moving to Pender Island, BC, in 1996 Sheila has acted in and directed
for Pender Solstice Theatre. She won a VancouverActFest
contest with her role in Judith Thompson's "Pink".
In 2000 Sheila played the lead, Constance Ledbelly, in Goodnight
Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), by Ann-Marie MacDonald
and was awarded Best Actress by adjudicator Andrew McIlroy at Theatre
BC's South Island Zone Festival. Other roles have included playing
Hedda in Henrick Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" and Rita
in Willy Russell's "Educating Rita" amongst others.
Sheila has also directed Marsha Norman's "Night Mother"
and David Ive's "Mere Mortals".
VALENTINE' SENDS A HUGE BOUQUET OF THANK YOUs TO ALL OF YOU
WHO CAME AND SHARED A GLASS OF WINE IN A VINEYARD WHERE THE GRAPE
was the single most joyful experience I have had as an actor to
connect with all of you who came to the see the show. And thank
you again to my director Ron Pollock and Producer Megan Fisher and
to Morning Bay Farms and to my incredible team who helped put the
whole show together. With your help we managed to raise $6000.00
for Sheilas film Kathleens Closet.
is planning a 2005 Summer Tour of British Columbia Vineyards to
help raise funds for Sheilas next film. We will keep you posted.