Ann-Bernice Thomas

Ann-Bernice is a multi-disciplinary artist, creating work in poetry, theatre, film, dance, prose, and music. Since moving to Victoria in 2014, Ann-Bernice has been the city’s Youth Grand Slam Champion (2015), and the city’s Youth Poet Laureate of 2016. In the summer of 2017, Ann-Bernice co-created and directed an award winning Fringe Show, Monica vs. the Internet: Tales of a Social Justice Warrior, which is going on a cross Canada tour next summer (2019). Ann-Bernice has also received the VACC Community Excellence Award, and Best Screen Narrative from the Sunscreen Film Festival. // Ann-Bernice is now the co-artistic director of COLORQODED, a QTIPOC arts collective dedicated to serving and supporting the IPOC and LGBTQIA+ communities, with a focus on increasing QTIPOC visibility through art. And is writing and producing a play set to premier March 1st & 2nd, 2019.