Abagail Vanmerlin

CAD Co-Founder


Abagail is a co-founder of The Centre for Artistic Development a mother to three children, a local business owner, serial entrepreneur, and former director of marketing with corporate Calgary. Abagail is passionate about art and theatre and believes The Centre for Artistic Development has the ability to impact the lives of working professionals and students who are passionate about the performing arts, by providing a low-cost framework to develop, collaborate and perform original work. Abagail is a graduate of the master class program at Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio, attended Theatre Alberta’s 2019 Emerge Auditions, and is a recent graduate of the two-year actors training program at Ecole Philippe Gaulier in Paris, France.

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Abagail has created internationally recognized and award winning brands through her work in brand strategy and design.
Abagail is a fake extreme athlete and has competed in Ironman Canada amoung other endurance events in Canada and across the globe.