Director/choreographer Brenda Gorlick resides on Treaty 1 Territory. She has designed over 250 productions nationwide and has been a member of Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Banff Centre of Performing Arts Company and the Stratford Festival. She has gained a reputation as being the “Flash Mob Queen” of Manitoba creating events ranging from 1/2 time shows to the Pan Am Games.
As a performer Brenda has appeared in numerous stage productions from coast to coast - and may be seen in Manitoba-made indies, made for TV dramas and feature films.
Brenda serves as Associate Artistic Director for Winnipeg Studio Theatre and helms the StudioWorks Academy program for emerging musical theatre artists. She also initiated and instructs the Musical Theatre Dance program for the University of Winnipeg.
Artistic achievements include a Winnipeg Theatre Honorary Award “Evie” for Theatre Educator, YMCA-YWCA’s Women of Distinction Award, Rainbow Stage’s Wall of Fame and WST’s Award of Excellence.
She is extremely proud of her work with the Manitoba Arts Council’s Artists in Schools program, Manitoba Possible’s ”All Abilities Dancers” and her continued alliance with the DTRC as Board Member and interim Manitoba Rep. Most recently, she has introduced the Dancing with Parkinson's program to Manitoba