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Halifax Govier: Language-Focused Backgrounds and Performance Training

halifax govier: Since inception, there have also been performances in Calgary, Canmore and Halifax, according to Vancouver Courier. Govier was inspired to help women coming to Canada with literary, language-focused backgrounds who were being held back by their level of English. The project began as a writing workshop seven years ago in Toronto at the Bata Shoe Museum, and it was the curator who suggested the prompt. I wanted the rest of Canada to know what they have to say, what they're bringing with them, says Govier, who recognized early on that vocal and performance training could also help these women. Once we recognize the importance of shoes in our life, it taught me who I am as a person, says Bolow. Nima Bolow says incorporating shoes into her story about fleeing Somalia 10 years ago was akin to taking a personality test. ( As reported in the news.