Studio Series

March 19-20, 2004

Play Selection Committee:  Nicola Harwood, Charles Tidler
Producer/Production Stage Manager:  Marisa Vest
Venue Designer:  Allan Stichbury (Faculty)
Lighting Designer:  Yasmine Kandil (Graduate Student)
Assistant Lighting Designer:  Tim Herron
Stage Manager:  Nicole Lamb
Assistant Stage Manager:  Heather Rycraft
Sound Co-ordinator:  Jeremy McLeod

The Island of Woman
Written by Russell Reilander and Directed by Katherine Bethell
Fred ends up on an island of woman…sounds good, or is it?  Mad cap fun for anyone who’s pondered the notion.  The shocking truth for those who haven’t.

Starring:  Kate Richard, Pat McCloy, Mike Ferguson, Anne-Marie de la Giroday, Jenny Abel, Amanda Duff, Eva Markvoort, and Kassia Warshawski

The Rise and Fall of Anne Boland
Written by Clare Morgan Directed by Dee Statz
A play about the power of ambition and the illusions of absolute power… in high school.  Based on the story of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII.

Starring:  Philip Lyall, Aynsely Carson, Eva Markvoort, Mike Ferguson, and Kate Richard.

The World Pulls Heavy
Written by Leah Bailly and Directed by Sabrina Evertt
It’s spit freezing cold.  Friday night, and Sadie Mills is dragged on a trek across town with her dreamboat from the past.  Destination:  dark and dangerous.  Based on true events. 

Starring:  Claire Charland and Mike Copley

Medea Lived
Written by Gabrielle Pope and Directed by Kathleen Greenfield
Is contemporary life reminiscent of Euripides’ tragic world?  One woman thinks so.  Operatic mythology takes on the latte-happy generations of apathy.

Starring:  Devon Taylor, Kate Richard, and Mike Copley.

The Fall and Rise of Colin Junior
Written by Amanda Leduc and Directed by Kimberley DeLude
Colin Rushford is the ultimate ladies’ man.  But his prowess will soon be put to the test—by two different and yet strikingly similar women!

Starring:  Anne-Marie de la Giroday and Philip Lyall.

The Bird’s Nest 
Written by S-I Parmar and Directed by Catriana Van Rijn
Cha-Cha, an idealistic young woman, must confront her ambivalent feelings for two friends after one of them discovers a mysterious Bird’s Nest.

Starring;  Aynsley Carson, Philip Lyall and Amatai Marmurstein