Cast photos from the Highlands Summer Festival 2012 Season

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A Gallery of Scenes and Songs On the Life of Tom Thomson
Directed by

Ralph Small

Musical Direction by

Melissa Stephens

Colours In The Storm, Cast and Crew, from the left: From row, Rebecca Kidd, Maya Bowers; second row, Daniel Abrahamson, Rachel Brittain, David Mills; back row Luka Trifunovic, Melissa Stephens, Erin VanderBurgh, Sean Cage, Lindsey Coates, Tom Regina,Hannah Klose, Drew Hewitt, Jim Betts, Dave Hawley, Marsha Sweet, Barb Hart and  Kate Perecko

Colours In The Storm, Cast and Crew, from the left: From row, Rebecca Kidd, Maya Bowers; second row, Daniel Abrahamson, Rachel Brittain, David Mills; back row Luka Trifunovic, Melissa Stephens, Erin VanderBurgh, Sean Cage, Lindsey Coates, Tom Regina,Hannah Klose, Drew Hewitt, Jim Betts, Dave Hawley, Marsha Sweet, Barb Hart and Kate Perecko

The Players

Wild Mary Erin VanderBurgh
Tom Thomson Daniel Abrahamson
Mark Robinson/
Dr. James McCallum David Mills
Larry Dixon Tom Regina
Lauren Harris/
Shannon Fraser/
Hugh Trainor Dave Hawley
Winnie Trainor Rachel Brittain
Martin Bletcher Sean Cage
Annie Fraser Marsha Sweet
Marie Trainor Melissa Stephens
Alice Lambert Hannah Klose
Frances McGillvray Lindsey Coates

Production Team

Director Ralph Small*
Consulting Director Jim Betts
Music Director Melissa Stephens
Musicians Drew Hewitt, Barbara Hart
Choreographer Jenee Gowing
Stage manager Kait Perecko
Set Design Brent McGillivray
Set Concept Ralph Small
Costume Design Melissa Stephens
Lighting Design Lynne Hyde
Lighting and Sound Luka Trifunovic
Props and Wigs Beth Kipping
Crew Rebecca Kidd, Maya Bowers

 


 

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 A Highlands Summer Festival Collective Creation.
A poignant and sometimes hilarious look at the history of education for young women.
Devised by

Scot Denton

Choreographed by

Jenee Gowing

Within Reach, cast and crew, from the left: Jenee Gowing, Jen Paton, Jessica Bishop, Loretta Kerr, Maya Bowers, Caleb Zilla, Madeline Hopkins, Christine Bishop, Luka Trifunovic, Charlotte Paton, Breana LaRue, Betty Paton, Michelle Bailey and Scot Denton

Within Reach, cast and crew, from the left: Jenee Gowing, Jen Paton, Jessica Bishop, Loretta Kerr, Maya Bowers, Caleb Zilla, Madeline Hopkins, Christine Bishop, Luka Trifunovic, Charlotte Paton, Breana LaRue, Betty Paton, Michelle Bailey and Scot Denton

The Players

Michelle Bailey
Christine Bishop
Jessica Bishop
Madeline Hopkins
Loretta Kerr
Breana LaRue
Charlotte Paton
Caleb Zilla

 

Production Team

Director Scot Denton
Choreographer Jenee Gowing
Stage Manager Jen Paton
Assistant Stage Manager Betty Paton
Costume Design Melissa Stephens
Lighting Design Lynne Hyde
Sound Design Scot Denton
Lighting & Sound Operator Luka Trifunovic
Props & Wigs Beth Kipping
Stage Dressings David Mills
Assistant to the Creative Team Betty Paton

 The Within Reach creative team acknowledges the assistance of

• Amanda Hancox and the Dancer Transition Resource Centre
• Allegra Young and the Canadian Music Centre
• Robyn Calvert • Rik Emmett • Wes Gowing
• Luke Young • Mimi Mekler • Drew Swanson


 

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A comedy by

Joseph Kesselring

Directed by

Lorraine Green-Kimsa

Arsenic & Old Lace: cast and crew, from the left: front row, Betty Paton, Rebecca Kidd, Maya Bowers, second row, Kayla Bacon, Lauren McInnes, Beth Kipping, Lorraine Green-Kimsa; back row, Barry Willhelm, Mike Janetakes, Luka Trifunovic, John Neving, Wayne Black, Laura Blake, Martin Gage, Will van der Zyl, Rick Merrell, Mike Jaycock, Jack Brezina, Curtis Eastmure, Brad Tait and Lynne Hyde

Arsenic & Old Lace: cast and crew, from the left: front row, Betty Paton, Rebecca Kidd, Maya Bowers, second row, Kayla Bacon, Lauren McInnes, Beth Kipping, Lorraine Green-Kimsa; back row, Barry Willhelm, Mike Janetakes, Luka Trifunovic, John Neving, Wayne Black, Laura Blake, Martin Gage, Will van der Zyl, Rick Merrell, Mike Jaycock, Jack Brezina, Curtis Eastmure, Brad Tait and Lynne Hyde

The Players

Abby Brewster Beth Kipping
The Rev. Dr. Harper Jack Brezina
Teddy Brewster Mike Jaycock
Officer Brophy Curtis Eastmure
Officer Klein Barry Willhelm
Martha Brewster Lauren McInnes
Elaine Harper Laura Blake
Mortimer Brewster Will van der Zyl
Mr. Gibbs Mike Janetakes
Jonathan Brewster Martin Gage
Dr. Einstein John Neving
Officer O’Hara Brad Tait
Lieutenant Rooney Rick Merrell
Mr. Witherspoon Wayne Black

Production Team

Director Lorraine Green-Kimsa
Stage Manager Kayla Bacon
Set Design Brent McGillivray
Lighting Design Lynne Hyde
Costumes Melissa Stephens
Lighting & Sound Luka Trifunovic
Props & Stage Dressings Beth Kipping
Crew Maya Bowers, Betty Paton,
Rebecca Kidd

 


 

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Music, Book, and Lyrics by

Dean Burry

Original Direction & Dramaturgy by

Mimi Meckler

Featuring

Denise Norman

as Mary Pickford
Denise Norman

Denise Norman

The Creative Team

Music, Book and Lyrics Dean Burry
Original Direction & Dramaturgy Mimi Mekler*
Mary Pickford (and others) Denise Norman*
Piano Sherry Squires
Props & Costumes Pat Broms
Stage Manager Mimi Mekler*
Wigs Sharon Ryman
Video editing Danielle I. Szlawieniec-Haw &
Josh Henderson
@ Medlar Productions Inc.

 


 

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a comedy-drama by

Robert Harling

Directed by

Scot Denton

Steel Magnolias, cast and crew, from the left, down front, Rebecca Kidd, Kayla Bacon; seated on the couch, Maureen James, Kathryn Boyd, Kelly McNamee, Laura Ostler-Schell; standing, Luka Trifunovic, Anna James, ??, Lindsey Hawley, Lorraine McNeil, Loretta Kerr and Scot Denton

Steel Magnolias, cast and crew, from the left, down front, Rebecca Kidd, Kayla Bacon; seated on the couch, Maureen James, Kathryn Boyd, Kelly McNamee, Laura Ostler-Schell; standing, Luka Trifunovic, Anna James, Kaitlin Griffin, Lindsey Hawley, Lorraine McNeil, Loretta Kerr and Scot Denton

The Players

Truvy Jones Laura Ostler-Schell
Annelle Dupuy-DeSoto Lindsey Hawley
Clairee Belcher Maureen James
Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie Kelly McNamee
M’Lynn Eatenton Kathryn Boyd
Ouiser Boudreaux Lorraine McNeil

Production Team

Director Scot Denton*
Stage Manager Anna Ames
Assitant Stage Manager Caitlyn Griffin
Set Design Brent McGillivray
Lighting Design Lynne Hyde
Costumes Melissa Stephens
Lighting & Sound Luka Trifunovic
Props & Stage Dressings Beth Kipping
Hair Dressing Consultant Shawn Laven
Crew Rebecca Kidd, Loretta Kerr,
Kayla Bacon, Kaitlin Griffin