Producer, The Storefront Theatre

Biography

Claire Burns is the Managing Director, Co-Artistic Director and Artistic Producer at the Storefront Arts Initiative. Claire is dedicated to the philosophy that every single person who lives in a city, or a town, walks past a storefront and should be able to see their own stories portrayed therein. Claire is committed to an ongoing anti-oppression and self-reflection practice with a focus on reducing how discrimination based on race, gender expression, ability and mental health manifests in theatrical ecology and practice. Claire holds an HBA in Political Science and History from the University of Toronto, as well as a degree in Classical Performance from George Brown Theatre School.