Aida Jordão is a theatre artist specializing in popular theatre, including Augusto Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed methodology. Aida holds an Acting Diploma from the Drama Studio, England and an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree in Cinema Studies from the University of Toronto. She is currently pursuing a Masters Degree at the Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama at the University of Toronto As an actor, director and playwright, Aida has worked with many ground-breaking theatre companies in Toronto such as Nightwood Theatre, Theatre Passe Muraille, Ground Zero Productions and the Company of Sirens. She has also directed popular theatre projects with union activists, immigrants and refugees, women's groups, people with disabilities, youth and sundry progressive communities. International work includes two years with Teatro O Bando in Portugal, a project with Teatro Teyocoyani in Nicaragua and continuing collaboration with Teatro Escambray in Cuba. Aida's most recent project was Yes, I Can! with the Society of Portuguese People with Disabilities.