Prolific emcee, playwright, screenwriter and performance artist Motion was part of the very first University of Guelph CW MFA cohort in 2006. Since the program, she has worked on numerous local and international projects—from page to screen to stage—including as the creator and instructor of a ground-breaking academic course entitled “Griots to Emcees: Examining Culture, Performance, and Spoken Word” at York University.
Her most recent show, Oraltorio: A Theatrical Mixtape, returns to Toronto this fall as part of the Obsidian Theatre/Soulpepper performance season. So if you haven’t seen it yet, now’s your chance. Soulpepper offers a sneak peek inside the rehearsal process below: