Photo by Alexandru Steau

​​​ Julia Ainsworth

Theatre Artist & Arts Educator


I'm a Montreal based playwright, director, and arts educator with fifteen years of experience working at the intersection of performing arts and education.

I'm currently developing a new play in collaboration with the Live Action Theatre &  Teesri Duniya Theatre (recently awarded a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts)  My interactive theatre for young audiences play  "Wake up Sleeping Beauty! toured for the past two years with the Live Action Theatre to schools and theatres including the Centaur Theatre, SpringWorks Festival in Stratford, Ontario, TADA Festival in Wakefield, QC, Point Claire Arts Alive Festival, and the Hudson Village Theatre

I collaborate with schools & theatres as           

  • Playwright                                                                    

  • Director                                                                                              

  • Creator of study guides and lesson plans  (Centaur Theatre, Segal Centre,  Grand Theatre, McGill University)                                      

  • Teacher (workshops, private coaching and weekly, ongoing classes in performing arts)