A director, creator, and dramaturg, Kendra Jones graduated with Distinction from the MA Text & Performance at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London, and holds a BA(Hons) in Theatre Performance from the University of Winnipeg where she has also been guest faculty. Favourite directing credits include Sea Wall, 4.48 Psychosis (Theatre By the River), Sweet Mama and the Salty Muffins (Alumnae Theatre), Drunk Enough To Say I Love You, Seagulls (selardi theatre), Clever Little Lies (Assistant director to Steven Schipper, RMTC,) and Richard II (Assistant Director, Zone41). She is artistic director of impel theatre, home to her more experimental theatre creations including her one-act play Dear Mama, the immersive event Tonight at Eight, and an audio installation Autel, which has been shown at RADA, The Gas Station Arts Centre, and The University of Toronto's FOOT, along with a new promenade theatrical happening Do You Know This Place? which is under development and was first tested at Theatre Passe Muraille’s Crapshoot. Her academic writing focuses on the performer-audience relationship and the ethics of performance, and has been published by Common Ground Publishing, Brunel University and the Humanities Education Research Association. Kendra is a member of the Directors Lab North facilitated by Luminato Festival and the British Council in Toronto, and the Canadian Stage Company’s RBC Emerging Artists Network.