Deonie (she/her) has been working in theatre for more than 20 years. She attended the University of Lethbridge where she obtained a BFA in Dramatic Arts. She has directed several stage shows including Blood Relations, the Canadian premier of Starchild, Hairspray, and Peter Pan. She has worked as the lighting designer for Raymond Playhouse Theatre, Carriage House Theatre, Lethbridge Musical Theatre and the Center for Indigenous Theatre on shows such as The Wizard of Oz, Big River, and Apaanii. She has an extensive background in costume design and construction and she is currently the Resident Designer for Theatre Outre where she has expanded her design credits to include set, costumes, props, makeup and more. She won the award for “Best Technical Aspect” at the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival for her work on Like Orpheus in 2019.