We Support Caregivers
in the Performing Arts

The aim of Balancing Act is to create increased equality, accessibility, and inclusion for parents and caregivers working in the performing arts. We collaborate with artists, arts workers, and arts organizations to develop pathways for change at an individual, organizational and systemic level.

Balancing Act is an initiative of Theatre Direct.


Balancing Act defines a ‘caregiver’ as individuals who care for children, aging adults, those in need of personal or primary care, and anyone who self-identifies as a caregiver. We acknowledge that care work can include blood, adopted, or chosen family, colleagues, and caring for others out of duty.


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🧘Restore and Resource🧘

You are invited to dive into Seven Waves Movement with Roula and wash away some seasonal stress! Restore and resource yourself with soothing sequences that will invite you to spiral, circle, undulate and shake out the dusty places. 

📅: Monday December 12, 2022
🕐: 1pm - 2:30pm EST
📍: Online (Zoom)

Roula Said is a singer, dancer, musician, actor and poet of Palestinian heritage based in Toronto, Canada. Roula has been studying, teaching and performing Arab music and dance for over 30 years. 

From within her tradition as practiced here in the west, she has created Seven Waves Movement and Embodied Voice, original and innovative methodologies rooted in the Arab Arts and open to the world.

Deeply interested in ceremony and meaningful transitions, Roula also works as a wedding officiant and a death doula, supporting and empowering individuals and families to expand into areas of greater choice, agency and beauty.

Visit the 🔗 below to register for this self-care session!
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/balancing-act-restorative-session-with-roula-said-tickets-474737351197
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🧘Restore and Resource🧘

You are invited to dive into Seven Waves Movement with Roula and wash away some seasonal stress! Restore and resource yourself with soothing sequences that will invite you to spiral, circle, undulate and shake out the dusty places.

📅: Monday December 12, 2022
🕐: 1pm - 2:30pm EST
📍: Online (Zoom)

Roula Said is a singer, dancer, musician, actor and poet of Palestinian heritage based in Toronto, Canada. Roula has been studying, teaching and performing Arab music and dance for over 30 years.

From within her tradition as practiced here in the west, she has created Seven Waves Movement and Embodied Voice, original and innovative methodologies rooted in the Arab Arts and open to the world.

Deeply interested in ceremony and meaningful transitions, Roula also works as a wedding officiant and a death doula, supporting and empowering individuals and families to expand into areas of greater choice, agency and beauty.

Visit the 🔗 below to register for this self-care session!
www.eventbrite.ca/e/balancing-act-restorative-session-with-roula-said-tickets-474737351197
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#theatre #balancingact #performance #performingarts #selfcare #stress #restore #resource #singer #dancer #Musician #actor #poet #officiant #deathdoula #care #support #agency
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❤️CoC Wrap-Up💙

We were so pleased to welcome ‘Mia and Shirley’ to the stage at Balancing Act’s Conference of Care!

Care, performed by Morgan Johnson, Alexandra Simpson, Sabine Ndalamba Music, and co-created with Peyton LeBarr is a new work-in-development by Animacy Theatre Collective.

Thank you, Mia and Shirley, for helping us celebrate the caregivers in our lives!

Find out more about Animacy Theatre and our Conference of Care via the 🔗 below!
http://animacytheatrecollective.com

CoC Program: https://www.balancingactcanada.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/DIR10_Conference-of-Care_Nov-14_Digital_Pages.pdf
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#theatre #performingarts #performance #torontotheatre #artsworkers #artists #torontoart #torontoartists #care #conferenceofcare #caregiving #balancingact

❤️CoC Wrap-Up💙

We were so pleased to welcome ‘Mia and Shirley’ to the stage at Balancing Act’s Conference of Care!

Care, performed by Morgan Johnson, Alexandra Simpson, Sabine Ndalamba Music, and co-created with Peyton LeBarr is a new work-in-development by Animacy Theatre Collective.

Thank you, Mia and Shirley, for helping us celebrate the caregivers in our lives!

Find out more about Animacy Theatre and our Conference of Care via the 🔗 below!
animacytheatrecollective.com

CoC Program: www.balancingactcanada.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/DIR10_Conference-of-Care_Nov-14_Digital_Pag...
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