Associate Artist/Facilitator

Rehana Tejpar, M.Ed. has been working in alternative education and social justice movements for the past 8 years in Canada, Kenya and India.  Her passion is facilitating the co-creation of community learning spaces with youth, particularly in low-income urban neighbourhoods.  She is the co-founder of Elimu Sanifu, an organization which seeks to open meaningful learning opportunities to Nairobi youth from informal settlements, and Catching Rain, a youth water education project in Toronto in collaboration with Toronto Community Housing.  Rehana has been a dancer and actor since the age of 2, and uses Theatre of the Oppressed along with improvised movement techniques such as InterPlay, as a way of unlocking the wisdom within us all, stimulating meaningful dialogue, and building community.  She has a Masters in Education in Sociology and Equity Studies from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, and believes in lifelong learning and unlearning.