Diane Roberts

Scholars
2019
Study program:
Fine Arts
Current affiliation:
Concordia University
Localisation:

Navigating Stories of Exile, Loss & Belonging Through Performing Ancestral Memory

Diane Roberts is an accomplished director, dramaturge, writer and cultural animator, who has collaborated with innovative theatre visionaries and interdisciplinary artists for the past 30 years. Her directorial and dramaturgical work has been seen on stages across Canada and her reputation as a mentor, teacher and community collaborator is nationally and internationally recognized.

Diane is a current PhD Candidate in Fine Arts, HUMA program. Diane’s celebrated Arrivals Personal Legacy Project has birthed new Interdisciplinary works across Canada, throughout the Americas, in the UK, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. This work has allowed her to articulate, cultivate and realise a vision for theatre that encourages Indigenous ways of knowing as a stepping stone to creative expression.