Donna Soares

Vancouver Operative

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Donna is a theatre artist based in Vancouver, B.C. Her first adventure with Mammalian Diving Reflex was The Children's Choice Awards in B.C., starring the Jury from Surrey. Mammalian then sent her to Derry, Ireland with Haircuts by Children, Kuopio, Finland for another round of The Children's Choice Awards, and she co-coordinated Eat the Street in Vancouver for the PuSh Festival (2012) and in Terni, Italy for the Up To You Festival (2012). Donna was the Associate Producer for HIVE2 with the Progress Lab and and Assistant Casting Director for 100% Vancouver as part of the PuSh Festival. As an actor, Donna has worked with companies such as Theatre Replacement, The Vancouver Playhouse, Persephone Theatre, Ruby Slippers, Boca del Lupo, Theatre la Seizieme, Presentation House Theatre, Rumble, Firehall, Gateway, and Pi Theatre. Donna is a graduate of Studio 58 and also holds a B.A. in Theatre and French from UBC. She is the recipient of the 2009 Stage West Equity Emerging Theatre Artist Award.