Actor/writer/director/academic/activist Terri Hawkes works in theatre, film, television, radio and communities across Canada and the US.
She has been honoured by nods for the Gemini Award, ACTRA Award, U.S. Soap Opera Award, and the Herman Voaden National Playwriting Award.
Ms. Hawkes brings her passion for social justice and gender equity to her creative work – usually through a comedic lens - while living out her activist mission to support women and youth in the arts as Artistic Director for art4you.
Onstage, Offstage, and On The Page
Lady Ada's Secret Society
Lady Ada's Secret Society (L.A.S.S.) is disguised as a show about girls who prank, but its deeper purpose is to give role models to girls 9 - 15 who are considering technological fields as a career. This nine-episode series will be released as a digital original on the marbleKids YouTube channel and aims to provide comedic role models to girls interested in STEM.
Release: April 15, 2022
Marble Kids Official YouTube Channel
Bee and PuppyCat
Bee and PuppyCat is an American animated streaming television series created and written by Natasha Allegri. The series revolves around Bee (voiced by Allyn Rachel), an unemployed twenty-something, and a mysterious creature named PuppyCat (voiced by the Vocaloid program Oliver).
Release: 2022 on Netflix
Writing, Directing, Producing, Teaching
Terri has two television projects in development – both primetime dramedies focusing on mid-aged women reinventing themselves in the wake of life changing events: falling, getting up; tripping, crawling up; faceplanting – rising up; but always getting up – and finally – thriving (sort of)… you get the picture.
She is also developing a family friendly feature – featuring a senior, a kid, and a canine - highlighting the importance of “connection” between living beings.
Terri also continues her work with youth in under-resourced areas – supporting their access to the arts, mentoring, and teaching writing and film making.
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