Aster Roe Productions
Aster Roe Productions is a small, multi-media production company founded and owned by me. At Aster Roe we believe in the power of storytelling as a vehicle for societal change, and a tool for radical empathy. All our projects place those values at the forefront.
Some of Our Projects
we're joyfully collaborating with Pizza Shark on a narrative non fiction podcast coming soon.
"Home With You"
an award winning short film produced by Aster Roe, and directed by Jane Aster Roe about queer love and found family
currently making the rounds in various festivals
"Why To Be Alive"
A documentary in pre-production on mental illness, neurodiversity, and the long lasting effects of sexual assault and abuse on victims and the lack of justice in the justice system. From Aster Roe Productions
"Let the Elephants Dance"
Let The Elephants Dance is an annual Charity Performance Gala in support of the Canadian Mental Health Association and Kids Help Phone founded by Michelle Crossman. This year we are thrilled to be creating a dance memoir about dissociation and mental illness with Sisu Dance Projects that will be showcased and are proudly sponsoring Let The Elephants Dance to put on the event. Watch the piece here
We're proudly partnered with 2021 Toronto Star's Reader's Choice Small Theatre - Bygone Theatre
Jane was the associate producer and fundraising manager for the 2022/2023 season and Aster Roe continues to support Bygone Theatre.
coming fall 2023, we're thrilled to be expanding on the work we did with Sisu Dance Projects and producing a live show entirely around mental health and dance memoirs with esteemed choreographer Gen Fullerton