I am a theatre artist and performance maker residing and working in Epekwitk (Prince Edward Island), the unceded, ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq people.
My theatre practice encompasses directing, producing and performing in solo and collaborative theatre, and leading community-based performance projects.
I have established several outdoor theatre festivals and performance events on PEI, starting in 2011 with the inaugural March of the Crows for Art in the Open, created with Jamie Shannon & Harmony Wagner. In 2012, I founded The Island Fringe Festival with Sarah Segal-Lazar, and coordinated the festival from 2012 through 2014. I am the artistic director, co-producer and co-founder of The River Clyde Pageant, a non-profit organization which creates and produces outdoor, community-engaged theatre and art events in New Glasgow, PEI.
I frequently work site-specifically, outdoors or within unconventional performance venues. My theatre practice draws upon different methods of creation, including physical theatre and improvisation, outdoor pageantry, participatory art & social practice.
I have lived and made theatre in Montreal, Vancouver, and Ashfield, Massachusetts, where I spent a year and a half immersed in the physical theatre training and creation methodology of Double Edge Theatre, at their Farm Centre. I have an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Simon Fraser’s School for the Contemporary Arts.