IGNITE! 2018 – Performance Series – Artists

See the fabulous talent comprising our Performance series!

For more information about each show, click here!

Lighting Designer for: X marks The Spot, Moxie, and Into The Abyss

For Sage Theatre: Ignite! ’17, Ignite! ’18. Elsewhere: Basic One, If love were enough (Theatre Junction), The Humans (Theatre Calgary),The Exquisite Hour (Lunchbox), Urinetown: the Musical (Grindstone), Window (Ghost River Theatre), Much Ado About Nothing (TSC),Splendour, Inside, Mother Courage and her Children, Taking Flight ’17, ’18 (SCPA) . Skylar received his B.F.A in Theatre Design from UCalgary and is an Associate Member of the ADC. He is an active member of Calgary’s indie and fringe theatre communities, designing in a number of unconventional spaces. Skylar is also a freelance technician and facility attendant for the BTAC.
 

Bullseye

Sometimes the best way to hit the mark is by trying something completely new. Watch one solo improv show and two interdisciplinary pieces reset the board and dig into different stories and different values in order to hit new centers.

Stage Manager(s)
Brittany Repper (Stage Manager), Lorenzo Arevalo (Assistant Stage Manager)

Brittany Repper (Stage Manager):
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Lorenzo Arevalo (Assistant Stage Manager): 
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

4 Chairs One man will be joined by 4 chairs and 5 audience suggestions to create a 100% improvised show.

Improviser
Conner Christmas

Conner Christmas: Conner Christmas is an emerging actor, stand up comic, writer, and improviser. His artistic goals involve combining theatrics to his stand up comedy and improv in order to create an authentic, moving, and comedic show for viewers to indulge in. What brings him joy on stage is creating a brand new universe with input from every mind in the room, where everyone can enter, invest, and leave together. *brain explosion sound* 

 

Desensitized A dance choreographer and a multi-media storyteller create a piece inspired from recent news stories. By Emily Losier & Kimberly Ihekwoaba.

Emily Losier is an emerging choreographer and dancer currently completing the University of Calgary’s BFA program. She has worked with companies including W&M Physical Theatre, Ember Dance Company, and Trip the Light Dance Company. Returning to the IGNITE! Festival for her second year, she has begun to investigate the possibilities of dance in an interdisciplinary setting. 

 

Kimberly Ihekwoaba is a Multimedia Storyteller. Writing is a place that permits her to be soft, bold and fearless. She portrays life from a contradictory point of view, bringing honest, transparent and conspicuous sentiments to her works. It is the art of bridging education and entertainment to empower people. 

 

The Story of the Listener A dancer and theatre artist create a piece showcasing voices of solitary listeners & caregivers. By Erika Low & Sepidar Yeganeh Farid.

Erika has been a part of the dance community, both locally and on a global scale, for 18 years. Her training has encompassed contemporary, tap, jazz, pointe, and many other styles. Despite her worldly training, she looks forward to sharing her art where her roots are, back home in Calgary.

 

Sepidar, born in Iran, is an artist of color who loves to incorporate personal and cultural experiences within her art. Splitting her life between her two passions, she works full time as a mental health counselor and also explores the creative side of life through theatre and music.

 

Fearless

Fearlessness is willingness, nothing more, nothing less. In this series, be confronted with one improv troupe willing to traverse the unknown and one theatre piece willing to expose the explicit. Be brave and go with them.

Stage Manager(s)
Zachary Page (Stage Manager)

Zachary Page (Stage Manager): Zach is very excited to be working with the Ignite! Festival again this year! This year he wrote and directed a show, was in a production at Theatre Junction, and many more. He’ll be attending U of A next year. 

 

Alacrity Improv A ragtag group of improvisers exploring the infinite playground of the unknown.

Improvisers
Jennifer Chevais, Chris Ford, Nelize Gignoux, Hector Guzman, Jennie Hansen, A.J. Kandy, Lyre Orcajada, Stephen Peasley

Jennifer Chevais: Born and raised in Calgary, Jennifer has always believed that unicorns exist. 

 

Chris Ford: When you fall asleep alone on your couch with your mouth open after eating three straight bowlfuls of white pasta, Chris is there in your dream to guide you to bliss like a sherpa leading climbers through the snowy Himalayas. 

 

Nelize Gignoux: Although Nelize has done lots of theatre, she has only recently started discovering the wonders of improv. She would like to thank Jeremy for being such a solid partner in parenting so she can pursue her dreams of making up stories. 

 

Hector Guzman: Hector is a transplant from a very hot country in South America. He got lost with his airplane in 2009 and ended up here, experiencing the cold for the first time. He was stranded since he could not find a replacement part for the engine (it was damaged during a lightning strike). He decided to stay and learn improv while looking for the Jewel of the Nile and the Bengal.

 

Jennie Hansen: Jennie has an affinity for comfy socks and thinks fish have feelings.

 

A.J. Kandy: A.J. first performed improv with Montreal’s McGill Theatresports and then sketch comedy with the Free Fall Iguanas, with three consecutive Montreal Fringe Festival shows. Since moving to Calgary, he’s explored longform improv with Kinkonauts workshops. He is half human, 25% Wikipedia and 25% the employee picks shelf at Blockbuster. 

 

Lyre Orcajada: 29y/o male admitted for multiple student-loanitis. Noted to have a heart of gold, nerves of steel, and the blood of Pacquiao. Takes meds for rapid mumbling. Pls continue to monitor.

 

Stephen Peasley: Stephen was born in a Saskatchewan hospital, worked on a turkey farm and has run zero full marathons. 

 

The Problem With Snow A theatre reading of a one-man show examining privilege through the lens of a white, cis, gay man – Snow.

Team
Yousuf Liepert (Playwright), Kris Vanessa Teo (Director), Michael Rolfe (Snow)

Yousuf Liepert (Playwright): 
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Kris Vanessa Teo (Director): Kris is a Calgary-based creator-performer with a love for personal story-telling. She graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama in 2016 where she studied acting, directing and performance creation. Reclaiming pride in her Chinese culture, Kris is passionate about using her voice as a woman of colour. 

 

Michael Rolfe (Snow): Michael studied performance at the University of Lethbridge where he graduated with Great Distinction and since graduation works as an actor in Calgary. Recent acting credits include: The Cows (Theatre Junction Labs), Dirty Laundry: Sunset Studios (Lunchbox Theatre), The Golden Penis (Cloudsway Dance Theatre), A Streetcar Named Desire (Spiritfire Theatre), DNA (Hoodlum Theatre), Two Goalies Going Fishing in the Dark (Calgary Fringe Festival), and Wynonna Earp (TV/Syfy Network). He is incredibly grateful to be working in the welcoming arts community of Calgary and would like to thank his family, friends, and fellow artists for their overwhelming support and love! 

 

Into the Abyss

Go out of body, into the imaginative abyss, with one interdisciplinary and two dance performances that transfer the inner human into the outer abstract of a plant, a myth, a trauma.
Stage Manager(s)
Jessica Haggeman (Stage Manager), Nicole Raposa (Assistant Stage Manager)

Jessica Haggeman (Stage Manager): Jessica is thrilled to be a part of the Ignite! Festival for the third year in a row. Past credits include: Lemons From Life (SM – Ryerson University), Interdisciplinary Series and Dance Series (SM – 2017 Ignite! Festival), and Spring Awakening (ASM – Ghost Light Players). 

 

Nicole Raposa (Assistant Stage Manager): 

 

Resurrected Motif: El Duende (Choreographed by Jen Dunford) A fusion of contemporary and flamenco dance chasing the bodily experience of El Duende.

Dancers
Sebastian Bolessa, Charlotte Brown, Aphra Sutherland

Jen Dunford (Choreographer): Jen Dunford is a recent BFA graduate from Simon Fraser University. She is an avid artist with focus in dance and theatre. Her mission is to preserve cultural legacies through the practice of performance. She is committed to the perpetuation of knowledge via art, community and dance. She is also a passionate Métis jigger and flamenco dancer.
 

 

Sebastian Bolessa: Sebastien is a musician, Yoga instructor, and avid mover. He scores the journey, as he plays at such places as dance and Yoga studios, hospitals, and parties. Influenced by world music and film scores, Sebastien sings while playing Viola, drums, the Didgeridoo and more, calling us back into the moment. 

 

Charlotte Brown: Charlotte received her training from the Gene Murray School of Dance and with Alicia Macdonald under the Royal Academy of Dance method. She has performed with Jose Mateo’s Ballet theatre and Dalhousie Dance Society as well as the Orchesis Dance Society where she is has been a member since 2015. 

 

Aphra Sutherland: Aphra’s initial training was with the professional division of Alberta Ballet, then MacDonald Wilson Dance Academy and their attached Dancers in Training performance company. Moving to Edmonton for university, she joined the Orchesis Dance Program as a board member, performer, and choreographer. She is also an instructor at J’adore Dance. 

 

Tapestry A spoken word poet and performer & visual artist explore the perennial themes of struggle, resilience, legacy. By Mel Vee & Kloee Huberdeau.

Mel Vee mesmerizes, captivates and incites with her spoken word. She is a passionate advocate for the power of narrative to heal and liberate. Generally a shit-disturber, Mel Vee seeks to blur and disrupt all kinds of distinctions. She is a core member of the Uproot YYC, a grassroots collective for artists of colour dedicated to uprooting systemic barriers in the arts community. She was a member of Calgary’s 2017 slam team, who were semi-finalists at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word and co-creator of The Unlearning Channel podcast. 

 

 Kloee Huberdeau is a Calgary-based visual artist and performer who is passionate about multidisciplinary and collaborative work. Recent projects she’s been a part of include Everyone We Know Will Be There (Tiny Bear Jaws) and Concord Floral (Theatre Junction). Kloee enjoys cats and that one Cher/Meatloaf duet.

 

Botánica (Choreographed by Sabrina Naz) A dance that explores the anthropomorphism of tropical flora. A special thank you to the dancers, Deanne Walsh, Laura Kleiner, Jennifer Burgess and D’on Duncan for greatly aiding in the creation of this project.

Sabrina Naz: Sabrina Naz – Comanescu is a dynamic member of the Calgary dance community through her work as an instructor, performer, choreographer and filmmaker. As a performer, Comanescu has worked with the House of Dangerkat, The Bad Girls Club YYC, ILLFX Entertainment and is currently a dancer with the Decidedly Jazz Danceworks professional company. She is also the current major force behind The Diversity Performing Arts Club of Calgary that “celebrates cultural diversity while promoting inclusion and respect for all children and youth”. As well as the founder and artistic director of Casa De Naz (CDN). An art collective which she established in 2012 to, “excite and educate art hubs across Canada about the thriving Caribbean community in Calgary and the arts of the Caribbean as a whole”. Sabrina is thrilled to be choreographing for the 2018 IGNITE! Festival!

 

Dancers
Janelle Schiffner, Cindy Ansah, Stephanie Jurkova-Abaco, Christahh Ahh, Chenise Mitchell

Janelle Schiffner: Janelle Schiffner has been dancing for over 20 years, training at various schools around Calgary. She is a graduate from the University of Calgary, receiving a Bachelor’s of Art in Contemporary Dance with a Concentration in Choreography and Performance. Janelle has participated in dance travel studies around the world, including New York City, Cuba, and Amsterdam. Janelle studied jazz at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks with their Professional Training Program and continues to share her love of jazz dance with students around the city. Janelle loves immersing herself in many projects within the community, and opportunity to both perform and choreograph for IGNITE! in past years. She is excited to be performing in this year’s festival with so many talented and inspiring artists. 

 

Cindy Ansah: Cindy Ansah has completed her second year of the University of Calgary BA in Dance program and has performed in Mainstage, Dance Montage, Dance@Noon and Dance@Night. In addition to this Cindy trains in urban dance with illFX Education. This will be Cindy’s second season performing in the IGNITE! Dance Series. 

 

Stephanie Jurkova-Abaco: Stephanie Jurkova-Abaco is pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance at the University of Calgary. She began her athletic career as a rhythmic gymnast. Her passion for dancing inspired her to pursue Ballroom dancing. She is a two-time Western Canadian Latin Champion and Canadian Latin Championship Finalist. 

 

Christahh Ahh: Christahh received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Dance Program at the University of Calgary with a focus on choreography and performance in the spring of 2016. She has completed two years of the professional training program at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks and dances with a local hip-hop crew, The Tomorrows. Christahh is also the founder/creator of Dance YYC, a website for all avenues of dance in Calgary.

 

Chenise Mitchell: Chenise Mitchell has been performing for 20 years. She most recently continued to develop her passion and skills during her 2 years at the Decidedly Jazz Danceworks program. Since, she has been freelancing as a dancer/tapper/actor/entertainer in Calgary. Chenise is thrilled to be a part of Ignite again before her departure home to Toronto. 

 

Moxie

Focused, unwavering, grit. No this isn’t a truck commercial, this is two dance pieces and one improv troupe showcasing how humans transform their environments, with courage and ambition.
Stage Manager(s)

Brittany Repper (Stage Manager), Lorenzo Arevalo (Assistant Stage Manager)

Brittany Repper (Stage Manager): 
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Lorenzo Arevalo (Assistant Stage Manager): 
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Flight, Flight, Freeze Choreographed by Amy Badry In the aesthetic of hip hop and other street style dances, this piece explores the roles and rituals that evolve in environments of stress.

Amy Badry (Choreographer): Amy is teacher, performer and choreographer based out of Calgary, AB. She has a Minor of Dance from the University of Calgary, and has since continued her training in Hip Hop, House and Funk styles, traveling to New York and Los Angeles to learn from many of the pioneers and creators of these dances. Amy currently teaches at Pulse Studios, as well as facilitates dance workshops in the community for mixed ability dancers. Most recently, Amy performed at the 2017 Alberta Annual Dance Festival, Movement with a Message’s Motion Show and Cowtown Opera Singer Michelle Minke’s album release. 

 

Dancers
Travis Nguyen, Zam Ramirez, Justin Cancio

Travis Nguyen:
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Zam Ramirez: 
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Justin Cancio: 
 HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Filter Choreographed by Sean Def a dance that draws inspiration from a research project known as The Onlife Initiative, which investigates the trajectory of the informational era.

Sean Def: Sean Def is a Calgary-based dance artist originally from Toronto, Ontario. He has created and performed work for the Silhouettes Dance Company, FOREAL Dance Company, the Toronto Choreographers’ Ball, NUIT ROSE Contemporary Art Festival, El Ballet Nacional de Ecuador, the Chris Palacio Dance Project, and the Professional Training Program at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks. Sean was a featured artist in the New Blue Festival for Emerging Dance, and he is a selected choreographer for the upcoming Annual Alberta Dance Festival with Dancers’ Studio West. 

 

Dancers
Frankie Warren, Lauren Brady, Christahh Ahh

Frankie Warren: Rooted in Newfoundland, Frankie Warren first struck a passion for dance at her local dance studio DSW where she progressed her way into the BFA dance program at the University of Calgary. Warren, after four years of studies has completed her degree and is now seeking professional opportunities. Other than her performances in university productions such as Dance at Night, Mainstage, Montage, and Dance at Noon. Warren has also performed for Cirque Du Soleil in the opening ceremonies for the Pan Am Games in 2014. Her other major artistic achievement has been working for Gros Morne Summer Music in two accredited productions over the past three years. Warren is eager to be making her way to Vancouver in August to pursue her interest in contemporary/hip-hop fusion.

 

Lauren Brady: This past year Lauren studied Drama at the University of Calgary. Where she was the first-year representative for the Drama Undergraduate Society as well as performed in a variety of drama, dance and interdisciplinary productions at the University. Lauren is excited to further her knowledge of performance and storytelling. 

 

Christahh Ahh: Christahh received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Dance Program at the University of Calgary with a focus on choreography and performance in the spring of 2016. She has completed two years of the professional training program at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks and dances with a local hip-hop crew, The Tomorrows. Christahh is also the founder/creator of Dance YYC, a website for all avenues of dance in Calgary. 

 

Rogue Vocals A musical Improv experience taking you to all kinds of melodic places.

Improvisers
Jon Jeffrey, Pol Subirana, Natalie Johnstone, Miranda Botto, James Jordan, Stephen Peasley

Jon Jeffrey: At an early age Jon caught the performance bug, poorly tapping a beat to bah-bah-black sheep at this grade 1 spring concert. Though reviews were tepid, the audience reaction was palpable and Jon knew he wanted to do more. Later in life Jon would pick up a guitar and start writing songs, producing 4 of his own albums. He has performed across the country at bars, town halls and campfires, usually making enough money for the gas back home. In 2017, Jon signed up for classes with the Kinkonauts as a means to improv his musical performance, he has since joined the company as a member of the Short Stacks short form group. 

 

Pol Subirana: Pol started his life in Barcelona (Spain) and has no clue where it will end. In the middle of his 30s crisis he became a nomad and moved to Calgary to get some fresh air. As a 2017 NYE resolution he decided to come out of the improv closet and take some classes with the Kinkonauts. As last, he has found his true self and his spirit animal, a Japanese dancing cat named Kiki. Now you can see him perform with Short Stacks, Rogue Vocals, and any other project he can get his hands on. You will also find him sitting in the audience of many other improv shows. 

 

Natalie Johnstone: Natalie performs stand up comedy in and around Calgary and has been producing a stand-up show in Strathmore since September of 2017. She has worked with the Kinkonauts for the last year and became an official Kinkonaut at the end of 2017! She is currently a member of multiple troupes including Star Trek, Built for Comfort, the Long Form Conservatory and loves dazzling crowds with her Rogue Vocals crew! 

 

Miranda Botto: Beginning her improv career in 2016, Miranda has always had a passion for the arts. As a former board member of a local theatre group in Calgary and a diverse improv performer, she strives to provide entertainment to the masses through humour and thoughtful dialogue. Miranda has performed across Canada with The 404s Improv Troupe and is currently part of the Kinkonauts Short Form Conservatory and the all-ladies improv group, The Ethel Mermaids.

 

James Jordan: James joined the Kinkonauts in 2017 as a student and now joins the cast as a member of Dream Toast, Stark Trek, Quest Complete and Long Con. James also works as a Comedy Magician all over the world as a street performer and balloon twister. 

 

Stephen Peasley: Stephen was born in a Saskatchewan hospital, worked on a turkey farm and has run zero full marathons.

 

DMTv Improv A tech and TV savvy improv troupe records improvised interactions with festival goers to present it on the evening news.

Improvisers
Adam Sondergard, Alexander Yanko, Brett Hutchinson, Brandon Eyck, Jordan Smits, Kenya Gimson, Savian Sills, Sam Lekerski,Gheenl Miguel

Adam Sondergard: 
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Alexander Yanko: 
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Brett Hutchinson: 
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Brandon Eyck: 
 HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Jordan Smits: 
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Kenya Gimson: 
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Savian Sills: 
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

 Sam Lekerski:
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

 Gheenl Miguel:
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

X Marks the Spot

Join two exciting dance pieces and two interdisciplinary performances to find out what X marks for their artistic journey. It is not always treasure that lies at the end of a journey!

Stage Manager(s)
Jessica Haggeman (Stage Manager), Nicole Raposa (Assistant Stage Manager)

Jessica Haggeman (Stage Manager): Jessica is thrilled to be a part of the Ignite! Festival for the third year in a row. Past credits include: Lemons From Life (SM – Ryerson University), Interdisciplinary Series and Dance Series (SM – 2017 Ignite! Festival), and Spring Awakening (ASM – Ghost Light Players).

 

Nicole Raposa (Assistant Stage Manager):

 

The Convoluted Choreographed by Frankie Warren, a dance that presents a vision on AI and non-human operated machinery.

Frankie Warren (Choreographer): Rooted in Newfoundland, Frankie Warren first struck a passion for dance at her local dance studio DSW where she progressed her way into the BFA dance program at the University of Calgary. Warren, after four years of studies has completed her degree and is now seeking professional opportunities. Other than her performances in university productions such as Dance at Night, Mainstage, Montage, and Dance at Noon. Warren has also performed for Cirque Du Soleil in the opening ceremonies for the Pan Am Games in 2014. Her other major artistic achievement has been working for Gros Morne Summer Music in two accredited productions over the past three years. Warren is eager to be making her way to Vancouver in August to pursue her interest in contemporary/hip-hop fusion.

 

Dancers
Hannah Isbister, Shondra Cromwell-Krywulak, Alyssa Maturino, Waverly Spratt, Emily Losier

Hannah Isbister: Hannah is a 20-year-old dance student at the university of Calgary. From Red Deer, Alberta, Hannah is excited to continue to work with emerging artists in Calgary and is eager to participate in her first IGNITE! Festival 

 

Shondra Cromwell-Krywulak: Shondra Cromwell-Krywulak is a pre-professional dancer based out of Calgary, Alberta. She is currently working towards a BFA in Dance at The University of Calgary where she has the privilege to work with professional choreographers and her peers. This is her second time performing in Ignite! Festival of Emerging Artists.

 

Alyssa Maturino: Alyssa Maturino is a BA dance major at the University of Calgary, she has been dancing for seven years and is currently training in urban, jazz, contemporary and ballet. Alyssa is actively involved in the dance community and dances with illFX Education. 

 

Waverly Spratt: 
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Emily Losier: Emily Losier is an emerging choreographer and dancer currently completing the University of Calgary’s BFA program. She has worked with companies including W&M Physical Theatre, Ember Dance Company, and Trip the Light Dance Company. Returning to the IGNITE! Festival for her second year, she has begun to investigate the possibilities of dance in an interdisciplinary setting.

 

Gathering Angels Choreographed by Katharina Schier, a dance inspired by the flocking nature birds, which demonstrate harmony and connectivity.

Katharina Schier(Choreographer): Born in Germany, raised in Calgary AB, Katharina Schier has participated in prestigious training programs throughout Canada. Upon obtaining her BFA in Dance from The Boston Conservatory (Boston, MA) Katharina went on to dance with various companies including Lorraine Chapman The Company, Luminarium Dance Company, Tony Williams Dance Company and most recently Dancers Studio West. Her work has been performed in Boston, Vancouver and NYC. Katharina is honored to continue to contribute her passion and experience to the Calgary dance community. www.katharinaschier.com 

 

Dancers
Christina Robertson, Megan Muckle, Alyssa Perron, Alyssa Maturino, Cindy Ansah

Christina Robertson: Christina grew up in Calgary and started dancing at the age of 5, when her mom enrolled her in ballet to “get it out of her system”. Needless to say, she doesn’t foresee dance being “out of her system” for a long time. Christina spends her “spare time” working for a local home builder during the day, teaching piano and teaching dance. She is a company member with Trip the Light Dance and Performing Company and has danced with numerous companies throughout Calgary, including En Corps Dance Collective, Jeunesse Classique Ballet, Sparq Productions and with the University of Calgary’s Dance Montage. 

 

Megan Muckle: Megan have been living and dancing in Calgary her whole life. She has recently started to transition to the teaching at McDonald Wilson Dance Academy where she continues to take classes. Megan also performs with Trip the Light Dance Company and McDonald Wilsons Professional Development Division. This is her first year in the Ignite! festival and she is excited to be here!

 

Alyssa Perron: Alyssa is a dancer, dance teacher (BA, University of Calgary), and dance science consultant (MSc, Trinity Laban Conservatoire). She is thrilled to be working with Katherina, IGNITE!, and all the talented artists participating in this festival! 

 

Alyssa Maturino: Alyssa Maturino is a BA dance major at the University of Calgary, she has been dancing for seven years and is currently training in urban, jazz, contemporary and ballet. Alyssa is actively involved in the dance community and dances with illFX Education. 

 

Cindy Ansah: Cindy Ansah has completed her second year of the University of Calgary BA in Dance program and has performed in Mainstage, Dance Montage, Dance@Noon and Dance@Night. In addition to this Cindy trains in urban dance with illFX Education. This will be Cindy’s second season performing in the IGNITE! Dance Series. 

 

The Stars Performance artist & new-media collective combine the worlds of clown, puppetry, wearable art & technology. By Jennifer Leblanc & PHI Illuminated Design.

BIO GOES HERE
HEADSHOT forthcoming

 

Selling Happiness Theatre artist and film & new Media artist are the Happy Helpers at JoyCo and are here to sell you happiness. By Jordyn Wood & Kayla Craig. 

Jordyn is so excited to be making her IGNITE! festival debut this year in the Interdisciplinary Series. She has just completed her first year at SFU in Vancouver studying Theatre Performance and has fallen in love with interdisciplinary styles of theatre and performance. She would like to thank her collaborator Kayla Craig for being super frickin’ awesome.

 

Kayla is currently basking in the sun in the South of France, eating paella and drinking Cava. When she’s on Canadian soil she is hard at work writing scripts or finding the cellphone she constantly loses in her apartment.