Kit Tough, Lead Associate Artist

Kit Tough has been an Associate Artist with Arts4All since 2011.  Kiersten is director and actor who studied acting at Dalhousie University. She has performed with Theatre New Brunswick, Mulgrave Road Theatre, Two Planks and a Passion, Live Bait Theatre and Eastern Front Theatre. She was a member of the acclaimed Halifax physical theatre company Zuppa Theatre Co. She has studied with Philippe Gaulier and Mump and Smoot. Since moving to Toronto she has created and performed Lear’s Shadow and Hellooo for The Cooking Fire Theatre Festival in Dufferin Grove Park, and co-created and performed in Stranger Theatre’s Hanging of Franciose Laurent, at Summerworks (2010) and the Blyth Festival (2011). She has been a lead artist at Arts4All since 2011. Kiersten was assistant director for Jumblies Theatre’s Like an Old Tale in 2011, and directed Arts4All’s I Was A Brave Child, a multi-media celebration of a community radio play in 2013. Kiersten performed Arts4All’s Down in the Deeps and is directing Arts4All's upcoming parade, Here Is My Friend!