A Beginner's Guide to the Night Sky


Join Albertine and Léo for A Beginner’s Guide to the Night Sky and gently explore the ways that love and grief are intertwined. This beautiful and moving production from Colleen MacIsaac and The Villains Theatre took place outside on the Dartmouth Waterfront, with additional, accessible indoor performances at the Rotunda, Alderney Landing.


Written by Colleen MacIsaac
Directed by Garry Williams
Assistant Direction by Lara Lewis
Stage Managed by Dan Bray with mentorship by Olivia Rankin
Music by Jenny Trites
Scenic Design by Brenda Chicas-Duran
Costume Design by Noella Murphy
Lighting Design by Matthew Downey
French Language Dramaturgy by Franziska Glen
Production Assistance by Trisha Dhar Malik


Geneviève Steele as Albertine
Rooks Field-Green as Léo


This project was aided in its early development by Two Planks and a Passion Theatre's 'You Are Here' playwriting residency, received a workshop production presented at Page1 Theatre’s OutFest, and has been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts.

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photos by James MacLean