Brit Johnston is an Anishinaabekwe theatre artist and arts supporter.
Brit grew up on the traditional territory of her maternal grandmother in Serpent River First Nation. She studied at the University of Ottawa (Theatre B.A.; M.A. abd), and now is based in the Bay of Quinte Area, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. She continues to hold strong ties to her community and Ojibwe culture while also enjoying the journey of learning about her Indigenous relatives.
Her work with the Canadian Association for the Performing Arts (CAPACOA) and Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance (IPAA) is centered on uplifting Indigenous voices across Turtle Island.
Anishinaabekwe, my maternal grandfather is Chippewas of Nawash First Nation and I grew up on the territory of my grandmother in Serpent River First Nation -AND- Italian, paternally.