The Freewill Shakespeare Festival in Edmonton helped me to develop my love of theatre. From the time I was a little kid, my parents would take me and my brother to their outdoor plays. Shakespeare came alive for me on that stage and I grew up watching, and eventually performing alongside, some of the greatest actors and people I've ever worked with. I still return to Edmonton year after year to make sure I catch whatever they're showing down at Hawrelak Park.
One! International has been a part of our lives ever since my mom sat on a board with the founder’s mom. The Spilchen family is now a part of our family. Through her work with the forgotten children in India, Tania has shown me one person CAN make a difference, a huge difference.