Perfectly bilingual, Cochrane, Ontario native, Yanik Ethier studied theatre in Ottawa, film in Montreal, and is currently acting, writing, and producing work in Montreal and Toronto.
In 2014, Yanik made his television debut on Syfy’s Being Human and Investigation Discovery’s true crime series Fatal Vows. His work has also been featured in various short film festivals through Please, Breathe Lucy (28th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market, Toronto’s Wild Sound Festival, and Montreal’s Mascara and Popcorn Film Festival) and Der Untermensch (2013 Festival de Cannes’ Film Market and Short Film Corner, the Fantasia Film Festival, and the Toronto International Film Festival). In 2015, he will make his big-screen debut in The Walk, a feature film directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
His most memorable on-stage roles are Mr. Hardlong in Timberlake Wertenbaker’s The Grace Of Mary Traverse, Sheriff Carroll in Jensen and Blank’s The Exonerated, and Howard in Leah Jane Esau’s Living Room. Dark. He also wrote, produced and acted in two critically acclaimed one-man shows, I Wish I Was Freddy Dylan Etheridge and Serving Something.
Inspiration. Emotion. Innovation. Evolution. As an actor, Yanik seeks evolution from the truth of every role. As a storyteller, he lives for the perpetuation of knowledge and the inspiration of change.
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