In this Quick Selfie, Stefanie Buxton tells us about some of her faves! Be sure to check out Imago Theatre’s Her Side of the Story: Revision to Resist, the festival that takes four iconic stories and revises or retells them to center women’s perspectives. Click here for more information.
Stefanie Buxton is a maid in The Penelopiad.
What was your favourite activity as a child?
Building snow forts to resemble the interior design of Yoda’s kitchen from The Empire Strikes Back.
What inspires you?
Innovation: like a magnificent blue electric current; like the seed of a new venture.
If you were not in this career, what do you think you would do for a living?
Chef, culinary creator of deliciousness for everyone’s tummies.
What is your dream vacation spot?
Scotland, and even though I’ve been there five times there is always more land to discover and every time I’ve been there, I feel like I am home
What was the last book you read?
The Broom of the System by David Foster Wallace. One of the most remarkable reads I have had in a long time — hilarious and eerily on point with the state of things in our world — in terms of the environment, the North American political climate, religious fanaticism, gender relations, the Internet, the output of information in media (true and false) and trust between lovers.
This piece was written and submitted by Stefanie Buxton.