NANCY PALK - EDUCATOR
Nancy Palk has been an actress, and theatre artist across Canada and the U.S. for forty years. She studied at the National Theatre School, led by Douglas Rain, and at Stratford and The Citadel Theatre under Robin Phillips.
Robin had a huge influence on a whole generation of Canadian actors. Under his mentorship, twelve like minded actors, founded Soulpepper, twenty some years ago, and Nancy has worked there steadily ever since.
She has taught at NTS, Humber, George Brown, Coal Mine, Tarragon, and Soupepper.
She teaches a text based, scene study class, focusing on clarity of thought, ability to listen and receive, while encouraging a physical freedom, and a sense of abandon. The class promises to be about process, and about what it is to be human.