Monique Mojica (Kuna/Rappahannock Nations) is an actor and published playwright. She belongs to the second generation of performers spun directly from the web of New York’s Spiderwoman Theater. Her play Princess Pocahontas And The Blue Spots was produced by Nightwood Theatre and Theatre Passe Muraille and CBC has produced a radio drama version of the play. Monique has taught for McMaster University’s Department of Indigenous Studies as well as the Banff Centre for the Arts' Aboriginal Arts Program. She was a former Associate Director of the Centre for Indigenous Theatre, and a past Artistic Director of Native Earth. Theatre performance credits include the premieres of: The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God (Nightwood Theatre/Obsidian Theatre), Red River (Native Earth Performing Arts/Crows Theatre), Mango Chutney (Nightwood), and Sucker Falls (Touchstone Theatre/Ruby Slipper). Other theatre credits include The Tempest (Skylight Theatre), the Canadian National tour of The Rez Sisters (Native Earth) and Jessica (Theatre Passe Muraille). Film and television credits include Nikita, Traders, The Third Miracle, The Rez, Conspiracy of Silence and The Outer Limits. Monique received a Best Supporting Actress nomination from the First Americans in the Arts for her role in Sherman Alexie’s Smoke Signals and was seen most recently in the one-woman show, Governor of the Dew (The National Arts Centre/Globe Theatre).