Now that we’re done counting down to the new year, it’s time to start counting down to FOOT 2016! Stay tuned to this page for updates on the scholars and artists participating in our theatre makers round table and/or contributing original performances.
Our first featured artist is none other than Jennifer Brewin, who will be taking part in our Theatre Makers Round Table on Saturday, February 6th:
Jennifer Brewin is a Canadian theatre artist specializing in new work. She has directed the premier productions of plays by Haley McGee, Natasha Greenblatt, Martha Ross, Martin Julien, Colin Heath, Sean Dixon and Michele Riml.
She has directed large scale works for outdoor stages across the country including B.C.’s Caravan Farm Theatre, Ottawa’s National Arts Centre and Experimental Farm, Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works, the Canadian War Memorial in Vimy, France and with Michael Rubenfeld they created a walking concert featuring the indie band Wooden Sky in Toronto’s back alleyways for Toronto’s Summerworks Festival.
She co authored a number of collective creations including *The Public Servant* and *The Attic The Pearls and Three Fine Girls* (Common Boots-Theatre Columbus/GCTC), *A Night in the Woods* (Caravan Farm Theatre), and *The Great Frost of 1608* (with Peter Hinton/National Arts Centre).
She is the recipient of a Dora Mavor Moore Award, a Jessie Richardson Award, A Harold Award and The Armstrong Award of Excellence with Estelle Shook on behalf of the Caravan Farm Theatre.
She was the Co-Artistic Director of the Caravan Farm Theatre, the Associate Artist at the National Arts Centre, and is currently the Artistic Director of Common Boots Theatre (formerly Theatre Columbus).