Alison Sealy-Smith

Booth C-3

She is the founding director of Obsidian Theatre, a company that specializes in Black Canadian drama. Sealy-Smith was awarded a Dora Mavor Moore Award for her 1997 star turn in Djanet Sears’ Harlem Duet.

Her film and television credits have included the series “Street Legal”, “This is Wonderland” and “The Line”, and a recurring role in “Kevin Hill”. She also had a small role in the 1998 film My Date with the President’s Daughter.

Sealy-Smith also voiced characters in various animated series such as Storm on the 1990s “X-Men: The Animated Series” and Scarlett on the Teletoon series “Delilah and Julius”. She played Sergeant Rose in the film Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, as well as roles in HoneyDark Water, and Talk to Me. Since the mid-2000s, she had a recurring role as Ms. Mann in the children’s series “Naturally, Sadie”. In 2009, she performed as Nurse Lydia in the HBO Canada series “Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures”.

Sealy-Smith won a Dora Mavor Moore Award in 1997 for Best Female Performance for her role in Harlem Duet. She also won a Dora Mavor Moore Award in 2009 for Outstanding Performance By A Female In A Principal Role with her role as Lena in A Raisin In The Sun.


Professional Photo Op $60
X-Men: The Animated Series Reunion (all 10 guests) $330
Autograph and other prices will be displayed at event



12:00pm-1:00pm Signing Autographs
1:00pm-1:15pm Solo Professional Photo Op
1:30pm-1:45pm X-Men: The Animated Series Group Professional Photo Op
2:00pm-4:45pm Signing Autographs
5:15pm-7:00pmStrong Women in X-Men: TAS Panel


10:15am-12:00pm Signing Autographs
1:15pm-1:30pmSolo Professional Photo Op
1:30pm-2:45pm Signing Autographs
3:00pm-4:00pm Meet the X-Men – The X-Men: TAS Gathering
4:15pm-4:30pm X-Men: The Animated Series Group Professional Photo Op
4:30pm-6:30pm Signing Autographs


10:30am-10:45am X-Men: The Animated Series Group Professional Photo Op
11:00am-12:00pmDiversity and Experience in Theater
1:00pm-3:00pmSigning Autographs
3:15pm-4:00pmSigning Autographs


Friday, November 11

Main Stage in Steelcase Ballroom A

5:15 pm

Julia Lewald, Lenore Zann, Alison Sealy-Smith, and Catherine Disher

Strong Women in X-Men: TAS

Join Julia Lewald, Lenore Zann, Alison Sealy-Smith and Catherine Disher to discuss being the strong women in the X-Men: TAS, centering around episode 16 “Whatever It Takes” which stars two female characters and is written by a woman, a rare things in the era of “1990s boys action-adventure television”. A showing of the episode will precede this panel.

Saturday, November 12

Main Stage in Steelcase Ballroom A

3:00 pm

X-Men: TAS Cast

Meet the X-Men – The X-Men: TAS Gathering

See all the faces behind your favorite characters from X-Men: The Animated Series. Hear stories, behind the scenes moments, and more at this once in a lifetime gathering!

Sunday, November 13

Monroe Room

10:45 am

Alison Sealy-Smith, George Buza, and Chris Britton

Diversity and Experience in Theater

Stepping out from the booth and onto the stage, talk all things theater, stage performance, and being in front of a live audience with Alison Sealy-Smith and Chris Britton, both renowned in Canada for their stage performances and careers.