Bio and Work

Rosemary Georgeson  (Coast Salish and Sahtu Dene) was born and raised in the commercial fishing industry, spending the first half of her life trolling between Galiano Island and Prince Rupert.  Since leaving the industry, Rosemary has worked as a storyteller, playwright and filmmaker. Rosemary’s passion is in bringing youth, Elders and ancestors together through storytelling. Her stories are deeply rooted in her family history on Galiano Island. Georgeson has been recognized for her collaboration and sharing of stories with the award-winning play and CBC radio documentary Women in Fish . In 2014 she was the Storyteller in Residence at the Vancouver Public Library (2014).

AGAINST THE CURRENT, AKA FISHSTIX, (2016)
SEASONS OF THE SEA (2016)
STORYTELLER,  (2016)
VANCOUVER PUBLIC LIBRARY STORYTELLER IN RESIDENCE (2015)
STORYSHARING at the Galiano Island library (January 2015)
TALKING STICK FESTIVAL (February 2015)
BIGHOUSE PROJECT with Vancouver Moving Theatre (Spring of 2015)
‘MY NAME IS …’ reading at the Heart of the City Festival (Fall of 2015)
STORYWEAVING PROJECT (2012)
A COMMUNITY REMEMBERS (2012)
DAMMED IF YOU DO, WHAT IF YOU DON’T (2010)
VANISHING (2009)
SQUAW HALL PROJECT (2008-2011)
EDWARD CURTIS PROJECT: Haida Gwaii and Northern Tour (2008)
DAY OF THE DEAD, “ISLAND STYLE” (2006, 2007, 2008)
SHADOWS PROJECT (2006)
FROM WHERE WE SPEAK (2005)
WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER WITH SAVANNAH WALLING (2005-2006)
WOMEN IN FISH (2004)
DOWNTOWN EASTSIDE COMMUNITY PLAY (2003)
RARE EARTH ARIAS (2003)

 

 

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