#TeamExtreme

 
 

Georgina is an actor, writer, and co-artistic director of Architect Theatre with whom she has co-created Like There's No Tomorrow (SummerWorks), This Must Be The Place (Passe Muraille), Highway 63: The Fort Mac Show (cross-Canada tour). Select Acting: Crawlspace (VideoFag), Stitch (Native Earth/Culturestorm), Summer Spectacular (Small Wooden Shoe). The Graduate (Segal Centre), The Huron Bride (Vertigo), My Turquoise Years (Arts Club), Unity (1918) (Alberta Theatre Projects), And So It Goes, Bone Cage (Downstage), Sean Dixon’s The Notorious Right Robert and his Robber BrideBedstefader and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Caravan Farm), The Shape of a Girl (YPT/Green Thumb Theatre).

 

Georgina Beaty – Writer + Performer


Sascha Cole is an actor + emerging producer.  She began producing when she co-founded and curated In the Beginning: A Jewish Playwrights' Festival, a development series for Harold Green Jewish Theatre in 2010. She then went on to produce At Your Service for Israeli performance artist Aharona Israel as part of the SummerWorks Live Art Series.  Sascha is a frequent collaborator with Jill Connell and together they produced Connell's The Supine Cobbler in the fall of 2015. They are currently working towards their follow up production, Horses: outrage à la raison, which will premiere in 2017. As an actor she has collaborated with some of Canada’s greatest theatre artists, premiering over a dozen new works. This August she begins the Soulpepper Academy, where she will continue to develop as a producer.


Daniel Bennett is an interdisciplinary artist whose work engages communities and challenges form. Daniel has worked primarily as a production manager and arts administrator with companies such as the Toronto Fringe Festival, Theatre Gargantua, AfriCan Theatre Ensemble and Director’s Lab North. He was the co-producer and choreographer of the award-winning SQUAT: A Super-Secret Back Alley Musical, a site-specific hit show at the 2013 Toronto Fringe Festival. Daniel is a third year production student at the National Theatre School of Canada and studied Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of Toronto.

Daniel Bennett – Production Manager

Sascha Cole – Co-Producer

Daniel Bennett – Production Manager

Karen is the author of six award-winning plays, and a two-time finalist for the Governor

General’s Literary Award for her Pochsy Plays and Drama: Pilot Episode. She is a Dora

Award-winning performer and director, having directed all of adult horror clowns Mump

& Smoot’s shows, as well as premiere productions of Linda Griffiths’ Age of Arousal 

(ATP), and others. Karen’s performances and productions have been presented across North

America and overseas and her prize-winning short films have screened internationally.

Upcoming: All the Little Animals I Have Eaten premiering at One Yellow Rabbit’s High

Performance Rodeo and Crawlspace, which returns to Toronto this spring. (Both shows

feature Georgina Beaty!)


Patrick is a production designer for independent theatre.  He is the recipient of 2 Dora Awards, for both lighting design and set design.  His recent and upcoming work includes: Brave New World (Litmus Theatre/Passé Muraille), The Circle (Tarragon Theatre), Killer Joe (Coalmine Theatre), Late Company (Why Not Theatre & surface/underground theatre), Crawlspace (Videofag), It Comes in Waves (Necessary Angel/Bluemouth), Birth of Frankenstein (Litmus Theatre).  Patrick also works as a production manager for Necessary Angel Theatre Company, Volcano Theatre, and Acting Up Stage Company.

Patrick Lavender – Production Design


Rashida Shaw is a theatre creator interested in the beauty of everyday moments. She co-produces the Small Wooden Shoe Fun Palace Radio Variety Show (live show and podcast). She is currently co-producing This is the August at the SummerWorks Performance Festival and you can see her this fall in Concord Floral at Canadian Stage.

Chris Stanton has been creating work for stage and screen for over twenty years. His practice is exceptionally wide-ranging, spanning from performer to director, writer, sound designer, and composer. His stage work has taken him across Canada to Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Montreal – and internationally to New York, Bogotà, Munich, Brisbane, Dublin, and Vienna. He has been nominated for 11 Dora Awards across disciplines, winning in 2011 for his performance in Enda Walsh’s New Electric Ballroom. Stanton is also the Artistic Producer of Toronto-based indie performance company ARC. onebandoflight.com

Tamara received her BFA in Performance Production from the Ryerson Theatre School. She is the resident Stage Manager of ARC (Actors Repertory Company) and Off Centre Music Salon. Selected Stage Management credits include: Far Away (Best of Fringe); A Little Too Cozy (Against the Grain); Little Death (The Theatre Centre); Hairspray (LOT); Melancholy Play (The Empty Room); Macbeth (Sterling Theatre Company); Moment (ARC); True (Criminal Theatre); Tragedy: A Tragedy (SummerWorks Festival); Queer Bathroom Stories (Buddies in Bad Times). Selected Directing and Assistant credits include: Suburban Motel Series (Abrams Theatre); The Trial of Judith K (Theatre Passe Muraille); The Memo (Thought For Food); Boyfriends (Toronto Fringe Festival); Unity (1918) (Ryerson Theatre School).

Megan is a director/theatre creator from Ottawa who makes Toronto her home. She spent the 2015/16 season at the Grand Theatre in London, ON as the Apprentice Artistic Director/Artistic Associate and will be returning for a second season in that role.  Most recent credit: Caryl Churchill’s Far Away at the TO Fringe.  Coming up: Agency a new play by Eva Barrie at the Theatre Centre.

Caterwaul Theatre produces innovative and immersive storytelling in puppetry, analog projection and stop-motion film. Caterwaul’s inaugural production of Unintentionally Depressing Children’s Tales premiered at the 2014 SummerWorks Theatre Festival. They returned to SummerWorks in 2015 with the Music Series collaboration Heat Shuts Off Overnight with the band Germaphobes. Caterwaul has created music video, live projections and puppet installations for various bands and events throughout Toronto (including Long Winter, Camp Wavelength). Caterwaul created shadow puppets for Howard Barker’s The Castle (Storefront Theatre) as well as a giant interactive snow globe for HarbourKIDS (Harbourfront Centre). www.caterwaultheatre.com

Rashida Shaw – Associate Producer

Chris Stanton – Sound Design

Megan Watson- Director

Caterwaul Theatre (Erin Fleck and Sarah Fairlie)

Tammy Vuckovic – Stage Manager

Karen Hines - Dramaturge