Lisa Cooke Ravensbergen
Consultant – Cottagers and Indians
A tawny mix of Ojibwe/Swampy Cree and English/Irish, Lisa resides as a visitor on the occupied and unceded territories of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh, and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm Nations (colonially known as Vancouver). Lisa is a mother, multihyphenate theatre artist and scholar working across Turtle Island as a performer, play-maker, dramaturge, director, writer, curator, space-holder, and teacher. Lisa is an Associate Artist with Full Circle: First Nations Performance and Playwright-in-Residence with Delinquent Theatre. Most recently, she founded the Maada’oonidiwag Canadian Anti-Racist Theatre Exchange, an IBPOC-centred resistance and anti-racist mobilization that focuses on disrupting the colonial project called ‘Canadian’ theatre.