Alexis Milligan


Canadian actor, movement specialist and director Alexis Milligan practices and teaches a diverse range of work from theatre and film to movement direction and puppetry. Among her acting credits are eight seasons with Two Planks and a Passion Theatre, with which Rosalind (As You Like It) and Beowulf earned her Merritt Award nominations. Her choreography and movement creation includes being Movement Director at the Shaw Festival, and movement and puppetry director for the National Theatre of Norway’s A Christmas Carol. Milligan’s passion project is her interdisciplinary performance company, Transitus Creative, specialising in Art Communication and public engagement through the arts. She sits on the steering committees for the Canadian Network of Imagination and Creativity, and for the Atlantic Centre for Creativity, and is a regular guest teacher at NYU Tisch School for the Performing Arts.