Neworld is grateful to create our work on the unceded and traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
A heartfelt thank you to all our government and foundation sponsors as well as individual donors.
Born on Treaty 1 Territory (Winnipeg, MB), Angelica Schwartz is a director and collective creator. Schwartz seeks to build community, re-define leadership models, and find optimism in the face of existential dread. They are a founding member of the emerging theatre collective happy/accidents with Stephanie Wong and are the Community Engagement Manager for both Neworld Theatre and Tara Cheyenne Performance. Select company credits include The National Arts Centre, Buddies in Bad Times, Electric Theatre Company, Rumble Theatre, The Chop Theatre, SpiderWebShow, ITSAZOO, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Winnipeg Jewish Theatre, and more. Schwartz is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada Directing Program and Studio 58 Technical Production Program. Angelica is the 2022 Jessie Richardson recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award for Asst. Directing and Gender Consultation.
In addition to Schwartz’s work as an artist, they enjoy fine coffee, facilitate a monthly book club, inspired by Adrienne Maree Brown, on the Future of Arts Leadership, and strive to be a BBQ grill master on the weekends. angelicaschwartz.com