Dale Ladouceur has the distinction of being one of very few Chapman Stick players in Canada. Ladouceur has worked professionally in a variety of bands, duos and in solo performance since 1991. Ladouceur's work gave her the opportunity to take part in many interesting collaborations with artists like Bruce Cockburn, Angelique Kidjo, Artis the Spoon Man, John Hammond Jr. and Valdy. She has performed in groups led by The Lincolns, Laura Smith, Laura Vinson, Lester Quitzau, Bill Bourne and Tacoy Ryde. Her work has taken her from coast to coast in Canada and overseas in Europe where she has charmed and mesmerized people with her riveting musicianship and warm presence. Her critically acclaimed original project "Dale Ladouceur and the Broke Ensemble", (originally The Mavens), has received regular rotation on national and international radio. Recently Ladouceur has branched out into writing soundscapes for a number of Canadian theatre companies and has just finished the soundtrack for the American documentary; "50 years of Transplant History" for the American Kidney Foundation. Spring/Summer of 2007 Ladouceur has been composing what she describes as a "Zappaesque-Cantata" on the pharmaceutical industry. She is also working on securing the rights to allow her to write a concept disc on the storyline and characters of the Tom Robbins novel; "Jitterbug Perfume". Ladouceur is also a political writer and activist who has written a number of comprehensive articles that have been published internationally. Her articles have covered such topics as the Multilateral Agreement on Investment, climate change, ozone depletion, water privatization and exposé's on the popular press and ethical conduct in the media. Featured interviews include such Canadian icons as Peter C. Newman, Gwynne Dyer and David Suzuki. She is on the Board of Directors of The Toxics Watch Society, the Board of Directors of the maverick theatre company Theatre Yes and has actively promoted and supported a number of environmental non profits. In 1999 Ladouceur scored an exclusive interview with the Godfather of Rap/Hip-Hop; Gil Scott Heron, (The Revolution Will Not Be Televised). Most recently Ladouceur went head to head with the cast of the Canadian cult hit show Trailer Park Boys.