FemFest Artist in Residence

FemFest Artist in Residence

We are extremely pleased to be welcoming Zena Edwards as this year’s artist in residence. Zena will be joining us from the U.K. and we will keep her busy! She will be performing her new show Travelling Light, which has been developed from a blog. She will also be conducting a workshop on the use of the poetic in the dramatic, conducting a lecture on her career for the University of Winnipeg Department of Theatre and Film, plus offering a limited number of one on one mentorship meetings for emerging artists. If you are interested in meeting with Zena give us a call at 586-2236 or send off an e-mail to info@sarasvati.ca . Don’t miss this chance to work with an internationally celebrated artist, poet, performer, musician…and much more.

East London born Poet Zena Edwards graduated in Drama, Media and Communications and studied performance at the London International School of Performing Arts. Her poetic collaborations include working with dancers, photographers, choirs and musicians from all over the world and nourish her devising and performance processes. Security, her previous one woman show was the first piece of UK theatre to be invited to the renowned Shizuoka Theatre Festival – Japan in 2010 and toured for a year internationally. Her work is published in several anthologies and she performs in music and literary scenes with her unique weaving of poetry and storytelling, singing and vocal sound scaping. She is committed to Arts and Activism and facilitates workshops and master classes in creative writing and performance to promote Art for Change. More Details of Zena’s work  – http://goodnewzee.wordpress.com/

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