Ken Lawson

Ken is the Youth Support Worker and Artistic Producer with Some Assembly Arts Society. Ken loves working with Some Assembly as it allows him to combine his two passions and areas of expertise: working with youth and performing as an actor and musician. With over 15 years working with youth, Ken has experience and training as a group facilitator, substance misuse counsellor, employment/career counsellor, case manager, crisis intervention counsellor and an anger management/ violence intervention facilitator. As a performer, Ken has appeared at improv comedy festivals all over North America and is a long time cast member with the Vancouver TheatreSports League. He has also been a cast member of The Second City, performing with the legendary satirical theatre company in the Caribbean for NCL Cruise lines. He currently co-stars in the Canadian sitcom, Health Nutz, and recently appeared in the Disney feature film, Super Buddies. Ken has also been a professional musician for many years and has appeared on CD’s and stages all over North America. He’s currently one third of the comedy metal group, the Knights of The Night. Ken has been working with his friend and work partner Valerie Methot since 2004. They have since collaborated on assisting Vancouver area youth to write and perform 11 original plays to thousands of their peers from high schools, alternative programs, treatment and recovery programs and other organizations.