Sky Gilbert

Sky Gilbert, is a Canadian playwright, writer, actor, academic and drag performer who calls Hamilton, Ontario home. 

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Sky Gilbert, The Cabaret Company's artistic director, is a Canadian playwright, writer, actor, academic and drag queen extraordinaire. He calls Hamilton, Ontario home. 

Born Schuyler Lee Gilbert, Jr. in Norwich, Connecticut, he moved to Toronto to study theatre at York University and at the University of Toronto, where he earned his MA and Ph.D. 

Gilbert went on to become the co-founder and artistic director of Buddies in Bad Times, a Toronto Theatre company dedicated to LGBT drama. Gilbert’s drag name is Jane.

Gilbert is a professor at the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph.

He founded The Cabaret Company in 1997 in Toronto and hammertheatre in 2007.