Alice Nelson


Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, Ms.Sugarcoat is eager to mold the young minds of the future. But university textbooks didn’t prepare her for helicopter parents, entitled high-needs students, and political correctness at the cost of telling the truth. When Pat the Beaver shows up, Ms.Sugarcoat’s delicately controlled world threatens to implode.

A show for teachers, beaver lovers and you, because you are special.

“Nelson is painfully funny”– Winnipeg Free Press

Creative Team

Written and Performed by Alice Nelson
Director and Creative Consultant- Dennis Cahill
Creative Consultants- Dennie McMahon, Shannan Calcutt
Designer – Ian McFarlene
Sound Designer- Aidan Lytton
Created with the support of Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Calgary Animated Objects Society

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Ms.Sugarcoat teaches the History of Canada
Ms.Sugarcoat performed at the 2014, Calgary, Alberta