Hamlet – Cast

Back to show page

 

Dan Mousseau, Hamlet

Cameron Johnston, Claudius/Ghost

Annemieke Wade, Gertrude

Thomas Gough, Polonius

Eric Finlayson, Horatio

Sheelagh Daly, Ophelia

Nate Bitton, Laertes

Andrei Preda, Fortinbras/Gravedigger 1

Alan Shonfield, Rosencrantz/Priest

Dylan Evans, Guildenstern/Francisco

Graham Conway, Osric

Nicole Hrgetic, Voltemand/Player

Nikki Duval, Cornelia/Player Queen

Chris Whidden, Marcellus/Gravedigger 2

Reece Presley, Barnardo

Sebastien Darcel-­Sinclair, Player King

Bri Waters, Player

 



Dan Mousseau, Hamlet

Dan MousseauFor Hart House Theatre: Debut.

Selected Credits: Game in The Grand Hysteric (Novel Sidewalk Prod.), John in Miss Julie (Martha Rose Prod.); Joe Conroy in Balm in Gilead, Fluther Good and Fight Captain in The Plough and the Stars, Alfred Stieglitz in 291 Letters (Ryerson Theatre). Film credits: Young Man (Heroes Reborn), Hamlet, (Shakespeare at Play); Ian in Cold Season (Lua Productions); Sam the Sampler in Dreaming is a Private Thing (Half-and-Half Production); Max in Café Caveat (Ryerson Film Productions).

About: Dan Mousseau is an avid actor, teacher and book-lover based in Toronto, but originally from Waterloo, Ontario. Dan recently completed his BFA in Acting at Ryerson University. Dan had the pleasure of creating, co-producing and directing a movement theatre piece called Inertia in the 2015 New Voices Festival.

top

 


Cameron Johnston, Claudius/Ghost

Cameron Johnston, Goon/Poor PersonFor Hart House Theatre: Andre in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Poor Person #1/Goon #1 in Robin Hood: The Legendary Comedy Musical.

Selected Credits: Howie in Rabbit Hole, Jerry in You Are Here (Alumnae Theatre), Frank in St Francis Talks to the Birds (Toronto Fringe), Man in Terrorism, Christopher Sly in Taming of the Shrew, Jack in Vinegar Tom (Royal Porcupine Productions), Flute/Egeus in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Driftwood Theatre Group) Dogberry in Much Ado about Nothing, Touchstone in As you like it (Canopy Theatre).

Upcoming: Clint in The Beast From Planet X (Monkeyman Productions). Also, My wife is pregnant! Love you Mieke!

top

 


Annemieke Wade, Gertrude

Annemieke WadeFor Hart House Theatre: Witch 3 in Macbeth, Queen Margaret in Richard III and Wineva in Criminals in Love.

Selected Credits: Duchess – Mercury Fur (Seven Siblings Theatre Company) Irene Molloy – Hello, Dolly! (Stowe Theatre Guild), St. Francis – St. Francis Talks to the Birds, Ines Serrano – No Exit, Katherine – The Taming of the Shrew, Ellen – Vinegar Tom, Poppet – Black Milk (RPP), Aunt Gert – Lost in Yonkers (Lost Nation Theatre), Helena – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Joan/Nurse Wilson – 7 Stories (Theatre Erindale), Stella – A Streetcar Named Desire, Ophelia – Hamlet (Champlain College Players), Captain Renard – Phoenix II: The Mongolar Maneuver (Monkeyman Productions)

Directing Credits include: Last Night at the Paradise (InspiraTO Festival) Fever Dream (Seven Siblings Theatre Company – Fight Director), The Assignation of Robert Ford: Dirty Little Coward (Still Your Friend – Fight Director) Charlotte’s Web (Toronto Youth Theatre), Free to Be You and Me (Lower Ossington Theatre), Jenny’s Friends (RPP).

Film credits include: Kate – Friends with Strangers (Vigh Entertainment), Cook – Work a Double (Long Weekend Productions) and Esmeralda – Dominoes (Make You Think Productions).

About: Annemieke is the General Manager at Theatre Direct and one of the founding members of Royal Porcupine Productions (RPP).  Before becoming GM, she was the Company Manager at Tarragon, and she continues to exercising her acting chops with voice over work. She holds a MBA from Champlain College, and an HBA from the University of Toronto/Sheridan College in Theatre & Drama Studies/Acting.  Annemieke would like to thank her family for always being enthusiastic about this crazy art thing, and the two loves of her life, Cam and Nardwaur for always being her inspiration.

Follow Annemieke on Twitter! @miekechu

top

 


Thomas Gough, Polonius

Thomas GoughFor Hart House Theatre: Chaplain in A Clockwork Orange, Brabantio in Othello, Old Montague in Romeo and Juliet, Harry Raymond in The Stillborn Lover, Polonius in Hamlet (2006), Cæsar in Julius Cæsar, Hawthorne in Stephen And Mr. Wilde, Gloucester in King Lear, Jellaby in Arcadia, Quince in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hastings in Richard III, Frank Strang in Equus, Jürgen in Bullet For Adolf, Nazi Captain in Bent.

Selected Credits: Louis de Rougement in Shipwrecked! (first annual Kick And Push festival, Kingston, 2015), Don Grey in Human Furniture (Storefront Theatre), Andrew Borden in Blood Relations (Alumnæ Theatre), Gray in Donors (Safeword Theatre), Leonato in Much Ado About Nothing (Single Thread Theatre, Spadina House Museum), Brown in The Memo (Thought For Food Theatre), Creon in Antigone (Soup Can Theatre, Toronto Fringe), Escalus in Romeo And Juliet (Theatre By The Bay, Barrie).

About: Thomas Gough also does film, television, and recording work, and appeared in the short film Somnolence, directed by Chris Di Staulo, which was screened at the Cannes film festival earlier this year.

top

 


Eric Finlayson, Horatio

Eric Finlayson, Paris & EnsembleFor Hart House Theatre: Paris in Romeo and Juliet.

Selected Credits: Actor/Puppeteer/Voice Performer with Disney Cruise Line, Malvolio in Twelfth Night, John/Sylvia/Chorus One in Edge, Alphonse Lebel in Scorched (Written On Water Theatre); Alan Seymour in Picnic, Hector Hushabye in Heartbreak House, Frederick Fellowes in Noises Off!, Handy in The Man of Mode, Pompey in Measure for Measure (University Players); Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bassanio in The Merchant of Venice (Studio Theatre).

About: Eric graduated on the Dean’s Honour Roll at the University of Windsor with a BFA in Acting. He has trained in Suzuki and Viewpoints with Ellen Lauren, J.Ed Araiza, and Akiko Aizawa of the SITI Company of New York.

top

 


Sheelagh Daly, Ophelia

Sheelagh DalyFor Hart House Theatre: Debut

Selected Credits: Theatre – Amy in The Doctor Will See You Now (Sorry Goat Productions), Witch 2 in Weird (Theatre Arcturus), Multiple roles in Buncha-Munsch (New Actors’ Colony Theatre), Sylvia Fowler in The Women, Adèle Varens in Jane Eyre, Beth in String of Pearls (Theatre Erindale), The Referee in Never Swim Alone (Erindale Fringe). Film and Television: Polly Hamilton in Lawmen (Cineflix—Upcoming), Marnie in The Lazarus Files (RDS Media Productions), Adi in The Umbrella Project (Kowalsky Films).

About: Sheelagh is a graduate of the joint Theatre and Acting program between the University of Toronto Mississauga and Sheridan College. She can be seen performing regularly with the improv troupe, Canadian Improv Showcase, and entertaining children across the country with DuffleBag Theatre.

Sheelagh’s demo reel, contact info and full list of credits can be found here >>

top

 


Nate Bitton, Laertes

Nathan BittonFor Hart House Theatre: Jamie in Bone Cage, Romeo/Iago/Chorus in Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), Fight Director for Twelve Night, Goodnight Desdemona, Jesus Christ Superstar, Wedding Singer.

Selected Credits: For Shakespeare Bash’d – Lennox (Macbeth), Mortimer (Edward II), Fight Director (King John) For Rarely Pure – Oliver/Fight Director (As You Like It), Fight Director (Half a League), Fight Director (Valkyrie) For Randolph Theatre – Fight Director (Last Days of Judas Iscariot), Fight Director (Lord of the Flies) Others – Fight Director Nature of the Beast (Safeword Theatre), Demetrius/First Fairy/Snout in Midsummer Nights Dream (Urban Bard), Fight Director in As You Like It (Theatre By the Bay), Fight Director in Mercury Fur (Seven Siblings Theatre), Enobarbus/Fight Director in Antony and Cleopatra (Theatre Elusive), Leo in How Coyote Was Swallowed by the Sandia Mountains (Toronto/Montreal Fringe), Stunt Coordinator in Out With Dad (J. Leaver Productions -Award Winning Webseries)

About: A graduate of UTM/Sheridan, Nate is a Toronto based actor, certified stage combat instructor, teacher and award winning fight director. You can follow all of his thrilling stage combat heroics on twitter @FrostBitton.

top

 


Andrei Preda, Fortinbras/Gravedigger 1

Andrei PredaFor Hart House Theatre: Ferdinand in The Tempest, Dr. Chasuble in The Importance of Being Earnest

Selected Credits: Sanders Dillingham in Commercials for Hamilton(Hammertheatre), Medvedenko in The Seagull (The Chekhov Collective), Kipps in The Woman in Black (Lower Ossington Theatre), Vladimir in Waiting for Godot (Sweet Nothing Productions),

About: Andrei is a Toronto based actor with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Acting degree from the University of Windsor. He has trained with the SITI company as well as with the MICHA Association.

top

 


Alan Shonfield, Rosencrantz/Priest

Alan ShonfieldFor Hart House Theatre: Debut

Selected Credits: Joan of Arc in Henry VI, Part One, Berenger in Rhinoceros, Jack Worthing in The Importance of Being Earnest, Rivers/Young King/Richmond in Richard III, Mathieu in On Love, Banquo in Macbeth (UWaterloo Drama); Bassianus in Titus Andronicus (Synchro Theatre); Conrad in Much Ado About Nothing (Theatre Scarborough).

About: Alan is a recent graduate of the University of Waterloo where he received an Honours BA in Drama and was the recipient of the 2015 Lloy Coutts Acting Award. He previously completed one year of classical training at George Brown Theatre School. His one-act play, Fake Plastic Trees, premiered at the 2014 UpStart Festival. He lives in Toronto.

top

 


Dylan Evans, Guildenstern/ Francisco

Dylan EvansFor Hart House Theatre: Debut

Selected Credits: Balm in Gilead, The Plough and the Stars, Martin Chuzzlewit, Our Class, Love’s Labour’s Lost (Ryerson Theatre School)

About: Dylan is also currently working with Spur-of-the-Moment Shakespeare Collective in their Shakespeare-in-Hospitals program.

top

 


Graham Conway, Osric

Graham ConwayFor Hart House Theatre: Debut

Selected Credits: Vronsky in Anna Karenina and Leicester in Mary Stuart (George Brown Theatre School), Elwood Dowd in Harvey and Pa/Ma Ubu in Ubu Enchained (King’s Theatrical Society), Nick Carraway in The Great Gatsby, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, and Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Upper Canada Repertory Co.)

Upcoming: Captain Hook in Peter Pan (Old Flame Brewing Co.)

About: Follow Graham and partner-in-crime Rochelle Douris as they wreak havoc at music festivals across Ontario at www.grostival.com

top

 


Nicole Hrgetic, Voltemand/Player

Nicole HrgeticFor Hart House Theatre: Debut

Selected Credits: Robin in Shrinking Violet (Atlantic Fringe); Lady Macbeth in Macbeth (Wolf Manor Theatre Collective); Ann in Balm in Gilead, Little Bo Peep in Cinderella, Young Wife in La Ronde, Rosaline in Love’s Labour’s Lost (Ryerson Theatre School).

About: Nicole is a recent graduate of Ryerson Theatre School and she is very excited to be apart of this production.

top

 


Nikki Duval, Cornelia/Player Queen

Nikki DuvalFor Hart House Theatre: Debut

Selected Credits: Theatre – Woman in Fishing (What She Said Productions), Kit in The Circle, Queen in Prey (New Words Festival), Vermandera in The Changeling, Dabby Bryant in Our Countries Good, Scarlett/Rhonda in Lion in The Streets, Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Polina in The Seagull, The Fool in King Lear (The National Theatre School of Canada). Film and Television – Effie Nolan in Murdoch Mysteries (Shaftesbury/CBC), Chewy in Hyena Road (Elevation Pictures).

About: Nikki is a recent graduate of The National Theatre School of Canada and a member of Toronto based theatre company What She Said Productions. Find them on Facebook

top

 


Chris Whidden, Marcellus/Gravedigger

Chris WiddenFor Hart House Theatre: Debut

Selected Credits: Twelfth Night, Othello, Merchant of Venice, Macbeth (Ale House Theatre); New Order (Novel Sidewalk Productions); The Lady’s Not For Burning, Theory (Alumnae Theatre); The Piper, Summerfolk (Ryerson Theatre)

About: Chris is a graduate of the Performance Acting program from Ryerson Theatre School and recipient of their Edna Khubyar Acting Award.

top

 


Reece Presley, Barnardo

Reece PresleyFor Hart House Theatre: Debut

Selected Credits: Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire (UC Follies, Domino Theatre, Epic Theatre); Felix in The Eagle with Two Heads (Fish2Fry Prod.); Dr. Lyman Sanderson in Harvey (Grand Theatre); Ben in Night of the Living Dead (Kingstown Players); Ariel in The Pillowman, Macduff in Macbeth, Don Pedro in Much Ado about Nothing, Tyrell/Rivers in Richard III, Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet, Saturnius in Titus Andronicus (Vagabond Theatre); Carson in Dust, Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, (Queen’s Major)

Film Credits include: Cal in Suicide Squad (Atlas Entertainment); Enforcer in American Grace (Angelheart Prod.); Mitchell in Red Spring (Cloud Mirror Entertainment); Kurt in Vagabond (Indigo7 Prod.); Buddy in Holy Hell (Rogues Gallery Prod.)

About: Reece Presley is an actor, based in Toronto, but originally from Kingston, Ontario. Reece graduated from Queen’s University with a BAH in Applied Economics.

top

 


Sebastien Darcel-Sinclair, Player King

Sebastien Darcel-SinclairFor Hart House Theatre: Debut

Selected Credits: Boland in Dogfight, Warner in Legally Blonde, Sir Galahad in Monty Python’s Spamalot, John Wilkes Booth in Assassins, Jack Stone in Reefer Madness (Queen’s Musical Theatre), Aldolpho in The Drowsy Chaperone (Blue Canoe Porductions).

About: Sebastien is a Toronto based actor and a recent BAH graduate of Queen’s University in Drama and English.

top

 


Bri Waters, Player

Brian WatersFor Hart House Theatre: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, High Fidelity: The Musical, Jerry Springer: The Opera.

Selected Credits: Gingers in Love: A Folk Musical (WatersEdge), Rocky Horror Show (LOT), The Who’s Tommy, Jesus Christ Superstar (BMT), bare: The Canadian Premiere (WatersEdge).

About: Bri is an actor, director, playwright, singer/songwriter and indie theatre producer in Toronto. He trained at Brock University, Sheridan College, the Stratford Festival and University of Toronto and is currently the Artistic Director of the WatersEdge Theatre Collective. His plays, A Tide in the Affairs and Moored will premiere in 2016 along with the remount of his hit musical Gingers in Love. www.watersedgetheatre.ca

top