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Lisa Dahling - Chris McGregor - Camille Gingras

Lisa Dahling
is Professor Penelope Rickets

A graduate of the William Davis Centre but a student of life, Lisa has been acting for the last several years on stage, TV and film -- and singing forever! Some of her acting credits include roles on DaVinci's Inquest, Mysterious Ways and Animal Miracles and in the features Snow Dogs, Love and Other Dilemmas, Third Man Out and School of Life.

Stage favorites include Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout, Larger Than Life: The Musical, Idle Hands, Gertrude Stein and a companion, Jennie's Story, A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, The Hobbit-A Musical and Dealin' with Marvin and WOW – Wow! at UBC.

Lisa brings both humour and musicality to her work and encourages others to tap into their own well of joy and creativity.

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Chris McGregor
is Edgar the Clown

Over the years Chris has been honored with several Jessie Richardson Awards including, Outstanding Ensemble Cast, Significant Artistic Achievement (Script Adaptation) and the Larry Lillo Award for Outstanding Direction. He was the Co-Artistic Director of Carousel Theatre on Granville Island from 2001 to 2006 directing several award winning main-stage and touring productions.

As an actor he has toured all across, Canada, the United States and Ireland with such companies as The Great Canadian Theatre Company, Cascade Theatre, Arête Physical Theatre, Green Thumb Theatre, Axis Theatre, Theatre Bagger, Full Figure Theatre and Carousel Theatre.

This September, Chris will start working towards his Masters in Directing at the University of British Columbia.

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Camille Gingras
is Bill the Clown

Camille studied at the University of Kent, trained at the Desmond Jones' School of Mime and Physical Theatre, and earned her MA in playwriting at Birmingham University, under mentor David Edgar, where she was awarded a distinction for her play, Autobiography of Nowhere.

As writer-in-residence at the Thorndike Theatre she wrote Romeo and Juliet: The Club Remix, Edible Complex, and YoHo. She has created and performed in Bristol, London, Edinburgh, Bremen, Frankfurt, and Nuremberg. In Canada, she made her debut with Cirque Poule at the Belfry Theatre in Victoria.

Other credits include: writer and performer of Lagoon of Lost Tales, Boca Del Lupo; adaptation of Runaway Moon's The Winter's Tale, co-creator of The Suicide, Boca Del Lupo / San Banquito Teatro; creator of Chatter Box for Theatre Replacement; performer in The Bloody Clean-Upfor Les Saints / NeWorld Theatre; and director of How I Became Queen which won an Ovation Award for 'Outstanding New Work'.

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