Born in Newfoundland, Lois Brown (B.A. UofA; MEd. MUN) is an original member of Neighbourhood Dance Works, and eventually became its curator (1982–1992). She received the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award for outstanding achievement in theatre from The Canada Council for the Arts (2005) and was inducted into Dance Collection Danse Hall of Fame (2019). Lois’s work I AM A GENIUS DOES ANYONE HERE KNOW ME? toured to Toronto, Calgary, and Cork (Ireland) and will be remounted in Montréal 2025.