Roseanne Supernault x REDx Talks by Cowboy Smithx
What I Know Now:
Roseanne Supernault is a Vancouver based, award-winning actress originally from East Prairie Metis Settlement, Alberta. Recognizable from the APTN hit TV Series, "Blackstone," the historical pre-contact epic, "Maina," where she plays the title character, and TIFF Top 10 selection, "Rhymes For Young Ghouls.” Supernault is trained in Theatre, Film, and Television. She graduated from 4 years at Victoria School of the Arts an institution focused on not only the history of the arts, but the execution and constant immersion in the field. Through her teens she spent vital extra-curricular hours dedicated to team sports, film acting workshops, and immersion in First Nations Culture. She was raised by her single father and had an upbringing in a large family; her intrinsic ties to Metis Cree culture and value system is what keeps her balanced in her life and work. Since then she has studied under various acting coaches, but mostly fostered her craft on Film/TV sets and on the stage. She was recently accepted into the Tom Todoroff Acting Conservatory in New York City. You will see her again on the big screen as a lead in the post-apocalyptic sci-fi, “The Northlander,” and the young audience drama, “Juliana and the Medicine Fish.” She has also commenced her journey into teaching and producing - with the former, developing and facilitating Next Gen Acting Workshops, an acting training series grounded in practical approaches to the craft. With the latter, developing film projects, successfully debuting her first short film, “The Nod,” which premiered at the American Indian Film Festival and was nominated for Best Live Short. The ambitious Supernault has broken ground for the path before her, sure to include an auspicious and lucrative career filled with creativity, production, and personal success.