Esie Mensah - Shaw Festival Theatre

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Esie Mensah
Movement Designer

SHAW 2017: Movement designer for 1837: The Farmers’ Revolt.
ELSEWHERE (Selected Credits): choreographer/creator, Dancing through Shades, CBC Arts documentary; choreographer/dancer, Toronto Raptors Black History Month celebration; Pan Am Games “Panamania Victory Celebration”; choreographer/writer, Akoma, One Dance UK (Birmingham); Shades of Blackness, Dancemakers; dancer, Rocky Horror Picture Show “Let’s Do the Time Warp Again” (2016 remake); Apocalysis, Luminato Festival; Mariana’s Trench, MuchMusic Video Awards; Janelle Monae, MAC Cares; Rihanna “Work”, music video; choreographer, “Mornings are a Little Different”, CHFI commercial; Toronto International Film Festival; appeared in The Expanse, SyFy TV; Venus’ Daughter, Obsidian Theatre.
AWARDS: 2014 Best Contemporary Dance Act, Black Canadian Awards.

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1837: The Farmers’ Revolt

A modern Canadian classic about the uprising that paved the way for nationhood.

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Dancing at Lughnasa

Irish playwright Brian Friel’s life-altering masterpiece about five unforgettable women.

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