Broken Turtle Productions

proudly presents:

Roller Derby Saved My Soul

Written & Performed by Nancy Kenny

Directed by Tania Levy

Run time: 55 minutes (75-80 with roller derby demonstration & community events)

Rated PG-13 for Mature Language


About the Show

Photo credit: Richard Gilmore

Photo credit: Richard Gilmore

Since premiering at the Ottawa Fringe Festival in 2011, Roller Derby Saved My Soul continues to charm audiences around the world. The play is an award winning, critically acclaimed, one-woman action-adventure comedy on wheels. 

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About NAncy

Photo credit:  Hill Peppard

Photo credit: Hill Peppard

Originally from Bathurst (NB), Nancy Kenny is a fluently bilingual actor, writer, producer, arts marketing and social media professional. She is the creative force behind Roller Derby Saved My Soul and the feature-length documentary On the Fringe.

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Book cover:  Michael Butler

Book cover: Michael Butler

Buy the play now!

Additional books, shirts, stickers and buttons can also be purchased in the lobby before and after performances of the show.

Upcoming performances



Please contact us if you would like to book a performance in your town.


Roller Derby is one of the fastest growing sports in the world!


We're thrilled by all the love and support we have received from local roller derby teams across North America. If you would like to bring Roller Derby Saved My Soul to your community, we can work with you to create an event to be remembered.



Roller Derby Saved My Soul (the song)


performed by Uncle Leon and the Alibis
words and music by Leon Chase, copywright 2007
We're grateful to Leon Chase for the use of his song in our production.
Download your own copy and show his some love: