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THE GEOGRAPHY TEACHER'S ORDERS accepted for the 2017 Emerging Creators Unit!

THE GEOGRAPHY TEACHER’S ORDERS accepted for the 2017 Emerging Creators Unit!

Beginning in January 2017, the Acting Company will be once again hosting the Emerging Creators Unit:  a project created to nurture new writers and foster the creation of new theatre in Ottawa.
a PERFORMANCE: DIGGING DEEP into the LANDSCAPES of traditional FOLK & FAIRYTALES

a PERFORMANCE: DIGGING DEEP into the LANDSCAPES of traditional FOLK & FAIRYTALES

a FIELDWORK event in partnership with 2 WOMEN PRODUCTIONS & the OTTAWA WRITERS FESTIVAL. Saturday, September 24, 2016, @ 2pm.
2016 CREATION & DEVELOPMENT GRANT AWARD

2016 CREATION & DEVELOPMENT GRANT AWARD

With deep gratitude, I acknowledge the funding I received from the Ontario Arts Council for the creation and development of THE GEOGRAPHY TEACHER’S ORDERS.
2016 EMERGING ARTIST Creation and Development GRANT AWARD

2016 EMERGING ARTIST Creation and Development GRANT AWARD

I gratefully acknowledge the funding I received from the City of Ottawa for the creation and development of THE GEOGRAPHY TEACHER’S ORDERS.
ART PLACE ARTIST in RESIDENCE in 2015/2016

ART PLACE ARTIST in RESIDENCE in 2015/2016

SITE PARTNER: Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization. PROJECT: To image, voice and shape the narrative of immigration, through listening, telling and responding to folktales embodying physical and emotional journeys.
STORYTELLER in RESIDENCE at QUEEN ELIZABETH PUBLIC SCHOOL in 2016/2017

STORYTELLER in RESIDENCE at QUEEN ELIZABETH PUBLIC SCHOOL in 2016/2017

Community project entirely funded by this storyteller’s fervent desire to awaken, nurture and champion kids’ inherent ability to create their own images from the spoken word.
ANATOMY OF STORY: a WORKSHOP ON THE VITALS OF LANGUAGE

ANATOMY OF STORY: a WORKSHOP ON THE VITALS OF LANGUAGE

At the request of OTTAWA’S FACULTY OF MEDICINE, Academy for Innovation in Medical Education, to design new approaches in medical pedagogy and professional development. May 16 2017: FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR.
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