Pamela Jane Gerrand is a singer, songwriter, poet and sound healer with a passion for personal and planetary healing and transformation. Pamela kindles a powerful connection to the hearts of listeners with a voice that has been described as 'angelic, powerful, soulful, soaring…', and her songs and poems have been experienced as ‘uncommonly moving’. She has had training in Reiki, sound healing and mindfulness, and is devoted to bridging the worlds of art and healing. Pamela has performed and led workshops at festivals and forums across Canada, England, United States, Costa Rica and Sweden; she has had the honour of performing her original music at keynote talks given by Deepak Chopra, Byron Katie, Bruce Lipton, don Miguel Ruiz and Barbara Marx Hubbard.
Marjorie is an Actor, Improvisor and Writer. Improvising at festivals around the world, and is an alumni of The Vancouver TheatreSports league, Rapid Fire Theatre in Edmonton and often performs with The National Theatre of the World in Toronto, and recently seen in "Slings and Errors", a made up Shakespeare Play. As a writer, Marjorie's credits include comedy for CBC radio, HGTV, The Huffington Post and the satirical newspaper The Onion. Marjorie performed on Broadway with Axis Theatre's critically acclaimed The Number 14, a comedy that has taken her throughout North America and Europe. She returned to NYC to perform Stand Up shows in the Lower East Side and has been seen in clubs across Canada. She holds clinics and classes with Malpass Park and is on faculty at the Second City Training Center. Marjorie received her BFA from Concordia University in Montreal and is a graduate of The Canadian National Voice Intensive at UBC. www.missmalpass.com
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