Sindy Angel is Theatre of the Oppressed (TO) practitioner, producer, and arts administrator born and raised in Cali, Colombia. With a strong passion for social outreach, she started the first theatre program in the women’s prison in her hometown, and co-founded a theatre company coordinating and performing shows and workshops with and for communities facing complex barriers in South America. Since migrating to Vancouver, in 2006, she has worked with companies like Neworld Theatre, Electric Company, and Urban Ink. Sindy has facilitated Theatre of the Oppressed workshops for youth, women, immigrants and refugees from all over the world. She completed a Residency Program at the Centre of Theatre of the Oppressed in Brazil and has studied and collaborated with internationally acclaimed TO practitioners such as Bárbara Santos and Julian Boal. She was the Co-Artistic Director and Production Manager for Coyuntura 2020, the first International Latinx Theatre Gathering in Canada, and she is a founding member of the Canadian Latinx Theatre Artist Coalition. Sindy was a participant in the Shoe Project in 2018 and she feels honored to come back as an instructor.
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