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New York 2017 ISPA Congress - Speaker Sarah Garton Stanley
New York 2017 ISPA Congress

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Session 1 | Tides of Change
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Sarah Garton Stanley | Speaker


Associate Artistic Director of English Theatre
Interim Facilitator for Indigenous Theatre, National Arts Centre

Originally, from Montreal, Sarah now lives in Kingston and works from Ottawa. She is the Associate Artistic Director of English Theatre and Interim Facilitator for Indigenous Theatre at Canada's National Arts Centre, creative catalyst SpiderWebShow, co-director Selfconscious Theatre, co-founder The Baby Grand, co-created Women Making Scenes, and Die in Debt Theatre, and is a former AD of Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Throughout her award-winning career, Sarah has directed and dramaturged from coast to coast and internationally. Curator for The Collaborations, leader for The Cycle(s), and recent directing Bunny (Stratford Festival) and Helen Lawrence (CanStage, BAM, Kammerspiele etc.,) She trained at École Jacques Lecoq, Vancouver Film School and received her BA and MA from Queens University. She teaches at The National Theatre School of Canada and Queen’s. Sarah was recently awarded The LMDA Elliot Hayes Award for her focus on the Indigenous Body of Performance work in Canada.

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