Hart House Theatre  
February 14, 2017  / Issue 21, 2016/2017 Season
In This Issue:
7 Stories
Ticket Information

Single Tickets

Adults: $28
Seniors: $17
Students: $15

$12 student tickets every Wed night!
7 Stories Production Team
Meet some of the talent bringing our next show to the stage
Rebecca BallarinRebecca Ballarin, Director
Steering the artistic vision of the final show in our 2016/2017 season is emergent talent, Rebecca BallarinRebecca is a freelance director and producer, and recent graduate of the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto. In addition to her training under Leah Cherniak at U of T, she has completed directing workshops with Adam Seelig, Matthew Jocelyn, and Kim Collier.

Jenna McCutchen Jenna McCutchen, Set Designer
Jenna's work was last seen on our stage in Twelfth NightShe has assisted at CanStage, NAC and three seasons at the Stratford Festival, and is a graduate of NTS and York University. She is the recipient of two Guthrie awards and two Dora nominations.

Daina Valiulis Daina Valiulis, Costume Designer
This is Daina's first show with Hart House Theatre. She is an artist across different media including illustration, digital illustration and design (with a few published children's books). Daina is a painter (on canvas and clothing) and is interested in animation.

Melissa Joakim Melissa Joakim, Lighting Designer
Melissa is a lighting and projection designer, technician and stage manager who has worked extensively in Toronto. Her experience includes work with companies such as Soulpepper, Ahuri Theatre, Shakespeare Bash'd and Theatre by the Bay.

Miquelon Roderiguez Miquelon Rodriguez, Sound Designer and Composer
Miquelon Rodriguez is an actor, sound designer, musician/composer and writer from Toronto. He attended York University for a specialization in devised theatre and has been a musician/composer for over 20 years. He is a co-curator of Soulpepper's Tiger Bamboo Festival and can also be found on the turntables as DJ Tronix.

For a full production list, see here >>
Announcing the Winners
Celebrating student theatre
Last week, Hart House Theatre and the Drama Coalition presented the creative work of students through the 25th annual U of T Drama Festival. Adjudicated by award-winning playwright, David Yee, the festival culminated in an awards ceremony, celebrating the efforts and accomplishments of performers, directors, playwrights and production teams.

President's Award for Best Production
Best Production
Awarded to the company of
A Perfect Bowl of Phở / Victoria College Drama Society

Donald Sutherland Award for Best Performance
Best Performance
Awarded to Katerina Hatzinakos of 
Suzanne  / Trinity College Drama Society

Robertson Davies Award Playwriting Award
Best Writing
Awarded to Jonathan Dick of Suzanne / Trinity College Drama Society

To see the full list of winners and photography, see the event page here >>
U of T Spotlight Events
A Stage Management workshop and a Competition
UofT Spotlight - Workshops Stage Management Workshop
When: Tuesday, March 7, 7-9 pm
Where: Hart House Theatre, Stage Door

For anyone who's ever been interested in what goes on behind the curtain, join us to learn valuable skills that you can put to use in your next campus production. Highly recommended for students planning to stage manage in future, or students looking to hone their skills.

Registration is open for U of T students only. Register here >>
U of T Spotlight Playwriting Playwriting Competition
U of T Spotlight is dedicated to supporting student playwrights. An adjudication panel will select one winner and two runners-up after the conclusion of the contest. Winning scripts are awarded cash prizes and student playwrights of all experience levels are encouraged to submit their original, unproduced works.

NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS until midnight of March 1, 2017.

Interested participants are encouraged to read more here >>
and complete the required entry forms.
Céilí (kay-lee): an Irish social event
AKA: another Hart House party like no other!
Ceili 2017 What can you expect at our Céilí?  Live musical performances from Ena O'Brien and our headliners, The O'Deadlys, folk dancing (the dances are guided, so everyone can join in!) and of course, Hart House's famous food and drink menu, inspired by all things Irish.
Join us at Hart House for a modern take on an old tradition, and find out why everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day - Craic agus Ceol!

When: Fri., March 17, 2017, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)
Where: Great Hall, Hart House
Cost: $10+tax / Tickets here >>
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