Cast & Creative Team
Alex is an actor and stage clown and is so excited to be back at the Citadel this summer! Previous credits include: Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Citadel Theatre); The Merchant of Venice, The Tempest, Othello, Twelfth Night and Winter’s Tale (The Shakespeare Company); Might As Well Be Dead (Vertigo Theatre). Film & Television: Fortunate Son (CBC). You can catch him in Vancouver this Fall for the continued run of Peter Pan Goes Wrong!
Alex would like to thank his family, friends, and his loving girlfriend for their constant support and love. As always he dedicates each performance to his Mom and Dad.
Julien Arnold is an Edmonton-based actor and director. Previous Citadel Theatre credits include The Garneau Block, A Christmas Carol, Ring of Fire, Once, Sense and Sensibility, West Side Story, Spamalot, Beauty and the Beast, The Wizard of Oz, Servant of Two Masters and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Other Edmonton credits include Two (Atlas Theatre); The Finest of Strangers (Teatro La Quindicina); The Taming of the Shrew (Freewill Shakespeare Festival); The Comedy Company (Shadow Theatre); Spelling Bee (Mayfield Dinner Theatre); A Skull in Connemara (Theatre Network); and Suburban Motel (Punctuate! Theatre).
Thank you to Sheiny Satanove
Cook, Singing Telegram Girl, Unexpected Cop, Backup Cop
Maya is an emerging locally-based theatre artist here in Edmonton. This is Maya’s debut at the Citadel and is so thrilled to share this story with you all! Previous credits include: CTRL-ALT-DEL, Sprouts Festival 2022 (Concrete Theatre); until the next breath (Catalyst Theatre); Songs to No One (Dammitammy Productions); The Crucible (MacEwan University). In September, Maya will be touring with AMTC for their upcoming production of Jack and the Beanstalk! Maya is also a graduate of MacEwan University’s Theatre Arts Program. Thank you and enjoy the show!
Maya would like to thank her friends and family for always supporting her (Hi Mom and Dad!) She would also like to thank the cast and crew for all the hard work and dedication. It truly takes a village!
Darla is thrilled to return to Edmonton and the Citadel Theatre for Clue! Previously, she appeared as Mrs. Dilber in A Christmas Carol. Other selected theatre credits include Superior Donuts (Coal Mine Theatre); Blow Wind (Dancing Sky Theatre); Angel Street (Classic Theatre Festival); The Wizard of Oz, Girl in the Goldfish Bowl, The Alice Nocturne, George Dandin, Marg Szkaluba/Pissy’s Wife (Globe Theatre); Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad, A Doll’s House and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Persephone Theatre). Thank you for supporting live performance!
An Edmonton-based multidisciplinary artist, Rachel will be Assistant Music Director for Almost a Full Moon at the Citadel this winter, and is an Artistic Associate with Teatro la Quindicina. Select theatre credits include: The Garneau Block, Avenue Q, The Candidate/The Party (Citadel Theatre); Crazy for You (Citadel Theatre/Theatre Calgary); The Hoof and Mouth Advantage, Barefoot in the Park (Teatro la Quindicina); The Last Resort (Mayfield Dinner Theatre); It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman (Plain Jane Theatre); Fallen Angels (Bright Young Things); Legoland (Blarney Productions).
Lots of love and many thanks to Douglas and The Fam.
Mr. Boddy, Motorist, Chief of Police
Born and raised in Mohkínstsis (Calgary), and now proudly calling amiskwacîwâskahikan (Edmonton) home, Steven (he/him) is a Jessie Award-winning music director, musician and actor with credits that span over 90 productions across Canada. Credits include ‘Jerry Lee Lewis’ in Million Dollar Quartet (Theatre Calgary and Arts Club); Tune to A (Expanse/Azimuth); Peter Pan Goes Wrong, A Christmas Carol, Ring of Fire, Once (Citadel); Into the Woods (MacEwan); Children of God (Urban Ink/Citadel/WCT). Upcoming: Dreamers Cantata (Edmonton Fringe/Plain Jane); The Wrong People Have Money (Shadow); Jersey Boys (Citadel). www.stevengreenfield.ca
Rochelle Laplante (she/her) is ecstatic to be back at the Citadel! She is an Edmonton raised actor, dancer, musician and co-creator of Homegrown, a choreopoem, which was part of last year’s Nextfest Festival. She is a former student of the Young Musical Company at the Citadel and a graduate of The National Theatre School of Canada. Previous Credits Include: Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Citadel Theatre); Caribbean Muskrat (Teatro La Quindicina); Macbeth (Freewill Shakespeare Festival); Hiraeth (Bright Young Things); Hoodies (Concrete Theatre); The Importance of Being Earnest (Empress of Blandings).
Thank you to my family, the Babiaks and Jasper.
Doug Mertz is thrilled to return to the Citadel where he was Director of Education and Outreach for over eleven years. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Music Theatre Performance at MacEwan University. Previous credits include: Peter and the Starcatcher, Clybourne Park, August: Osage County (Citadel); Lenin’s Embalmers, Or the Whale, Doubt (Studio Theatre); Civil Blood, Much Ado About Nothing (Thou Art Here); Witch Hunt at the Strand (Workshop West); The Long Weekend, Driving Miss Daisy (Mayfield). Next up: 10 Funerals by Darrin Hagen at Shadow Theatre.
Christina is a mixed race artist hailing from amiskwaciwâskahikan (Edmonton). She is thrilled to be back at the Citadel for a summer full of fun! Selected credits include: Alina, Michael Mysterious (Pyretic Productions); Much Ado About Nothing, Winter’s Tale (Freewill Shakespeare Festival); Sprouts! (Concrete Theatre); Here There Be Night (Workshop West Theatre); and Chrysothemis, Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. (Studio Theatre). Christina is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s BFA Acting Program.
John is very familiar to The Citadel. He was last seen as Mr Rochester in Jane Eyre. Favourite roles include Cabaret, Matilda (RMTC/Citadel/Arts Club); Beauty and the Beast (Citadel/Theatre Calgary); Rocky Horror Show and Death of a Salesman (Citadel Theatre). He has worked across the country in many theatres from The Segal Centre in Montreal to The Belfry Theatre in Victoria. For the past two years, John has been Head Distiller at Lone Pine Distilling. He is grateful that Bryan lets him leave the mash tun in order to play a butler.
Nancy is happy to be back at the Citadel after having such a great experience directing Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. Most recent directing credits include Measure for Measure (Freewill Shakespeare); The Roommate (Shadow Theatre); Billy, Les Jours de Hurlements (L’Unithéâtre); The Romeo Initiative (Skirts Afire); The Believers (MadFandango Theatre Collective); and Category E (The Maggie Tree). Nancy is a Sterling Award winner, was short-listed twice for the Gina Wilkinson Prize and the RBC Crow’s Theatre Emerging Director Prize and has been a Neil Munro directing intern at the Shaw Festival.
Set and Props Designer
Scott’s Citadel design credits include Mystery of Irma Vep, South of China, How I Learned to Drive, The Aberhart Summer and Head à Tête. He is a set, lighting and projection designer who has been designing for theatre, opera and dance for over 30 years. Although based in Calgary, Scott’s designs have been seen across North America. He has enjoyed designing for such diverse projects as theatre for young audiences touring shows, new plays, as well as large-scale operas, theatre and ballets. scottreiddesign.com
Leona is a Sterling Award winning costume designer, improviser, performer and artist who has acted and deigned for Teatro La Quindicina since 1982 including Stewart Lemoine’s Pith! from here to Off-Broadway. Other design credits include Clybourne Park, Betty’s Summer Vacation, Heaven (Citadel Theatre); Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Annapurna, The Comedy Company (Shadow Theatre); 9 to 5: The Musical, Hairspray, Sister Act (Mayfield Theatre). Film credits include Trevor Anderson’s The Man That Got Away and Before I Change My Mind. Window Installation Hero Material featuring four notable Canadian Women.
Patrick Beagan (he/him) is a proud halfbreed of Nlaka’pamux (ing-klə-KAP-muhx) and Irish Canadian heritage. He is the General Manager of Concrete Theatre, and a co-contributor to the 35//50 Initiative. Recent works include lighting The Fiancée, Mary’s Wedding: A Métis Love Story, A Brimful of Asha (Citadel Theatre); Sleeping Beauty, Pinocchio (Alberta Musical Theatre Company); Triassic Parq (Uniform Theatre); Constellations (Flaming Peanuts); Songs My Mother Never Sung
Me (Concrete Theatre); Honour Beat
(Theatre Calgary); and co-directing
Reckoning (Article 11).
Sound Designer, Arrangements and Additional Original Music
Allison Lynch is a Calgary-based artist, appearing as an actor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, sound designer and MD (often simultaneously). Allison has performed with theatres across Canada and internationally, from Theatre Calgary to The Malaysian Symphony Orchestra, and also scores for film, TV and documentaries. Allison has three Betty Mitchell Awards for acting, one for outstanding score, a Greater Victoria Critic’s choice award for outstanding score and multiple nominations for acting, composing and musical direction in western Canada. You can stream her album Skin & Flame on all streaming platforms.
Thank you to Mark Limacher and Matthew Skopyk.
Morgan is an actor, fight director, arts educator and Co-Artistic Producer of Azimuth Theatre. Her focus lies in new work, physical-based theatre and collective creation. With the Citadel, she worked on The Fiancée and 9 to 5: The Musical as a fight director, as well as Window into New Work, Delay – The Horizon Lab and Peter and the Starcatcher as an actor. As a fight director, select credits include The Ministry of Grace (Belfry Theatre); Three Ladies (Fringe Theatre Spotlight 2019/2020). For more info check out her website:
Corben is a Métis theatre artist who lives and creates on Treaty 6 territory. He is currently Co-Artistic Director of Concrete Theatre and is the founding Artistic Co-Producer of Impossible Mongoose (6 Sterling Awards). Past directing credits: Working, Razia’s Shadow (Citadel Young Company); ARC (Concrete Theatre); The Alien Baby Play, Prophecy, The Fall of the House of Atreus, Harold and Vivian Entertain Guests, Coraline, 35MM (Impossible Mongoose); and Never, Never (Promise Productions). Corben holds a BFA from the University of Alberta and is a proud graduate of MacEwan Theatre Arts.
Michelle is the resident stage manager at the Citadel Theatre and feels lucky to be working with the amazing team here for the last 21 seasons. Some of her favourite past Citadel Theatre credits include: 9 to 5: The Musical, Peter Pan Goes Wrong, A Christmas Carol, Every Brilliant Thing, Ring of Fire, Once, Shakespeare in Love, West Side Story, Avenue Q, One Man, Two Guvnors, Spamalot, Private Lives, Beauty and the Beast, A Few Good Men, The Sound of Music, The Rocky Horror Show, August: Osage County, The Forbidden Phoenix, Sweeney Todd and Mary’s Wedding: A Métis Love Story.
Assistant Stage Manager
Lore is thrilled to be back at the Citadel doing what she loves with such a great group of people. Selected credits include: A Christmas Carol, West Side Story, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Sense and Sensibility, Hadestown, The Silver Arrow, and Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Citadel Theatre); Timothy Findley’s The Wars, Mamma Mia! and Titanic: The Musical (Grand Theatre); Barvinok, Michael Mysterious and Alina (Pyretic Productions). Lore holds a BFA in stage management from the University of Alberta. Slava Ukraini!
Apprentice Stage Manager
Frances is a stage manager based in Edmonton where she also co-founded ReadyGo Theatre Collective, for which she is the PM/TD. She is thrilled to be on the stage management team for Clue. Previous credits include: 2022 Tour of The Invisible: Agents of Ungentlemanly Warfare (Catalyst Theatre); A Christmas Carol (The Citadel Theatre); Here There Be Night, Slight of Mind (Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre); Brother Rat, I, Animal, Monster (ReadyGo Theatre); A Christmas Carol, The Last Wife (Soulpepper). She would like to thank her parents for instilling in her a passion for art, and Erik for being her rock every day.