Tremors is one of the highlights of our season. We love working with emerging artists and watching them create art together. We’re thrilled to have such a great group of “emergies” for this year’s shows and want to introduce them to you. So, without further ado, the creative team of Bull and two of our professional mentors.
Jamie King – Director
Jamie’s directing credits include: Wild in Wild/ Society (star star theatre), currently on a cross Canada Fringe tour; The Particulars (The EASTWALL/Railtown Cultural Eclective), In The Movies and Drifting (Brave New Play Rites). She has also worked with: Rumble Theatre, Caravan Farm Theatre, Twenty-Something Theatre, Hardline Productions, Arts Club Theatre, Little Mountain Lion Productions, Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre, The Cultch, and Electric Company Theatre. Jamie is a graduate of UBC.
Pedro Chamale – Carter
Pedro Chamale received his BFA in Theatre Performance from SFU. Pedro is the Co-Artistic Director of rice & beans theatre. Performer/collaborator credits include The Walking Projects: Vancouver, Crawling, Weeping, Betting (Battery Opera), Are We There Yet? (Neworld Theatre), The Show Must Go On and Poetics: a ballet brute (Push Festival). Pedro has worked with local theatre companies such as: Leaky Heaven, Theatre Conspiracy, Boca del Lupo, and The Only Animal.
Vincent Leblanc-Beaudoin – Tony
Vincent is a Jessie Award-winning actor based out of Vancouver. He has an Honours B.A. in Theatre from the University of Ottawa and is a graduate of Studio 58. His recent theatre credits include I Can’t Tell You (Vancouver, Victoria, San Diego & Tijuana Fringe Festivals), Mathieu Mathematiques (Theatre La Seizieme), Let’s Talk About Sex, The Stranger (DLT Teatro) and Selfie (Theatre La Seizieme).
Lucy McNulty – Isobel
Lucy was excited when she thought she was receiving emails from Bumble, but it turns out it was Rumble. Other credits include: Rivulets (Babelle Theatre) and There is no way to fix what is going wrong (Electric Company). Lucy is a graduate of Studio 58 and the recipient of the 2016 Sydney Risk Award for Acting.
Adam Olgui – Thomas
Adam Olgui is a Vancouver-based performer. Select credits: Habib’s All Night House Party (Western Canada Theatre), Bah Humbug! (Vancouver Moving Theatre), Just Watch Me (Vancouver Fringe), Secret Garden, Good Person of Setzuan (Exit 22), Oliver!, Legally Blonde (TUTS), and Midsummer Night’s Dream (Beach House). Other highlights include performing at We Day, as well as singing with the legendary Dal Richards. Thanks to friends and family for their support!
Jessica Keenan – Stage Manager
Jessica is thrilled to be making her Tremors debut Stage Managing Bull. Jessica is graduating this fall from Studio 58 as a Theatre Production student with a focus in Stage Management. Recent credits include Stage Manager, SHINE: A Burlesque Musical (The Wet Spots), Sound Designer, The Crowd (Green Thumb Theatre), Stage Manager, Fourplay (Studio 58), Assistant Stage Manager/Sound Operator, Flee (Electric Company Theatre).
Arlen Kristian Tom – Set Design
Arlen Kristian Tom is a playwright, musician and general jack of all trades, always looking to be mediocre at more. Writing and performing credits include Party This Weekend (House Party Collective), The Best, Man (They Call ’em Rogues), Waiting on the World (rEvolver Theatre Festival) and Stationary: a Recession-Era Musical (Delinquent Theatre). He is excited to being making his design debut with Tremors and Bull.
Kaitlin Williams – Costume Design
Kaitlin is a Vancouver based theatre artist and works primarily as an actor and designer. Select costume design credits include Stationary: A Recession Era Musical (Delinquent), The Diary of Anne Frank (TWU), The Out Vigil, Us and Everything we Own (Twenty-Something), Bash (Hardline) and assistant designing Debts (ITSAZOO). Upcoming: designing Smash for TWU and acting in A Lovely Sunday for Chemainus. She is a graduate of UVic’s BFA program. www.kaitlinwilliams.com
Joel Grinke – Lighting Design
Joel Grinke integrates technology with live performance to make amazing things happen. Recent work: co-creating Life, Right (www.liferightpodcast.com), a machine that captures wishes (I Wish, Presentation House Theatre/Theatro Elasnor Italy), and creating images controlled by the sound of a violin (Never the Last, Delinquent Theatre). Joel trained at Studio 58 as an actor and holds a Bachelor of Performing Arts.
Ryan Scramstad – Sound Design
Ryan is a sound designer, actor and writer who graduated from Capilano University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Performing Arts. Previous sound design credits include Agnes of God (Pacific Theatre), Eurydice (Plan Z Theatre), This is Really Important (NOW! Theatre), The Giver and Schoolhouse (Gallery 7 Theatre).
Sarah Rodgers – Directing and Acting Mentor
Sarah Rodgers is a director based in Vancouver. She graduated from UBC in 2003 with her MFA. Directing highlights: West Side Story (currently running at Theatre Under the Stars), Pride and Prejudice (Arts Club), Espresso (Pacific Theatre); Innocence Lost (Studio 58), The Duchess (UBC/Ruby Slippers). Sarah is thrilled to be mentoring this very talented group of emerging artists.
Amir Ofek – Tremors Set Mentor
Born and raised in Israel, Amir graduated Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design with a BFA in Theatre Set & Costume Design and received an MFA in Theatre Set Design from Brandeis University. Amir designed for productions in London, Tel-Aviv, Massachusetts, and Durham (NC) where he worked as the resident set and costume designer and guest lecturer in theatre design with Duke University Department of Theatre Studies.