Physical Theatre Performer , Teacher and Director
Artistic Director of Physically Speaking
Ardyth first trained with mime artist Adrian Pecknold at The Manitoba Theatre School in
Winnipeg and then received a scholarship with The Manitoba Theatre Centre to further her
studies with Mime Unlimited School of Physical Theatre (Jacque Le Coq) in Toronto (graduate).
Ardyth studied master clown and buffoon with Philippe Gaulier, plus
of mime, corporeal mime, Commedia Dell’ Arte, movement studies. slap stick and comedy. Ardyth
holds a B.A in theatre studies from the University of Winnipeg and a graduate with Second City Conservatory.
Ardyth has toured throughout North America with Mime Unlimited, Theatre Beyond Words
and many other companies. Ardyth performs and directs under her Physically Speaking
Company. Ardyth since 1987 has regularly performed classic mime,
Charlie Chaplin, “Beth Hickadilly” (a medieval character) at festivals,corporate events and many more venues.
When Ardyth is not performing, she is busy teaching physical
theatre all over Canada and Internationally.