Real Thing Lecture: Yolanda Bonnell

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Date(s) - Wednesday, September 23
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Asper Centre for Theatre and Film (The University of Winnipeg)


Join artist Yolanda Bonnell as she provides an overview of her career trajectory in theatre. A free lecture sponsored by the University of Winnipeg Department of Theatre and Film that is open to the public.

Yolanda is a performer and playwright of Ojibwe and South Asian descent, from Fort William First Nation Indian Reserve in Thunder Bay, ON. Now based in Toronto, Yolanda graduated from Humber College’s theatre performance program and was named one of NOW Magazine’s artists to watch in Summerworks in 2016. Yolanda developed Scanner, her first full length play, in Factory Theatre’s Foundry program and is currently part of their Deep Development Unit. Performance credits include: Ipruq/Atugauq in The Breathing Hole (Stratford Festival), Fanny/Roberta in Treasure Island (Stratford Festival), Theresa in The Crackwalker (Factory Theatre), and Roe in Two Indians (Summerworks 2016).

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