SPINNERS COLLECTIVE & FRIENDS Present:
SPINNING YOU HOME
Carousel Studio, September 7 to 16, 2018
The Cast (alphabetical order)
Sarah Roa (Sarah Holdon, Sophia Cameron).
Sarah is a Vancouver-based performing artist. She is alumna of the theatre programs at UBC and Douglas College. A few of her past productions include: The Drowning Girls (Theatre North West), Robinson Crusoe + Friday (Axis Theatre), And Bella Sang With Us (And Bella Collective), Pride & Prejudice (Arts Club), and The Faerie Play (Mortal Coil Performance). Sarah would like to thank Sally Stubbs for her beautiful story and Simon Webb for filling the void of growing up without a grandfather. Sarah would also like to thank those that are reading this and for supporting the arts. You are all beautiful human-beings!
Simon Webb (Grampa, John ‘Cariboo’ Cameron)
Simon says, ‘It’s delightful to revisit this lovely play in this format; and with the same delightful Granddaughter!’ Simon is in his element in intimate performance spaces, where his storytelling skills can resonate, so the Carousel Studio is the perfect venue for this classic tale. His last Fringe appearance was in And Bella Sang With Us, also by Sally Stubbs. Other favourite shows include Waiting for Godot, King Lear, and Mr. Foote’s Other Leg.
The Creative Team (alphabetical order )
Evan Rein (live sound and music) Evan is a Vancouver-based actor and sound designer. Music and sound is a big part of what Evan does as a performer whether it’s live foley, pickin’ the banjo, or just screaming uncontrollably. Some recent actor/musician/live sound credits include The Skin of Our Teeth, Freedom ’56, Chimera,As You Like It, 42ndStreet, Zoetrope, Oblique Strategies (Studio 58), East Van Panto: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves(Theatre Replacement), Living History (Fort Steele Heritage Town). Recent film/TV credits include Valley of the Boom (NatGeo/STX) and Blue Hour (an upcoming indie feature!). Evan is a graduate of Studio 58.
Sarah Roa (Costume) See ‘Cast’ above.
Sarah Rodgers (directorial & dramaturgical consultant/guiding staged reading)
Sarah Rodgers had the great pleasure of directing Sally Stubbs’ last Fringe adventure: ‘And Bella Sang With Us’ which went on to a successful Firehall Arts Centre run and received two Jessie nominations. Sarah’s most recent show Cinderella ran all summer at Tuts in Malkin Bowl. Next up Sarah will be returning to the stage acting in ‘Les Belles Soeur’ at The Gateway Theatre soon. Sarah received her BFA/MFA at the University of British Columbia and enjoys a busy freelance career.
Sally Stubbs (Playwright/ Producer)
An award-winning playwright and educator, Sally also directs, acts and produces. Her scripts have been presented in Canada, Sweden, India, South Africa and the U.S. Sally’s new play Our Ghosts, a semi-finalist for the 2018 Ashland New Play Festival, was selected for presentation at the 2018 Women Playwrights International Conference in Santiago, Chilé. Our Ghostsis listed for 2020 publication and awaits its premiere. In process: Polly & the Penthouse, a musical co-written with composer, Britt MacLeod, being developed by Fugue Theatre, Touchstone Theatre and the Penthouse Nightclub; Underbelly, a TV pilot adapted from her play And Bella Sang With Us; and a drama text targeting post-secondary educators co-written with Dr. Sharon Wahl. Sally’s thrilled to be collaborating with director, Lynna Goldhar Smith, and an amazing team on The Centurions Project, a community engaged project targeting youth, based on her script Centurions and slated for 2019 production.
Sony Tsai (Stage Management) Sony is grateful to be Stage Managing his first Fringe show! Originally from Bangkok, Thailand, he moved to Vancouver to pursue his dreams. He is a recent graduate from the University of British Columbia with a BFA in Theatre Design and Production. hwsonytsai.com.