Brit Johnston (she/her)
. Artist . Advocate . Creative . Consultant .
Brit is an Anishinaabe-Italian artist, creative producer, and community activator. She was raised on her maternal grandmother’s ancestral territory, Genabaajing Anishinaabek/Serpent River First Nation, ON. Brit studied Theatre and arts management at the University of Ottawa, she specializes in festivals/events, production management, and community engagement best practices. She has worked with notable performing arts organizations including CAPACOA, NAC Indigenous Theatre, Prismatic Arts Festival, and Ottawa Fringe.
Her ongoing mission to create space and uplift Indigenous voices has led her to develop a soft power approach to facilitating good relations between artists, organizations, and communities.
Anishinaabe; my maternal grandfather is Neyaashiinigmiing Anishinaabek and I grew up on the territory of my maternal grandmother in Genabaajing Anishinaabek -AND- Italian, paternally.