Susan Bertoia

Movement Director, Physical Dramaturg, Mentor

Susan Bertoia is a professional theatre artist. For the past several years, Susan has worked with Some Assembly as physical dramaturg and youth mentor for their productions. Her many creative facets include Jessie award-winning actor; Adjunct Professor in UBC’s Theatre Department; artist in residence at many local schools; film director; theatre director; playwright; physical dramaturg; creative director for large scale theatre productions and Artistic Director of her company BellaLuna Productions. Recently Susan was awarded the ‘Excellence in Drama Education’ award through ABCDE. Her training includes: BFA (UBC Theatre – Acting), Commedia (Piccolo Teatro di Milano and Dell’Arte School of Physical Theatre); Mask making (Donato Sartori) and physical theatre practice (Jeremy James); Devised Theatre (with Frantic Assembly and One Yellow Rabbit, Calgary). Visit her on socials: @bertoiaproductions