Wendy Gorling

Wendy Gorling, Movement Coach

Pacific Opera Victoria

October, 2012

Wendy is a Vancouver actor, choreographer, and movement coach. She was co-creator and director, with Morris Panych, of The Overcoat a non-verbal music piece that has toured internationally. At the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, she choreographed the movement for Moby Dick and The Trojan Women, and she was the movement coach for Vancouver Opera's Susannah and for two of Spirit of the West's videos. 

As an actress, Wendy has been a member of two alternative theatre companies: Axis Theatre, which she co-founded, and Tamahnous Theatre. Some of her favorite acting roles have been in A Flea in her Ear, The School for Scandal, The Visit, Seven Stories, Blithe Spirit, Blue Window, The Imaginary Invalid , and The School for Scandal.

She has received six Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards, and is a graduate of the prestigious École Le Coq in Paris.

Wendy teaches physical theatre and acting at Studio 58, Langara College's theatre program. She was featured in the book Theatre Without Borders as a master teacher and has been inducted into the British Columbia Entertainment Hall of Fame.

September 2012

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