Terri-Lyn Storey is a Vancouver based actor who loves all aspects of acting, creating, writing, directing, and teaching. Terri-Lyn studied acting at Vancouver Film School and the renowned Actors Studio in New York City. On scholarship at The Actors Studio, her class room work included sitting in on taping sessions for Inside The Actors Studio on Bravo. Prior to her professional studies, she was a TV host for Shaw Cable with her own weekly arts and entertainment program called Showcasing.
Since than she has created over two dozen original and fully produced plays. Terri-Lyn has a great deal of theatre touring experience from producing and performing in 30 festivals and main stage shows across North America. 2003 to 2006 included 19 of those with two different solo shows, The Hope Slide written by Joan MacLeod and Torched written by Kate Twa. Combined, Terri-Lyn performed these multi character shows 103 times. As an award-winning actor, she has played to sold out houses and received much critical acclaim across the country and has been featured on CBC, CTV, Global Television, and numerous radio shows. In 2008, she co-produced a short film called Following Foster, about an artist living in Vancouver's tumultuous downtown east side. This granted her sponsorship from The B.C. Film Commission to be part of workshop sessions at The Hot Doc's Film Festival in Toronto.
Currently, Terri-Lyn has been teaching and coordinating an inner city youth theatre program as an Artist in Residence with her FAME Arts Project for the Vancouver School Board for the past 6 years. The children in FAME Arts have been part of many professional theatre festivals presenting their own original works. Their latest project in June 2012 Why Hate, Why Love, Why Riot?, based on the 2011 Vancouver hockey riot, made the national news and was a CBC News feature. (See FAME Arts Project page) Terri-Lyn is finishing a collection of children's plays, called PLAY.
Terri-Lyn was a former Miss Penticton and top five for Miss British Columbia. Terri-Lyn has travelled through out 32 countries in Africa, Europe, Asia, including India. When she was 18 she spent 3 months working in Romania in orphanages and remote rural areas.
Terri-Lyn loves the art of story-telling...