Selected by Kim Collier
Anita Rochon works as a director, writer and actor in Vancouver and across the country. She’s been involved in the development of more than 25 new works of theatre, ranging from movement-based pieces to verbatim theatre to traditional scripts. With The Chop she directed KISMET one to one hundred, co-wrote Townsville, a piece written with second-year acting students from Studio 58, performed in 2 Truths + 1 Lie = Proof (HIVE) and directed the second two shows in the Patti Fedy trilogy. She performed in Theatre Replacement’s BIOBOXES which has toured to OYR’s High Performance Rodeo, the PuSh Festival, BC Scene, The Theatre Centre and the FTA. In Vancouver she directed for Vancouver Opera, Théâtre la Seizième, Theatre Replacement and at her acting training alma mater Studio 58. She is a graduate of the National Theatre School Directing program.