• A Festival of Ideas
  • May 2 - 5, 2024
  • Guelph

Jan Henderson

Jan Henderson is one of Canada’s leading clown and mask teachers. For over 30 years she has helped people to get in touch with their most authentic, playful and creative aspect — their inner Wise Fool — and use it to enrich their personal and professional lives. Jan is a co-artistic director of Edmonton clown company, Small Matters Productions, and teaches Clown and Mask in the drama department at the University of Alberta, where she has received four awards for excellence in teaching. She is also a recipient of Global Television’s Woman of Vision Award, and in 2014 she was nominated for an Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award for the Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts, Edmonton.