Leah Sutton


thea-fitz-james-profileLeah is a Masters student in Theatre and Performance Studies at York University in Toronto. She holds a Masters of Teaching from the University of Toronto, and is currently a high school English and drama teacher at a small private school. Her research focuses on Shakespeare education with the purpose of empowerment and resistance for young people. Currently, she is working on the intersection of performance and pedagogy while staging A Midsummer Night’s Dream with an all-female cast in a traditional community, using a contemporary feminist lens.

What you like to do when you aren’t being a grad student
When I’m not grad student-ing, you will find me reading, or singing musical theatre songs loudly in the shower.