In 2008, Candice received her Theatre Arts Diploma from Grant McEwan University, where she met her fellow Poiema Productions co-founders and has been creating with them ever since. She’s now the Artistic Director of Fashion For Freedom, an annual fundraiser and awareness event that Poiema produces to showcase different charities. In the past 7 years, Poiema has written 5 shows, been nominated for 2 Sterling Awards, has performed to sold out houses across Canada, and has helped raise over $20,000 for different charities around the world.
Candice has been performing and touring across Canada for the past 8 years with new works such as Anatolia Speaks. She is honoured to live in a country where she can create new work and have a platform to share theses impacting stories.
Photography by BB Collective