Michael has performed in professional live theatre
since 1989. Other theatre credits include: Miss
Saigon, The Who’s Tommy, The Lion King, Seussical
the Musical, One Man Two Guvnors, Legends, Kim’s
Convenience and Smokey Joe’s Café; latest Film &
Television: Clifford the Big Red Dog – 2019 reboot.
Michael thanks his friends and family for all their love
Selected shows; Deathtrap (Classic Theatre Festival),
Ladies Foursome (Bruce County Playhouse), Mrs.
Warrack in The Louder We Get, Janet in Drowsy
Chaperone (Theatre Calgary), Shady Business, Joseph…
Dreamcoat, Sweet Charity (Stage West), Sally in Cabaret
(Segal Centre), Roxy in Chicago, Brooke in Legally Blonde
(Neptune). Plus 7 seasons at the Stratford Festival.
Thank you to my parents, Mike, and to Mark for bringing
me back home.
Kaden is an actor, singer, composer, and
writer who crosses genres as creator and performer.
Recent highlights include Almost a Full Moon (Citadel
Theatre), One Day: a new musical (Segal Centre), Lotte
Lenya Competition finals, and a Canada’s Got Talent
appearance with his vocal trio VOLARE TENORS. Some
personal highlights are Marie Clement’s Missing (City
Opera Vancouver), a film debut in The Garden of Alice,
and Charlie in Mary’s Wedding (POV).
Mark has served as Artistic Director at the Chemainus Theatre Festival since 2009, where directing credits include The Sound of Music, Silent Sky, Hilda’s Yard, Mousetrap, Ring of Fire, Amadeus, A Shayna Maidel, A Christmas Carol, Jeeves in Bloom and Jeeves Take a Bow. Favourite acting roles include playing Muskrat in Lumberjacks in Love, as well as roles in Queen Milli of Galt, Mass Appeal and Streetcar Named Desire (CTF), John Gabriel Borkman (Theatre X) and the Dauphin in Henry V (Kentucky Shakespeare Festival). He has developed new work and adaptations for children and adults (Pet the Fish, Little Women) and glad to be working on this show at the Chemainus Theatre Festival and with the many exciting and talented artists who come to play on our stage.
James has been building scenery for Chemainus
Theatre since 2014. Naked Radio is the 4th piece he
has also designed, previous show credits include
Outside Mullingar, Lumberjacks In Love, and A Tiny
Christmas Carol. In his diverse career, James has
worked with Nureyev and Rambert, the RSC and
Ninagawa, the Zurich Opera and Phantom of the
Opera, to name but a few. Keep it live.
Michael is a member of ADC / IATSE 659, and an
award-winning Lighting Designer. Credits: The Birds
and the Bees (Arts Club Theatre), The Lion, The
Witch and the Wardrobe, A Christmas Carol (Rosebud
Theatre), A Christmas Carol, The Cake (Pacific
Theatre), Act of Faith (Realwheels), Marion Bridge
(A Wing & A Prayer), Butcher (Prime Cuts Collective),
Coming Up For Air (Kay Meek) and many more.
Full details at www.michaelkhewitt.com
A seasoned actor and costume/production designer,
Michelle holds an MFA earned in London (UK) and has
worked in theatres and film/television on both sides
of the Atlantic, in both performative and design roles.
She currently focuses most of her time in Barkerville,
which is actively pursuing the re-framing of the
Colonial narrative of historical events. She gratefully
acknowledges the Stsu'minus, Lheidli T'enneh,
Dakelh, and Secwépemc Peoples, on whose
traditional lands she lives, works, and plays.
Antony Knight is a Vancouver based composer and
performer. He holds a Bachelor of Music in both
Opera Performance and Composition from the
University of British Columbia. He is active in the BC
theatre, film, opera and classical music industries. He
has worked with companies such as Theatre Under
the Stars, Vancouver Opera, both Vancouver and
Victoria Symphony, UBC Symphony, Western Gold
Theatre, UBCO Theatre and Axis Theatre.
Koh Lauren Quan
Vancouver-based but born and raised on the island,
Koh (she/her) is thrilled to be back for her 6th production
with CTF! Elsewhere, she has worked across Canada at
Drayton Entertainment, Thousand Islands Playhouse,
Persephone, Arts Club, Gateway, Savage Society, TUTS,
Touchstone, and Theatre NorthWest. Most recently, she
was also the Assistant Choreographer for Something
Rotten! (TUTS), and the Artistic Coordinator for the Arts
Mandy is a Vancouver based stage manager. She
holds a B.A. in Theatre Studies and Sociology. Mandy
is excited to work in Chemainus for the first time!
Select stage management credits include: Soldiers of
Tomorrow (Elbow Theatre), Anne of Green Gables*
(Gateway Theatre), Peter Pan Goes Wrong* (Arts Club
Theatre Company), Made in Italy* (Arts Club Theatre
Company), The Wait List Experiment (Some Assembly
Theatre), Cinderella (VTT Spring Musical).