Anita has been working in the world of theatrical and filmic violence since her discovery of stage combat while attending Humber’s Acting for Film & TV program. Since graduation, Anita has worked acted aggression on stage with the Blyth Festival (2014: Fight Director of Kitchen Radio, Stag & Doe), the Canadian Opera Company (2014\15\16: Assistant Fight Master of Don Quichotte, Die Walkure, Carmen), and the Stratford Festival (2013: Assistant Fight Director and 2017: Associate Fight Director). She has most recently worked on The 39 Steps at Centaur Theatre in Montreal. Anita is also the Stage Combat Instructor at the National Theatre School in Montreal, and with the Academy of Dramatic Combat in Toronto. Anita also works as a stunt performer for film and TV (selected credits: Dark Matter – lead double, KIN -stunt actor, Designated Survivor, 12 Monkeys, Murdoch Mysteries).
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