“There’s no better way to spend time in a theatre than with the incandescent Maev Beaty.”

NOW Magazine

Maev Beaty is a critically-acclaimed actor, writer and voice-over artist.

She is a Toronto Theatre Critics’ Award winner, three-time Dora Award winner and ten-time Dora nominee in both performance and writing, referred to as “the excellent Maev Beaty” by the New York Times. Her film debut (Mouthpiece) was a Special Presentations Opening Film at 2019 TIFF.

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“Maev Beaty confirms in this role the long-standing suspicion that she is the classical comedienne of her generation, wittily and charmingly in command of everything she says and does.”

National Post

“The excellent Maev Beaty”

New York Times

“Beaty is just astonishing, a blond virago whose lanky limbs and throaty voice make her seem like a latter-day Valkyrie, capable of anything.”

Toronto Star

“She’s just formidable. A woman to reckon with. It’s a glorious performance.”

Slotkin Letter


Maev Beaty has originated roles in 23 Canadian premieres including Hannah Moscovitch’s Bunny, Kate Hennig’s The Last Wife, Michael Healey’s Proud and The Front Page.

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Maev Beaty has interpreted lead classic roles across the country and over five seasons at the Stratford Festival including: August Osage County, King Lear, She Stoops to Conquer, School for Scandal.

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Maev Beaty has co-written and starred in award-winning theatre including Secret Life of a Mother, Montparnasse, Dance of the Red Skirts.

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Off Stage but On the Record

In addition to theatre, you can find Maev Beaty's work on-camera, in voice-over, and audiobook narration.

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Maev Beaty is a founding member of Got Your Back, a CAEA Ontario councillor and artistic leader (Co-Artistic Director of Sheep No Wool, Belltower Theatre and Artistic Associate of Groundwater Productions and Outside the March).

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Find out what Maev's been up to... On stage and in the press...

Stratford: Front Page, Aug. 15-Oct 25
Maev Beaty: Toronto’s Top Theatre Artists of 2018
Toronto Star: A trio of female theatre friends tackle a play about an intimate female relationship
Tarragon Theatre: Maev Reflects on her role in “Bunny”