THE PROFESSOR – Clarke Mackey
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OLIVER – Jackson Watt-Bowers
Jackson is a graduate from the University of Toronto Mississauga Theatre and Drama Studies program. He is excited to be able to work and explore the medium of Radio Drama, and he hopes that the powerful message this piece explores is able to inspire action and empathy in those listening.
GRACE – Vishmayaa Jeyamoorthy
Vishmayaa Jeyamoorthy (she/her) is a lighting designer turned law student. She graduated from Queen’s University in 2018 and is excited to return to Kingston to try her hand at voice acting for the first time. Notable achievements include designing at the Isabel and petting (almost) every dog that has visited campus.
LEAH – Stephanie Fung
Stephanie Fung is an interdisciplinary artist and arts worker from Tkaronto/Toronto who is fascinated by the concept of convention and how we contest culture. They are leading a team of emerging theatre critics as the Editor of the Kingston Theatre Alliance and co-facilitator of the Toronto Fringe Festival’s New Young Reviewers program. Recent artistic credits include: Write From the Hip (Nightwood Theatre); The Makers & Shakers Society (Radioland Media); Collider (Single Thread Theatre Company); The Intangible Queer (YIKES a Theatre Company); In This World (Theatre Count); paper SERIES (5th Company Lane); and Concord Floral (Theatre Kingston).
SETH – Paul Smith
Paul Smith (he/il) is a queer-Black Thursday-born artist from Stittsville, ON. on the unceded lands of the Algonquin Anishinabek Nation within Treaty 27. As a performer, creator, and facilitator in Katarokwi/Kingston, Paul has been blessed to work with Theatre Kingston and 6AM Productions, to have been an administrator with Queen’s Players and The Kick & Push Festival, to have written for foldA, Obsidian Theatre, and Soulpepper Theatre, and to have graduated from the Dan School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University.
CATHY – Anna Sudac
Anna Sudac is an actor, vocalist, songwriter, comedienne, baker and parent! She has worked onstage and behind the scenes with Thousand Islands Playhouse, Theatre Kingston, SALON Theatre, Toronto Fringe, and Calliope Collective, and appeared as a featured vocalist with several bands, as well as in countless solo performances and as a duo with Jesse MacMillan. Anna has performed original pieces in the Storefront and Kick & Push festivals, and she starred in the 2017 film LIVE in Kingston.
RON – Liam Karry
Liam Karry is a director, producer and dramaturge, as well as the founding and current artistic director of The Single Thread Theatre Company, which specializes in site specific, immersive theatrical work. He also co-founded the Kick & Push Festival, a month long celebration of innovative theatrical staging in Kingston, Ontario.
ANIKA – Olivia Farquhar
Olivia Farquhar is a second-year Queen’s student currently studying Media and Performance Production. She has participated in theatre all her life and loves music, film, and art. Olivia is excited to be a part of her first-ever audio drama. You can find her on Instagram at @livfarquhar.
MOLLY – Amelia Redmond
Amelia has been participating in theatre projects for as long as she can remember. This is her first foray into audio drama, though she enjoyed hosting programs on WZLY, the world’s oldest women’s college radio station, during her undergraduate studies. After years of learning and living abroad, she is currently based in her hometown of Kingston, Ontario, where she works at Queen’s University.
RIDLEY – Sam Kaiser
Sam Kaiser is a 4th-year Drama and Music student at Queen’s University. He is currently working on his honours project in electroacoustic music and radio theatre, and hopes to continue his studies in music technology.
CAMERON – Denver Ross
Denver is currently in his final year studying Film & Media at Queen’s. He’s never done voice acting like this before but has always had a respect for the craft, so he’s thankful to the crew for giving him this opportunity. Cameron hopes to work more in film and media after university and do more voice acting along the way.
STUART – Cassel Miles
Cassel is a dancer, singer and actor with a long professional career in Toronto and elsewhere. He moved to the Kingston area in 2014. His most recent project is a one-person play called Josiah, which he co-created with writer-director Charles Robinson.
LENNON – Dan Vena
Dan Vena is Adjunct Assistant Professor at Queen’s University in the Department of Film and Media. He identifies as a queer-trans white settler of Italian descent, who is invested in using education, spirituality, and visual cultures to imagine and construct decolonial, anti-racist, queer-trans, disabled, anti-capitalist & neurodivergent futures. He is also very much in love with his four fur friends: Rose, Blanche, Tux, and Harold.
JENNY – Mary Tooley
Mary Tooley (she/her) is a graduating fourth year student of Drama at Queen’s, acting as a research assistant for Dr. Jenn Stephenson and playing the lead role of Mrs. Noyes’ in the DAN School’s production of Not Wanted on the Voyage. She studied musical theatre at Sheridan College and is applying to MA programs in Theatre.
RUPERT – Grahame Renyk
Grahame Renyk is a multi award-winning instructor and faculty member of the Drama Department at Queen’s University. When he is not teaching, Grahame works in the theatre as an actor and director.
SANDRA – Cathy Santyr
Whether it be performing arts, clinical re-enactments or training actors for national qualifying exams, Cathy has managed to maintain a presence in the acting realm. Recently, she has dabbled in voice work and appreciates the challenge and artistry of the process. Cathy looks forward to new opportunities around every corner.
CLIVE – Douglas Connors
Douglas Connors has been performing since he was 5. First, a contemporary dancer, he developed his acting and singing skills to be a triple threat. He has many stage credits (locally: And Then There Were None, Bent, Matilda, Cranz and Bernardo, My Three Angels), including children’s theatre (he’s very good at falling) and musicals. He once successfully pitched and hosted a game show on public access cable and has appeared in public service announcements; corporate videos; and short films as well as comedy sketches. Finally, he has dabbled in choreography; voice-over work/narration; stage management; event production; and this summer, he’ll be returning to the Director’s chair for the first time in over 20 years with a Storefront Fringe Festival production.
DANTE, RIVER, CHARLIE
Dominik Bryant, Jaharra Hill, and Rayden Campbell-Robinson are all high school students at the River Program in the Limestone Board of Education. The River (formerly Katarokwi Aboriginal School) program provides self-identified First Nations, Métis or Inuit student in Grade 9 to 12 with opportunities to learn about Indigenous cultures and to participate in traditional activities and ceremonies in holistic, cultural, project-based instruction.
JORGE – Braulio Antonio
My name is Braulio and I am physicist, but really I do all sorts of things. I came to Kingston back in 2019 and since then I’ve enjoyed participating in the cultural scene that the City has to offer. I love salsa dancing, swimming, photography, and summertime. Fun fact: I’m in a couple of photos in the “Visit Kingston” pamphlet.
REBECCA – Marsi Lukianchuk
Marsala grew up in a musical theatre family and studied acting at Ryerson. She works as a voice-over artist and as a vocalist in several bands. Marsala also has a degree in Environmental Studies and is the mother of two boys, so this project is near and dear to her heart on many levels.
BRYCE – John Geddes
John had been active in the Kingston theatre community for the last 25 years, performing with King’s Town Players, Domino Theatre, Theatre Kingston, Kick and Push, Fringe and popping in to various other radio and film productions. Delighted to be part of this venture.
CLARA – Lib Spry
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JOAN – Alexandra Montagnese
Originally from Kingston, Alexandra Montagnese is an actor, puppeteer, theatre creator, and arts educator. She has performed with the Shaw Festival, SummerWorks, Kick & Push, Rhubarb, and Fringe Festivals across Canada. She has worked with Theatre Rusticle, Infinitheatre,The Other Theatre, Shadowland, Solar Stage, Theatre Kingston, Young People’s Theatre, Thousand Islands Playhouse, and Pirate’s Life to name a few.
MEHAR – Mia Lockhart
Mia Lockhart is an 11-year-old actor. She enjoys acting, singing and dancing and was very happy that she got an opportunity to perform in this new play. Mia has been in many other plays including Matilda and Frozen by Bottle Tree Productions. She is really excited about this Radio Performance.
ABAS – Ahmad Mohammadi
Ahmad is a grade 11 student at LCVI in Kingston. He was born in Afghanistan and enjoys making films.
DEENA – Kim Nanderam
Kim Nanderam is a fourth year student majoring in Film and Media at Queen’s University. She also studied theatre at Queen’s, preformed in several plays, acted in student films, and performed in an upcoming television series directed by a Queen’s alumni, Carly Williams.
REPORTER – Cindy Ci
Cindy Ci (she/they) is a graduating fifth-year Drama student at the DAN School of Drama and Music. She hopes to continue her studies by pursuing a Masters in immersive media and to continue sharing her stories through theatre.
The rest of the cast:
Anne Archer, Dylan Chenier, Matthew Ing, Stephen Naish, Martha Rudden, Samuel Soveh