Between professional and community engaged theatre productions, musical collaborations and film creation, Renae works to cultivate social justice and inclusiveness in utilizing the creative arts as a mechanism for change.
Since the early 80’s Renae has worked in the arts in Canada, United States and most recently, internationally with her singing group, M’Girl (www.mgirlmusic.ca)
In theatre, she produced, wrote, directed and acted in a variety of Aboriginal stories contributing her music, dramaturgy as well as teaching theatre to the next generation of thespians.
Her most recent work was to musically direct the Secwepemc community play, Tuwitames, in 2014. Later that year, she worked with Caravan Farm Theatre’s winter show in the 2014/15 season, Contest of the Winds, in which she musically directed, sang and acted.
In the spring on 2015, she directed Native Earth Performing Arts and Firehall Theatre’s tour of Drew Hayden Taylors play, God and the Indian.