Monique is dedicated to community engagement and development through the arts and is an advocate for the arts and culture sector in Canada. Monique attended the University of Windsor for Drama in Education and the Community as well as the BFA Acting program. As a performer, she trained at the National Ballet School of Canada, Moscow Art Theatre in Russia, The Stratford Theatre Festival, and with the SITI Company. Monique has worked as the Programs Coordinator for Equity in Theatre, the Artistic Producer for Rarely Pure Theatre, a Workshop Facilitator for CPAMO (Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario), and the Public Relations Manager for Playwrights Guild of Canada. She is now the Co-Chair of the Communications Committee of the Canadian Arts Coalition and the General Manager of Globus Theatre.