undergraduate degree is in the arts and theatre. She uses the arts in
her research, her teaching and in her work with schools. Jane has
written original plays for children and has adapted children’s stories
As a member of the
Playwright’s Assembly (2003-2005), Neptune Theatre, Jane began writing
plays for adults. Adie’s Postcards was first conceived there
and went on to have a Kitchen Table
Reading arranged through PARC, September 2004.
The play was shortlisted in December 2004
by Nightwood Theatre for the Groundswell Festival. In 2005, Adie’s
Postcards was selected by Sarasvati Productions for a public
reading at FemFest. As part of this honour, Jane worked with
dramaturge Deborah Tihanyi.
Jane is currently a
member of PARC (Playwrights’ Atlantic Resource Centre) and the Nova
Scotia Writers Federation.