IN BLOOM's PARTICIPATING ARTISTS & YOUTH MENTORS
CARA GEE - theatre
Actress. Stage credits include: Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad, Daniel MacIvor's Arigato, Tokyo, Thomson Highway's The Rez Sisters, Cliff Cardinal's Stitch, and Louise Dupre's Tout comme elle. Film and television credits include: Empire of Dirt (2013 Canadian Screen Award nomination), Gingerlip Kids, Hot Tw*t, The Cycle of Broken Grace, King, Republic of Doyle. She was selected as a Toronto International Film Festival Rising Star in 2013.
SARAH FEBBRARO - visual art
DAVEED GOLDMAN & NOBU ADILMAN - music
Members of Toronto band CHOIR!CHOIR!CHOIR!
CHARLES OFFICER - film
Actor, writer, director. Credits include: When Morning Comes (premiered at TIFF, 2000), Short Hymn Silent War, Pop Song, Urda/Bone, Strugglin (music video for K'naan), Hotel Babylon (television pilot), Nurse.Fighter.Boy (premiered at TIFF 2008, Audience Award winner at the International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg, Audience Award and jury prize for cinematography at the Sarasota Film Festial), and Mighty Jerome (premiered at VIFF, 2010).
OUTSIDE THE MARCH THEATRE COMPANY - theatre
AMY SIEGEL - visual/installation art
Multidisciplinary artist, working in a variety of media including installation, video, performance and sculpture. She has works at: Nuit Blanche, SappyFest, the Gladstone Hotel, and the Art Gallery of Ontario. Collaborations include: Shary Boyle, Sean Frey, The Bicycles, Timber Timbre, Tasseomancy, and members of Belle and Sebastian. She has worked as an educator and community artist with Regent Park Film Festival, Struts Gallery, Jumblies Theatre, Voices Beyond Walls and co-coordinating Shout Out! a cross-Canada media production and literacy workshop series for girls. http://www.amysiegel.com/
AURORA STEWART de PENA - theatre
Playwright & director. Credits include: 36 Little Plays about Hopeless Girls, Family Story, Lily-Rose. Founder of the performance collective Birdtown and Swanville with Nika Mistruzzi (residence at Buddies in Bad Times theatre, Toronto).
INGRID VENINGER - film
Actor & director. Credits include: Airwaves, Drop the Beat, MODRA (named by TIFF as one of the ten best Canadian films of 2010), i am a good person/i am a bad person (screened at TIFF, 2011), and The Animal Project (screened at TIFF, 2013). http://www.punkfilms.ca/
AMANDA WYMAN - visual art
TIFF SPECIAL DELIVERY PROGRAM - partner, film
The Toronto International Film Festival's Special Deilvery program brings screenings, director discussions and workshops to youth in under-served local communities. They are overseeing the creation of original film works by youth via Delisle for In Bloom's multi-arts show. http://tiff.net/tiffkids/festival/specialdelivery