Ahdri Zhina Mandiela
ahdri zhina mandiela (born May 10, 1953) is a Toronto-based dub poet, theatre producer, and artistic director. She has gained worldwide acclaim for her books, music recordings, film, theatre and dance productions. Mandiela is the founder and artistic director of "b current", a not-for-profit performance arts company in Toronto.
Books and music
- Speshal Rikwes [Poems in Dialect] (p. 1985)
- Dark Diaspora... in Dub (p. 1991) 
- step into my head (1995)
- A Midsummer Night's Dream with "a contemporary, urban interpretation with a Caribbean twist." (2007)
"Who Knew Grannie: A Dub Aria" (2010)
- on/black/stage/women a documentary covering 30 years of contributions made by Black women to Toronto's theatre scene.
- 2006 The Silver Ticket Award, for Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Canadian Theatre
- Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award – Theatre (2007)
- ahdri zhina mandiela Answers.com
- mandiela Archived May 16, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. griots.net
- ahdri zhina mandiela Archived 2010-08-08 at the Wayback Machine. Poet Bureau
- b current Archived April 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
- ahdri zhina mandiela and Ms. Winnie Madikizela - Mandela Archived July 9, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. Britgirlproductions.com
- Speshal Rikwes[permanent dead link] Biblio.com
- Dark Diaspora... in Dub OpenLibrary.org
- ahdri zhina mandiela CD Baby
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream Archived January 1, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
- The Dora Awards Torontoist
- Canada Council names 2007 winners of mid-career award CBCNews
- jumping in head first: an interview with ahdri zhina mandiela Susan Gingell, University of Saskatchewan
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