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 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 site-specific 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 is also a passionate advocate for access and inclusion in the arts - she was recently named the ASSITEJ International Inclusive Arts Network National Champion for Canada, through which she endeavours to connect artists of all abilities in order to share best practices in access and inclusion in theatre for young audiences across Canada.

In her spare time, Aimee loves to sing jazz, make pottery, and play with her rabbit.