I was fortunate enough to be raised in Newfoundland, Canada. My beautiful home gifted me with many things, but two stand out in my mind: 1) a lifelong tie to the ocean and all of the beauty and terrors it possesses and 2) a culture and community built on storytelling, that willingly and joyfully shared the passion and gift with my young self. It is because of these great fortunes of mine that I find myself in this career today. As a young teenager the film community of Newfoundland took me under its wing and allowed me to learn from the best the island had to offer both on screen and off. There was no turning back for me; I was hooked. Acting brought forward a new side of me, it allowed me the freedom to be vulnerable while completely safe, to be fully me through being someone else.
I worked as an actor in the Newfoundland film scene from the time I was 15, only leaving at 19 when I decided I wanted to pursue an education in the art. I attended the University of Alberta’s renowned Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting conservatory program having graduated into the pandemic in 2020.
Through the lockdowns I have worked on a variety of projects, some digital, some distanced, some solo-filmed and am happy to now be moving back to setlife that looks a little closer to normal. I have recently relocated to Toronto, Ontario to be closer to a more active Canadian film community.
I think I am the luckiest person in the world because I get to wake up everyday and go to work doing something I am incredibly passionate about, something that brings me the same joy and release today that it did 9 years ago.
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