Sunday August 23, 2020
Actress, Author and Storyteller, Djennie Laguerre is a graduate of the Stella Adler Acting Conservatory (New York) and the University of Ottawa (BAC in Art; Theatre and Literature). She has been applauded as the performer and author) of Manman la mer at Théâtre la Catapulte and Espoir/ Espwa (which she authored with Carline Zamar, Edwige Jean-Pierre) Le malade imaginaire, *LES ZINSPIRÉS and LES ZINSPIRÉS 3D at, Seventeen (Anonymous) Women at the Infintheatre and REZ SISTERS at Factory Theatre. She is the author and performer of Rendez-vous with Home/Lakay at the SummerWorks Festival, 2008, & at the Théâtre français de Toronto, 2010 ALSO presented in several storytelling festivals such as Les Contes nomades (NAC) and Le Festival du loup de Lafontaine. She is proud of the ambitious tour of both English and French versions of Rendez-vous with Home/ Lakay with the iconic Black Theatre Workshop (Montreal, February 2018, and November 2019) and the English version with Roseneath Theatre in Toronto Feburary, 20202
Film/TV: Flashpoint, Degrassi Junior High and your kids know her as Mrs Happiness/Madame Bonheur, from MiniTFO/CBC.
She received the Spotlight Award at the SummerWorks Festival in 2008 forworkshop production of Rendez-Vous with Home. She was nominated for the Dora Awards for “Outstanding Performance – Individual” for Rendezvous with Home 2020, for Les Zinspirés 3D, in the categories “Outstanding Performance – Individual” and “Outstanding Performance – Ensemble” and a nomination for “Best Actress” at the METAs Awards 2018 for Rendez-vous Home/ Lakay.