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Robin Nichol holds a BFA in theatre from the University of Victoria and an MFA in directing from University of British Columbia. She has worked in Vancouver and Victoria as a stage manager, an actor, a lighting designer, a dramaturge, and a director and has been teaching acting and directing for the theatre program at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops since 2004.  She has a had a wild ride and enjoyed life-long friendships with the other Canadian Moms. Personal Mom’s the Word highlights include assistant directing the first production in Scotland, Manchester, and London’s West End.

Published Works

...the way the creators have used their experiences and insights to communicate a whole world of emotions and discoveries means this cabaret can be appreciated and embraced by a much broader audience of men and women. Just don’t forget your Kleenex. The tears are never too far behind the laughter in this one.

Barbara Crook, The Vancouver Sun Vancouver, Canada

…All the stories have the ring of truth and hilarious familiarity, and are cunningly arranged in a structure that is both satisfying and theatrical.

Michael Coveney, The Daily Mail London, UK

Mom’s the Word is a beautifully crafted show, full of warm, tragic-comedy rhythm of life and absolutely impossible to dislike…providing one of the funniest and most enjoyable girls’ nights out currently on offer in Britain.

Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman Glasgow, UK