Ed Mendez (he/him) is an actor, director, voice actor, violence designer, arts administrator, and more, based in misâskwatôminihk (Saskatoon) in the eastern reaches of Treaty Six Territory. Ed has appeared on-stage in productions for Persephone Theatre, Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, multiple companies with Live Five, and most recently in 25th Street Theatre’s production of Fruitcake. He is a former general manager of the Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre, former operations manager of Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, and former board president and treasurer of Live Five Independent Theatre, and a co-founder of two sketch comedy groups based in Saskatoon. He has appeared in various aminated TV series on CityTV, in commercials across Saskatchewan, and his work as a stunt coordinator was most recently seen in a 2022 horror short: The Druid’s Hand. In his spare time, Ed enjoys hanging out with his partner Tamara, their three boys, and two adorable cats, and engrossing himself in the vast universes created by master storytellers in the videogame and science fiction genres.