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Leslie McCurdy
  Local artist Leslie McCurdy has many job descriptions including playwright, actor, performance artist, dancer, choreographer, singer and teacher. McCurdy was born in Windsor. She has performed as Billy Holiday in the successful production of “Lady Day” at the Capital Theatre. Her one-woman show “The Spirit of Harriet Tubman” was an inspiration. McCurdy wrote the play about the life of the Underground Railroad heroine and brought the story to life with her moving performance. She followed up the success of “The Spirit of Harriet Tubman” with the program “Things my Fore-Sisters
Saw”. Leslie McCurdy has presented “Things my Fore-Sisters Saw” to many students as an important part of their study of Canadian history.
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