Ramona Gilmour-Darling

Ramona Gilmour-DarlingRamona is an actor, singer, director, choreographer and teacher based in Toronto. A music education graduate from McGill University in voice (Honours in Music for Children, and Choral Music), she has spent ten seasons at the Thousand Islands Playhouse, and has performed at YPT and Persephone Theatre in Saskatoon. In 2006, Ramona took over the role of ‘Loonette the Clown’ on TV’s Big Comfy Couch. She directed Nobody’s Idol (Toronto Fringe), Weightless (New Ideas Festival), and co-directed and choreographed Forever Plaid (Victoria Playhouse Petrolia). Ramona also choreographed Little Shop of Horrors and Suds, both at the Thousand Islands Playhouse. She has directed many children in a variety of musicals for Art House summer camp in Oakville, and teaches drama, performance practice and musical theatre at various studios in Toronto. Ramona runs a youth choir in the east end, directs three choirs for Sistema’s music program at Parkdale Public. Ramona also works as an Artist Educator around the city in various schools, and for Studio 180.