2015-16 English Theatre Ensemble

Janelle Cooper

Calgary, AB Canada

Last updated: March 2, 2023

Janelle Cooper is an award-winning Actor, a Director, Choreographer, Producer, Writer, and a Founder and the Artistic Director of Ellipsis Tree Collective. Janelle’s expertise is in the excavation of lived experience through performance creation/devising and multi-genre storytelling, IBPOC artistic mentorship, and EDID (Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Decolonization) education through organizations like Black Pledge and The SCPA EDID Action Committee. Select acting credits: John Ware Reimagined (Blyth), The Color Purple (Neptune/Citadel/Royal Manitoba), Twelfth Night (Theatre Calgary/NAC), Adventures of a Black Girl, I Am For You (NAC); Speed Dating (Lunchbox); Charlotte’s Web, Penelopiad, Toad of Road Hall (ATP).

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