With just over a week before the grand opening of Kyle Capstick's mini-epic, Of Shapes Transformed by Love, we present the sprawling cast behind this mythic and magical marvel.
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All headshots by the fabulous Jonathan Harvey.
Creative team bios to follow! Stay tuned all week for more updates as the countdown to Of Shapes continues...
(in order of appearance)
BRITTANY RAE ROBINSON as THE WIDOW
After graduating the Music Theatre Program at Sheridan College in 2011, Brittany spent some time overseas exploring Australia and New Zealand. Now she has found herself in Toronto and is very happy and honoured to be a part of Aim For the Tangent’s 2014 Season. This summer’s projects include recording an EP of her songs, exploring the city and continuing her passion for song writing and acting.
HILARY SCOTT as THE SAILOR/JOHANNA
Hilary is a graduate of George Brown Theatre School's Acting Conservatory Program. She is thrilled to be rejoining forces with Aim for the Tangent Theatre, after a rousing romp as Satan in AFTT's "Genesis & Other Stories". Other credits include Leonora of The Libertine (Jeannette Lambermont-Morey), Little Women's Beth March (James Simon) and Stacee in Dirty Stacee (2014 Paprika Festival).
AMY MARIE WALLACE as BRIDGET
Amy Marie Wallace born and raised in Beamsville Ontario, is a graduate of The George Brown Theatre Program and also holds a Bachelors Honours degree in Music from Wilfrid Laurier University. Selected Theatre Credits include: Ibsen's Ghost (Theatre Inamorta), Or Be Eatten (Silent Protagonist Productions, Toronto Fringe), Playboy of the Western World, Spring Awakening, A Fond Husband, Saturday Sunday Monday (GBTS). Selected Film/TV: The Woods (Km4 Productions) No Safe House (Loading Doc Productions). She's also an avid crafter and mess maker, check our her blog of all things handmade and fun things found www.amymariefromtylerthree.com.
ERIN ELDERSHAW as ELIZABETH
Erin Eldershaw is very excited to be a part of Aim For The Tangent Theatre's 2014 Season. Working with such dedicated artists from all over the Toronto indie scene has been such a fulfilling experience and she cannot thank the company enough for having her on board. Past credits include: Roderigo in Othello (GoPlayProducing), Jenny in Ghosts, Kathy in Nefarious Bed&Breakfast (MonkeymanProductions), Donna/Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Donna/Stephanio in The Tempest (Shakey-Shake and Friends), and Wendla in Spring Awakening (GeorgeBrownCollege). She is also a dancer for Tsingory Dance Company which will be performing shows in Toronto this summer.
ALEXI PEDNEAULT as MADISON
'The beauty of this production is that it's a celebration of hard work with the true grit of indie theatre. To be working with dedicated artists and friends is such an incredible experience. So much praise to all! Theatre is and always should be a community of support, art, and above all, love. Credits include: Corpus Christi (ignition theatre), New Art Night(s)(Living Room Theatre), Lord of the flies (the LOT)'
WESLEY J. COLFORD as ANDREW/NATHANIEL
Wesley J. Colford is an emerging actor/playwright/producer from Sydney, Nova Scotia and Artistic Director of Aim for the Tangent Theatre. He is currently based in Toronto, having completed studies at Sheridan College and George Brown Theatre School. Recent work includes: Genesis & Other Stories (Toronto Fringe, Red Sandcastle), Mature Young Adults (Atlantic Fringe, Videofag) and The Seagull (Upstart Theatre). As a playwright: The Wakowski Bros. (Best of Fringe, Talk is Free Theatre), Dirty Stacee (Paprika Festival), and Excuse Me, Would You Like to Buy a Bar? (Toronto Fringe). He was also the script co-ordinator for the world premiere of A God in Need of Help (currently playing at Tarragon Theatre). He is represented by Pam Winter at the Gary Goddard Agency in Toronto.
MATT PILIPIAK as ROBERT/JOSEPH
Upcoming: Up next you can see Matt at the Toronto Fringe in Three Men in a Boat (Pea Green Theatre) and then, in the fall, as part of the Theatre Aquarius backspace series in War of the Roses: Game of Kings, a brand new re-telling of Shakespeare's 8 history plays that comprise the historical War of the Roses.
Previous: A One Night Stand with Shaw (Never Wrestle With Pigs), The Wedding Singer (Hart House), Comedy of Errors, Macbeth (Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan) A Fond Husband(GBC Theatre)
Other: Matt is a graduate from George Brown's Classical Acting Conservatory program. Matt has also studied at Sheridan and the Banff Centre.
ANDREW PIMENTO as BOY/MICHAEL
Andrew is a Toronto-born actor and playwright. As of last month, he competed training at Ryerson Theatre School. Past credits includePhoenix, Drina, Instinct A, Cerulean Blue, Six Characters in Search of An Author, Cinderella, The Book of Wiseman, Lion in the Streets, The Girl From Maxim’s, Clown, Antigone, Richard III (Ryerson Theatre School), Other Credits: The Misanthrope (Guild Festival), Stockboy (solo show/VideoFag), The Intuition of Iphigenia, Elektra in Bosnia , Ajax in Afghanistan (Women and War Project- Greek Tour), Mariner (Risk The Void). Upcoming: KOMUNKA (Hooligan Productions, Toronto/Hamilton Fringe).