Speech Arts Adjudicators

Nitasha Rajoo is an actor, director, and teacher. She holds a Master of Arts in the Advanced Teachings of Shakespeare from the University of Warwick and The Royal Shakespeare Company in the UK. She has been teaching for over 16 years in both Canada and the UK. Nitasha's links in the UK have allowed her to work with the Barbican (Barbican Box), Tamasha Theatre Company, The Old Vic Theatre, and the National Theatre on their Black British Plays Project. She has been praised for her artistic direction of 1984, Lord of the Flies, The Crucible, and numerous Shakespeare productions with casts of up to 50 students. Now that she is back in BC, she has presented workshops on Shakespeare, theatre practitioners and play texts, has adjudicated speech and drama festivals and works in local schools.