Alana Gersky

Alana is a natural performer and artist. She has collaborated and performed along with Nina artists in the recent productions of New Voices, Time for Change (2017) and she was puppeteer in the Edmonton Arts Council project, Crooks, and Crowns & Cowboys (2013). Among her accomplishments she is a Special Olympic athlete in both figure skating and rhythmic gymnastics. She has a full schedule and is a member of Voices at the Table, VATTA, an advocacy group for persons with Down Syndrome. She has attended multiple national conferences as member of the Canadian Down Syndrome Society and has spoken to medical students about Down Syndrome and the crossover behaviors of Autism. She says,
“I love to perform and I use it to be a good example.”

She has been coming to the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts for several years. She enjoys creating intricate drawings, paintings and sculpture.
“I like making art because it’s a way to express myself – it’s my own interpretation of how things are.”

New Voices Project

Time for Change was written and composed by Alana Gersky with Raphael Freynet

Vocals by Angela Trudel

Produced and arranged by Raphael Freynet Music Video produced directed and edited by Yvonne DuBourdieu of Arthouse Productions.

This video is part of New Voices presented by ATB Financial with support from the Edmonton Arts Council.

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