About Us

Evva Massey - Executive & Artistic Director

Evva Massey - Artistic Director

A graduate of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in England, Evva has played many impactful roles including; founder and Artistic Director of Children's Theatre Toronto, Project Co-ordinator for Theatre Ontario's Ontario Playwrights Showcase and was an Early Childhood Educator with The Kinderschool Adlerian Nursery. She is an innovative and creative drama facilitator with many years of progressive experience in program design, development and implementation. Evva is the artistic director for Young Imaginations and has extensive experience in the Toronto District School Board, and the Hastings and Prince Edward County School Board. With the Artsreach Program (Hastings and Prince Edward District School Boards), Evva designed and implemented a drama curriculum at the primary level. She also taught "Expanding Oral Language through Drama in the Elementary, Middle and Secondary School," at York University.

Trained in both the theatre and education, Evva brings her knowledge and passion for the arts and her understanding of students and teachers to create meaningful and exciting learning experiences through drama, enriched with dance, visual arts and music.
Young Imaginations supports the work of the classroom teacher by providing professional development in the classroom. We have had many wonderful individual student success stories come from Young Imaginations work with our schools.

— Susan Davies Curriculum
Co-ordinator for the Arts and Social Sciences,
Hastings and Prince Edward
District School Board