A director/actor/playwright, singer-songwriter, activist and essayist, Tanisha is a theatre artist and anti-oppression educator who has worked with YPT, Obsidian, Buddies In Bad Times, Theatre Centre, NAC, Paprika, Musical Stage, Nightwood, and Soulpepper. She is Director of the Toronto Fringe's TENT program, Drama mentor for the Toronto District School Board, and an audiobook director for Penguin Random House publishing. Tanisha has been nominated as a director for the Pauline McGibbon Award, and is a recipient of the Canadian Music Publishers Association Songwriters Award. She was keynote speaker for the inaugural Canadian Theatre Educators Conference, and teaches 1st Year Contemporary Scene Study at George Brown Theatre School. Tanisha is a two-time YWCA Woman of Distinction nominee for her commitment to artistic excellence and social justice.