A lifelong artist, check out Irene’s other interests and pursuits:
Films and video
Irene loves filmmaking and has been the writer/director of numerous short films that have screened at festivals and on TV.
Acting and comedy
Irene has studied and performed improv comedy with Theatresports and The Annex improv and was in numerous sketch comedy troupes including What’s Next and Vitriol Garden. She has also appeared in numerous theatrical projects in Toronto and St. John’s, as well as film projects. She also got kicked out of clown school – true story.
Art direction, marketing,
She also has extensive marketing and web development experience. Irene has worked at advertising agencies as a writer and creative director. She also consults and works with other artists, writers, musicians and small business owners. See her marketing tips for musicians, artists and other small businesses at the Strange Duck Media Blog.
Good things happen to those who blog. Irene got a free trip to Hollywood paid for by Ford Escape. You can read all about it here. (The blog is dormant now, but will soon be recreated as a comedy site for women.)
She was also the official blogger of the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival in 2007.