Heather Marie Annis


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Heather Marie Annis is a local writer, actor and environmentalist with a BFA in Theatre and a MA in Environmental Studies from York University. Her work specializes in theatre for social and environmental justice and her involvement in community arts projects includes: The Longest Way Around, a play created with the community members of Shawanaga First Nations Reserve; socio-environmental show, The Way (BareBack Theatre); and facilitating youth workshops. Heather is the co-artistic director of Up Your Nose and In Your Toes Productions where she is creator/performer (Morro) of the clown-based duo Morro and Jasp . She has performed in over 100 performances since 2006 in the various Morro and Jasp shows she created including the Juno award-winning Go Bake Yourself and 2012 Fringe hit, Of Mice and Morro and Jasp.

Heather has worked as a therapeutic clown in duo with Kathleen for two years, and is keen to continue to bring her skills to the very specialized environment of health-care.