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GITA PATTISON - CANADA


Born in Cologne, Germany, Gita began studying theatre in 1989, quickly establishing a reputation as a stand-up comedian. Later she moved on to more serious roles such as Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf and Mephisto in Goethe's Faust.

In 1995 she traveled to Nagpur, India and studied Indian classical music. She then returned to Europe and participated in the creation of TEV and is since than a driving force behind the group. Their first production, The Imaginary Invalid, in which Gita played 'Toinette', was performed for over two years across seven European countries and in India. Back in Europe, Gita moved to Vienna and began studying theatre improvisation and directed a tour production for the Viennese Boys' Choir. To date she has directed six tour productions for this choir. In 2000 she joined the second international TEV production, Mozart's The Magic Flute, not only as the 'Third Boy' but also as the director's assistance. In February, 2001, Gita moved to Canada where she had leading parts in God's Favourite, Snoopy, A Christmas Story and in four TEV Canada productions Faust, Blah-Di-Dha Film Festival, Veni Vedi Whatever and the audio theatre production The Light Princess . She also plays shows with Theatre on the Edge, an improvisation theatre group in her home town Waterloo.

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As 'Toinette in "The Imaginary Invalid"