Susan Bertoia

(Script Consultant/Movement/Physical Theatre Advisor)

Susan Bertoia is in her second year working with Some Assembly Theatre Company. She is a professional theatre artist, devisor, actor, director and teacher. Her unique and invigorating artistic methods, specializing in physical theatre and mask performance, make her a sought-out artist throughout the province. As a Jessie award-winning actor, Susan has performed at many venues including: PuSh International Festival, Arts Club Theatre, Western Canada Theatre, Firehall Theatre. She is Adjunct Professor at UBC and also leads workshops and residencies independently. She has spearheaded numerous creative initiatives through ArtStarts and has directed multi-platformed shows ranging from youth-engaged theatre to professional ensemble productions including her company BellaLuna Productions. She has a BFA in Theatre from UBC, and has trained with Piccolo Teatro di Milano, Dell’Arte School of Physical Theatre (USA), Calgary’s One Yellow Rabbit, and UK’s Frantic Assembly.