Don Bouzek is the founder and Artistic Director of Ground Zero Productions, an Edmonton-based Popular Theatre that for 25 years has developed original works of creative non-fiction for the stage, with a focus on specific communities, social change and Popular Education. He works in both theatre and video, with projects ranging from broadcast programs for Access TV through web-based educational video to small scale community performances of live theatre. He is the recipient of an Alberta Centennial Medal for his work in the arts.
He is a founding Director of ALHI, created in 1999 to collect, preserve and publicize the stories of Alberta’s working people and their organizations. Don has been instrumental in developing the Alberta Labour History Institute’s oral history program, an extensive collection of interviews. He developed 11 web videos for ALHI in honour of the centennial of the founding of the Alberta Federation of Labour in 2012.See all speakers