A Yorkshire Tragedy

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AILSA GALBREATH – MAID

TRAINING
Neptune Theatre’s Pre-Professional Training Programme (2011).

WITH VPT
A Yorkshire Tragedy, 2012 (Maid).

SELECT CREDITS
PPTP: Interview, 2011 (Actor). ONCE UPON A THEATRE COLLECTIVE: Waltz of the Fae, 2012 (Actor).

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MICHAEL GATY – ENSEMBLE

TRAINING
Dalhousie University’s Acting Program (2012).

WITH VPT
A Yorkshire Tragedy, 2012 (3rd Gentleman/2nd Servant/Officer).

SELECT CREDITS
DALTHEATRE: Lady Windermere’s Fan, 2012 (Actor); Blood Wedding, 2012 (Actor); While We’re Young, 2011 (Actor); The Country Wife, 2011 (Actor); The Madwoman of Chaillot, 2011 (Actor); Into the Woods, 2010 (Actor).

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DANIEL GERVAIS – ENSEMBLE

TRAINING
Sir Wildred Grenfell College (Memorial University), BFA Theatre.

WITH VPT
The Roaring Girl, 2013 (Laxton); A Yorkshire Tragedy, 2012 (Master, Servant); The Revenger’s Tragedy, 2011 (Junior Brother).

SELECT CREDITS
LIONS DEN THEATRE/VPT: Kill Shakespeare, 2012 (Actor). LIONS DEN THEATRE: 12 Angry Men, 2012 (Actor); The Underpants, 2011 (Actor). DAPOPO THEATRE: Live-In Readings, 2009 (Actor). THEATRE NEWFOUNDLAND: The Music Man, 2005 (Actor).

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IRA HENDERSON – ENSEMBLE

WITH VPT
The Roaring Girl, 2013 (Ralph Trapdoor); A Yorkshire Tragedy, 2012 (The Lusty Servant); The Jew of Malta, 2012 (Friar Jacomo); Edward II (Spenser); A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, 2011 (Touchwood Sr).

SELECT CREDITS
DAPOPO: Communities in Bloom (Actor); The Pirate Show (Actor); Ferry Boat Tales (Actor). LIONS DEN THEATRE: 12 Angry Men, 2012 (Actor); Arsenic and Old Lace, 2012 (Actor). TABOO THEATRE: Grand Guignol III, 2012 (Actor); Festival of Fear: Another Evening of Grand Guignol II, 2011 (Actor). KING’S THEATRICAL SOCIETY: Camino Royal (Actor); Romeo & Juliet (Actor); Phaedra’s Love (Actor); Macbeth, (Actor); Rocky Horror Picture Show (Actor); The Pillowman (Actor); The Laramie Project (Actor). ATLANTIC FRINGE: Black Jack Justice (Actor).

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AIDEN MEALEY – SON

TRAINING
The Capitol Theatre School of Performing Arts (2010-2011); Express Performing Arts Program (2010). 

WITH VPT
A Yorkshire Tragedy, 2012 (Son).

SELECT CREDITS
THE CAPITOL THEATRE: Resurgo Remix, 2010 (Actor). THE CAPITOL THEATRE SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS: The Four Elements, 2011 (Actor); Midsummer’s Drama Class Dream, 2010 (Actor). OTHER: Children Chorus Nova Scotia (2012).

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SCOTT MEALEY – FATHER

TRAINING
Dalhousie University, Honours Theatre Studies (2012); Dalhousie Acting Program (1992). 

WITH VPT
A Yorkshire Tragedy, 2012 (Husband).

SELECT CREDITS
THE CAPITOL THEATRE: Resurgo Remix, 2010 (Director). HUBCITY THEATRE COMPANY: Romeo and Juliet, 2010 (Fight Choreographer); The Madwoman of Chaillot, 2009 (Director); Twelfth Night, 2009 (Actor). LIVEWIRE THEATRE: Cape Enrage, 2001 (Director). NORTHRUP FRYE FESTIVAL: William S, 2000 (Actor). FESTIVAL ANTIGONISH: The Elephant Man, 1994 (Actor); A Spider’s Web, 1994 (Assistant Director). THEATRE NEW BRUNSWICK: The Secret Garden, 1993 (Actor). HALIFAX FRINGE FESTIVAL: Six Shrews In Search of a Petruchio, 1993 (Actor, Assistant Director). THEATRE NEW BRUNSWICK YOUNG COMPANY: Best All Around/Nightlight, 1993 (Actor). NEPTUNE THEATRE YOUNG COMPANY: The Halifax Explosion/Paper Bag Princess and Other Stories, 1992 (Actor). OTHER: Crandall University, 1996-2011 (Adjunct Professor of Theatre and Communications); Dog Pound, 2010 (Acting Coach).

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TESSA PEKELES – DRAMATURGE, PROPS

TRAINING
Banff Centre Theatre Production Work Study Program (2011); Dalhousie University Theatre Program (2011).

WITH VPT
The Roaring Girl, 2013 (Stage Manager); A Yorkshire Tragedy, 2012 (Dramaturge/Props Mistress); The Jew of Malta, 2012 (Dramaturge); Edward II, 2012 (Stage Manager); A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, 2011 (Stage Manager).

SELECT CREDITS
HALIFAX THEATRE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE: In the Fall/In This World, 2011 (Assistant Stage Manager). BANFF CENTRE: Cosi Fan Tutte, 2011 (Assistant Stage Manager). OPERA NS: Luisa Miller, 2013 (Stage Manager); Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, 2012 (Stage Manager); Three-Penny Opera/Beggar’s Opera, 2011 (Producer); Zaide, 2010 (Producer). ATLANTIC FRINGE FESTIVAL: The Maids, 2012 (Stage Manager). DALTHEATRE: The Country Wife, 2011 (Dramaturg), New Works Festival, 2010 (Production Stage Manager). HALIFAX SUMMER OPERA WORKSHOP: Kabarett: Mahagonny Songspiel and Beyond, 2013 (Stage Manager). DALHOUSIE OPERA WORKSHOP: Ope OTHER: Kill Shakespeare, 2012 (Stage Manager – VPT/Lions Den/Hal-Con).

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MICHAEL ROBSON – MUSIC DIRECTOR

TRAINING
Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Music (Composition), 2012.

WITH VPT
The Roaring Girl, 2012 (Sebastian Wengrave); A Yorkshire Tragedy, 2012 (Music Director, Musician). Bartholomew Fair, 2011 (Assistant Music Director, Musician).

SELECT CREDITS
KING’S THEATRICAL SOCIETY: Lysistrata, 2012 (Composer, Musical Director); An Ideal Husband, 2012 (Composer); The Penelopiad, 2011 (Composer, Vocal Director); Sisters, 2011 (Composer, Sound Design).

TWO PLANKS AND A PASSION: Rockbound, 2009 (Composer’s assistant). SAINTS ALIVE! THEATRE: Beautiful City (workshop), 2010 (Composer, Sound Design); Into the Woods, 2009 (Assistant Musical Director); Seussical, 2008 (Actor). DAL OPERA WORKSHOP: Orpheus in the Underworld, 2009 (Actor).

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DAVID ROSSETTI – FIGHT COACH

TRAINING
Humber College Acting and Performance Conservatory Toronto Centre for the Arts: Film & Television

WITH VPT
The Roaring Girl, 2013 (Fight Coach); A Yorkshire Tragedy, 2012 (Fight Coach); Edward II / The Jew of Malta, 2012 (Fight Director); Bartholomew Fair, 2011 (Fight Director), The Revenger’s Tragedy, 2011 (Fight Coach); ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore, 2010 (Vasques/Fight Coach).

SELECT CREDITS
TABOO THEATRE: Phaedra’s Love (Actor). AJAR THEATRE: Stay at Home Dead, 2012 (Fight Coach). LIONS DEN THEATRE: Arsenic and Old Lace, 2012 (Actor). TABOO THEATRE: Phaedra’s Love, 2012 (Actor). FORWARD THEATRE: Macbeth (Actor); Othello (Actor). ROYAL PORCUPINE PRODUCTIONS: Crazy Gary’s Mobile Disco (Actor). BAREBONES THEATRE: Drinking in America (Director, Actor). MAD SCIENCE PRODUCTIONS: CSI Live (Tour Manager, Actor). TV/FILM: HBO CANADA: Call Me Fitz (Prinicple). HANDLE PRODUCTIONS: Titanic: The Aftermath (Featured). TOP SAIL/TRAILER PARK PRODUCTIONS: The Guys Who Move Furniture (Prinicple). E1 ENTERTAINMENT: Haven (Prinicple)

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KAYLEIGH SHEEHAN – STAGE MANAGER

TRAINING
Dalhousie University, Theatre

WITH VPT
A Yorkshire Tragedy, 2012 (Stage Manager).

SELECT CREDITS
WORDRHYTHM PRODUCTIONS: Steal Away Home, 2011 (PSM). OPERA NOVA SCOTIA: The Beggar’s Opera, The Threepenny Opera 2011 (Stage Manager). HALFIAX SUMMER OPERA WORKSHOP: Die Zauberflore, 2011 (Stage Manager); Susannah, 2012 (Stage Manager). PPTP: Mother Courage, 2012 (Stage Manager). DALTHEATRE: Ionesco One-Acts: The Bald Soprano and Jacques, or Obedience, 2010 (Stage Manager; The Fairy of the Lake, 2009 (Assistant Stage Manager). KINGS THEATRICAL SOCIETY: The Soldier Dreams, 2010 (Stage Manager).

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ELISE SINCLAIR – COSTUME DESIGNER

TRAINING
Dalhousie University Costume Studies, 2010

WITH VPT
A Yorkshire Tragedy, 2012 (Costume Designer).

SELECT CREDITS
NEPTUNE THEATRE: Frankenstein, 2011; The Jungle Book, 2011, Mrs. Parliament’s Night Out, 2012; Intimate Apparel, 2012; La Cage Aux Folles, 2012 (Wardrobe Mistress). TABOO THEATRE: An Evening of Grand Guignol, 2012 (Costume Designer). KINGS THEATRICAL SOCIETY: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, 2010 (Costume Designer).

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CLAIRE ST FRANCOIS – ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER

TRAINING
Dalhousie University’s Acting Program (2010).

WITH VPT
A Yorkshire Tragedy, 2012 (Assistant Director); Bartholomew Fair, 2011 (Dame Purecraft); The Revenger’s Tragedy, 2011 (Second Lord); A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, 2011 (Maudlin).

SELECT CREDITS
ATLANTIC FRINGE FESTIVAL: The Rejection Chronicles, 2011 (Actor); A Question of Sex, 2011 (Actor). DALTHEATRE: The Comedy of Errors, 2010 (Actor); Dante’s Divinus: Inferno, 2009 (Actor); Fairy of the Lake, 2009 (Actor); The Caucasian Chalk Circle, 2009 (Actor). DAL THEATRE SOCIETY: Resevoir Bitches, 2007 (Actor); Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), 2008 (Assistant Director, Actor); The Town, 2006 (Actor).

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SARAH VANASSE – WIFE

TRAINING
Dalhousie University’s Acting Program (2012)

WITH VPT
A Yorkshire Tragedy, 2012 (Wife).

SELECT CREDITS
ATLANTIC FRINGE FESTIVAL: Housewife, 2010 (Actor); Waltz No. 6, 2010 (Actor). DALTHEATRE: Lady Windermere’s Fan, 2012 (Actor); Blood Wedding, 2011 (Actor); While We’re Young, 2011 (Actor); The Madwoman of Chaillot, 2010 (Actor). KINGS THEATRICAL SOCIETY: Harvey, 2009 (Actor); God, 2008 (Actor); Antigone, 2008 (Actor).