March 19, 2020 at 12:45pm (Cancelled due to COVID-19)   

Belfry@UVic with Steve O’Connel & Berni Stapelton

Join two Newfoundland performers, Steve O’Connell and Bernita Stapelton, in conversation as they discuss Between Breaths, their production being presented at the 2020 Belfry SPARK festival.  To see more from Autistic Fraud in Newfoundland, click here. 

Bring your lunch and eat in the Mac!   

Steve O’Connell   

Steve O’Connell is a Canadian actor best known for his recurring role as Sergeant Daniel Hood in the comedy-drama television series Republic of Doyle, since 2010. Select theatre credits include: The Colony of Unrequited Dreams (Artistic Fraud), Richard III, Julius Caesar, Macbeth (Perchance Theatre), Oleanna, The Drawer Boy (Sweetline), The Weir (Team Broken Earth), A Steady Rain (Rabbittown Theatre). Film/TV: Republic of Doyle, The Grand Seduction, Braven.  

Berni Stapelton 

Berni Stapleton is a Newfoundland-Labrador writer and performer of unique distinction. She was recently listed on the Playwrights Guild of Canada Sure Fire List of top 23 plays from female playwrights in Canada for her play The Pope and Princess Di. She is the recipient of the 2018 Arts and Letters best dramatic script for her one woman play Dolly. Her newest book love, life will be published next year by Pedlar Press. Berni is the writer in residence this year for Memorial University. To read her blogs and see her available plays click here.