Shifra Cooper is a passionate educator, community artist and choral director with over ten years experience working with children, families and people of all ages. Shifra is committed to combining her artistic and educational practice in order to build community through story, song, movement, performance, creative technology and craft-making. In 2020, she completed a Masters of Teaching Degree from OISE. Her Masters research focused on integrating singing into elementary classrooms.
Shifra has worked on community arts projects across Canada, including with MABELLEarts, Jumblies Theatre, Vancouver Moving Theatre, Spence Neighbourhood Association, AlgomaTrad, and Thinking Rock Community Arts. She has received a nomination for the Leslie Bell Prize for Choral Conducting (2016), and a Metcalf Performing Arts Internship (2017).