Marianne is a Costume Maker and Textile Artist working primarily in Community Arts. She teaches sewing and textile techniques across the GTA. She studied Fine Arts the University of Guelph and Fashion and Millenary at George Brown College. She is also a trained Cook and when not busy with costumes can be found making and organizing food for production teams, community members, performers and audiences. She has been the head of costume for many productions at Jumblies Theatre (Like and Old Tale), Arts 4 ALL (I was a Brave Child) and The Community Arts Guild (Train Payanam). She has worked on costumes for Video Cabaret (The War of 1812, The Great War), Aanmitaagzi (When will You Rage) and The Luminato Festival (L’Allegro Movement Project, Winter Snow).