Past Projects

 
 

Clients and Collaborations


Mixed Company Theatre – Ending the Silence. Toronto, April – July 2020. Created a virtual forum theatre presentation with women from Sister2Sister program at Newcomer Women Services exploring the issue of violence against women. Shared on Zoom to the clients and partners of Newcomer Women Services and Mixed Company Theatre and associates.

Ending The Silence: Forum Theatre with Newcomer and Refugee Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

HRPA (Human Resources Professional Association), Toronto Chapter, Employee Networking Group – Alternative Strategies in Overcoming Challenges in Your HR Job Search, October 2019

TNO – The Neighbourhood Organization – Women Leadership Workshop, September 2019. Bread, Drinks and Storytelling Festival, October 2019

https://tno-toronto.org/celebrating-diversity-book-breads-soups-and-more

George Brown College – Interactive and Embodied Approach to Conflict Resolution, professional development workshop for ESL department administrative staff and ESL Instructors, March 2019

ClimateFast, Toronto – Climate Crisis: The Struggle to Act on Climate Change, 2018 – read the blog post here

St. Stephen’s Community House, Toronto – Communication Training for Mediators: Body Language and Power Dynamics, 2017

Interchange for Peace, Toronto – Inter-active Workshop for Peace-makers, 2016

TDSB schools – Courage to Act: Bystander of Ally workshop, 2017

Burning Bush, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – It’s My Life: devising original theatre piece with drug recovery program residents, 2015

Blue Bricks, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – professional development training for educators, 2015

Mixed Company Theatre, Toronto – Joking Mixed Messages, a Forum Theatre piece, 2014

Community Access, New York City – developed and facilitated Forum Theatre piece to address issues facing residents with psychiatric disabilities, 2010

 
 

Conference Presentations


Action: reaction Conference, Ontario Secondary Schools Teachers’ Federation, Toronto, 2017

  • Led 25 high school youths through an in-depth reflection on how to advocate for others and stand up for their rights in a workshop entitled Courage to Act: Bystander or Ally?

Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators (CODE) Conference, Deerhurst, Ontario, 2017

  • Presented a workshop titled Interactive and Embodied Story-sharing as Wellness

Education for Peace and Justice Conference, OISE, University of Toronto, 2017

  • Presented experiential workshop, Transformation toward Equity: Examining Power and Privilege through Image Theatre, to teach student teachers equitable practices design

Mirrors in Drama and Dance; A Journey to Identities Conference, Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators (CODE), Ottawa, 2014

  • Created Process Drama – Us and Them, a workshop for secondary educators demonstrating the use of theatre methodology in connecting global political events with social studies and language curricula

Common Ground, NYS Alliance for Arts Education, Albany, NY, USA, 2010

  • Co-presented Taking A Risk: Theatre-in-Education For Curriculum And Decision Making to explore the power of role playing in decision-making situations

Risking Innovation, AATE / ATHE Conference, New York City, USA, 2009

  • Co-presented a practical session titled Process Drama – Practicing Risk-taking for Life addressing the challenges of racial integration in US public school system