Quelemia is of Indigenous/English ancestry from the Musqueam Nation. She graduated from Studio 58’s Acting program and the Langara Film Arts program in Screenwriting.
Some of Quelemia’s acting Theatre Credits include: Lysistrata/Bard on the Beach directed by Lois Anderson, Timon of Athens/Bard on the Beach directed by Meg Roe, The Bakkai/The Stratford Festival directed by Jillian Keiley The Snow Queen/Globe Theatre directed by Rachel Peake, Our Town/Osimous Theatre directed by Bob Frazer, The Edward Curtis Project/GCTC/NAC directed by Marie Clements, The Penelopiad/Arts Club Theatre directed by Vanessa Porteous, August: Osage County/Arts Club Theatre directed by Janet Wright, Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout/Firehall Arts Centre directed by Lorne Cardinal and Where the Blood Mixes/Playhouse/WCT directed by Glynis Leyshon. Various Film and T.V credits include: Clouds of Autumn, Fringe, V, Sanctuary 2, Blackstone, Unnatural and Accidental, Da Vinci’s City Hall, Dead Zone and Da Vinci’s Inquest for which she won a Leo Award for Best Female Guest Appearance.
Some of her writing credits include: A podplay for Neworld Theatre and Raven Spirit Dance called ‘Ashes on the Water’, ‘Salmon Girl’/Raven Spirit Dance, ‘Papiyek’/Full Circle Theatre, ‘The Pipeline Project’ /Itsazoo and Savage Society, O’wet/Savage Society.
She will next be appearing in the Cultch 2020 season in her one-woman show O’wet.