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Warona Setshwaelo

Adjunct Professor, Theatre


Office: S-GM 500.61  
Guy-De Maisonneuve Building,
1550 De Maisonneuve W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 4784

Warona Setshwaelo is a storyteller, mother and activist. Since moving to Tiohtià:ke (Montréal) 16 years ago from Southern Afrika, Warona has immersed herself in the theatre community, working with companies such as  Geordie Theatre, Black Theatre Workshop, The Segal Centre, Tarragon, Centaur, Royal Manitoba Theatre Company in Winnipeg and the Belfry in Victoria.

As well working in films, TV shows and video games.

She is currently the Co-Manager of the Artist Mentorship Program at BTW.

Warona’s Teaching philosophy centres Blackness, using Afro rooted oral traditions and rituals to inform modern day performance practice.

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