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Monica spent the fall of 2012 in London, England attending Method Acting London, a Lee Strasberg acting Studio. Recently, in summer 2014, she spent June and July in New York City attending Movement Theatre Studio NYC  Summer Intensive Program.
 
Monica spent the fall of 2012 in London, England attending Method Acting London, a Lee Strasberg acting Studio. Recently, in summer 2014, she spent June and July in New York City attending Movement Theatre Studio NYC  Summer Intensive Program.
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Monica has taught acting all over the city and province, starting with a job teaching acting at Stella Burrey’s New Beginnings Program, Choices for Youth, and MAX Arts Summer Studio for children . In 2012, she travelled to Merida, Mexico where she worked at a school for differently abled children and taught techniques to them and produced a play there with the children performing. In 2013, Monica was brought to the Labrador Creative Arts Festival, where she taught physical theatre and movement exercises in various schools in Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Sheshashiu. Monica travelled to Natuahsish, Labrador with Wonderbolt  Circus,  teaching workshops for the Kamataukatshiut Festival.
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In April, 2014 Monica performed at the Arts Council Awards in Clarenville with Bryan Hennessey. 
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In addition to acting and producing, Monica has worked as a stage manager, production manager, wardrobe assistant, writer and basically any job the theatre requires.
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==Kanutu Theatre==
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Monica is the founder and artistic director  of  Kanutu Theatre.  Kanutu Theatre has produced 4 consecutive years of a festival devoted to Anton Chekhov.  The festival is called “An Evening Inspired by Chekhov”  and happens in Jan/Feb of each year at the Barbara Barrett Theatre in St. Johns. In 2012, Monica created, performed and co-produced a movement piece in Mexico with a visual artist there. In 2013, Monica travelled to Toronto to star in the play The Collectors which played at the Toronto Fringe Festival. This play had been work shopped in St. Johns at the Women’s Work Theatre festival, in 2010, when Monica was the festival co-ordinator.
 
   
 
   
Monica has taught acting all over the city and province, starting with a job teaching acting at Stella Burrey’s New Beginnings Program, Choices for Youth,  and MAX Arts Summer Studio for children . In 2012, she travelled to Merida, Mexico where she worked at a school for differently abled children and taught techniques to them and produced a play there with the children performing. In 2013, Monica was brought to the Labrador Creative Arts Festival, where she taught physical theatre and movement exercises in various schools in Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Sheshashiu. Monica travelled to Natuahsish, Labrador with Wonderbolt  Circus,  teaching workshops for the Kamataukatshiut Festival.
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==Film==
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Monica appears as an actor in 2014 in the films BOARDING and FLANKERS, both of which will be screening at the 2014 Atlantic Film Festival.
Monica is the founder and artistic director  of  Kanutu Theatre.  Kanutu Theatre has produced 4 consecutive years of a festival devoted to Anton Chekhov.  The  festival is called “An Evening Inspired by Chekhov”  and happens in Jan/Feb of each year at the Barbara Barrett Theatre in St. Johns. In 2012, Monica created, performed and co-produced a movement piece in Mexico with a visual artist there. In 2013, Monica travelled to Toronto to star in the play The Collectors which played at the Toronto Fringe Festival. This play had been work shopped in St. Johns at the Women’s Work Theatre festival, in 2010, when Monica was the festival co-ordinator.
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In April, 2014 Monica performed at the Arts Council Awards in Clarenville with Bryan Hennessey. It was a great honour. Monica appears as an actor in 2014 in the films BOARDING and FLANKERS, both of which will be screening at the 2014 Atlantic Film Festival.
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In addition to acting and producing, Monica has worked as a stage manager, production manager, wardrobe assistant, writer and basically any job the theatre requires.
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Revision as of 11:27, 8 March 2015

Monica Walsh has been an active member of the St. John’s arts scene for quite some time. She is a graduate of Memorial University. She holds a BA in English Drama, as well as a diploma in Performance and Communications Media. She also holds a BA in Russian Language and Literature.

Monica spent the fall of 2012 in London, England attending Method Acting London, a Lee Strasberg acting Studio. Recently, in summer 2014, she spent June and July in New York City attending Movement Theatre Studio NYC Summer Intensive Program.

Monica has taught acting all over the city and province, starting with a job teaching acting at Stella Burrey’s New Beginnings Program, Choices for Youth, and MAX Arts Summer Studio for children . In 2012, she travelled to Merida, Mexico where she worked at a school for differently abled children and taught techniques to them and produced a play there with the children performing. In 2013, Monica was brought to the Labrador Creative Arts Festival, where she taught physical theatre and movement exercises in various schools in Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Sheshashiu. Monica travelled to Natuahsish, Labrador with Wonderbolt Circus, teaching workshops for the Kamataukatshiut Festival.

In April, 2014 Monica performed at the Arts Council Awards in Clarenville with Bryan Hennessey.

In addition to acting and producing, Monica has worked as a stage manager, production manager, wardrobe assistant, writer and basically any job the theatre requires.

Kanutu Theatre

Monica is the founder and artistic director of Kanutu Theatre. Kanutu Theatre has produced 4 consecutive years of a festival devoted to Anton Chekhov. The festival is called “An Evening Inspired by Chekhov” and happens in Jan/Feb of each year at the Barbara Barrett Theatre in St. Johns. In 2012, Monica created, performed and co-produced a movement piece in Mexico with a visual artist there. In 2013, Monica travelled to Toronto to star in the play The Collectors which played at the Toronto Fringe Festival. This play had been work shopped in St. Johns at the Women’s Work Theatre festival, in 2010, when Monica was the festival co-ordinator.

Film

Monica appears as an actor in 2014 in the films BOARDING and FLANKERS, both of which will be screening at the 2014 Atlantic Film Festival.