February 12, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

Cherish Violet Blood

Cherish is a big beautiful Blackfoot woman from the Blood reserve located in southern Alberta. A Writer, Actor, Storyteller and Comedian, she started her career in performance at a young age doing plays written by her mother. Cherish is a graduate from the Centre for Indigenous Theatre's full-time program in Toronto. She also enjoys working and teaching youth theatre and other arts practices. She believes Traditional Storytelling and humour are the greatest tools for inspiring and learning about who we are and where we come from. She has worked with Aanmitaagzi (Nipissing First Nation), The WOW project (various), Cardinal/Kantor Productions, Spiderwoman Theatre (NYC), Buddies in Bad Times (Toronto), ARTICLE 11 (Calgary), Native Earth (Toronto), Nuit Blanche Toronto, Jumblies Theatre (Toronto), Making Treaty 7 (Calgary) and more.