Marjie is a theatre artist, educator and arts administrator. This is her fourth year as a Resident Artist Educator at Young People’s Theatre. Most recently, she worked for 15 months as the Interim Director of YPT’s Drama School. Other roles at YPT have included assistant director of Jack and the Giant Beanstalk, director of the Junior Ensemble, Drama School and summer camp instructor and facilitator for both student and teacher workshops. Marjie is an active member of the Ontario College of Teachers. She works with educators to integrate drama into other subjects in the Ontario curriculum and to support social literacy in schools. She is an occasional teacher and facilitates a variety of after school drama and writing programs. Her passion is exploring ideas, questions and social issues through drama and devising theatre with children. She continues to perform and direct professional work for both adult and young audiences.