Angie Abdou is an Associate Professor of creative writing at Athabasca University. Her first novel, The Bone Cage, was a finalist for Canada Reads 2011.
Dr. Alika Lafontaine
Based in Chamonix, France, Jonathan has climbed the world over and established himself as one of the world’s leading mountain sports photographers.
Special Guest, Visual + Digital Arts
AA Bronson is a Canadian artist living and working in Berlin. In the sixties, he left University with a group of friends to found a free school, a commune, and an underground newspaper, called The Loving Couch Press.
(Tenor) - Ferrando, A Little Too Cozy
Latest news: Entered the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble program and made his debut in Maometto II.
Abbas Akhavan’s practice ranges from site-specific ephemeral installations to drawing, video, sculpture and performance.
Abhijit Sengupta, Director of Artistic Planning at the Baltimore Symphony, has distinguished himself as both violist and arts administrator.
Ace Kvale is a legendary adventure photographer whose vast portfolio of work has spanned many continents and genres over the past three decades.
Ackroyd & Harvey
Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey (b.1959 / 1959 in England) are internationally acclaimed for creating multi-disciplinary works that intersect art, activism, architecture, biology, ecology, and history.
Opera 2017 Participant
Baritone Adam Harris has been described as an intuitively musical and distinctively dramatic young performer.
Born in Trail, British Columbia (B.C), Adam has also spent time living in Australia, Singapore, and the U.S.
(Soprano) - Mozart Mashup
Canadian-Bulgarian soprano Adanya Dunn, graduated in May 2016 from Dawn Upshaw’s Graduate Vocal Arts Program at Bard College Conservatory of Music, where she also studied with Kayo Iwama, Edith Bers, Erika Switzer, and Patricia Misslin.
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