Marie Nychka

Marie began her career as a dancer with such companies as the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Ballet de Roma, and Ballet Brazil.  Since expanding into theatre and film over 25 years ago she has worked as a freelance director/choreographer and actor  throughout Canada.   She teaches in both the the BA Drama and BFA Acting Programs at the University of Alberta and is a regular faculty member with Opera Nuova.  She has 6 times been nominated and twice received the Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award and in 2005 was also nominated for a Betty Mitchell Award all for Outstanding Choreography.