LimeLight Group

Tanya Davis

Performance Poetry and Electric Folk Music
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Why You Need Tanya

Tanya Davis was the 2011/12 Poet Laureate of Halifax, NS. She is half of the team behind the hit video poem How to be Alone and she tours regularly as a poet, speaker, and musician. She’s been commissioned by the likes of CBC, The National Film Board of Canada, and Canada Games to pen poems and verse for radio, film, and live performance. Tanya has released 4 albums and 2 books and she recently played her first film role, starring in Andrea Dorfman’s feature, Heartbeat.

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Why You Will Love Tanya

“Tanya Davis is a whirling dervish of creativity … [the] poet, spoken word performer and musician has made a name for herself as one of the region’s most vibrant and vital new voices.”

Atlantic Books Today

“The event was a smashing success. Thank you so much for working with us and a big thank you to Lime Light for representing the amazingly talented Tanya Davis. We hope to work together again next year for similar events.”

Sam Kabbara
University of Ottawa

“Halifax’s favourite poet”

Canada Games Opening Ceremony

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