Marijka Asbeek Brusse
Marijka is stage manager for the production and school tour of the new youth opera The Flight of the Hummingbird, which will be performed in over 100 schools and community venues in early 2020.
Marijka was raised in Vancouver on the traditional lands of the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam. She is descended from British settlers on her mother’s side and Dutch on her father’s side.
Marijka has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from UBC Theatre and is a Vancouver-based Stage Manager who splits her time among opera, theatre, and dance. Recent stage management credits include La traviata (Vancouver Opera), Silent Light (Banff Centre Opera in the 21st Century), Mixed Nuts (Arts Umbrella Dance Company), Hir (Pi Theatre), Mom’s the Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty (Belfry Theatre), and C’mon, Angie! (Touchstone Theatre). Marijka also spent several years teaching stage management at UBC and working in Festival Artist Logistics and Transportation Management.