Ben Barkworth, Hair and Wig Designer
Jeremy Hutton, Fight Choreographer
Eunji Lee and Yvonne Lee, Assistant Stage Managers
Pan-Pan Chu, Faiza Mahmud, Jules Mendoza and Melissa Pulch, Wardrobe Build Crew
Jordan Clark, Lila Mackenzie and Marie Trotter, Board Operators
Melanie Chiro, Jayden Hsueh, Lingeswaren Rama Moorthy Toshie Murohashi and Caroline Jung Shim, Production Assistants
For Hart House Theatre: Director for The Importance of Being Earnest, Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
Selected Credits: 9 To 5: The Musical (Scarborough Music Theatre); Empty Boxes (Homestead Theatre Project); Parfumerie, Funny Money, Every Christmas Story Ever Told… (Scarborough Players); Brian Froud’s One Man Show Extravaganza (Toronto Fringe); The Festivities, Never Swim Alone (Erindale Fringe); God (Coreplayers Theatre); As Assistant Director, Jessie’s Landing (Lighthouse Festival Theatre); Pride and Prejudice (Theatre Erindale).
About: Cory is an Award Winning Voice Performer and the Voice of The CHRGD Channel.
*The participation of this Artist is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance/Opera/Theatre Policy (DOT).
For Hart House Theatre: Jerry Springer–The Opera, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, High Fidelity – The Musical, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Richard III, Cabaret, Romeo and Juliet, The Wedding Singer – The Musical, The Importance of Being Earnest, and most recently; We The Family.
Selected set and costume design Credits: Blind Date (Tarragon Theatre and World Stage; Dora nominated: outstanding production); The Immigrant (Harold Green Jewish Theatre); A Christmas Carol (Theatre North West); Real Estate, Mourning Dove, In Piazza San Dominico (Sudbury Theatre Centre); 39 Steps (Gin Soak’d Productions); Venus in Fur (Theatre Kingston); War of the Roses (Theatre Aquarius); The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Easy Street Productions); Napoleon: The Musical, No Way to Treat A Lady (Talk Is Free Theatre).
Upcoming: One Night Only: The Greatest Musical Never Written (presented at Factory Theatre Mainspace)
Other: Brandon recently spent five season with the Stratford Festival of Canada as a design assistant and has assisted on projects in New York, Los Angeles and across Canada. For more information and Brandon’s portfolio please visit www.brandonkleimandesign.com
Selected Credits: For the Lower Ossington Theatre: Evita, Hair, Spamalot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The Sound of Music, Rent, Cabaret, Little Shop of Horrors, The Woman in Black, Dora’s Pirate Adventure, Next to Normal, The Mousetrap, Buddy Holly and Stinky Kids. Acting credits include: Handle with Care (Tangled Web), Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Rose Theatre), Reggie in Some Girls (Empty Suitcase), Alice in Closer (Mnemonic Productions), The Fairy Godmother in Cinderella (GTA Pantomime), Iris in Lysistrata (Canopy Theatre) and performs in Tails at Sickkids Hospital. Recently, Kathleen received the Television Bureau of Canada’s Bessie award for best performance in a commercial.
About: Kathleen is actively acting and designing in the Toronto theatre and film/TV scene. Updates @ www.kathleenblack.com
For Hart House Theatre: Lighting Designer for This Is For You Anna, The Tempest, Lighting Board Operator for Romeo and Juliet (2005), Othello (2004)
Selected Credits: Associate Lighting Designer for Chicago (Drayton Entertainment), 7 Monologues (Luminato Festival), Lighting Designer for 39 Steps (Gin Soak’d Productions) Director’s Project 2014 (Shaw Festival), Force (George Brown Dance), Munsch-O-Mania (George Brown Theatre). Lighting Director for Triple Bill Tour (ProarteDanza), Taj (Sampradaya Dance Creations) and Ballet Jorgen Canada from 2008 – 2011.
About: Joseph has spent three seasons as Assistant Lighting Designer for the Shaw Festival and has also assisted at Theatre Aquarius, Soulpepper Theatre, Canadian Stage, and The Banff Centre. Joseph is currently studying Architectural Lighting Design at Ryerson University. www.josephpatrick.ca
Selected Credits: Butcher (Why Not Theatre/Butcher’s Block), UNBXBL (Gadfly), Klorofyl (Gadfly, presented by DansEncore), The Book of Sandalwood (inDANCE), 8th Annual Showcase (Outside Looking In), Unleashed 2015 (George Brown Dance), Silent Voices (Dancetheatre David Earle), Project L (Human Body Expression), ASM for Yonge-Dundas Stage (Toronto Pride), Aforismo (Gadfly), Assistant Stage Manager/Metcalf Foundation Intern for Toronto Dance Theatre’s 2012/2013 Season. For the Lower Ossington Theatre: Avenue Q, Always ABBA, Rocket Man, Hey Jude, Beauty and the Beast, Don’t Stop Me Now, Ice Queen.
For Hart House Theatre: Into the Woods, Hamlet, We the Family, This is for You Anna, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Tempest, The Importance of Being Earnest, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), The Wedding Singer, Twelfth Night, Bone Cage, Bent, Robin Hood, Romeo and Juliet.
Selected Credits: The 39 Steps (Gin-Soak’d Productions), The Woolgatherer (Toronto Fringe Festival), Escape from Happiness (Alumnae Theatre), It’s a Wonderful Life: the Live Radio Play, Hairspray, RENT (Lower Ossington Theatre), The Other Side of the Cubicle (Bay Street Performers), the dreamer examines his pillow (JR Theatre). Film: High School Health (Luminato Festival), Honey, I’m Home! (Scotiabank Nuit Blanche).
About: Jackie is a set and props designer specializing in period work for theatre, short films and commercials.
For Hart House Theatre: Assistant Director in Jesus Christ Superstar, Assistant Stage Manager in The Wedding Singer.
Selected Credits: As actor – Kelly in Evening Of The Dead (UC Follies), Frankie in A Killer Story (Hart House Players), Teresa in Marion Bridge (SRB Theatre)
About: Rebecca is in her final year of undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, majoring in Drama and Psychology. She hopes to pursue her passion for theatre via every avenue, be it directing, acting, writing, etc.! She cannot thank Hart House enough for becoming her second home, and she is beyond excited to be involved in this fantastic production!
** supported by the Dr. David E. Gardner Apprentice Director Program
For Hart House Theatre: Hamlet (Wardrobe Construction Crew), The Tempest (Assistant Costume Designer), Jesus Christ Superstar (Wardrobe Construction Crew).
Selected Costume Design Credits: In The Net (Short film), Grease! (B.C.I).
About: Agustine is a high school student studying to be a costume designer. She loves historical costumes, jazz, and Hart House. She is currently a sewing instructor at Alpha II Alternative School.
For Hart House Theatre: Stage Manager for U of T Festival of Dance 2015, Assistant Stage Manager for Into the Woods, We the Family, The Importance of Being Earnest, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet).
Selected Credits: Stage Manager for Boston Marriage (Headstrong Collective), bare: a pop opera (Woodsworth Performing Arts Collective). Assistant Stage Manager for Home For Boys (UC Follies), Theatre of Magic (Tafelmusik). Writer and Production Manager for Green Gables Fables (independent webseries).
About: Lucy is a fourth year student at U of T studying biochemistry and neuroscience.