Angelica Schwartz | They/Them
Born on Treaty 1 Territory (Winnipeg, MB), Angelica Schwartz is a director and collective creator. Schwartz seeks to build community, re-define leadership models, and find optimism in the face of existential dread. 
They are a founding member of the emerging theatre collective happy/accidents with Stephanie Wong and are the Community Engagement Manager for both Neworld Theatre and Tara Cheyenne Performance. Select company credits include The National Arts Centre, Buddies in Bad Times, Electric Theatre Company, The Chop Theatre, SpiderWebShow, ITSAZOO, Rumble Theatre, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Winnipeg Jewish Theatre, and more. Schwartz is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada's Directing Program and Studio 58's Technical Production Program. Receipt of the 2022 Jessie Richardson Outstanding Achievement Award for Assistant Direction and Gender Consultation.
In addition to Schwartz’s work as an artist, they enjoy fine coffee, facilitate a monthly book club on the Future of Arts Leadership, and strive to be a BBQ grill master on the weekends.
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