Sarena Parmar is a Canadian actor and playwright. Her play, The Orchard (After Chekhov), a Canadian adaptation of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard centred around a South Asian family, will be produced at the Shaw Festival in 2018 and Arts Club in 2019. She has performed with companies all over Canada, including the Shaw Festival, Stratford Festival, Canadian Stage, Tarragon Theatre, and Groundling Theatre. As a playwright, she has been playwright-in-residence at Soulpepper, and a member of Cahoots Theatre’s Playwriting Unit. Sarena is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada.