View Talk: “The Moving Gallery @ the Edge of the Screen

Leslee Silverman & Columpa Bobb, 2011 —

speaker-leslee-columpatLeslee Silverman is the Artistic Director at Manitoba Theatre for Young People (MTYP) and the recipient of many awards recognizing her work in artistic excellence, human rights, and contributions to Canadian culture. She is a national leader in Canadian theatre on both local and international stages, and has been lauded for “innovation and sophistication” (CBC).

Columpa Bobb is a Director, actor and instructor and is in charge of the Aboriginal Arts Training and Mentorship program at MTYP – the largest program of its kind in Canada. Columpa has taught at schools and universities internationally, was the recipient of the Jessie Richardson Award for her performance in The Ecstasy of Rita Joe, and has been nominated for five Doras.