Rafaela Lewis: Miss Julie
Dan Mousseau: John
Jade O'Keeffe: Kristine
Tim Chisholm: Director
Trevor Jablonowski: Co-Producer
Rafaela Lewis: Co-Producer
Deborah Lim: Stage Manager
Daina Valiulis: Costume Designer & Props
Rebecca Ballarin: Set Designer
Julia Howman: Assistant Set Designer
Travis DeWolf: Lighting Designer
Rafaela is a Toronto-based actress. Rafi holds a BA in Theatre from Dalhousie University and went on to attend the Atlantic Theatre Company/Atlantic Acting School's prestigious Professional Conservatory program (NY, NY) from which she graduated in December 2013.
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Selected Theatre: Faith, Hope & Charity (Atlantic),The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Atlantic), Pinocchio(Berkshire Theatre Group), Lysistrata (East River Amphitheatre), It's Just A Phase (Toronto Fringe)
Dan is an avid film and theatre actor based in Toronto. Dan studied at the Ryerson Theatre School where he received his BFA in Acting.
Dan is thrilled to be a part of this amazing team working on this fantastic adaptation of Miss Julie.
Ryerson works include: Fluther Good and Fight Captain in The Plough and the Stars; Alfred Stieglitz in 291 Letters; Seth Pecksniff, Man #1 and Fight Captain in Martin Chuzzlewit; Abram Piekarz in Our Class.
Other Works include: Romeo in Romeo and Juliet (Lost and Found Theatre); Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest (WCI).
Film works include: Hamlet, Lennox in Macbeth, Paris in Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare at Play), Sam the Sampler in Dreaming is a Private Thing (Half-and-Half Production); Max in Café Caveat (Ryerson Film Productions).
Jade is a recent graduate of Ryerson Theatre School with a BFA in acting. She is also a singer and playwright.
Most recently, Jade had the pleasure of performing in Music of the Night: A Tribute to Colm Wilkinson, where she shared the stage with the man himself. Also, this past spring she premiered her new play, Two Nine One Letters, at the Ryerson New Voices Theatre Festival. Jade has worked as an actor for four consecutive seasons at 4th Line Theatre, a leading Canadian open-air theatre.
Since graduating from the Drama Program at the University of Toronto as a Drama Specialist in 2007, Trevor has worked extensively in both theatre and film, culminating in his proudest achievement, as Founding Member, Producer and Actor for Shakespeare at Play. This latest opportunity, Co-Producer for Martha Rose Production's inaugural showcase, Miss Julie, offers yet another chance to create, explore and work with some of Toronto's finest theatre practitioners.
Tim is the founder of Shakespeare at Play, an interactive app that combines productions of Shakespeare's plays with the texts. He previously co-founded Theatre in the Red, directed over a dozen productions, including The Glass of Water, Come Tumbling Down and A Midsummer Night's Dream. He attended the University College Drama Program/The University of Toronto from 2001 - 2005.
Deborah Lim is a multi-disciplinary theatre artist, currently studying criminology and drama at the University of Toronto. Deb has worked with several community, independent, and professional concert, dance, and theatre companies in Toronto, New York, and California. Deb is also a founding member and the current producer of the Glass Reflection Theatre Collection.
Selected Credits: UofT Festival of Dance (Hart house; Director – UPCOMING), paper SERIES (UofT Drama Centre; Director), The Importance of Being Earnest (Hart House, Assistant Director), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (TCDS; Stage Manager), Home (Cahoots; Production & Stage Manager, Performer), Julius Caesar, Birth astride Grave: a collection of Beckett one acts (UC Follies; Director)
Daina began her adventures in the theatre/film industry over ten years ago and has worn many hats during that time as an actor, producer, costume designer, and artist. She is a founding member of Shakespeare at Play and wears all her various hats when working on productions there. Daina also designs productions for Solar Stage Children's Theatre, and pursues other artistic ventures on the side, (including hand painted clothing). She is a founding member founding member of a new venture: at_play systems inc: a user-generated, multimedia learning library. More of her work can be found at http://dainavaliulis.wix.com/dainavaliulis
Rebecca is a theatre director and graduate of the University of Toronto, where she recently completed a drama specialist with the Centre for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies. She is currently the Front of House Manager at Hart House Theatre and Interim Program Coordinator at Theatre Ontario, where she previously worked as the Education Assistant and volunteered as a member of the Youth Advisory Committee. Most recently, she has been directing Toronto-based drag queen Pearle Harbour in a series of solo shows at Videofag in Kensington Market. Rebecca was thrilled to be given this opportunity to further develop her design skill set and has learned so much working with the rest of the crew!
Select Director Credits: The Love Game (Edmonton Fringe Festival) Two Nine One Letters (Ryerson Theatre School – New Voices Festival), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (U of T Drama Centre), Girl in the Goldfish Bowl (UC Follies). Intern/Assistant Director: Bone Cage (Hart House Theatre), Little One (Tarragon Theatre), The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? (ATIC Productions). Set Design: Miss Julie (Martha Rose Productions), Theatre of the Film Noir (U of T Drama Centre).
Julia is a multidisciplinary theatre artist, based in Toronto. She is currently finishing her final year as a Drama specialist at the University of Toronto's Drama Centre.
Select Credits: A/V Design for the Drama Centre's annual resource show, Katie of Heilbronn: an Obsession by Mr. Heinrich von Kleist (Dir. B. Rubess). Production designer and Lead Technician for Swim to the Moon, a submission to the 2015 Hart House Festival of Drama.
Travis is a multidisciplinary artist and a recent graduate from the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies from Trinity College at University of Toronto. She is also the current Artistic Director and a Co-founder of Antique Fables Theater Collective. Travis is thrilled to be a part of this production.
Recent Lighting Design Credits: Swim to the Moon (UC Follies), and The Session (UC Follies), both of which earned her the I.A.T.S.E Award for Technical Achievement at the Hart House One Act Festival.