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2016-2017

Photo: Jaclyn Turner

Angélique

By Lorena Gale
A co-production with Black Theatre Workshop

Directed by Mike Payette
Assisted by Dayane Ntibarikure
Cast: Jenny Brizard, Chip Chuipka, Darla Contois, Karl Graboshas, Tristan D. Lalla, Olivier Lamarche, France Rolland
Set and Costume Design: Eo Sharp
Lighting Design: David Perreault Ninacs
Choreography: Ghislaine Doté
Original Composition: Sixtrum Percussion Ensemble
Stage Manager: Birdie Gregor
Apprentice Stage Managers: Stephen Alarie, Gabriela Saltiel
Apprentice Director: Sophie Gee
Assistance Designers: Zoe Roux, Samuel Ferguson-Sharp, Dana Rempel

Played at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts Studio March 15-April 2, 2016

 

Montreal English Theatre Awards (META) Recipient for Outstanding PACT Production, Outstanding Contribution to the Theatre (Sixtrum Percussion Ensemble)
Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress (Jenny Brizzard), Outstanding Supporting Actor (Tristan D. Lalla, Olivier Lamarche, Karl Graboshas), Outstanding Direction (Mike Payette), Outstanding Sound Design (Sixtrum Percussion Ensemble), Outstanding Set Design (Eo Sharp)

2015-2016

Photo: Jaclyn Turner

Another Home Invasion

By Joan MacLeod

 

Directed by Mike Payette
Cast: Deena Aziz
Set Design: Lara Kaluza
Costume Design: Noémi Poulin
Lighting Design: Audrey-Anne Bouchard
Sound Design and Composition: Rob Denton
Assistant Design: Sabrina Miller
Stage Manager: Birdie Gregor
Technical Director: Steve Schon

Played at Montréal, arts interculturels (MAI), March 9-26, 2016

Montreal English Theatre Awards (META) Recipient for Outstanding Sound Design (Rob Denton)
Nominated: Outstanding independent production, Outstanding Lead Actress (Deena Aziz), Outstanding Set Design (Lara Kaluza), Outstanding Lighting Design (Audrey-Anne-Bouchard), Outstanding Original Score (Rob Denton)

2014-2015

Photo: Jaclyn Turner

Hosanna

By Michel Tremblay
Translated by 
John Van Burek, Bill Glassco

Directed by Mike Payette
Assisted by Jennifer Quinn
Cast: Eloi ArchamBaudoin, Davide Chiazzese
Set Design: Lara Kaluza
Costume Design: Noémi Poulin
Lighting Design: Audrey-Anne Bouchard
Sound Design and Composition: Rob Denton
Stage Manager: Birdie Gregor
Technical Director: Emily Thorne

Played at MainLine Theatre, March 17-29, 2015

 

Montreal English Theatre Awards (META) Recipient for Outstanding Independent Production, Outstanding Direction (Mike Payette), Outstanding Lead Actor (Eloi ArchamBaudoin), Outstanding Supporting Actor (Davide Chiazzese)
Nominated: Outstanding Set Design (Lara Kaluza), Outstanding Costume Design (Noémi Poulin), and Outstanding Sound Design (Rob Denton)

2013-2014

Photo: Jaclyn Turner

Sedna: Goddess of the Sea

By Jessica Abdallah

Directed by Jessica Abdallah
Cast: Tiffany Ayalik, Charles Bender
Sound Design: Carmen Braden
Set Design: Lara Kaluza
Costume Design: Noémi Poulin
Lighting Design: Jody Burkholder
Stage Manager: Rachel Dawn Woods
Dramaturgy: Alexandria Haber

Played at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts Studio, September 30-October 6, 2013

2011-2012

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Elizabeth Rex

By Timothy Findley

Directed by: Liz Valdez, Mike Payette
Cast: Leni Parker, Brett Watson, Arthur Holden, Lucinda Davis, Olivier Lamarche, Howard Rosenstein, Warona Setshwaelo, Lucas Chartier-Dessert, Ian Geldart, Jo Joffre, Irene Osprey, Paolo De Paola, Olivier Perras, Aris Tyros
Set and Costume Design: Eo Sharp
Lighting Design: Jody Burkholder
Assistant Lighting Design: Alex Smith
Prop Design: Noémi Poulin
Assistant Prop Design: Danielle Fagan
Sound Design and Composition: Rob Denton
Stage Manager: Birdie Gregor

Played at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts Studio, June 19-July 1, 2012

2010-2011

Photo: Jaclyn Turner

Dark Owl

By Laval Goupil
Translation: Glen Nichols

Directed by: Jessica Abdallah
Cast: Holly Gauthier–Frankel, Dan Jeannotte, Catherine Lemieux, Léa Rondot, Liz Burns, Gilles Plouffe
Set Design: Jennifer Goodman
Costume Design: Noémi Poulin
Lighting Design: Jody Burkholder
Sound Design: Rob Denton
Assistant Director: Patricia Manessy
Stage Manager: Paul Brian Imperial

Played at MainLine Theatre, November 16-28, 2010

Humans

By Daniel MacIvor

Adapted and Directed by: Liz Valdez
Assisted by: Rebecca Harper
Choreography by: Véronique Gaudreau
Cast: Tamara Brown, Romy Daniel, Richard Gélinas, Jade Hassouné, Eric Hausknost, Patricia Manessy, Caitie Parsons, Mike Payette, Warona Setshwaelo, Anders Yates
Live and Original Sound Designed and Performed by: Dumisizwe Vuyo Bhembe
Set Design: Lara Kaluza
Costume Design: Noémi Poulin
Lighting Design: Jody Burkholder

Played at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts Studio, February 5-March 13, 2011

Montreal English Critics Circle (MECCA) Recipient for Best Director (Liz Valdez) and Best Lighting Design (Jody Burkholder)
Nominated: Best Ensemble, Best Production

 

Photo: Jaclyn Turner

2009-2010

Suburban Motel (a 6-play series)

By George F. Walker

Set Design: Sarah Hall | Lighting Design: Cara de Grandpré | Costume Design: Noémi Poulin | Sound Design: Lucie Monsarrat
Assistant Design: Lara Kaluza | Stage Managers: Paul Brian Imperial, Jo Joffre, May Tyrrell, Laura D’Alessandro, Claudia De Simone

Photos: Laura D’Alessandro

Played at MainLine Theatre, November 10-29, 2009
Extended to December 3, 2009

Problem Child
Directed by Liz Valdez
Cast: George Bekiaris, Mike Hughes, Catherine Lemieux, Joanne Sarazen

Adult Entertainment
Directed by Liz Valdez
Cast: Patrick Charron, Eric Davis, Annie Lalonde, Liz Valdez

Featuring Lorette
Directed by Mathieu Murphy-Perron
Assisted by Marie Markovic
Cast: Liz Burns, Joel Fishbane, Tommy Furino, Warona Setshwaelo

The End of Civilization
Directed by Olivier Perras
Cast: Patrick Charron, Eric Davis, Denise DePass, Eric Hausknost, Caitie Parsons

Criminal Genius
Directed by Mathieu Murphy-Perron
Assisted by Marie Markovic
Cast: George Bekiaris, Tamara Brown, Shiong-En Chan, Mike Payette, Dom Pompeo

Risk Everything
Directed by Eric Hausknost
Cast: Joel Fishbane, Mike Hughes, Johanna Nutter, Joanne Sarazen

A Line in the Sand

By Guillermo Verdecchia and Marcus Youssef

Directed by Mike Payette
Choreography by Véronique Gaudreau
Cast: Glenda Braganza, Chip Chuipka & Mike Hughes
Set Design: Lara Kaluza
Lighting and Costume Design: Noémi Poulin
Sound Design: Rob Denton
Technical Director: Jody Burkholder
Stage Managers: Paul Brian Imperial, May Tyrrell

Played at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts Studio, March 9-21, 2010

Montreal English Critics Circle (MECCA) Recipient for Best Actor (Chip Chuipka), Best Actress (Glenda Braganza), and Best Set (Lara Kaluza)
Nominated: Best Director (Mike Payette)

Photo: Laura D’Alessandro

2008-2009

Photo: Cindy Lopez

Lion in the Streets

By Judith Thompson

Directed by Mike Payette
Choreography: Veronique Gaudreau
Cast: George Bekiaris, Stefanie Buxton, Tamara Brown, Liz Burns, Shiong-En Chan, Patrick Charron, Sean D’Amico, Joel Fishbane, Tommy Furino, Kristian Hodko, Catherine Lemieux, Patricia Manessy, Sterling Mawhinney, Annie Murphy, Mathieu Murphy-Perron, Joanne Sarazen, Saro Saroyan, Marianne Smiley and introducing Charley Hausknost as Isobel
Set Design: Sarah Hall
Lighting Design: Timothy Rodrigues
Costume Design: Noémi Poulin
Sound Design: Lucie Monsarrat
Stage Managers: Bruce Lambie, Paul Brian Imperial

Played at MainLine Theatre, October 22-November 2, 2008

Haunted House

By Endre Farkas

By Endre Farkas
Directed by Liz Valdez
Cast: Audrey Finkelstein, Eric Hausknost, Paula Jean Hixson, Nem Jevtovic, Christopher Moore, Saro Saroyan
Set Design: Lara Kaluza
Lighting / Costume Design: Noémi Poulin
Sound Design: Lucie Monsarrat
Stage Managers: Paul Brian Imperial, Amy Steinman

Played at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts Studio, February 19-March 5, 2009

Photo: Cindy Lopez

2007-2008

Photo: Ashley Lawlor

Jehanne of the Witches

By Sally Clark

Directed by Alexandra West
Cast: Jessica B. Hill, Krystina Bisante, Christian Colman, Tommy Furino, John Hastings, Jillian Larkin, Patricia Manessy, Dom Pompeo
Set Design: Isabella Geddes
Lighting Design: Sarah Tracy
Costume Design: Noémi Poulin
Sound Design: Philippe Battikha, Matt Waddell
Stage Manager: Paul Brian Imperial

The Elusive

By Mike Czuba

Directed by Murray Napier
Cast: Brad Carmichael, Kim Doucet, Adam Leblanc, Allison Louder
Set Design: Jennifer Sheshko
Lighting Design: Chris O’Neill
Costume Design: Noémi Poulin
Sound Design: Tristan Capacchione
Stage Manager: Paul Brian Imperial

Played at Geordie Space, February 14-24, 2008

Photo: Cindy Lopez

Photo: Cindy Lopez

7 Stories

By Morris Panych

Directed by Olivier Perras
Cast: Jessica Abdallah, Aimee Rose Ambroziak, Joseph Bembridge, Tamara Brown, Eric Davis, John Hastings, Eric Hausknost, Catherine Lemieux, Sterling Mawhinney, Alexandra Ordolis, Mike Payette, Dom Pompeo, Joanne Sarazen
Set Design:  Jennifer Goodman
Lighting Design:  Cara de Grandpré
Costume Design: Noémi Poulin
Stage Manager: Paul Brian Imperial

Played at Theatre Ste Catherine, April 30-May 11, 2008

Montreal English Critics Circle (MECCA) Recipient for Best Director (Olivier Perras) and Best Set (Jennifer Goodman)
Honourable Mention Revelation of the Year
Nominated: Best Ensemble

2006-2007

Amigo’s Blue Guitar

By Joan MacLeod

Directed by Mike Payette
Cast: Jessica Abdallah, Patricio Canales, Eric Hausknost, Patricia Manessy, Mathieu Murphy-Perron
Set / Lighting Design: Cara de Grandpré
Sound Design: Tommy Furino
Stage Manager: Paul Brian Imperial

Played at Centre-culturel Calixa-Lavalée, September 20-24, 2006

One Night

By Ken Norris

Directed by Rebecca Harper
Choreography by: Veronique Gaudreau, Rebecca Harper
Cast: Eric Hausknost, Veronique Gaudreau
Set Design: Sonja Rainey
Lighting / Costume Design: Noémi Poulin
Sound Design: Philippe Battikha, Matt Waddell
Stage Managers: Mary Davidson, Vladmir Cara

Played at Monument National, Studio Hydro-Québec, March 29-April 7, 2007

Photo: Sabina Matyiku

2005-2006

Lawrence and Holloman

By Morris Panych

Directed by: Olivier Perras
Cast: Mathieu Murphy-Perron, Mike Payette
Design by: Marie-Christine Meunier
Stage Managers: Paul Brian Imperial, Yolande Monfiston

Played at Actors’ Studio of Montreal, March 25-26, 2005

Tough!

By George F. Walker

Directed by: Mathieu Murphy-Perron
Cast: Jessica Abdallah, Laura Allen, Mike Payette
Set Design: Azra King-Abadi
Lighting Design: Julia Hutter
Costume Design: Lara Kaluza
Stage Managers: Paul Brian Imperial, Yolande Monfiston

Played at Cazalet Theatre, April 21-23, 2005

PrAgression

By Mathieu Murphy-Perron

Directed by: Mathieu Murphy-Perron
Cast: Jimmy Blais, Sarah King-Abadi, Adam Levasseur, Paul Brian Imperial, Mike Payette, Lindsay Petts, Amrit Sanger, Noémie Savard, Natasha St Jean, Magdalena Szymanska
Set / Lighting Design: Audrey-Anne Bouchard
Costume Design: Azra King-Abadi
Sound Design: Benjamin IV
Stage Manager: Katherine Childs

Played at Geordie Space, September 13-18, 2005

I Am Yours

By Judith Thompson

Directed by Mike Payette
Assisted by Rebecca Harper
Cast: Tommy Furino, Rena Hundert, Paul Brian Imperial, Patricia Manessy, Dom Pompeo, Liz Valdez
Set Design: Krystelle Metras
Lighting Design: Cara de Grandpré
Costume Design: Azra King-Abadi
Stage Manager: Rebecca Harper

Played at MainLine Theatre, May 3-14, 2006