by Anita Majumdar and Directed by Gregory Prest
tells the story of the angst-ridden Meena, an exceptional Indian dancing
teenager who would trade it all in just to be a "normal" high school girl.
Luckily Kalyani Aunty (her spunky, pro-India dance teacher) is still around
to remind Meena of the importance of embracing her origins and talents.
This comedic "east meets west" story celebrates the joy of youth and heritage.
an acting graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada and holds a
degree in English, Theatre and South Asian Languages from the University
of British Columbia . Dancing for the last nine years, Anita's training
originates in Kathak, but she has also studied Bharat Natyam and Odissi.
credits include: Dave Das (2005 Tarragon Theatre Writer's Unit),
Aisha & Ben (Playwrights Theatre Centre Vancouver). Theatre credits
include: Bloom (Modern Times Stage written by Governor General award winning
playwright Guillermo Verdecchia), Bombay Black (Cahoots Theatre Projects,
written by acclaimed Vancouver novelist Anosh Irani), Tales from Ovid (Centaur
include: Force Four/CBC's Murder Unveiled based on the true life
story of Jassi Sidhu for which she received her first acting award at the
Asian Festival of First Films in Singapore.
has appeared on stage in productions of The Man Who's Mother was a Pirate
(LKTYP), Tales from Ovid (Centaur Theatre), Twelfth Night (CTP), Shoot
Felling (Atlantic Fringe Hit), Highland Dreams (Hector Festival), and two
summers with the Halifax Feast.
credits include: Mates (Acadia Theatre Co.).
credits include: Summer Arts Ete program at the Imperial Theatre in Saint
John , NB. Gregory is a graduate of Acadia University and the National
Theatre School of Canada.
Antony & Cleopatra (Shakespeare in the Rough).