EVAN BULIUNG - George
Evan Buliung has appeared on countless stages across Canada, leading companies for the last twenty years. Most recently you can catch him on screens staring in the Hulu/Family Channel Canada TV series Holly Hobbie, and in Global’s Departure. A regular company member of both the Stratford Festival and Shaw Festival, he's enjoyed playing such roles as Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet , Pericles in The Adventures of Perciles, Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew, Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Jack Worthing in The Importance of being Earnest, Stanhope in Journey's End amongst others.
Elsewhere across the country, he’s starred in Dear Evan Hansen as Larry Murphy, Peter and the Starcatcher as Black Stache, The Audience opposite Fiona Reid as John Major and Long Day's Journey into Night for Soulpepper. His musical theatre credits include, FUN HOME, for which he won a Dora award for best performance, WE WILL ROCK YOU, LORD OF THE RINGS for the Mirvish Enterprises in Toronto. As well he's performed Shakespeare in both Chicago and New York.
Evan’s television credits include guest spots on Suits, Departure, Saving Hope, Bitten, Damnation, Reign, The Listener, Gangland Undercover and Haven.
He's also been in numerous video games for Ubisoft including Assassin's Creed and the FAR CRY series.
TESS BENGER - Dot
Sally Bowles in Cabaret (Grand Theatre), Miss Bennets Christmas at Pemberley (MTC), Pal Joey (TIFT), The Penelopiad (Grand Theatre), The Last Five Years (YRG Productions), Girls Like That (Tarragon), Mamma Mia (Citadel), Grease (Elgin Winter Garden), Chasse Galarie (Soulpepper/Storefront), Sunday in the Park with George (TIFT), Philadelphia Story, Cabaret, Top Girls, Sweeney Todd, The Next Whiskey Bar (Shaw Festival),Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables (Charlottetown). Film and tv: Top ten contestant on CBC's Triple Sensation season two. Upcoming: The Curious Voyage (TIFT)
Tess is a proud graduate of Sheridan College's Music Theatre Performance Program
ERIC CRAIG - Jules
Resume excerpts include Matilda: the musical (1st National Tour/Toronto company), The Secret Garden (Theatre Calgary), Fun Home, Pride and Prejudice, Les Miserables (Arts Club), the title role in Hamlet (SLSC), The Hobbit (Grand Theatre), The Last 5 Years (Angelwalk), Edges (Musical Stage Co), The Glass Menagerie (TiFT), and The Godot Cycle (Yes Let's Go Prod).
Select credits on the small screen include The Handmaid’s Tale, Good Witch, Workin' Moms, Murdoch Mysteries, Reign, 12 Monkeys, Mayday, and Flashpoint.
His voice can be heard on Peg+Cat, Cyberchase, and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.
Much love and innumerable thanks to Jax. Ravenclaw.
TRACY MICHAILIDIS - Yvonne
For Eclipse Theatre: Aurora in Kiss of the Spider Woman (Dora nomination)
Tracy has just finished a run of Piaf/Dietrich for Mirvish, and will be returning to the CAA theatre this Spring with Studio 180's production of Indecent as part of the Off-Mirvish Season.
Favourite credits include: Life After (Musical Stage Company, CanStage, Yonge Street Theatrcals: Dora award), The Light in the Piazza (at both Musical Stage and Theatre Calgary), Mary's Wedding (Magnus Theatre), Anything that Moves (Belfry Theatre), Emily (Charlottetown Festival), Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play (Outside the March), Three Sisters (Atlantic Theatre Festival), The Other Place (Weston Playhouse).
She has spent seasons at both the Stratford and Shaw Festivals, as well as her beloved Charlottetown Festival, where she made her debut as Anne Shirley a few moons ago. She currently divides her time between New York City and Toronto, making some art and enjoying the views.
Tracy is also a teaching artist and runs her own private studio as well as being on the faculty of MTCA in New York City and The Performing Arts Project in North Carolina. Enjoy this glorious piece of art about art, and keep making your own!
CHARLOTTE MOORE - Mother
40 years in Canadian Show Business, 9 Seasons with the Charlottetown Festival, 3 Seasons with the Shaw, 8 productions with Drayton Entertainment (including Blood Brothers and Damn Yankees ), 3 productions with Mirvish (Les Mis, Hairspray and The Wizard of Oz ), many many original Canadian Shows (including world premieres of The Last Resort and Marathon of Hope ), shows with The Grand Theatre London (last season's interactive Cabaret for one), shows with The Neptune Theatre Halifax (including Mama Rose in Gypsy ), two self-produced albums (both available on iTunes), and two kids!
RENEE STRASFELD - Assistant Director
Recent theatre includes the Fringe and Best of Fringe hit Carpe Into my DM’s which she co-wrote and starred in. Renée has toured all across North America performing for children for the better part of a decade. She has voiced several video games and can be heard on the radio and on TV as the voice of Lysol as well as representing other brands. Renée is looking forward to working with the Eclipse team in this new capacity. Many Thanks to Evan for the encouragement, support and guidance. Love and thanks to Michael Rubinoff, Michael Rubinstein, Jude Foster and of course my one and only, Mark.
Follow me on instagram to find out about upcoming sketch shows @Rstrassy
ADAM SAKIYAMA - Musical Director
Adam Sakiyama is a Toronto-based music director & composer. Recent theatre credits include Reprint (Musical Stage Co.), Next to Normal (Musical Stage Co. / Mirvish), Billy Elliot (Stratford), and Dr. Silver (Musical Stage Co. / Outside the March).
Composing credits include Quench (Axon Interactive) and in between (National Ballet of Canada). Songwriter and Arranger for Super Simple Songs , one of the most watched educational channels on YouTube.
Currently writing the score for Macbeth (Ballet Kelowna), premiering spring 2020.
ALLYSON MCMACKON - Movement Director
Allyson is a director/producer/creator/educator who has been working in the Toronto Independent Theatre community for 30 years. She is the artistic director of the multi-Dora nominated Theatre Rusticle, and recently directed their sold-out run of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Buddies in Bad Times. The multi-Dora nominated Theatre Rusticle has been presented at Harbourfront Centre, Theatre Pass Muraille, the Magnetic North Theatre Festival and throughout BC. Recent directorial projects include: Scott Shorts and Zelda (George Brown Theatre School), Threepenny Opera (Theatre Sheridan), and a groundbreaking production of Our Town (Theatre Rusticle at Buddies). She has taught at George Brown Theatre School, U of T, Centre for Indigenous Theatre and The Globe Conservatory (Regina). She currently teaches at Sheridan College (Musical Theatre Programme) and has been part-time faculty at York University since 2008 teaching Movement and Physical Theatre in the BFA and MFA conservatory streams. She has coached with Soulpepper Theatre, Zata Omm Dance Projects, Blue Ceiling Dance, DVxT and directed Brooke Johnson’s Trudeau Stories. She has mentored with Paprika, Buddies’ Young Creators and George Brown Theatre School. Allyson was nominated for the KM Hunter Award, a Dora, and was Harolded in 2008. She holds an MFA from York University and an Honours BA from the University of Toronto.
MICHELLE BOHN - Set and Costume Designer
Off-Broadway: A Four-Letter Word (Classic Stage Company); Richard III, King Lear, Macbeth (New York Classical Theatre).
Off-Off-Broadway: Displaced Wedding (New Worlds Theatre Project); Orpheus (Next Wave Festival).
Regional: Jukebox Hero (Ed Mirvish Theatre); Measure for Measure (Canadian Stage); Theory (Tarragon); The Nether (Coal Mine); Crees in the Caribbean (Theatre Aquarius); The New Canadian Curling Club (Blyth Festival); Amadeus, The Gamblers (Talk is Free Theatre); The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Relativity, Rising Water, Kimberly Akimbo (Southern Rep Theatre).
Film; TV: Save Me season 2, For the Record (CBC Gem); NOLA; The Red Thunder (short); Good Sister (short).
Ms. Bohn has taught at Tulane University, CUNY – Hunter College, Baker University, and Fanshawe College. She holds a BFA in Design for the Theatre from Concordia University, and an MFA in Costume Design from University of Missouri – Kansas City.
Upcoming: Hamlet and All’s Well That Ends Well (Stratford Festival).
WENDY LUNDGREN - Lighting Designer
THEATRE: Select credits include: HMS Pinafore, The Trials of Ezra Pound, Agamemnon (Stratford Festival); The Countess Maritza (Pacific Opera Victoria); Never Not Once (Theatre Aquarius); Miracle on 34th Street, Outside Mullingar (Chemainus Festival Theatre); 4000 Miles (Belfry); Annie – The Musical (Drayton Entertainment); Elf, Pride and Prejudice (Persephone Theatre); Chicago, Mamma Mia!, Bittergirl – The Musical, Romeo & Juliet, Man of La Mancha, Tuesdays With Morrie (Globe Theatre); Dream A Little Dream (The Grand Theatre); Peter Grimes, The Handmaid’s Tale, Der Ring Des Nibelungen (Associate Lighting Designer, Canadian Opera Company).
FILM/TV: Zombies, Zombies 2 (Disney TV); Rocky Horror Picture Show 2016 (Fox TV).
TRAINING/TEACHING: York University BFA, Honours. Past Guest Faculty with National Theatre School.
ET CETERA: Wendy has both Dora Mavor Award and SATA Nominations. UPCOMING: Monty Python’s Spamalot (Stratford Festival)
TIM LINDSAY - Sound Designer
Tim Lindsay is a Toronto-born sound designer.
Previously: Consumption Patterns, pool (no water), We Three & Kate and Sam are Not Breaking Up (Cue6); Emotional Labour (Crimson Wave); Clitoria: A Sex-Positive Superhero! (Laura Bailey); Sea Sick & This Is the Point (The Theatre Centre); Red Light Winter (Unit 102); After Miss Julie (Red One); The Chance & C’mon, Angie! (Leroy Street); six plays for Kat Sandler & Theatre Brouhaha. Tim also designed and co-produced Hedwig & The Angry Inch (BFL Theatre tours, 2009–2013) and Hard Core Logo: Live (Toronto premiere, 2017).
KATHLEEN JONES - Stage Manager
Credits include: Peter Pan (Bad Hats Theatre/Soulpepper); Sisters (Soulpepper); The Jungle, Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story (Tarragon Theatre); The Wager (Theatre Gargantua); Winners and Losers (Chromatic Theatre); Molly Bloom (Fourth Gorgon); Lukumi, Esu Crossing the Middle Passage, Bleeders (The Watah Theatre); Bright Lights, Big Plans (Theatre Brouhaha); Slip, Special Constables (Scapegoat Collective); Edward II (New Theatre Projects).
LORI MIRABELLI - Live Artist
Lori Mirabelli is an abstract painter who is originally from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Lori studied Psychology at Laurentian University and went on to work in the Child Welfare field for 20 years. Despite having a full-time career, she continued to pursue her love of art. In 2009, she relocated to Southern Ontario to focus more seriously on her art career. She currently resides in a live/work studio in downtown Toronto.
Lori Mirabelli has exhibited in several exhibitions in Toronto, Ottawa and London, Ontario. She has collaborated with Nuvango Art Gallery & Fashion Designer, had her art displayed on the hit Television series MadMen and was the artist featured in the Winter 2019 issue of Luxe Magazine Canada . Her paintings are currently in several private collections nationally and internationally.
Celeste Brillon - Mrs. & Harriet
Celeste Brillon is from Queenston, Ontario, in her fourth year at Sheridan in the Music Theatre program. Celeste has performed at The Shaw Festival for three seasons in Sunday in the Park with George (Louise), The Women (Little Mary) and My Fair Lady (ensemble), has performed the role of Klara in The Nutcracker with Ballet Jorgen (Toronto).
Celeste has sung as the guest soloist with the Niagara Symphony in their Pop Series and performed the lead role of ‘Reno Sweeney’ in Anything Goes at Laura Secord Secondary School.
Celeste has been in Theatre Sheridan’s production of On The Town (ensemble), CMTP Pump Up The Volume (Cali), Nine (ensemble) and Cabaret (Rosie). Celeste is thrilled to be in this production and would like to thank the entire team at Eclipse, her family and Ethan!
Jesse Drwiega - Alex
Jesse hails from Red Deer, Alberta where he took his first tap class at age three and hasn’t looked back since. A soon to be graduate of Sheridan College’s Music Theatre Program, he’s thrilled to have been a part of this large ensemble of friends and colleagues.
Selected stage credits include: Ernst Ludwig in Cabaret , Jojo/Dance Captain in Newsies , On the Town (Theatre Sheridan), Kiss of the Spiderwoman (Eclipse Theatre), Neleus in Mary Poppins , Valentine in Two Gentlemen of Verona (CCPA), The Prince in The Nutcracker Ballet (RDC).
A huge shout out to the creative team for their guidance. Love to my mom and sister for their relentless support. Thank you for coming, enjoy the show!
Alten Wilmot - Redmond
Alten is thrilled to be apart of this beautiful piece of art. He is the founder and Artistic Director of Unwrap Theatre in the Waterloo Region.
Select performance credits include Kiss of the Spiderwoman (Eclipse), Newsies, Cabaret, On the Town (Sheridan), A Christmas Carol, Kimberly Akimbo (Lost & Found).
Select direction and choreography credits include: Dancing Under a Blanket (Unwrap Theatre), Da Kink in My Hair (Assistant, Arts Club), Five Guys Named Moe (Assistant, Neptune).
Coming up, you can catch Alten in Henry G20 at the Bentway, Alice in Wonderland at the Guild Festival and The Story of My Life with Unwrap Theatre.
A huge shoutout to Evan, the entire Sunday team, and my wonderful family! I am so lucky.
Bethany Monaghan - Nurse
Originally from Vernon, British Columbia, Bethany moved to Ontario in 2016 to attend Sheridan College in their Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance program.
Her latest performance highlights include Fraulein Kost in Sheridan’s production of Cabaret , Tracie in Pump Up the Volume in the Canadian Music Theatre Project Festival, and an ensemble member as well as the assistant director of Nine . Bethany is excited for the opportunity to work with both her classmates, and those she looks up to in the industry on this incredible production. Bethany would like to thank Sheridan College, and Michael Rubinoff, for creating this partnership with Eclipse Theatre, and giving her the opportunity to work on one of her favourite shows.
Maria Krotiris - Louise
Maria is from Markham, Ontario and began dancing when she was 3 years old at the Sandra Amodeo Dance Studio. She is thrilled to be a part of the production Sunday in the Park with George , while in her fourth year of the Musical Theatre program at Sheridan.
Her stage credits include: Pippin (UHS), Thoroughly Modern Millie (UHS), On the Town (Theatre Sheridan), Nine (Theatre Sheridan), and Paige in Pump Up the Volume (CMTP).
A huge thanks to the cast and the creative team for making this experience so memorable, and to my parents for their on going support. Love you guys! Enjoy the show everybody!
Matthew Reid - Dennis
Matthew is thrilled to be a part of this production of Sunday in the Park with George and to have the chance to be in his first Sondheim show.
Recently, Matthew played Cliff Bradshaw in Theatre Sheridan's production of Cabaret . Next you can catch him back on the main stage at Sheridan in Guys and Dolls .
Many thanks to everyone at Eclipse for this incredible opportunity. Enjoy the show!
Jamie Cudicio - Betty
Jamie Cudicio comes all the way from Mississauga, Ontario. She is so excited to be making her Eclipse Theatre debut in Sunday in The Park with George .
Previously seen in: Pump Up the Volume (workshop) as Stacey at the Winter Garden Theatre as Claudia Nardi in Theatre Sheridan’s production of Nine , she is looking forward to graduating, creating her own work and living the true artist’s lifestyle in Toronto.
Joshua Alcantara - Soldier #1 / Main Soldier
Joshua Alcantara is in his final year studying Music Theatre Performance at Sheridan College and is excited to be working with Eclipse Theatre again. From Ottawa, Ontario, he is a professionally trained dancer, independent songwriter/ producer (JPA), and content creator. His recent performances include Davey in Newsies (Theatre Sheridan), Ensemble in Kiss of the Spider Woman (Eclipse Theatre), New Sailor in On The Town (Theatre Sheridan), and Ensemble in Mamma Mia! (Theatre St. John's).
He would like to thank his friends and family for their love and support, and for the opportunity to continuously work with stellar artists.
Sydney Cochrane - Frieda
Sydney is beyond excited to be a part of this production of Sunday in the Park with George . As this is her all-time favourite show, she feels blessed to be able to do this production with this amazing group of people.
Her past credits include Luisa in Nine , and Ensemble/Assistant Intimacy Director in Cabaret (Theatre Sheridan).
You can catch her next as Teacher/V1 in In Real Life (Theatre Sheridan). Thanks to Michael Rubinoff and Sheridan College for this opportunity.
Benjamin Skipper - Boatman
Ben is absolutely thrilled to be a part of this wonderful Sondheim musical.
Selected theatre credits include: Hendrix in The Stars of Mars , Jacobi/Roosevelt in Newsies, Merlin the Cat in Hoarding: A Musical - CMTP, Phillippe in The House of Martin Guerre (Theatre Sheridan), Sam in Every Silver Lining (Toronto Fringe/Next Stage), Shrek in Shrek: The Musical (Eastwood C.I.), Roger in Grease (KW Musical Productions), and Toodles in Peter Pan: The Panto (Drayton). Much love and thanks to Mom, Dad, and Alex.
Wendy Solomon - Band
Wendy has been a featured recitalist in North America, Asia and Europe. She plays with many orchestras and theatre shows, most recently playing the Toronto production of Bend It Like Beckham .
As a freelance cellist Wendy has recorded for film and commercials and backed many artists: from Barbra Streisand to Led Zeppelin. She was the cellist of the internationally acclaimed group BOWFIRE, and is also founder and composer/arranger of the cello quartet LUSH.
Paul Carter - Band
As a multi-instrumentalist specializing in saxophones, flutes, clarinets, oboes, and bassoon, Paul Carter plays in numerous Musical Theater Pits, Recording Studios, Rock, Folk, Pop, Funk, Soul, R&B, Hip Hop and Big Bands across the country.
Paul has recorded for Walt Disney and Atlantic Records as well as worked alongside award winning artists Alan Menken, Austin Pendleton, Michel Tremblay, Benny Golson, Cleo Laine and Francois Dompierre.
When Paul isn’t performing he's arranging or working with many schools, music camps, community programs, and studios in Montreal and Toronto as a clinician, private teacher and Band Leader.
Jeewon Kim - Band
Violinist/violist Jeewon Kim has performed on both instruments as soloist, chamber and orchestral musician in Canada, the US and Europe. For seven seasons he was second violinist at the Shaw Festival, and in its resident ensemble, the Blue Spruce Quartet, and has performed with groups such as the Esprit Orchestra, New Music Concerts, Canadian Opera Company, Toronto Operetta Theatre, and Mirvish Productions. He is currently second violinist of the Madawaska Quartet and violist of The Elmwood Trio.
Jonathan Corkal - Band
Jonathan Corkal is a music director, accompanist, copyist, and performer. He is currently on staff with Musical Stage Co. and at George Brown College, and is a proud graduate of Sheridan College's Hon. Bach. in Music Theatre Performance.
Selected music credits include Caroline, or Change, Reprint, Dr. Silver: A Celebration of Life, Uncovered: Stevie Wonder & Prince (Musical Stage Co.), Spring Fever (Smile Theatre), Hair , and Heathers (Hart House).
Originally from Saskatoon, he currently resides in Toronto with his cat, Chloe. Enjoy the show!
Arinea Hermans - Apprentice Director & Producer
Recent performing credits include: The Adventures of Pinocchio (YPT); Obeah Opera (Luminato Festival); Merrily We Roll Along (YES Theatre); Rumspringa Break! (Next Stage); UnCovered (The Musical Stage Co.); A Little Night Music (Gateway Theatre); Seussical (YPT - Dora nomination).
Upcoming: Grow (Grand Theatre).
Arinea was the recipient of the 2016/2017 Syd & Shirley Banks Prize awarded through The Musical Stage Company. She is a graduate of Sheridan College’s Bachelor of Music Theatre Program.
Thank you to Evan and Brett for the opportunity to learn.
Lauren Phillips - Waitress
Lauren is from Vancouver BC, where she started dancing at the age of 3 at Caulfield School of Dance. She is thrilled to be a part of her first Eclipse Theatre Company production, Sunday in the Park with George. Other selected credits include: Cabaret (Theatre Sheridan), Nine (Theatre Sheridan), Pump Up the Volume (CMTP), On the Town (Theatre Sheridan), The Wizard of Oz (Footlight), Oklahoma (RCMT), Centre Stage 3 (Sodona Films), The Nutcracker (Goh Ballet), and Perry Erlich’s Showstoppers which included performances with Foreigner, Barry Manilow and Paul Anka. A huge shout out to our amazing cast and production team for putting this show together. Enjoy!
Kaitlyn Post - Celeste #2
Kaitlyn is thrilled to a part of this incredible project. She is a soon to be graduate of Sheridan College's Music Theatre Program originally hailing from a small town in New Brunswick.
Recent credits include New Canadian Musical, Chelsea Sunrise at Theatre Sheridan, Liliane La Fleur in Nine, Steph in Reasons to be Pretty, and Nora in CMTP Pump up the Volume. This past summer she had the pleasure of singing in nursing homes around the GTA with Smile Theatre and she's very excited to be heading out into the big bad world, but before then, you can see her in Theatre Sheridan's next show, Guys and Dolls, playing Miss Adelaide.
Kaitlyn would like to thank everyone who has supported and helped her along the way. Love to you all.
Taylor Garwood - Elaine
Taylor is delighted to be in the cast of Sunday in the Park with George . She is originally from Elmvale, Ontario. Taylor is a soon-to-be graduate of Sheridan College's Bachelor of Music Theatre Program.
Some recent credits include: Fraulein Schneider in Cabaret (Theatre Sheridan), Newsies (Theatre Sheridan), Grow (CMTP), My Fair Lady (Brott Music Festival), On The Town (Theatre Sheridan) and Drama 101 (Bravo Academy).
You can also see Taylor in Theatre Sheridan’s upcoming production of Guys and Dolls where she will be playing Sarah Brown. Enjoy the show!
Aaron Ryder - Mr.
Originally from Charlottetown, PEI, Aaron is honoured to be performing in this exciting production! He will be graduating from Sheridan College’s Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance Program in the Spring, where his recent credits include Geordie Parven in My Bonnie Lass , Samuel in Grow (CMTP), and Herr Shultz in Cabaret . Next month Aaron will be playing Nathan Detroit in Theatre Sheridan’s Guys and Dolls .
Thanks so much to the entire Eclipse team for this fantastic opportunity! Enjoy!
Olivia Shad - Celeste #1
Olivia is from Niagara Falls, Ontario. She is beyond thrilled to be a part of this production of Sunday in the Park with George .
Select performance credits include: Leslie in The Stars of Mars (Theatre Sheridan), Alice in Dancing Under a Blanket (Unwrap Theatre), My Bonnie Lass (Theatre Sheridan), Nine (Theatre Sheridan), and Martha in Grow (Canadian Music Theatre Project).
She would like to give a massive thank you to everyone at Eclipse, Michael Rubinoff and Sheridan College for this incredible opportunity. Much love to her family for their unwavering support.
Daniel Allain - Louis the Baker
Daniel is from Hamilton, Ontario, and is thrilled to be a part of Sunday In The Park With George at Eclipse Theatre.
Select credits include: Cabaret, Newsies, My Bonnie Lass (Theatre Sheridan), Grow (Canadian Music Theatre Project), My Fair Lady, West Side Story (Brott Music Festival), Dancing Under A Blanket (Unwrap Theatre), Footloose, Into The Woods, Guys & Dolls, A Chorus Line (Theatre Aquarius).
Many thanks and so much love to all of the incredible teachers here at Sheridan, and Daniel’s friends and family for their constant love and support. Enjoy the show!
Alex Batycki - Randolph
A proud prairie boy and originally from Saskatoon Saskatchewan, Alex moved out east to pursue a post-secondary education here at Sheridan College. Alex is thrilled to have the chance to be a-part of the cast of Sunday in the Park with George with Eclipse Theatre Company.
Other theatre: Cabaret (Theatre Sheridan), Newsies (Theatre Sheridan), Grow (Canadian Music Theatre Project), Newsies (Drayton Entertainment), Kiss of the Spiderwoman (Eclipse Theatre Company), On the Town (Theatre Sheridan).
Upcoming: Guys and Dolls (Theatre Sheridan).
Devin Alexander - Soldier #2 / Ensemble
Devin is thrilled to be joining the ensemble of Sunday in the Park!
Recent credits include Newsies, Cabaret (Theatre Sheridan), Mamma Mia! (Dancyn Productions) and Grease! (Mandell Entertainment).
Gratitude to the Eclipse team for this incredible opportunity.
Sending so much love to his friends and family back home. Work Hard. Be Kind.
Taran Kim - Franz / Billy
Taran is in his final year at Sheridan and is incredibly excited and grateful for the opportunity to be a part of another Eclipse Theatre production having been lucky enough to be a part of Kiss of the Spiderwoman last year. He had such an amazing and insightful time working with Evan and Tracy last year and is so thankful to be working alongside them once more. He feels especially thankful to be doing his first show with his amazing girlfriend Kait and hopes to be performing alongside her in many shows. He's very proud to have been a part of Sheridan's productions of Newsies! and a new Canadian musical The Stars of Mars and is excited to be involved in Guys and Dolls later on this year as well as Neptune's production of Rocky Horror in the summer.
Lois Kivesto - Dramaturge
A University of Toronto music graduate (viola), Lois Kivesto holds a Ph.D. in theatre from New York University, with a dissertation on the work of James Lapine. Her essay “Comedy Tonight!” is published in Stephen Sondheim: A Casebook, part of the Garland Reference Library of the Humanities.
A Toronto-based researcher and consultant, Lois is a frequent lecturer for Stratford Festival, and McMaster Stratford Seminar Series.
Selected Credits: Dramaturge, Hair (Hart House Theatre); Programme Essayist, Brigadoon, Grand Hotel, Sweet Charity, The Light in the Piazza, Trouble in Tahiti, Sunday in the Park with George, Follies: In Concert, A Little Night Music (Shaw Festival); Programme Essayist, Camelot, Jacques Brel… (Stratford Festival); Musical-Theatre Lecture (Arts & Letters Club of Toronto); Lecture-Conversation, Marry Me a Little (Tarragon Theatre).
Upcoming: Pre-Season Lecture, Chicago (Stratford Festival); Programme Essay, Gypsy, and Lecture ‘Celebrating Sondheim’ Event (Shaw Festival); Musical-theatre History Course Instructor (McMaster University Continuing Education).
Brett Haynes - Production Manager & GM
Brett has been working as a producer for over 12 years and has produced over 22 new theatrical productions across Toronto. A graduate of the University of Waterloo and George Brown Theatre School, Brett has worked as a scenic painter, stage manager, actor and was director of the award winning New York City production of It All Leads To The Lemon Scene. Brett has worked with some of Canada’s leading artists, such as Judith Thompson, d’bi.young anitafrika and Kat Sandler helping them bring their work to the stage.
Brett is currently enrolled in Centennial College’s Children’s Media program and works as a freelance producer, graphic designer and marketing consultant.