Morning Meditation: Feeding Performance

Artist-scholar and food consultant Aisha Lesley Bentham shares a recipe and teachings from the intersection of cooking and performance. Join us for this mid-week-Morning-Meditation to start your Wednesday (or fill your lunch break).

This workshop is part of a series of #Paprika21 Festival digital offerings celebrating new work by young and emerging artists, and exploring workshops and topics centring around this year’s festival theme of (re)imagining process.

This program is presented with support from Why Not Theatre.

Morning Meditation: Feeding Performance

  • RUN TIME: 1.5 hours
  • Facilitator: Aisha Lesley Bentham


Part of the 2022 Festival

  • May 18 at 11:30 AM EST

Aisha Lesley Bentham

Aisha Lesley Bentham

Aisha Lesley Bentham MA, BFA, internationally trained artist-scholar, wellness coach and vegan chef from Toronto, studied Devising Theater and Performance at, founded RootReach; a multi-disciplinary residency for artists, and has a vegan food and lifestyle brand called choosing.hue. Her research and passion looks at the intersections of cooking and performance and looks to integrate notions of care, eco-somatics and cookery. She is currently a Black Arts fellow at Wildseed center for the Arts and Activism, writing her first book, developing wellness programs and the head of Food and Drink at the Canadian Green Alliance, a non-for-profit bridging the gap between theater and sustainability.


This event will be occurring live over Paprika Theatre Festival’s Facebook page. You do not need a Facebook account to watch.


Live-captions will be available for this event. A recording will be available on Paprika Festival’s Facebook Page following the #HotTopic.


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