, Luc Roderique, and Azin Sadr for their ensemble performance in Neworld Theatre's production of Are We There Yet? She portrayed a teenaged girl in Caravan Farm Theatre's production of Everyone in 2010. In 2011, she portrayed one of the Three Witches in Theatre Conspiracy's and GasHeart Theatre's production of Heiner Müller's adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. That same year, she portrayed a member of a circus troupe in a production of Munsch Ado About Nothing. She portrayed Number 18 in the 2012 cross-Canada tour of Andrew Kooman's She Has a Name. When she was recruited for the tour, she was living in Vancouver, and was planning on returning to drama school.
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