Leslie Arden is a director, music director, teacher, composer, lyricist and librettist who has written and composed over a dozen musicals, including the critically acclaimed and multi-award-winning The House of Martin Guerre and the Chalmers Award winning The Happy Prince. She’s spent four seasons as a composer with The Stratford Festival, and she is currently at work on two new commissions, one for The Grand Theatre, and another for Queens’ University’s Dan School of Drama and Music.
Janelle is a writer, performer, singer, and producer. Janelle received her BFA, specializing in performance creation. Credits include: Theatre Neptune, Teatro Proscenium, National Arts Centre, Alberta Theatre Projects, Theatre Calgary, the Elgin Theatre, Ellipsis Tree Collective. Janelle was shortlisted for the National Gina Wilkinson Emerging Director Award and has won multiple awards for performance.
Colleen Dauncey is a composer, music director, singer and vocal coach. She has written several musicals with lyricist Akiva Romer-Segal, showcased at the Segal Centre, NAMT Festival NYC, Grand Theatre, Theatre Calgary and in the UK. Her music has been performed on stages worldwide, and has also been heard on national radio and television. Colleen teaches both private and group classes in contemporary musical theatre and pop singing.
Amanda is a Hamilton artist who has performed in the Broadway, Toronto, and the U.S. touring cast of the musical Hairspray, and was in the smash-hit musical The Lion King for 4 yrs. She has performed in multiple other musicals as well as in Film, and T.V. Amanda is a graduate of Canada's National Ballet School’s teacher’s program. Recently, she performed in Capitol Theatres’ production of THE LITTLE MERMAID and Obeah Opera.
Josh has performed across Canada, credits include Shrek, Anne of Green Gables, Mama Mia, Beauty and the Beast. Josh has spent three summers performing at the Charlottetown Festival. Josh is also a dance captain, swing and choreographer. He is a graduate of Ryerson School of Dance.
Treasa is a Juno nominated musician. She has produced multiple albums and has toured festivals from Iqaluit to Dublin, including performances at Massey Hall, Montreal Jazz Fest, NXNE. She received her BFA from Ryerson. Treasa has taught across Ontario, including Tarragon Theatre, Theatre Direct, Learning Through the Arts, Sing from the Start.
Chris is a writer, sound designer, director, performer and composer. He has been nominated for 11 Dora Awards and he is the Artistic Producer of ARC. Chris has toured across Canada, US and internationally. He has worked with numerous companies including: the Stratford Festival, Soulpepper, Tarragon, Coal Mine, Why Not Theatre, Harbourfront, Summerworks, Obsidian.
Alyssa is an actor studying in the Theatre and Drama Studies program at University of Toronto with Sheridan. In second year, Alyssa has a passion for the creativity and community that theatre inspires. Alyssa will be assisting in research for Why Not Theatre and Shaw Festival’s 2020 production of The Mahabharata.
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