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Program(s): Theatre Performance

Karin Randoja

Karin Randoja is a multi-award-winning director, actor, teacher and singer/composer.

For over 25 years she has directed and dramaturged devised performances, including Gertrude and Alice; huff; Brotherhood:The Hiphopera and My Nightmares Wear White.

Karin was a founding member of the companies Primus Theatre and The Independent Aunties, with whom she continues to create original performances.  She has acted at Cleveland Public Theatre, the Caravan Farm Theatre, La Mama Etc., The National Arts Centre, Artistic Fraud, among others and has been nominated for numerous Dora Awards, The Capital Circle Critic’s Award and the Prix Rideau.

She has performed, directed and/or taught in Denmark, Italy, France, England, Japan, and Mozambique and has composed/musical directed for the Caravan Farm Theatre, The National Arts Centre and Canadian Stage.

As a teacher/director, she is on faculty at Humber College and the Centre for Indigenous Theatre, was a guest instructor at The National Theatre School of Canada for a number of years and is also an acting graduate of The National Theatre School.

Upcoming for 2016/17 are the world premieres of This Is The Point, a play about love and disabilities and Jacinto, a flamenco dance/theatre performance starring Carmen Romero, as well as tours of huff to the Australia, Winnipeg and England, and Canadian tours of Brotherhood and My Nightmares Wear White.