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Avon Theatre
June 27 – December 2 |
Opens June 2
Musical

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW

Book, music and lyrics by Richard O'Brien
Director and Choreographer Donna Feore
By arrangement with Rocky Horror Company Limited

THE MOST FUN YOU’LL HAVE IN FISHNETS – GUARANTEED PARTY!

It’s the most fun you can have in fishnets! Come see this smash-hit musical extravaganza. Invite your friends and party to the irresistible rock-and-roll score. Drinks before, during and after the show

House Program: The Rocky Horror Show

This production contains mature content unsuitable for young children, including sexual themes and language.

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CAST & CREATIVE

    Dan Chameroy
    Frank N. Furter
    2018: Frank N. Furter in The Rocky Horror Show and member of the Second Track. 12th season. Stratford: Wanderlust, Henry V, The Winter's Tale, A Funny Thing Happened..., West Side Story, As You Like It, Oklahoma!, Pentecost, The Tempest, Palmer Park, Cymbeline, Gigi, Camelot. Elsewhere: A Christmas Carol (Ross Petty); Life After (Musical Stage Company, Canadian Stage, Yonge Street Theatricals); Toronto and U.S. tour of Matilda (Mirvish/Dodger); Of Human Bondage, Idiot's Delight, The Barber of Seville (Soulpepper); The Wild Party (Musical Stage); Company (Theatre 20); The Arsonists, Into the Woods (Canadian Stage); The Magic Fire, High Society (Shaw); Beauty and the Beast - Dora Award, The Drowsy Chaperone, Miss Saigon, Les Misérables (Mirvish). Film/TV: Hotel Transylvania, Ranger Rob, The Next Step, Oh No! Awards: Dan is a multiple Dora and Canadian Screen Award nominee and received a Toronto Critics Award for his performance of Agatha Trunchbull in Matilda. "Love to Christine and Olivia."
    Jennifer Rider-Shaw
    Janet

    2018: Alma Hix in The Music Man and Janet in The Rocky Horror Show. Eighth season. Stratford: HMS Pinafore (Josephine), A Chorus Line (Maggie), A Little Night Music (Quintet), The Sound of Music, Carousel, Tommy (Sally Simpson), Fiddler on the Roof, 42nd Street (Peggy Sawyer), Much Ado About Nothing, Jesus Christ Superstar, Camelot, Kiss Me, Kate, Evita. Workshop: The Greenwood Tree. Elsewhere: For Yes Theatre: Carrie: The Musical (Chris). For RMTC: Cabaret (Frenchie). For the Charlottetown Festival: Anne of Green Gables (Josie Pye). For the Grand Theatre: Elf. For Ross Petty Productions: Robin Hood. For Theatre Aquarius: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Recordings: Carousel cast recording, Stratford (2015). Training: Music Theatre Performance (Sheridan Institute), Acting (Red Deer College). Online: Twitter: @RiderShaw. Et cetera: Thanks to Bruce and the Talent House gang, Dad, Mom and Robert - love you!

    Sayer Roberts
    Brad
    2018: Oliver Hix in The Music Man and Brad in The Rocky Horror Show. Second season. Stratford: Guys and Dolls, HMS Pinafore (2017). Elsewhere: Marius in Les Misérables (Arts Club Theatre Company); Johnny B. in Red Rock Diner (Drayton Entertainment); Curly in Oklahoma! and Barnaby in Hello, Dolly! (RMTC); Forever Plaid (Starvox); Barrett in Titanic (TUTS); Rolf in The Sound of Music (Gateway). TV: Murdoch Mysteries (CBC), Reign (CW). Training: Capilano University in Vancouver, B.C. Online: @roberts.the.sayer. Et cetera: When not singing in four-part harmony and wearing high heels, Sayer is climbing everything in sight with the gang at Pursuit OCR in Toronto or training with any sword he gets his hands on. Heaps of gratitude to the gang at TH and two of the finest parentals around. Cariad, rwy'n dy garu di.
    Robert Markus
    Riff Raff
     2018: Jacey Squires in The Music Man and Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show. Second season. Stratford: Fiddler on the Roof and Tommy in Tommy. Elsewhere: Our Town, Sweeney Todd (Shaw Festival), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Theatre Aquarius), Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang, Seussical, James and the Giant Peach (Young People's Theatre), UnCovered: Queen and Bowie, UnCovered: Simon & Garfunkel (The Musical Stage Company), Dream a Little Dream, Shrek (Grand Theatre), Chicago, Twist and Shout (Drayton Entertainment), Next to Normal (Citadel Theatre/Theatre Calgary co-production), The Rocky Horror Show, A Christmas Carol (Citadel Theatre), Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago (Mayfield), Hunchback (Catalyst Theatre). Training: Robert is a graduate of the University of Alberta's BFA program. Online: Twitter: @robert_markus. Et cetera: Robert would like to thank his family, friends, TH and Jen for their constant support.
    Erica Peck
    Magenta/Usherette
    2018: Magenta/Usherette in The Rocky Horror Show  and member of the Second Track Second season. Stratford: You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Lucy), Wanderlust (Swing). Elsewhere: We Will Rock You (Scaramouche and Oz) (Canadian company and U.S. national tour); Kinky Boots (understudy Lauren, Nichola) (Canadian company and U.S. national tour); Les Belles-Soeurs (Pierrette) (national tour); The Boys in the Photograph (Mary) (world première, Mirvish); Hairspray (Penny), Cabaret (Sally Bowles), Songs for a New World (Woman 1), The Wedding Singer (Julia). Backup Vocals: Queen, The Killers. Training: Cawthra Park School of the Arts, Sheridan College. Online: Instagram: WildthingVintage. Et cetera: Owner of WildthingVintage, an online vintage shop out of Toronto. Love to the Talent House family, Marat Maxutov, Mom, Dad and Pluto, and Robin Black - my favourite rockstar and perfect match. Don't dream it. Be it.
    Steve Ross
    Narrator

    2018: Mayor Shinn in The Music Man and Narrator in The Rocky Horror Show. 15th season. Stratford: Guys and Dolls, HMS Pinafore, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Shakespeare in Love, Hamlet, The Alchemist, Man of La Mancha, Crazy for You, Tommy, Fiddler on the Roof, 42nd Street, The Grapes of Wrath, The Misanthrope, Kiss Me, Kate, Evita, Cyrano de Bergerac, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Odyssey, Midsummer Night's Dream, Coriolanus. Elsewhere: Fleeto, Oh, the Humanity (Tiny Room); London Road (Dora Award), Indian Ink, Into the Woods, Midsummer Night's Dream (Canadian Stage); Assassins (TIFT/Birdland); Orson's Shadow (Pilot Group); A New Brain (Musical Stage Company); Shrek, A Christmas Story (Grand); The Producers (Mirvish, Neptune); Seussical, Sylvia (Aquarius); The Three Musketeers (Chicago Shakespeare); Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Citadel); The Foursome, For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again (New Stages); Three Sisters (ATF). Training: National Theatre School.

    Kimberly-Ann Truong
    Columbia
     2018: Ethel Toffelmier in The Music Man and Columbia in The Rocky Horror Show. Second season. Stratford: Vicki in A Chorus Line and Fredrika in A Little Night Music. Elsewhere: Ellen/Gigi understudy and Mimi in Miss Saigon (Broadway); Jasmine in Aladdin: The Panto, Eponine understudy/ensemble in Les Misérables (Drayton Entertainment); Rosalia in West Side Story (Rainbow Stage). Training: Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance, Sheridan College, 2015. Awards:Miss Saigon, 2017 Tony Award nominee for Best Revival of a Musical. Instagram: @trukimmy. Et cetera: Happy to be back at the Festival. I'm lucky to call this beautiful place one of my homes. Thanks to my friends, family, AJA and TH for the support. My heart is full.
    Eric Abel
    Phantom

    2018: Linus Britt in The Music Man and Phantom in The Rocky Horror Show. Third season. Stratford: Guys and Dolls, Romeo and Juliet, A Chorus Line, The Hypochondriac. Elsewhere: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Theatre Aquarius), Funny Girl - META-nominated (Segal Centre); Anne of Green Gables, Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Canada Rocks (Charlottetown Festival); Cats - Dora-nominated (Mirvish - Panasonic). Film/TV: Romeo and Juliet (Stratford Festival, 2017), Full Out (2015), Big Fun Weeknights (YTV), Get Up 'N Move (Revolver Films). Awards: Guthrie Award (Stratford Festival), Amy Wallis Scholarship (Charlottetown Festival), gold and silver medals (International Tap Dance Championships). Online: Instagram/Twitter: @EricMackAbel. Et cetera: Proud McMaster University alumnus. Much love to Mom and Dad, Devon, TH gang and all friends and family.

    Gabriel Antonacci
    Phantom

    2018: Ed Gammidge in The Music Man and Phantom in The Rocky Horror Show. Fifth season. Stratford: Al in A Chorus Line, Henrik Egerman in A Little Night Music, Rolf Gruber in The Sound of Music, Pinball Lad in Tommy, and appeared in Guys and Dolls, HMS Pinafore, Fiddler on the Roof  and Carousel. Elsewhere: Johnny alternate in Green Day's American Idiot (first U.S. tour); Hank Majewski in Jersey Boys (Dancap); Gilbert in Anne of Green Gables (Charlottetown); Issachar/Butler in Joseph...Dreamcoat, Bobby in Cabaret (Theatre Aquarius). Film/TV: Captain von Trapp in the Disney movie The Pacifier starring Vin Diesel. Training: Etobicoke School of the Arts. Online: Twitter: @GabrielNacci. Et cetera: Huge thanks to his family, Colin McMurray and Donna Feore. He could not be here without the incredible support of his wife, Robin Calvert.

    Colton Curtis
    Phantom

    2018: Eddie Squires in The Music Man and Phantom in The Rocky Horror Show. Third season. Stratford: Guys and Dolls, HMS Pinafore, The Hypochondriac, Mark in A Chorus Line. Elsewhere: Sweet Charity, Light Up the Sky, Peter and the Starcatcher, Pygmalion (Shaw); Mona in Fortune and Men's Eyes (Buddies In Bad Times/KOVAL Studio); On the Town (Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, New York); Pip in Great Expectations (Highlands Summer Festival); Excalibur Trilogy (Florence Ballet Company, Italy); Les Feux Follets (Charlottetown Festival). Training: Honours Bachelor of Musical Theatre Performance, Sheridan College; Shaw Mandate intensive; Florence Ballet Company internship; Theatre New Brunswick Theatre School. Awards: Maureen Forrester Award (Stratford Festival), David Bloom Memorial Award (Charlottetown Festival), Brian Linehan Triple Threat Award (2014, 2013, 2012). Online: coltoncurtis.com. Instagram/Twitter: @coltonccurtis. Et cetera: Thanks to Donna, Laura, Franklin and the team at TH for this opportunity. And big love to my beautiful big loving family.

    Henry Firmston
    Swing
    2018: Davey Dunlop in The Music Man and Swing in The Rocky Horror Show. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Doody in Grease (Winter Garden Theatre, Toronto); Tom of Warwick in Camelot (Drayton Entertainment); Tommy Sloane in Anne of Green Gables (Grand Theatre); Riff in West Side Story (BMT); appeared in What a Wonderful World (Victoria Playhouse Petrolia); Playlist Dancer/Singer with Carnival Cruise Lines. Four seasons with The Grand's High School Project, appearing in Footloose, My Fair Lady, Kyle in Legally Blonde and Gomez in The Addams Family. Training: Dance Steps London, Beal Performing Arts. Online: @thefirmstonator. Et cetera: Love to Ashley, his parents, and Lucy. Huge thanks to the Talent House gang, and all the teachers and mentors who have helped along the way.
    Bonnie Jordan
    Phantom

    2018: Mrs. Dunlop in The Music Man and Phantom in The Rocky Horror Show. Fifth season. Stratford: Carmen in Guys and Dolls, Judy in A Chorus Line, Malla in A Little Night Music, Betsy in Crazy for You, HMS Pinafore, The Sound of Music, Carousel, Man of La Mancha. Elsewhere: Dancer in Siegfried (Canadian Opera Company); Chorus in Cabaret (French version, Tandem Productions); Chorus in Chantons sous la pluie (Singin' in the Rain, French version, Just for Laughs); Rockette in Radio City Christmas Spectacular; singer in the revue '80s Flashback (Tropicana Hotel Casino, Atlantic City). Film/TV: 42nd Street chorus girl in Warehouse 13, dancer on game show Fidèles au Poste. Et cetera: Bonnie wants to thank her family and friends for always supporting and believing in her.

    Heather Kosik
    Swing
    2018: Zaneeta Shinn in The Music Man and Swing in The Rocky Horror Show. Second season. Stratford: Guys and Dolls, HMS Pinafore. Elsewhere: Dance captain for Footloose; Fairy Godmother/dance captain for Shrek: The Musical; featured dancer in Damn Yankees (Theatre Sheridan); Betty/Una in Rumspringa Break! (CMTP/Theatre Sheridan); featured performer/dance captain in The Voices of Canada, We Are Canadian (Charlottetown Festival); Apache Dancer/ensemble in Joseph…Dreamcoat (LOT). Recordings: Rumspringa Break!, CMTP/Sheridan (2017). Training: Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance - Sheridan College. Awards: Alan Lund Scholarship Award, Friends of Confederation Award (Charlottetown Festival), Outstanding Achievement in Dance Award 2014, 2015, 2016 (Sheridan College). Online: Follow on Instagram! @heatherkosik. Et cetera: An enormous thank-you to Donna, Franklin, Laura, Ann and Steve for this opportunity; Talent House; and especially to Mom, Dad, Kyle, Ryan, Justin, G-ma and G-pa for your endless love and support - you all mean the world to me.
    Bethany Kovarik
    Phantom

    2018: Mrs. Squires in The Music Man and Phantom in The Rocky Horror Show. Fourth season. Stratford: Guys and Dolls, HMS Pinafore, A Chorus Line, A Little Night Music, Crazy for You, The Beaux' Stratagem. Elsewhere: Chicago, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan (Drayton Entertainment); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Beauty and the Beast (Theatre Aquarius); Dance Legends (Drayton Entertainment, Grand Theatre); Return to Grace (Fallsview Casino, Asian tour); Summer in the City (Stage West Calgary). Film/TV: Warrior, Warehouse 13, Hellcats, Bomb Girls, L.A. Complex, Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure, Make It Happen and Christmas Dance. Training/Teaching: Sheridan Institute's prestigious Music Theatre Performance Program and she has also taught at the college. Awards: Jean A. Chalmers Training Award; Lindsay Thomas "The Show Must Go On" Award. Online: @bethanykovarik. Et cetera: THANK YOU, Mom, Dad, Ry, Talent House team, family and friends - all deeply loved. 

    George Krissa
    Rocky
     2018: Ewart Dunlop in The Music Man and Rocky in The Rocky Horror Show. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: UnCovered: Dylan and Springsteen (Musical Stage Company), Elvis in Million Dollar Quartet (Segal Centre, Globe Theatre), Tony in West Side Story (Citadel), The Songs of Sinatra (Drayton), Summer in the City (Stage West Calgary). Film/TV: The Social (CTV), Bed of the Dead (Breakthrough), Civil War Chronicles (AHC), Close Encounters (Discovery ID). Training: Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program. Awards: 2017/2018 Syd and Shirley Banks Prize for Emerging Music Theatre Artists (Musical Stage Company). Online:  georgekrissa.com, @georgekrissa. Et cetera: George is thrilled to be making his Stratford debut! Huge thanks to Mom, Dad, Hez, Brian, Dunbar and BRB for all their support!
    Trevor Patt
    Eddie/Dr. Everett Scott

    2018: Ian Bell in The Music Man and Eddie/Dr. Everett Scott in The Rocky Horror Show. Third season. Stratford: Guys and Dolls, HMS Pinafore, Shakespeare in Love. Elsewhere: The Wizard of Oz, Shrek: The Musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Grand Theatre); Billy Elliot (Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre); Evangeline (Charlottetown Festival/Citadel); Les Misérables, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins (Rainbow Stage); The Sound of Music, 9 to 5: The Musical (Drayton Entertainment); Robin Hood, High School Musical (Theatre Aquarius); The Last Christmas Turkey (Theatre Orangeville); Made in Canada (Smile Theatre); Broadway: Andrew Lloyd Webber (Port Hope); An Evening with Jason Robert Brown (Glenn Gould Studio); Come From Away (CMTP/Sheridan). Training: Proud graduate of Sheridan's Music Theatre Performance Program and George Brown's Dance Program. Et cetera: Love and thanks to the Talent House, Jade, and my family for their constant support.

    Jason Sermonia
    Phantom
    2018: Clarence Clayton Hix in The Music Man and Phantom in The Rocky Horror Show. Sixth season. Stratford: A Chorus Line, The Hypochondriac, As You Like It, The Sound of Music, Carousel, Crazy for You, Man of La Mancha, Jesus Christ Superstar, Camelot, Guys and Dolls, Anything Goes. Elsewhere: Miss Saigon revival, Jesus Christ Superstar revival (Broadway); The Lion King (Toronto and Las Vegas); Dirty Dancing (Mirvish); We Will Rock You (Mirvish and U.S. national tour); Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (La Jolla Playhouse); Mary Poppins (Drayton Entertainment). TV: 71st and 66th Annual Tony Awards; 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards; Dancing with the Stars. Film: Honey (Universal - Billy Woodruff); Oscar-winning movie Chicago (Miramax - Rob Marshall). Awards: Derek F. Mitchell Artistic Director's Award. Online: Facebook/Instagram: @JasonSermonia. Et cetera: Love and many thanks to all my friends, family, T House and beautiful wife Melanie.
    Donna Feore
    Director and Choreographer
    2018: Director and choreographer of The Music Man and The Rocky Horror Show24th season. Stratford: Director and choreographer of Guys and Dolls, The Madwoman of Chaillot, A Chorus Line, The Sound of Music, Crazy for You, Fiddler on the Roof, Charlie Brown, Cyrano de Bergerac, Oklahoma!, Oliver!, My Fair Lady (choreographer). Elsewhere: Director and choreographer: The Hockey Sweater: A Musical (world première, Segal Centre). Creative producer and director: Life Reflected: a multimedia orchestral project (world première, National Arts Centre Orchestra). Director: Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream (NACO); Yorkville (world première, Blyth Festival); The Very Best of Broadway with Audra McDonald, Marvin Hamlisch; Rock 'n' Roll, It's a Wonderful Life (Canadian Stage); Lecture on the Weather, A Soldier's Tale with F. Murray Abraham (Detroit Symphony Orchestra); Mozart: A Life in Letters (Toronto Symphony Orchestra); Annie Get Your Gun (Massey Hall). Choreographer: Siegfried (Canadian Opera Company/Opéra National de Lyon); Tosca, Red Emma, Oedipus Rex (Dora Award) (COC). Film/TV: Politics Is Cruel, Mean Girls, Eloise, Martin and Lewis, Stormy Weather, Romeo and Juliette, Don Giovanni Unmasked. Upcoming: Director and choreographer of The Hockey Sweater: A Musical (National Arts Centre, December 2018). Et cetera: I wish to express my gratitude to my incredible team and thank my family, Colm, Jack, Thomas and Anna, for their unconditional love and support.
    Laura Burton
    Music Director
     2018: Music director of The Rocky Horror Show. 39th season. Stratford: Guys and Dolls, A Chorus Line, The Sound of Music, Mother Courage and Her Children, Charlie Brown, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris. Composer of numerous productions including Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Memoir and Inherit the Wind. Elsewhere: Musical director: Rich and Famous (director John Rando), A Christmas Carol (director Carey Perloff) (ACT San Francisco); Oliver!, The Music Man (Citadel Theatre, director Robin Phillips); Brent Carver in Concert (Soulpepper). Composer: I Am My Own Wife (NAC); Don Carlos (Soulpepper); Cyrano (Citadel Theatre); A Streetcar Named Desire (Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia). Awards: 2014 Tyrone Award and five Guthrie Awards (Stratford Festival), two Sterling Awards (Citadel) and nominated for Music Direction (San Francisco Bay Awards).
    Michael Gianfrancesco
    Set Designer
     2018: Set designer of The Music Man and The Rocky Horror Show. 15th season. Stratford: Guys and Dolls, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Hosanna, The Comedy of Errors, An Ideal Husband - set; A Chorus Line, Bunny, The Sound of Music, Christina, The Girl King, Taking Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead, Edward II, The Triumph of Love - set and costumes. Elsewhere: Designs for the Shaw Festival, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Citadel Theatre, Canadian Stage, Canadian Opera Company, National Ballet of Canada, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Tarragon Theatre, Young People's Theatre, The Grand Theatre, Studio 180, Acting Up Stage, Segal Centre, Queen of Puddings Music Theatre. Michael's set design for Cabaret at the Shaw Festival was featured at the 2015 Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space.
    Dana Osborne
    Costume Designer
     2018: Costume designer of The Music Man and The Rocky Horror Show. 18th season. Stratford: Costume designer of 20 productions including Guys and Dolls. Set and costume designer: Timon of Athens, Henry IV, Part 1. Elsewhere: Upcoming and recent credits: Miss Bennet: Christmas At Pemberley (Citadel); A Christmas Carol (Ross Petty); The Hound of the Baskervilles, Androcles and the Lion (Shaw); Bed and Breakfast (GCTC, Arts Club, Belfry, Centaur); The Barber of Seville (Pacific Opera/Opéra de Québec); Picture This, Father Comes Home From the Wars parts 1, 2 and 3 (Soulpepper). Awards: Two Dora Awards for Costume Design, 2012 recipient of the Virginia and Myrtle Cooper Award in Costume Design. Online: danaosborne.ca. Instagram: @danaosbornedesign.
    Michael Walton
    Lighting Designer
     2018: Lighting designer of The Tempest, The Music Man, The Rocky Horror Show and Napoli Milionaria! 14th season. Stratford (selected): Guys and Dolls, The School for Scandal, Tartuffe, Macbeth (2009, 2016), A Chorus Line, The Hypochondriac, Hamlet (2008, 2015), The Sound of Music, Oedipus Rex, King Lear, A Midsummer Night's Dream (2009, 2014), Othello, Fiddler on the Roof, The Matchmaker, Twelfth Night, The Tempest, As You Like It. Elsewhere: The Humans (Citadel/Canadian Stage); A Christmas Carol, Enron (NAC); Jenufa, Maria Stuarda, Albert Herring (Pacific Opera Victoria); Così Fan Tutte (Canadian Opera Company); A Word or Two with Christopher Plummer (CTG/Stratford, Los Angeles); Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Sideways (La Jolla Playhouse); Liv Stein, Julie, The Other Place, Harper Regan, Venus in Fur (Canadian Stage); Mary Poppins, Next to Normal (Citadel/Theatre Calgary); Chimerica (RMTC/Canadian Stage).
    Jamie Nesbitt
    Projection Designer
    2018: Projection designer of The Rocky Horror Show. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Jamie designs across North America and Europe. His resume includes Canadian Stage, NAC, Soulpepper, Vancouver Playhouse, Citadel, Theatre Calgary, Palazzo Circus (Berlin), Calgary Stampede Grandstand Show, Bard on the Beach, Arts Club, Charlottetown Festival, Electric Company, Kidd Pivot (Germany/Canada), Pacific Opera, Opera de Quebec, Company 14 (New York), Vancouver Opera, Why Not, Neptune, The Belfry, Old Trouts, ARC, Cahoots, PTE, Touchstone, Vertigo, Pi Theatre, Theatre Network, Birdland, Rumble Productions, Gateway, Green Thumb, Yukon Arts Centre, and many more. Graduate of Studio 58. Awards: Eight Jessie nominations, one Jessie Award, three Critter nominations, two Critter Awards, two Sterling nominations, five Betty nominations, two Betty Mitchell Awards, one Capital Critics Award, 2008 Mayor Arts Award (Vancouver), 2007 Sam Payne Award, 2006 Earl Klein Memorial Scholarship. Online: jamienesbitt.com.
    Peter McBoyle
    Sound Designer
     2018: Sound designer of The Music Man and The Rocky Horror Show. 23rd season. Stratford (selected): Over 60 productions including Guys and Dolls, HMS Pinafore, The Madwoman of Chaillot, A Chorus Line, Shakespeare in Love, A Little Night Music, The Sound of Music, Carousel, Crazy for You, Man of La Mancha, Fiddler on the Roof, Henry V, Tempest, A Word or Two. Elsewhere: Peter has worked at most of the major Canadian theatres and in U.S. cities such as New York, Las Vegas, Boston, Dallas and Atlanta. His Broadway credits include Come Fly Away and Barrymore and his tours include Sister Act, Catch Me If You Can, Come Fly Away, Legally Blonde and West Side Story. Training: BA, MA in Music (McGill). Awards: Suzi (Atlanta), Come Fly Away; Dora nomination, Fire. Et cetera: Thanks to Meghan, Ella and Beatrice for their unending support.
    Stephen Cota
    Associate Choreographer and Assistant Director
     2018: Associate choreographer of The Music Man and associate choreographer and assistant director of The Rocky Horror Show. 13th season. Stratford: Associate choreographer of Guys and Dolls; choreographer of Romeo and Juliet, The Madwoman of Chaillot, The Hypochondriac; Larry in and assistant choreographer of A Chorus Line; assistant choreographer of The Sound of Music; Crazy for You, Man of La Mancha, Tommy, Fiddler on the Roof (2013, 2000), 42nd Street, The Pirates of Penzance, Kiss Me, Kate, Evita, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, West Side Story, The Music Man, Moby Dick, Oklahoma!, My One and Only, Oliver!, South Pacific; choreographer: Cynthia Dale in Concert:Outside Looking In. Elsewhere: Assistant choreographer of West Side Story (Vancouver Opera); White Christmas, Annie (Drayton Entertainment); Mel Brooks's The Producers (Canon Theatre). Et cetera: Stephen would like to thank his family for their constant support, especially his wife, Rachel.
    Stephan Dickson
    Assistant Choreographer
    2018: Swing in and assistant choreographer of The Music Man and assistant choreographer of The Rocky Horror Show. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Choreographer credits: My Fair Lady, Robin Hood the Panto (Capitol Theatre), Rock of Ages, Rumours and Dreams (SWC), Fare Trade (Bell TV), Odd Squad (TVO), You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Rose Theatre), The Full Monty, Peter Pan (CCMP), Tweed: The Musical (Tweed & Company), The Rocky Horror Show (The LOT), Hit That Jive, Jack (H&S Foundation). Associate choreographer: Grand Hotel (Shanghai, China), Forever Plaid (Rose Theatre), Ragtime (CCMP). Assistant choreographer: In the Heights (Sheridan Theatre), Once on This Island (Acting Up Stage), TIFF thanks you (Cineplex Theatres). Training: The Randolph Academy, Canadian Dance Company. Et cetera: Huge thanks to Donna, Steve, Ann, Franklin, Laura, the cast and the crew. Also thanks to Bruce and the T-House team. Love to my family, friends, Lil L and Big E.
    Michael Hart
    Stage Manager
     2018: Production stage manager of the Avon Theatre and stage manager of The Rocky Horror Show. 22nd season. Stratford: The Madwoman of Chaillot, Timon of Athens, The Adventures of Pericles, Blithe Spirit, Hay Fever, The Tempest (starring Christopher Plummer), The Importance of Being Earnest and King Lear (both starring Brian Bedford), The Taming of the Shrew, The Misanthrope, Fallen Angels, A Delicate Balance, The Duchess of Malfi, The Liar, The Swanne (all three parts), High-Gravel-Blind, Eternal Hydra. Elsewhere: Silence (Grand), Heisenberg, Liv Stein (Canadian Stage), Constellations (Centaur/Canadian Stage), Body Politic (Buddies), The Death of the King (Modern Times), The Winter's Tale (Groundling 2016), Bombay Black (Factory), Manon, Sandra and the Virgin Mary (Pleiades), Saint Carmen of The Main (NAC/Canadian Stage), Romeo and Juliet (NAC), Mother Courage and Her Children (NAC/MTC), Wit (Centaur), Real Live Girl (MTC Warehouse), Hamlet (Neptune).
    Holly Korhonen
    Assistant Stage Manager
     2018: Assistant stage manager of The Rocky Horror Show and Napoli Milionaria! 17th season. Stratford: Assistant stage manager: Timon of Athens, The Madwoman of Chaillot, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, A Little Night Music, The Taming of the Shrew, Love's Labour's Lost, King Lear, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Blithe Spirit, Mary Stuart, Charlie Brown, The Pirates of Penzance, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Misanthrope, Kiss Me, Kate, Dangerous Liaisons, The Importance of Being Earnest, Ever Yours, Oscar, Cabaret, My One and Only, The Comedy of Errors, South Pacific, Oliver!, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Edward II, The Count of Monte Cristo, Anything Goes, Henry VI. Stage manager: Birmingham Conservatory, 2006, 2007. Awards: Recipient of the Tanya Award and three Guthrie Awards. Et cetera: Holly would like to thank her partner, Steve, and their children, Jennica and Jackson, for all their love and support.
    Gregory McLaughlin
    Assistant Stage Manager
     2018: Assistant stage manager of The Music Man and The Rocky Horror Show. Third season. Stratford: Breath of Kings: Rebellion and Breath of Kings: Redemption, production assistant for the Tom Patterson Theatre. Elsewhere: Lear, The Winter's Tale, Measure for Measure (Groundling Theatre); The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? (Soulpepper Theatre); Bedtime Stories (The Orillia Opera House); Colours in the Storm, Art, Les Misérables (The Grand Theatre); Oleanna (Matchstick Theatre); Bombay Black (Factory Theatre); Our Eliza, By the Dark of the Moon, Making Contact, Diligent River Daughter (Ship's Company Theatre). Film/TV: This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Training: Mount Allison University. Et cetera: Gregory is a feminist, a mental-health advocate and an ally who supports the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements.
    Janine Ralph
    Production Stage Manager
     2018: Production stage manager of the Avon Theatre. 27th season. Stratford: Last season Janine was the production stage manager of the Tom Patterson Theatre and takeover assistant stage manager of The Changeling. Past Stratford Festival credits include stage manager of a variety of productions at the Festival, Tom Patterson and Avon theatres and the Masonic Hall. Elsewhere: Janine stage-managed at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore and production-managed for Singapore Repertory Theatre. She has worked on the Asian Games' ceremonies in Qatar; in various theatres in Ontario, including Young People's Theatre; and for CBC TV in Toronto and BBC TV in England.
    Maxwell T. Wilson
    Production Stage Manager
     2018: Production stage manager of the Avon Theatre and stage manager of An Ideal Husband. 20th season. Stratford: Selected productions: Treasure Island, The Breathing Hole, Breath of Kings: Rebellion, Carousel, Man of La Mancha, The Three Musketeers, Taking Shakespeare, Henry V, Hosanna, Peter Pan, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Cabaret, South Pacific, My One and Only, The Winter's Tale and Death of a Salesman. Elsewhere: Max's career spans over 30 years, including work with Citadel Theatre, Edmonton Opera, Opera Ontario, Opera Atelier, the Canadian Opera Company, Canadian Stage, Young People's Theatre and Mirvish Productions on The Who's Tommy. Training: BA, University of Lethbridge. Awards: 2012 Guthrie Award. Et cetera: For a change, Max works with a leading purveyor of orchid-growing supplies at ravenvision.ca.

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