about me
 
Aimee Bouchard is an artist educator, arts administrator and theatre creator, as well as an Ontario Certified Teacher. She is a graduate of Queen’s University, and holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours in Drama and a Bachelor of Education with a focus in Artist in Community Education. 
 
Aimee is currently the Community Programs Manager at Young People's Theatre where she has also worked as the Member Schools & Education Manager. Other arts administration positions have included working as the Education & Outreach Coordinator for Theatre Direct and the WeeFestival, as well as the Festival Administrator for the inaugural Kick & Push Festival in Kingston, the mandate of which is to produce original theatrical works and innovative audience experiences. 
 
As an artist educator, Aimee has worked as a drama instructor with Young People's Theatre and the Sears Ontario Drama Festival. She has also developed and facilitated various bespoke drama workshops across Southern Ontario in Kingston, Picton, Waterloo, Ottawa and Toronto.

​As a theatre artist, Aimee is most interested in creating immersive and found space theatre. She was the Co-Founding Artistic Director of Colliding Scopes Theatre, an ensemble-driven theatre company which devises works of immersive theatre using unconventional spaces for performance. As an independent artist she has developed immersive works with Single Thread Theatre Company and Salon Theatre, and also completed an artist residency with the internationally celebrated Punchdrunk Enrichment in the UK.
 
Aimee’s passion for theatre is demonstrated by her involvement in many different areas of the sector, including her interest in creating her own original theatrical works, administrating for theatre companies whose work she admires, and in introducing theatre and performance to new and young audiences through education and community initiatives.