Theatre

Ginny Collins – 2015 Churchill Artists’ Residency

Ginny Collins is the artist-in-residence at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre (CNSC) July 21 – 30, 2015. Ginny is a playwright based in Winnipeg, Manitoba and a member of the Prairie Theatre Exchange Playwrights Unit. Her play Good Intentions was part of Winnipeg Jewish Theatre’s 2013/2014 season. She is currently under commission by Prairie Theatre Exchange to write Revenge & Co., which was read in 2015 as part of the Carol Shields Festival. She is also being commissioned by Cercle Molière for a French/English co-production with Prairie Theatre Exchange. Her play, The Good Daughter, was published in the Breakout Anthology and was Best of Fest at the 2014 Winnipeg Fringe Festival.…

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White Rabbit Productions – Bloodless: The Trial of Burke and Hare

THE CAST:

  • William Burke – Carson Nattrass*
  • William Hare – Cory Wojcik*
  • Rae – Gordon Tanner*
  • Knox – Doug McKeag*
  • Margaret – Heather Madill
  • Helen – Jaclyn Kurceba
  • Thomas – Nyk Bielak
  • Fergusson – Murray Farnell
  • Mary/Ensemble – Emma Stefanchuk
  • Abigail/Ensemble – Dora Carroll
  • Janet – Mallory Schellenberg
  • Ensemble – Mitch Krohn
  • Ensemble – David Fox
  • Ensemble – Taras Luchak
  • Ensemble/Fiddler – Elena Howard-Scott

THE CREATIVE TEAM:

  • Director – Sharon Bajer*
  • Playwright – Joseph Aragon
  • Musical Director – Andrew St. Hilaire
  • Choreographer – Kimberley Rampersad*
  • Lighting Designer – Eric Bosse
  • Multi-Media Designer – Ryan Schultz
  • Stage Manager – Melissa Novecosky*
  • Assistant Stage Manager & Props – Heather Lee Brereton
  • Keyboard II – Paul De Gurse
  • Apprentice Choreographer – Jillian Willems
  • Executive Producer – Jeffrey Kohut
  • Costume Coordinator – Gerri Stemler
  • Costuming provided by Harlequin Costume

*appears with the permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association

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Theatre Projects Manitoba – Bashir Lazhar

Sargent and Victor and Me. Theatre Projects Manitoba. Photo: Leif Norman

Bashir Lazhar

By Evelyne de la Chenelière, translated by Morwyn Brebner
March 14 – 24 2013 at the Rachel Browne Theatre

Bashir Lazhar is the acclaimed English translation of de la Chenelière’s exquisite, humanistic and topical play about a substitute teacher helping a traumatized middle school class in the wake of his own path through violent upheaval. Dispensing with conventional teaching methods, he tries to prepare his students for an unpredictable world.

Bashir Lazhar is a story concerned with the language of loss, the process of grieving and the things that compel us forward when our world is no longer recognizable.…

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