A first-generation citizen of Indo-Caribbean descent, Jivesh Parasram is multi-disciplinary artists, facilitator, administrator, and researcher. He is the Associate Artistic Producer at Theatre Passe Muraille; a founding member and the Artistic Producer of Pandemic Theatre; a core member of The Wrecking Ball; and a member of the Ad Hoc Assembly. He currently serves as a member of the Toronto Arts Council Theatre Committee. Jiv holds an H.B.A in Theatre and International Relations from the University of Toronto, and studied at a graduate level in Communications & Cultural Studies at both Ryerson and York Universities.