Gina is a proud Filipino-Canadian based in Amiskwacîwâskahikan on land referred to as Treaty 6 colonially known as Edmonton Alberta. She is always trying to expand the relation space on the Venn diagram of Community, Workers’ Rights, Arts Practice, Social Justice, and Basic Life Needs. Currently, Gina is the Artistic Director and Program Coordinator for the Alberta Workers’ Health Centre’s, WORK PLAYS SCHOOLS PROGRAM which brings the important message of Workplace Safety and Workers’ Rights wrapped in professionally sculpted live theatre productions and presented to students and new workers.
It has been 18yrs since Gina has sat in the stage manager’s chair at the NAC and she is delighted to return with Prison Dancer, a show very close to her heart. “What an honour and privilege it has been to come back to the PNDC with all of these wonderful inmates. Enjoy the show and DANCE!”