2 and a half years ago, I created a Go Fund Me campaign. It was to help pay for me to have neurosurgery in the States – one of two…
Ophira is a comedic writer/performer and producer living in the centre of the universe, otherwise known as Toronto. After watching her first musical at age 3, she decided that she wanted a career in the arts, and hasn't looked back since. She studied opera performance at UBC before chronic illness decided to interrupt her degree, leading her to develop a great relationship with Netflix and her bed. A few years, several diagnoses and a couple of surgeries later, Ophira has graduated from Second City's Sketch Conservatory and Writing Programs and focuses on creating work that explores concepts of illness and disability through art.
This campaign is me, fighting for my life and the lives of those around me, the best way that I know how. I can’t physically take to the streets and I’m too tired to yell.
All I can do is offer a glimpse of my world. All I have is what I am. Here. Not always upright, but still standing.