Alana Hawley Purvis

Alana Hawley Purvis is a professional actor and vocal coach based out of Vancouver, British Columbia.
Proud to be a Canadian Artist, her training and work has taken her across North and Central America, collaborating with such organizations as: Bard on the Beach, Arts Club, The Stratford Festival, Douglas College, University of Alberta, On the Mic Studio, the Citadel Banff Professional Program, Arts Umbrella, The Speech Studio and El Salvador’s Es Artes!. Alana currently runs the Your Voice program with The LGBTQ+ Wellness Centre of Alberta where she specializes in trans vocal care.

For over 15 years, Alana has performed for various theatre companies including: Shakespeare Theatre Company, The Stratford Festival, Canadian Stage, Citadel Theatre, Theatre Calgary, and Alberta Theatre Playhouse. She is a graduate of the American Academy for Classical Acting (MFA) and The Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre Training.

We are all story-tellers. Passionate about the power of communication, her goal is to empower individuals to speak their truth; to find and embrace their authentic voice. She is thrilled to be collaborating with the brilliant minds, hearts and voices of the women who share The Shoe Project.

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