Cheri Maracle is a multi-award nominated actor/singer/songwriter of the Six Nations of the Grand River, Ontario. Cheri has a theatre-trained background and has performed professionally for the past 20 years across Canada, the United States, and Europe. Selected theatre credits include; The Honouring, (Kahawi Dance Theatre) Death of a Chief (The National Arts Centre, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre), the World premiere of The Refugee Hoteto name a few. Cheri was nominated for the prestigious K.M. Hunter Theatre award 2007, and 2014 for her body of theatrical work, and from 2006-2008 was an artistic associate of the award winning Aboriginal women’s theatre company, Turtle Gals.
Cheri’s role as Sarah Bull, on the critically acclaimed drama series Blackstone, earned her a Canadian Screen Award nomination for best supporting actress in a featured role, 2014. Selected tv credits include; Blackstone Season Three, and Four (APTN), Murdoch Mysteries(CBC), Moccasin Flats, 2 seasons (APTN, Showcase), Blackfly, 2 seasons (Global), Dead Man’s Gun, (Showtime) Indian:suite (film), and award winning feature film Tkaronto (APTN). Cheri was also co-host of the Indspire Awards, 2013 (Global, APTN).
Cheri is also a recording artist. Her first album of Indie/Roots original music, Closer To Home, garnered 7 nominations at the CAMA’s, APCMA’s, and the Indian Summer Music Awards. Cheri released a 5 song EP titled If I Am Water in March 2013, and recently released her third full length album, jazz compilation Ache of Love.
Most recently Cheri appeared as Veronique St.Pierre in the award winning play, The Rez Sisters, at the Belfry Theatre in Victoria BC.