A graduate of the University of Ottawa Theatre program, where she helped form the University Improv team (MI-6) and performed with them and at competitions for four years. After University she founded the theatre company Dead Unicorn Ink, which specializes in puppets, special effects and new works. DUI has since produced five shows at the Ottawa Fringe Festival and Halifax Fringe Festival, in the TATICS series at Arts Court and other various shows big and small throughout Ottawa. Patrice works as a designer in her adult life and has been nominated for both a Rideau and Capital Critics Circle awards. Her other interests include bouldering, rug hooking, self doubt, and waging war on the ranks of evil with her D and D group. She is supported in life by amazing friends and family (well most of her family, her parents are still wondering why making things up to get people to laugh is a viable life choice)!