2021 Season: Performer in The Manor Park Christmas Post. 2020/21 Virtual Season: Performer in The Manor Park Evening Post. 4th Season for AlvegoRoot. For AlvegoRoot Katy has performed in The Manor Park Evening Post since 2018. Katy is working on her DMA in Voice Performance at the University of Toronto, where she studies with Nathalie Paulin. Katy was a recipient of the 2017-2018 Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency at the Royal Conservatory, and has sung with the Amici Chamber Ensemble, the Canadian Opera Company Chorus, Shoestring Opera, The Elora Singers, and Opus 8. As the founder and producer of London’s Village Opera, Katy recently developed and sang in their production of The Great Lakes Suite… and Other Canadian Adventures.
2022 Season: Performer in Cambium. 2020/21 Virtual Season: Ben in Of Gods and Machines, Arthur Stringer in Miles of Life. 4th Season for AlvegoRoot. Previously with AlvegoRoot: Ben in Of Gods and Machines (audio play), Michael/Syd in Fools and Lovers. Casey Cornell most recently appeared in The Chimes, Danger from the Dead (Fanshawe Pioneer Village), Pterodactyls (The Peanut Gallery) . Casey has appeared in multiple online videos for the website: Diply.com. He is a graduate of Fanshawe's Theatre Arts Performance program where he appeared in Of Mice and Men and Timon of Athens.
2020/21 Virtual Season: Allan in Harvest. 3rd Season for AlvegoRoot.
Jeff appeared in AlvegoRoot’s production of Press Cuttings, by GB Shaw, and also in another work by Harvest playwright Ken Cameron: Dear Johnny Deere, produced at Blyth, Theatre Calgary, Persephone, Thousand Islands Playhouse and Lighthouse.
A couple of theatre projects were taken online for the COVID era: adapting and directing Pandemic Julius Caesar for Western’s Summer Shakespeare and writing and directing Elocution: The Life of Richard Berry Harrison, with Walter Borden portraying Harrison, the Black actor from London Ontario who became the biggest start on Broadway in the 1930s. Full details at www.jeffculbert.ca.
Ellen Denny - guest artist, Sudden Spark Collective
2022 Season: 'Her' in february: a love story.
Ellen is a Toronto-based actor and playwright. Her comedy 'Pleasureville' premiered at Halifax's Neptune Theatre in 2019. Through Musical Stage’s Launch Pad program, Ellen was book writer for musical ‘What Goes Up’ (‘RePrint’) with composer Colleen Dauncey & lyricist Akiva Romer-Segal. She has multiple projects in development, including ‘Wonder’ (about Canada’s first female nuclear physicist) and ‘Project Qyzra’, for which she was a 2020 Cayle Chernin Award finalist. Ellen has performed across Canada with companies including National Arts Centre, Mirvish, Manitoba Theatre Centre, and the Segal Centre, receiving a Dora nomination for 'Life After' (Canadian Stage).
2022 Season: Performer in Cambium. 6th Season for AlvegoRoot. Previously with AlvegoRoot: Aunt Judy in Pirates of Long Point, Charlotte in Harvest, Badger in The Wind in the Willows, Flora in Welcome to Bon Echo, Uncle John and others in The Boy with an R in his Hand, and eight roles in the ensemble piece Sixty-Seven. Elizabeth is a founder of Theatre Aezir where she recently performed in The Laramie Project and played Carol in Theatre Aezir’s Canadian Premiere of A Permanent Image. Favourite roles include Mimi in La Boheme, Freia in Das Rheingold, (Cinnabar Opera Theatre), Monica in Present Laughter and The Queen in Cinderella. Elizabeth is a Vocal Performance graduate of Western and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
2022 Season: Performer in Cambium. Virtual Season: Jack in Of Gods and Machines, Josiah Blackburn in Miles of Life. 4th Season for AlvegoRoot. Previously for AlvegoRoot: Jack in Of Gods and Machines (live play and audio play), performer/co-creator of The Bicycle Play, Admiral Moorhead in Piratres of Long Point, Mole in The Wind in the Willows and Troyer/Browne in Fools and Lovers. Dan Ebbs got his theatre training at Humber College in Toronto the 1980s and was rejected by all of the professional theatres there. Thus he learned his first important lesson in theatre: humility. He considers himself an amateur actor because he does not have an Equity or an ACTRA card, but he acknowledges that the Latin root of the word amateur is 'love'. He is just happy to be on the stage and working with dedicated, creative people and, as long as he can do that, life is good.
2021 Season: Performer in The Manor Park Christmas Post. 2020/21 Virtual Season: Performed in The Manor Park Evening Post. 6th Season for AlvegoRoot. Previously for AlvegoRoot Paul has performed in The Manor Park Evening Post since 2017 and appeared in Colleening. Paul is an active soloist, conductor and voice teacher based in London, Ontario. He has been the conductor of The Broadway Singers since 2017 and is the Assistant Music Director of St. James Westminster Church. He has been the conductor of the Canadian Celtic Choir since 2020. He is currently a member and soloist with the Elora Singers. Opera credits include UWO Opera, Pacific Opera Victoria, Edmonton Opera, and Village Opera. As a teacher, Paul maintains an active private studio and conducts workshops for ensembles across Canada.
2020/21 Virtual Season: Frank in Miles of Life. 1st Season for AlvegoRoot.
Brandon Kulic grew up in Mackay, Queensland before moving back to Waterloo, Ontario. During his time in Australia, Kulic took part in several school performances and explored the realm of Film. After moving back to Canada, Brandon began his journey as a performer which led to graduating from the Theatre Performance program at Fanshawe College in 2019. Since then, he continues to work with local artists here in London, Ontario. He would like to thank his friends and family for the support along the way.
2022 Season: Slate Sisters. 2020/21 Virtual Season: Playwright/Director of Of Gods and Machines, Performer/Writer in The Manor Park Evening Post, Performer in Seven Songs for Canada, Assistant Director of Harvest, Mildred Peel/Writer in Miles of Life. 6th Season for AlvegoRoot. Other AlvegoRoot credits include: Playwright/Director of Of Gods and Machines (live and audio play), Director/Performer for Tales for a Reaney Day, Performer/Co-creator of The Bicycle Play, Josephine in Pirates of Long Point, Writer/Performer in The Manor Park Evening Post, Ratty in The Wind in the Willows, Rosa/Dorothia in Fools and Lovers, Annie Pixely in Shall Not Be Taken, The Boy with an R in His Hand, Welcome to Bon Echo, Elsie: Dreams and Sketches, and Dominion Day. Kydra was Assistant Director for Six Characters in Search of an Author and Timon of Athens both at Fanshawe College.
2020/21 Virtual Season: Singer in Across the Waves. 1st Season for AlvegoRoot. Laurraine Sigouin has appeared as a singer at Maggie’s, Aeolian Hall, Restaurant Ninety One, London Music Club, Jazz by the Bog, London Jazz Society, and at the long-standing “Jazz for the People” concert series. She is a proud member of the wonderful vocal ensemble Mosaic, which has performed at the Home County Folk Festival and the Montreal Jazz Festival. Along with Jake Levesque, she founded Enchanté which has been serving up a bilingual mix of jazz and other styles of music to London area audiences since 2004. Their motto is “Laissez les bons temps rouler!”, which is French for “Let the good times roll!”. She also performs with LP Soul, a collective of soul-loving musicians who are passionate about creating a musical experience that moves and grooves.
2022 Season: Slate Sisters and Performer in Cambium. Virtual Season: Hannah in Of Gods and Machines, Sue in Miles of Life and Performer in Cambium. 3rd Season for AlvegoRoot. Previously with AlvegoRoot: Hannah in Of Gods and Machines (live play and audio play). Yunike is extremely thrilled to take part in her first radio play! Alongside acting, she has played many roles throughout various theatre productions, some of which include assistant director, and music director. Yunike is also a dance teacher, and has the absolute pleasure of teaching musical theatre.
Emilio Vieira - guest artist, Sudden Spark Collective
2022 Season: 'Him' in february: a love story.
Emilio is an actor-creator based in Toronto. During the pandemic he joined ‘The Show Must Go Online’, a global initiative to perform Shakespeare's canon over Zoom with international casts, playing in ‘Hamlet’, ‘Merchant of Venice’ and ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’, available for streaming on YouTube. Emilio is grateful to add this digital work to three seasons at the Stratford Festival and two seasons with Canadian Stage's Shakespeare in High Park. He is looking forward to the premiere of ‘february: a love story’.
2022 Season: Slate Sisters. 4th Season for AlvegoRoot.
Previously with AlvegoRoot: Randall in Pirates of Long Point, Otter in Wind in the Willows and Miss Measure in The Cheese Poet. Bronwyn has been involved in various local productions including Suguana in Frights of Spring, Titania in Cat Scratch’s A Midsummer Nights Dream and Lucy Smith in Midnight Village’s Hangman’s Harvest to name a few. She hopes you enjoy this heart-warming and comical story.