This week's Meet the Team; Uncovering the Truth about Candice Fiorentino.
Everyone who knows this young lady, knows exactly why she works with Stageworks and with your children. She has a heart of gold and she has her pulse on the theatre scene in and around Edmonton.
Before we uncover the truth about Candice, lets remind ourselves about her professional bio.
Miss Candice - We are so excited to have Candice back as one of our Theatre Arts Instructors, Production Assistant, and Travel Coordinator. Candice has worked on several shows throughout her time at Stageworks and is coordinating a theatre and dance student adventure to London in Spring 2020. This is Candice’s fifth season with Stageworks Academy. In her role, Candice works behind the scenes Stage Managing, Technical Directing, Props Building, Costuming and Set Building. Candice is a graduate of the Theatre Arts Program at Grant MacEwan University and co-founder production company, Poiema Productions. She is the Artistic Director of Fashion For Freedom, an annual fundraiser and awareness event that Poiema produces to showcase different charities. In the past 7 years, Poiema has written 5 shows, been nominated for 2 Sterling Awards, has performed to sold-out houses across Canada and helped raise over $20,000 for different charities around the world. Candice has been touring her most recent work, Anatolia Speaks across Canada for the past 4 years and has received the “Pick Of The Fringe” award in Winnipeg and London, as well as a Sterling Award nomination for “Outstanding Performance In A Fringe Show” and “Outstanding New Work” in Edmonton. Anatolia Speaks also sold out its entire run at the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival. She was privileged to work alongside Canadian playwright, Kenneth Brown, the playwright, and director of Anatolia Speaks, who created the show with her in mind. Candice is passionate about continuing to grow her knowledge of all aspects of theatre and looks forward to the next year.
Uncovering the Truth
The fun facts about Miss Candice is:
- I am passionate about raising awareness and fighting against human trafficking.
- I am also passionate about my church!
- I LOVE theatre
- And, pretending I am a child with playing games!
- After travelling with Candice in New York, Candice sleeps like she is in a cocoon. It scares you at first, but then, you realize she isn't dead, but just sleeping.
- She likes quality over quantity.
- She sings beautifully and is an amazing actress.
- She likes chick peas.
- She is fun and always looks for the sunny side of life.
We are so happy that Miss Candice works both in the office, behind the stage, and teaches our kids in theatre. She always works hard and is a joy to be around.