Languages: English, French
Stephanie Morin-Robert is a one-eyed multi-award winning multidisciplinary artist (and mother) who tours to festivals, theatres and schools across the globe. Her solo work "BLINDSIDE" has captivated and delighted students, audiences, critics, and producers with its beautiful vulnerability and humour. Her upcoming Canadian, European and American tours underline her sought-out creativity and professionalism, as well as her dedication to presenting Canadian work on the international stage. Stephanie is known throughout the Canadian arts-community for her vibrant spirit and talent to inspire. When she was 2 years-old she lost her left eye to Cancer and has had a glass eye ever since. Thought her performance of "BLINDISIDE", she establishes a trusting and safe environment by sharing her very own experiences with bullying and how she managed to work through her insecurities and come to terms with her disability.
"EXPERT PHYSICAL COMEDY AND IMPECCABLE TIMING." CBC
"HEARTWARMING REMINDER OF THE POWER OF EMBRACING WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE." Vue Weekly
''MORIN-ROBERT'S GREATEST STRENGTH IS THAT SHE MAKES YOU, THE AUDIENCE MEMBER, FALL IN LOVE WITH HER. SHE TELLS HER STORY IN AN INTOXICATING WAY - BRINGING THE AUDIENCE TO A CRESCENDO OF LAUGHTER, ONLY TO KNOCK THE WIND OUT OF YOUR EMOTIONAL SAILS AND HAVE YOU ON THE VERGE OF TEARS.'' Theatre in London
Grade Suitability: Grade 6 -12
Duration: 30, 45, 60 or 75 mins + Q &A
Tech Requirements: mic, spot light centre stage, surface to project on (white wall or screen)
Fee Range: $945 - $1545 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)
An eye-opening and highly recommended comedy about resilience, empathy and self-acceptance. In a feat of riveting comedy, one-eyed cancer survivor Stephanie Morin-Robert recounts her life as a feisty 7 year-old who wields her glass-eye as a superpower. With the help of her cat, a pair of sunglasses, and an undesirable superpower, she soon discovers that she has what it takes to face her tormenting bullies at her new school and come to terms with her disability.