At this touching base Val Lieske explores with us what the local church might do to make space for artists.

Val Lieske is the founder and Artistic Director of Fire Exit Theatre as well as the Associate Director of the Theatre Program at Ambrose University and an instructor with Alberta Bible College. She has a BA in Theatre & Speech from Trinity Guild University (UK) and has worked with numerous churches and theatre companies. Val also works as a freelance writer, educator, performer, and public speaker. She has become a chaplain to the arts community and enjoys nothing more than drinking strong coffee with creative people.