Memories in the mirror are closer than they appear.
by Gilles Poulin Denis
3 to 9 NOV 2016
(Festival seating only)
Lost on a northern Ontario highway, Guy fixes his eyes on the road ahead and keeps his foot on the gas as he tries to outrun his troubling past.
A co-production with Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario. Presented in French at TNO, 13-15 and 20-22 OCT 2016.
Originally from Sudbury, Ryan studied Theatre Arts at Thornloe University, and the Art of Clowns with John Turner at the Manitoulin Conservatory for Creation and Performance (formerly The Clown Farm). In 2013, Ryan played in Nowhere du Nord, a multidisciplinary project which brought together 30 artists under the direction of Miriam Cusson. He also appeard on the boards of the Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario in their community productions of Silence! (2015) and Tout est dans le timing (2012). Ryan is the author, director and performer of two clown creations, The Adventures of Dr. and Beedo, a project created for Science North. Ryan played in the short films Guerre! (2012) and Revisions (2013).
Geneviève has been the artistic director of the Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario (TNO) since 2004. She is a graduate of the Theatre Department of the University of Ottawa. She won the 2009 Prix d’excellence artistique for Théâtre Action’s staging of SLAGUE : L’histoire d’un mineur, a work by Mansel Robinson, translated by Jean Marc Dalpé. Under her leadership, the TNO received the Premier of Ontario Award for Artistic Excellence in 2014.
Gabriel is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada (Set Design, 1998), University of Montreal (B.Sc. Architecture, 2017) and future McGill University (M.Arch. History and Theory of Architecture, 2017). Since his professional debut, Gabriel’s sets have occupied the stages of many major French theatres in the Montreal area, Ontario and Belgium.
Miriam has worked as an actress, writer, dramaturge, director and designer for over 15 years. She designed costumes for ten productions at the Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario. Miriam is a lecturer in the Theatre Program at Laurentian University, a literary advisor at Éditions Prise de Parole, an urban designer and art installations co-curator for the UP HERE festival, and the Associate Artistic Director for the Manitoulin Conservatory for Creation and Performance.
A graduate of the Theatre Arts Program at Cambrian College, Ivan worked for many years behind the scenes of several Ontario dance and theatre companies. He joined the Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario team in 2003 and continues to provide its technical leadership.
Michael is an east coast and Toronto-based composer, sound designer and musical director. Select credits include: Marion Bridge, Vigil, You Play Beautifully (Theatre New Brunswick); Angel’s River (Notable Acts Theatre Festival); The 39 Steps (Harbourfront Theatre); RED, Miracle on 34th Street, A Christmas Carol, For Life, Armstrong’s War (STC). Michael is a multiple theatre Nova Scotia award nominee and winner for The Mystery of Maddy Heisler. In 2008 he was awarded the musicians achievement award from the East Coast Music Association. In 2004 he was presented with the Playhouse Honours by the Fredericton Playhouse.
Lauren is a choreographer, dancer and teacher in Sudbury. She majored in dance while in high school and continued heer training at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre. In 2009, she created ellQ Dance Factory to present her works. Among her many projects, she choreographed both the opening and closing ceremonies of the Jeux de la francophonie canadienne which were held in Sudbury in 2011.
Sophie graduated with a theatre degree from the University of Ottawa. She has held a variety of roles in many theatre productions as a technician, stage manager, lighting designer and production manager. She often takes to the road as a tour technician. Since she moved to Sudbury, she has worked with Francophone cultural organizations and local festivals.