Joanna Caplan is a theatre artist and arts educator who has worked and trained extensively with Double Edge Theatre in Ashfield, Massachusetts. Her solo show, Total Verrückt! had its Canadian premiere in Charlottetown at the Island Fringe Festival in 2013, and has since toured to Detroit, New Orleans, Baltimore, Toronto and LA. A longtime practitioner of yoga, Joanna uses elements of her practice to inform her approach to theatre. She has recently expanded her theatre practice to explore the martial art Kalaripayattu, as well as the performance practice Ottanthullal, both forms originating in the Indian state of Kerala.