Sound Composer & Nurse
“Romeo & Juliet: Love is Love“
Born in Mexico City, Gitanjali’s background is in theatre and voice. Highlights include a six-year stint performing as an aerialist, actor, and dancer in ARRA Montréal’s award-winning ‘Ulalena on Maui, and attending l’École Internationale de Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Montreal theatre credits include The Bacchae and Medea and Oedipus Part One: Assembly (Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre), Othello (Segal Centre), Nuclear Sky: The Experiment (Title66 Productions), Battered (Infinitheatre) and with Repercussion Theatre, she played Feste in Twelfth Night and Mark Antony in Julius Caesar. As a vocalist she has recorded and performed internationally. In 2012 she co-created Alicuanta – a staged song cycle which recounts the legacy of her great grandfather. Premiered at the Salle Gesù, Alicuanta was remounted at Aluna Theatre’s Panamerican Routes Festival in Toronto in 2014. The record was released the same year. Gitanjali composes music and also leads choir workshops in Montreal and in Mexico City.