Advisory Committee

Elena (or Eli) Belyea

(she/they)

ELENA (OR ELI) BELYEA is a queer playwright, performer, producer, and arts educator from Amiskwaciwȃskahikan (colonially known as Edmonton) whose plays have been produced across Canada. They’re also Artistic Director of Tiny Bear Jaws, an agile, femme-run, cross-Canadian theatre company and half of queer sketch duo “Gender? I Hardly Know Them”.

Yolanda Bonnell 

(she/they)

Philip Jonah Logan Geller

Philip Jonah Logan Geller is a Métis (Red River) and Jewish (Ashkenazi) artist and educator, who is focused on decolonizing his process by listening to and dialoguing with ancestral and cultural knowledge. They have worked across Turtle Island as a director, educator, performer, clown, creator, and producer with companies and festivals like Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Theatre YES, Gwaandak Theatre, Centre for Indigenous Theatre, Citadel Theatre, Nextfest, Play the Fool Festival, Edmonton Fringe Festival, and Paprika Theatre Festival. They have been through a BFA from University of Alberta, an MFA from York University, and is pursuing an MEd in Urban Indigenous Education from York University – more importantly he learns from relatives, Elders, Knowledge Keepers, and the Land.

Santiago Guzmán

(he/him)

Darrin Hagen

Tawiah BenEben Mfoafo-M’Carthy

Nikki Shaffeeullah

(she/her)

Anais West

Richie Wilcox