Jo Ledingham has a Master of Arts degree in Dramatic Literature from UBC and has been covering the Vancouver theatre scene since the mid-80s. Her reviews and articles have been published in the Georgia Straight and Canadian Theatre Review and online at Review from the House, Plank Magazine and the Murray Paterson Marketing Group; she was the regular theatre critic for The Vancouver Courier for almost thirty years until cutbacks at the paper eliminated her position.

Jo lives in a heritage cottage on Indian Arm with a woodstove, too many plants, a couple of boats and a bunch of crab traps.

Art isn’t created or consumed in a vacuum; it doesn’t exist without purpose, cause, or urgency. In a world of turmoil, the performing arts serve to illuminate, to incite, to resist, to remember and honour, and to soothe.

Norman Armour, Artistic and Executive Director
PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

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