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DeAnn deGruijter

MFA Theatre Performance + Education, Registered EXA Practitioner + Consultant, Performer + Voice Artist deGroovy ArtsOwner/Inspiritrix
Home Toronto Toronto Ontario M4L 3W4 Canada Cell Phone: 14166165442 Website: deGroovyArts


DeAnn is a theatre-based Expressive Arts Practitioner incorporating play, whimsy, spirituality, mindfulness and somatic listening and release. She is coordinator and faculty at the Haliburton School of Art and Design and holds a Master’s degree in performance and education with a specialist in EXA. DeAnn offers classes, workshops and courses for adults and youth with a special fondness for seniors and those in memory care and their providers. DeAnn is mobile and adaptable to individuals, groups and organizations with a creative curiosity and a desire for stress and anxiety reduction, support, resilience, self discovery and artful play!


You do not need any prior art experience to enjoy and benefit from working with DeAnn and her sliding fee schedule.

You do not need to be fluent in English! So much can be accomplished without words or fluency in any language 🙂

DeAnn is also trained in Therapeutic Clown, Mindfulness Based Stress + Anxiety Reduction, Reiki and Voice



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OEATA respects and honours the work of our:

  • Expressive Arts Practitioners (EAP)
  • Expressive Arts Therapists (ExAT)
  • Peer Movement Specialists (ExA or ExAT and /or RP)
  • Registered Psychotherapist, ExAT’s (RP, ExA or ExAT)
  • Affiliates (Training institutes, Supportive Businesses)

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