BFA (Honours) in Acting from York University, 2001. Comprehensive training, including : Acting for theatre, Acting for film, Voice and Dialect, Movement, Neutral Mask, Clown through Mask (Pochinko Method), Commedia dell'Arte, Stage Combat, Singing, Ballroom Dance, Modern Dance, Animal Work, Butoh Theatre, Viewpoints, Suzuki, Laban Technique, Shakespeare study, Solo show creation, Collective Creation, Bouffon, Kinetics, Puppetry.

Member of ACTRA. 

Acting for Theatre

Patience, When the Angel of Death Says?...How are You, Lois Brown, newfoundlandartistx

Geraldine Drover, Dedication, Charlie Tomlinson, RCA Theatre

Old Perlican, Jack Meets the Cat, Sara Tilley, Stephenville Theatre Festival

Joan, The Birthday Party, Courtney Brown, Stephenville Theatre Festival

Fruithead, Fruithead, Sara Tilley and Mark White, She Said Yes!

Margaret, The Drowning Girls, Charlie Tomlinson, RCA Theatre

Mona, MONARITA, Sherry White, White Rooster/She Said Yes!/RCA (named for Outstanding Ensemble Performance, NOW Magazine, Toronto)

Squirrel, The (In)complete Herstory of Women in Newfoundland (and Labrador!), Lois Brown/Sara Tilley, RCA/She Said Yes! 

Nora,Butler’s Marsh, Danielle Irvine, She Said Yes!

Kathy, Death By Girlfriend, Mark White, newfoundlandartistx

Betty, Red Trench, Lois Brown, newfoundlandartistx

Jailer’s Daughter,Two Noble Kinsmen, Danielle Irvine, SBTS

Black Ochre/Trina, No Mummers ‘llowed In, Andy Jones, RCA Theatre

Elsie, Two Minutes of Silence, Michael Chiasson, Terry Kelly Prod.

Rhonda, Mr. Invisible, Mark Wilson, RCA Theatre

Constance, The Housewife, Ruth Lawrence, Rising Tide

Judith Moore, Garland House II, Donna Butt, Rising Tide

Nosebleed, Nosebleed, Pat Dempsey, She Said Yes!

Griselda/Winn/Mrs. Kidd, Top Girls, Charlie Tomlinson, Redwatch Theatre/She Said Yes!

Anne, Richard III, Aiden Flynn, RCA Theatre

JD, The Jailer’s Daughter and Other Mad Fools Cracking Their Livers to Pieces for Love, Danielle Irvine, She Said Yes!/RCA

Ruth, The Woods, Robert Chafe, TheatreFIX

Evan, ICYCLE, Jillian Keiley, Artistic Fraud

Karen, Speed-the-Plow, Joan Sullivan, Sin City Productions

Nora, Butler’s Marsh, Danielle Irvine, RCA Theatre

Gargitz, One Big Mess, Potpan Productions Clown Theatre

Sara, Signifying Nothing, Jillian Keiley, RCA Theatre

Rosalind, Love’s Labors Lost, Jennifer Deon, SBTS

Margaret, Much Ado About Nothing, Petrina Bromley, SBTS

Puck, Midsummer Night’s DreamJennifer Deon, SBTS

Acting for Film and Television

Miriam Mahoney (Principal), The Grand Seduction, Don McKellar, Morag Loves Seduction

Diane (Actor), Republic of Doyle 201, Republic Season 2 INC

Liz (Principal), Heartless Disappearance Into Labrador Seas, Justin Simms, Newfound Films

Patti (Actor), Hatching, Matching and Dispatching (pilot), Henry Safran-Foer, 2M Innovative

Candy (Principal), Slick-O-Teen, Sherry White

 

Clown and Performance

2016 Sacred Mixture, installation and performance collaboration with visual artist Jay Butler and clowns Bernardine Stapleton, Vanessa Cardoso Whelan and Elling Lien, Eastern Edge Gallery and downtown St. John's. 

2014 Weiner Sugar Dance Magic, installation and performance collaboration with visual artist Kyle Bustin and electronic music producer Elling Lien, part of the Eastern Edge Art Marathon Festival.

2013 INFESTATION, installation and performance collaboration with artists Sarah Smalik and Jamie Tea, part of Phantom Wing, Calgary AB

2012 Nuclear Weiner, interactive performance, Standing Still: a winter soltstice performance art cabaret,Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s

2012 Peeing While Singing!,Labrador Creative Arts Festival Guest Artist Performance, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador

2012 Clowns On Signal Hill, site-specific picnic/performance with 2012 graduates of Clown ThroughMask Training. Signal Hill, St. John’s

2012 Winter Weiner/Solstice Sausage, Eastern Edge Gallery Performance Cabaret, St. John's NL.

2012 Clowns Take Over Signal Hill, St. John's NL.

2011 Clown Walk, Culture Days, St. John's NL.

2010  Weiner Shaman, Eastern Edge Gallery 24 Hour Art Marathon, St. John's, NL.

2008 Weiner Shaman, Eastern Edge Gallery 24 Hour Art Marathon, St. John's, NL.

2008 Nervous Vag and Madge Vag on Air, guest hosts for CABARADIO, Vancouver, BC.

2007 Weiner Shaman (Cheesies and Root Beer), Labrador Creative Arts Festival Guest Artist, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador.

2006 Weiner Shaman, parking lot in front of Eastern Edge, St. John's, 24 Hour Art Marathon Spotlight performance.

2006 Nervous Vag (burlesque clown performance), Eastern Edge, St. John's, 24 Hour Art Marathon Host.

2005 Nervous Vag and Little Sis (burlesque clown collaboration with Craig Francis Power), Ship Inn Pub, St. John's.

2005 Joey Walk (performative Joey walk in collaboration with Craig Francis Power), streets of St. John's.

2004 Nervous Vag and Madge Vag (burlesque clown collaboration with Craig Francis Power), Ship Inn Pub, St. John's.

2004 Nervous Vag finds a soulmate (burlesque clown collaboration with Craig Francis Power), Rising Tide Theatre, Trinity.

2003 Vag In the Mall (Buy Nothing Day demonstration performance), Avalon Mall, St. John's.

2003 Burlesque-Esque (burlesque event hosted by Nervous Vag), TSUBar, St. John's.

2003 Vag Attack (burlesque performance), Bianca's, St. John's.

2003 Vag and her Brothers (burlesque performance with Sean Panting and Phil Churchill), Rising Tide Theatre, Trinity.

 

Directing

Jack Meets the Cat, Stephenville Theatre Festival, 2014.

Fruithead, with Mark White, She Said Yes! 2013.

The (In)complete Herstory of Women in Newfoundland (and Labrador!), co-direction with Lois Brown, She Said Yes!, 2009. Voted Best Theatre Production of 2009 by the Scope's Best of St. John's Reader's Survey.

LULU, She Said Yes! and White Rooster Productions, 2006.

Grand Central Station (workshop), She Said Yes!, 2004.

Bellyflop, a clown show by Pat Dempsey, Potpan Productions Clown Theatre, 2001.

 

Design

For the Love of Gracie Gray, puppet design, Live Bait Theatre, 2016. 

Jack Meets the Cat, costume, prop, puppet and mask design, Stephenville Theatre Festival, 2014.

Fruithead, puppet design, and set and costume co-design with Sarah Smalik, She Said Yes!, 2013.

The (In)complete Herstory of Women in Newfoundland (and Labrador!), set, costume, prop and puppet design, RCA Theatre and She Said Yes!, 2009. Voted Best Theatre Production of 2009 by the Scope's Best of St. John's Reader's Survey.

St. John's the Rancid, puppet design, White Rooster Productions, 2007.

Bella Donna, mask and puppet design, RCA Theatre, 2007.

LULU, set, costume and prop design, She Said Yes! and White Rooster Productions, 2006.

Nosebleed, set, costume and prop design, She Said Yes!, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2012.

The Jailer's Daughter and Other Mad Fools Cracking Their Livers to Pieces for Love, costume and prop design, set co-design with Danielle Irvine, She Said Yes! and RCA Theatre Company, 2003.

Signifying Nothing, costume design, set co-design with Jillian Keiley, RCA Theatre Company, 1999.

Nature(human), props and slide projections, RCA Theatre Company, 1998