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Two hours of pure comic bliss.
A dizzying, dazzling display of meta-theatrical brilliance.
Cast & Creative Team
Alex is an actor and stage clown making his Citadel debut this year. Previous credits include: A Christmas Carol (Theatre Calgary); The Merchant of Venice, The Tempest, Othello, Twelfth Night, and The Winter’s Tale (The Shakespeare Company); Might As Well Be Dead (Vertigo Theatre); The Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare by The Bow/Theatre Calgary). Film & Television: Fortunate Son (CBC)
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.
April is an actor, director and drama instructor. Theatre credits include The Constant Wife, Death of a Salesman, A Christmas Carol, The Silver Arrow (Citadel), The Beginning of August (Shadow); My One and Only (Workshop West); Silence (NLT); E-Day (Serial Collective) and Fever Land (Teatro). Film/TV credits include Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Media Sense and A Louder Silence. April directed the V/O for The Great Human Odyssey, The Perfect Runner and Equus; Story of the Horse (CBC – The Nature of Things). Big love to her boys Sean, Jezec and Avram.
This is Alexandra’s Citadel Debut. Other Theatre: The Hollywood Special Effects Show (U.K. National Tour, U.S.A. Tour, and U.A.E.). Film & TV: Blue Peter, Star Wars Battlefront II (voiceover). Training: MA in Acting (The Guildford School of Acting) UK, BFA Theatre Performance (Concordia University).
Thank you to my family for all of their love and support and to everyone at Talent House for keeping me sane over this two-year hiatus. This one’s for you, Poppa!
Citadel: Venus in Fur, Romeo and Juliet, A Christmas Carol, and Death of a Salesman. Other Theatres: The Great War, and Confederation Parts I and II (VideoCabaret/Soulpepper); The Greatest Musical Never Written (Kliffer Entertainment/West Side Theatre [NYC]); The Huns (Crows Theatre), Ministry of Mundane Mysteries (Outside the March). Recent film/series credits include: Salt-N-Pepa (Lifetime), Wild James (ActionCan Films), Departure (Global/BBC), Wayne (Youtube Red), Book Hungry Bears (TVO Kids), Rider’s Republic (Ubisoft) Other: Jamie is a Dora Award winning actor and an alumni of the BFA Acting program at the University of Alberta and the 2014 Citadel Theatre/Banff Centre Program.
This is Chris’ Citadel debut. Other Theatre: Once, Avenue Q, King Charles III, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Waiting Room, She Stoops to Conquer (Arts Club); Much Ado About Nothing, The Winters Tale, Measure for Measure, Elizabeth Rex (Bard on the Beach); Urinetown (Firehall); The Flick (itsazoo/BlueBridge). Film & TV: Supernatural, iZombie, Supergirl, Fringe, Riverdale. Chris is a graduate of the Stella Adler Studios (NYC) and Studio 58, and has been nominated for two Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards.
Belinda is an actor and playwright based in Amiskwaciwâskahikan (Edmonton).Acting credits include: A Christmas Carol (Citadel Theatre); Julius Caesar, Romeo & Juliet (Freewill Shakespeare Festival); The Exquisite Hour, Witness To A Conga (Teatro La Quindicina); Fallen Angels, No Exit (Bright Young Things). Playwright credits include: The Garneau Block (Citadel Theatre); Category E (The Maggie Tree, Coal Mine Theatre); Little Elephants (Shadow Theatre). Voice Over includes: Mass Effect series, Dragon Age series (Bioware). Belinda is a co-Artistic Director with Teatro La Quindicina, and a passionate volunteer with WILDNorth wildlife rescue.
Thank you to Mark Meer and Adam Meggido.
CORNLEY CREW B (UNDERSTUDY: DENNIS, MAX, CORNLEY CREW A)
From Mexico City (Nahua Territory) living now in Vancouver (Coast Salish Territory) with a 12-year career as an actor, Gabriel (he/him) is absolutely stoked to be part of Peter Pan Goes Wrong and work with Citadel Theatre on Treaty 6 Territory. Recent credits: Caldwell B. Cladwell (Urinetown The Musical – Studio 58), Ali (Anon(ymous) – Studio 58), Mardian (Antony & Cleopatra – Studio 58), Mateo – Ensemble (Mamma Mia! – Theatre Under the Stars), and Ensemble/co-creator (Risky Nights: SEEN – Studio 58). Co-Author of short play Les Patisseries Sauvages (Hot House at Studio 58).
Gabriel would like to give eternal thanks to his family for their absolute support and unconditional love: Mamá, Papá, and Sofía, always and forever. Infinite thanks to Arlene Kanigan, Matthew Best, Brooke Best, Liam Kanigan and Claire Kanigan for hosting and welcoming into your home. Shout out to my agent Josh Drebit at Kirk Talent. And of course perpetual thanks to the whole cast and crew of Peter Pan Goes Wrong and members of Citadel Theatre, what a sheer joy and pleasure to theatre in this particular time.
UNDERSTUDY: CHRIS, ROBERT, TREVOR, JONATHAN, CORNLEY CREW B
Andrew is an actor and writer based out of Vancouver, BC. This is his debut production with the Citadel. Previous Credits Include: Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol (Arts Club Theatre Co.); Shakespeare in Love (Bard on the Beach); Cabaret (Royal City Musical Theatre); 42nd Street (Theatre Under The Stars).
Oscar Derkx is an actor and musician based here in Edmonton. Selected credits: As You Like It (RMTC/Citadel Theatre); Peter and the Starcatcher, Once, A Christmas Carol (Citadel Theatre); Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Winter’s Tale (Freewill Shakespeare Festival); Lost Lemoine (Teatro La Quindicina); Suburban Motel Series (Punctuate Theatre); The Antyssey (Concrete Theatre); Ride (Lunchbox Theatre). Upcoming: Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Arts Club); Evelyn Strange (Teatro La Quindicina).
This is Sebastian’s Citadel debut. Other Theatre credits include: Jabberwocky, Famous Puppet Death Scenes (Old Trout Puppet Workshop); Merchant of Venice, As You Like It (Bard on the Beach); She Stoops to Conquer (Arts Club); In the Next Room (Ensemble Theatre); A Doll’s House (Slamming Door); The Glass Menagerie (Ignition Theatre); The Odd Couple (Main St Theatre); Of Mice and Men (Hardline). Film & TV: Superman and Lois, Big Sky, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Supernatural, The Magicians, Deadly Class, Arrow.
Love to Squish.
LUCY (UNDERSTUDY: SANDRA)
Rochelle Laplante (she/her) is overjoyed to be making her Citadel Theatre debut! She is an Edmonton raised actor, dancer and musician who has always loved to tell stories and perform. She co-created a choreopoem called Homegrown 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: Macbeth (Freewill Shakespeare), Hiraeth (Bright Young Things), Hoodies (Concrete Theatre), The Importance of Being Earnest (Empress of Blandings).
Thank you to The Laplantes, Babiaks and Jasper.
CORNLEY CREW A (UNDERSTUDY: LUCY, ANNIE, FRANCIS)
Camille Legg is an actor and improviser based on the traditional, ancestral, and stolen lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations (colonially called Vancouver, BC, Canada). This production of Peter Pan Goes Wrong is Camille’s Citadel debut! Their previous theatre credits include: Like It Or Not (Green Thumb Theatre); Three Winters (The Cultch); Land of Trash (Green Thumb Theatre); The Hunger Room (Staircase Theatre); and The Wolves (Stone’s Throw Productions). Camille also acts on screen in Family Law, Riverdale, The Detour, and in the upcoming movie, The Last Victim.
Camille would like to thank their agent, friends, family, and mentor for all of their continuous support. They would also like to thank the production team, artistic team, cast, and crew of Peter Pan Goes Wrong for their generous hearts and dedicated work.
Andrew is an actor, producer, and puppeteer. He is also the Co-Artistic Director of Edmonton theatre company, Teatro La Quindicina. Previous Credits Include: Matilda, Crazy for You, Shakespeare in Love, Mary Poppins, Avenue Q, One Man, Two Guvnors (Citadel); Fever Land, Witness to a Conga, Pith! (Teatro); Best Brothers, The Comedy Company (Shadow); Forever Plaid, Shear Madness, Wizard of Oz (Mayfield); Avenue Q, Matilda (Arts Club); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Crazy for You, Mary Poppins (Theatre Calgary). Many thanks and love to Mum and cuore mio Louise. For Dad.
Adam is a director, writer, and improviser, based in London. He is currently writing on a new show for HBO. This is Adam’s Citadel Debut. Other Theatre: Magic Goes Wrong (2020 Olivier Award Nomination for Noel Coward Award for Best Entertainment or Comedy Play); Mischief Movie Night (2018 Olivier Award Nomination for Best New Comedy); Showstopper! The Improvised Musical (2016 Olivier Award Winner for Best Entertainment & Family Show); and Peter Pan Goes Wrong (2016 Olivier Award nominee for Best Comedy Play).
Theatre includes: Stanley/Mr Williams in School of Rock (West End), Trevor in The Play That Goes Wrong (Broadway/West End/International tour), Sir Jasper DeVille in Red Riding Hood (New Wolsey Theatre), Tinbad the Tailor in Sinbad the Sailor (New Wolsey Theatre), Baygon in Slow Falling Bird (Arts), Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet (Watermill Theatre), Sir Kay in Sword in the Stone (New Wolsey Theatre), Trevor in Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Pleasance Theatre) and Bull Bill in Cool Hand Luke (Aldwych).
Music credits (MD/AMD/Designer/Composer) include: The Last Curiosity, Las Americas Above Festival (Arts Theatre – Slow Falling Bird, Mothergun, Desert Rats, Human Emotional Process), The Play That Goes Wrong, Peter Pan Goes Wrong, Cool Hand Luke, Playboy of the Western World and Lights! Camera! Improvise!
Richard is a freelance musical director, qualified teacher, vocal coach, composer and improviser. Richard trained at LAMDA on the MD course, and credits while in training included: City of Angels at the Hammersmith Lyric; The Last 5 Years at the Nursery Theatre; Much Ado About Nothing at the Riverside Studios, directed by Dame Janet Suzman. He is an audition pianist and vocal coach, and has worked at various drama schools including LAMDA, Rose Bruford and the Urdang Academy. He is an MD/repetiteur for the company Opera Anywhere, and has worked at the Old Vic Tunnels, the Islington Pleasance, Buxton Opera House and Royal Festival Hall.
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. Recent credits include A Christmas Carol, Ring of Fire and Once (Citadel), Into the Woods (MacEwan), ‘Max’ in Lend Me a Tenor (Mayfield), and ‘Jerry Lee Lewis’ in Million Dollar Quartet (Arts Club). Upcoming: Tune to A (Expanse/Azimuth), Million Dollar Quartet (Theatre Calgary), Ring of Fire (Aquarius), ELVIS (Citadel), and The Wrong People Have Money (Shadow).
Simon trained at Wimbledon School of Art and was a finalist on the Linbury Prize for Theatre Design. Previous credits include: Peter Pan Goes Wrong (London West End and UK tour), Showstopper! (London West End), The Father (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry), Quatermaine’s Term (UK Tour), Peppa Pig (UK tour), And Then There Were None (UK tour), Killer Joe (Edinburgh Festival). Simon also works in Film and TV. Recent credit include: Bill ( BBC Films/British Film Institute) and Madonna and Basquiat (Sky Arts).
Many thanks to all at the Citadel for making me so welcome and to Kenny Wax, Mark Benson and all the Mischief team for keeping faith in this production.
Roberto originates from Melbourne Australia where he trained at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) gaining a BA in Dramatic Art (Production). Broadway costume designs include: The Play That Goes Wrong (Lyceum). West End costume designs include: The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion), Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Apollo) and The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess). Off West End costume designs include: SIX (Arts), Lily Aitkinson at the St James (St James) and The Trial of Jane Fonda (The Park). UK tour costume designs include: Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None and Peter Pan Goes Wrong. International: The Play That Goes Wrong (Budapest, Rome, Australia, Hong Kong and New Zealand). Television: A Christmas Carol Goes Wrong, Peter Pan Goes Wrong and The Goes Wrong Show (BBC1). Other costume designs were seen at West End Eurovision where he designed costumes for entries by Top Hat and Les Misérables. Theatre includes: Costume Supervisor on Peter Pan (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre) and Top Hat (2014/2015 UK tour and Japan).
Matt is an international lighting designer working in theatre, opera, site specific, concert and corporate environments. Theatre credits: Death of a Salesman (UK Tour); Roundelay (Southwark Playhouse); Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Apollo Theatre West End); Aladdin (Salisbury Playhouse); Kiss Me (Hampstead Theatre & Trafalgar Studios); Nina (Unity Theatre, Riksteatren & Young Vic); Last Five Years (New Wolsey Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing (Queens Theatre Hornchurch); The House of Mirrors & Hearts (Arcola Theatre); Crocodiles (Manchester Royal Exchange); 1001 Nights & The Edge (Transport Theatre/ Unicorn Theatre/ New Wolsey); Wind in the Willows, The Years Between (Royal & Derngate); Truth & Reconciliation (The Royal Court); Dream Story, Mud (Gate Theatre); Steel Magnolias (Bath Theatre Royal/ UK Tour). Matt holds a BA (Hons) in Lighting Design. In 2008, Matt was nominated for a Knight of Illumination Award.
ASSOCIATE LIGHTING DESIGNER
Jeff can be usually found behind the scenes at the University of Alberta Drama Department, as the Lighting Supervisor. During Covid, Jeff got to work with Patricia Darbasie with Heaven by Cheryl Foggo at The Citadel Theatre and The Mountian Top by Katori Hall for Shadow Theatre at Varscona Theatre. Before Covid, Jeff worked on THE INVISIBLE – Agents of Ungentlemanly Warfare (Catalyst/Vertigo Theatre) as the Associated Projection Designer. Other lighting designs: Shumka’s world premiere of Mosquitos Wedding and Ancestors and Elders, and Shumka’s Nutcracker. (Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Royal Theatre – Victoria).
Ella is a London-based Sound Designer and trained at Rose Bruford. She’s an original sound operator of Complicite’s The Encounter and a Co-Sound Designer of Robert Wilson and Mikhail Baryshnikov’s Letter to a Man. Theatre Sound Design credits include: Kite (The Wrong Crowd), Black & White, Arashi No-Ie (59 Productions Ltd.), End of the Pier (Park Theatre), Jellyfish (Full Fathom Productions), This Restless State (Fuel Theatre), Trying it On (China Plate), Cuttin’ It (Royal Court, Secondary Schools Tour), Of Kith and Kin (Sheffield Theatre, Bush Theatre), Wing on Wing (New York Philharmonic), Letter to a Man (Change Performing Arts), Salonen Cello Concerto (Chicago Symphony Orchestra/New York Philharmonic/LA Philharmonic), Three Generations of Women (Broken Leg Theatre, Greenwich Theatre), The Life (English Theatre Frankfurt), The Ballad of Robin Hood (Tacit Theatre, Southwark Playhouse), The Bunker Trilogy, The Frontier Trilogy and The Capone Trilogy (Jethro Compton, Edinburgh Fringe and international touring), Empty Vessels (Rosemary Branch Theatre) Sirenia (Jethro Compton, Edinburgh Fringe), Klippies (Southwark Playhouse), Chicken Dust (Finborough Theatre) In Lambeth (Spellbound Productions, Southwark Playhouse), Carroll: Berserk (Spindrift Theatre, Drayton Arms Theatre), A Study in Scarlet (Tacit Theatre, Southwark Playhouse), Titus Andronicus (Hiraeth, Arcola), Romeo and Juliet (Hiraeth, Upstairs at the Gatehouse), Theatre Uncut (Theatre Uncut, Young Vic), The Revenger’s Tragedy and Henry V (Old Red Lion Theatre).
ASSOCIATE SOUND DESIGNER
Owen is a graduate of the Theatre Production program at Grant MacEwan University, and has been nominated for 3 Sterling awards for his production and design work. Selected design credits include: Arcadia, Sense and Sensibility, Million Dollar Quartet and Make Mine Love (Citadel Theatre, Edmonton), As You Like It (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre) and Drowsy Chaperone (Citadel and National Arts Centre, Ottawa). Operation credits include out of town tryouts of Broadway hits Hadestown, and Six. Owen would like to thank Christy, Theo, Amos, Doug and Hanna for their support.
Christine is a choreographer and performer. Previous credits include Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story, Sister Act, Hair, Little Shop Of Horrors (Mayfield Theatre); Bittergirl (Citadel Theatre/Confederation Centre Of the Arts); One Man,Two Guvnors (Citadel Theatre); I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Neptune Theatre); Inferno (Firefly Theatre & Circus); City Of Angels, Legally Blonde (MacEwan University); Hello…Hello (Kill Your Television); Rent (Mirvish Productions, Mexico City, Barcelona, Montreal and US National Tour).
Ainsley Hillyard is an Amiskwacîwâskahikan (Edmonton)-based artist of settler descent. She is a choreographer, performer and educator who works in contemporary dance and theatre. Select choreography credits include; Mr. Burns: A post electric play (You are Here theatre and Blarney Productions) Sterling nomination for Outstanding Choreography, Bears (Pyretic Productions) Sterling Award for Outstanding Choreography; Ursa Major (Catch The Keys Productions) Sterling nomination for Outstanding Choreography, and assistant choreographer for Hadestown (Citadel Theatre). Ainsley enjoys long walks with her French bulldog Jezebel and reading sci-fi.
FIGHT DIRECTOR/STUNT COORDINATOR
Janine is an Edmonton based Intimacy and a Sterling nominated Fight Director, as well as an Intimacy Coordinator and Stunt Performer. Previous Citadel and Young Company Credits Include: The Fiancée; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time; After Juliet; Midsummer Night’s Dream; Bat-Boy: The Musical. Previous Theatre Credits Include: Simone el le Whole Shebang (L’UniThéâtre); MacBeth (The Malachite Theatre Collective). Film Credits Include: Under the Banner of Heaven (FXP, Imagine Television); Billy the Kid (MGM International); Black Summer (Netflix); The Ballad of Audrey Earnshaw (Gate 67 Films). She is the lucky mother of four.
SAMARA VON RAD,
Samara is an Aerialist and Instructor at Firefly Theatre and Circus, an Actor/ Stunt Performer for Film and TV and a musician based in Edmonton. Samara is incredibly excited for her first collaboration with the Citadel. Previous Aerial credits include: Inferno, Kolabo, Let There Be Height (Firefly Theatre and Circus). Previous Stunt credits include: Black Summer (Netflix), A Frosty Affair (12. Pt Media). Previous Acting Credits include: Heartland (CBC), Prosecuting Casey Anthony (FOX) Samara’s music can be found on all streaming platforms.
Thank you to Annie Dugan and Adrian Young.
Karen is an award-winning actor, improviser and director based in Calgary. She is also the co-founder of Calgary’s improvisation company Dirty Laundry. Previous credits include (as director): Miss Caledonia and Time Present (Lunchbox Theatre), A Christmas Carol and Footloose (Keyano Theatre), A New Brain and New Canadian Kid (Storybook Theatre). (As actor): A Christmas Carol, Noises Off, The Crucible (Theatre Calgary); The Year of Magical Thinking (Sage Theatre). Karen loves her son Griffin, her husband Kevin and Neil Diamond.
Michelle is the resident stage manager at The Citadel Theatre and has been privileged to be working with the amazing team here for the last 21 seasons. Some of her favourite past Citadel Theatre credits include: A Christmas Carol, Every Brilliant Thing, Ring of Fire, Once, The Silver Arrow, 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, Heaven and Mary’s Wedding.
Huge Thanks to Lore and Andrea!
ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER
Lore holds a BFA in stage management from the U of A and is thrilled to be back doing what she loves. Previous credits include: A Christmas Carol, West Side Story, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Sense & Sensibility, Hadestown, and Silver Arrow: The Untold Story of Robin Hood (Citadel Theatre); Timothy Findley’s The Wars, Mamma Mia! and Titanic: The Musical (Grand Theatre); Barvinok and Michael Mysterious (Pyretic Productions). Thank you for supporting live theatre!
Thank you to Patrick Lundeen, Lianna Makuch and John & Diane Green.
ANDREA HANDAL RIVERA,
APPRENTICE STAGE MANAGER
Andrea (she/they) is a Latine stage manager and arts administrator from El Salvador and based in Treaty 6 Territory. Select credits: Convergence (Good Women Dance Collective), The Garneau Block (Citadel Theatre), Holiday Project (Amoris Projects), Hamlet in Isolation (Thou Art Here Theatre), Work Plays Schools Program Modules (Alberta Workers’ Health Centre), until the next breath (Catalyst Theatre), Edmonton International Fringe™ Theatre Festival (Fringe Theatre Adventures). Upcoming: iod (Tiny Bear Jaws/RISER Toronto). They hold a degree from the University of Alberta’s BFA Stage Management Program.
Caitlan is an Edmonton-based Latinx theatre technician, currently working as a Production Assistant with Citadel Theatre. She is a graduate of the Theatre Production Diploma from MacEwan University and has studied at the Banff Centre of Arts and Creativity. Previous credits include: Guys and Dolls (MacEwan); Hamlet; Comedy of Errors (Freewill Shakespeare Festival); A Charlie Brown Christmas ft. The Jerry Granelli Trio; Ruben and the Dark (Banff Centre); Scenes From the Sidewalk (Plain Jane Theatre).
Jenna is an emerging arts manager in Edmonton. She graduated with a diploma in Arts and Cultural Management at MacEwan University in 2021 and plans to go back for her degree in fall 2022. Jenna has also done several community theatre shows at Stageworks Academy of the Performing Arts Leduc participating as an actor, stagehand, and lighting technician. Select credits include Mary Poppins, Mama Mia! and Legally Blonde. She has spent the majority of 2021 and 2022 working as a Production Assistant and Health Captain at the Citadel Theatre.
Meg Walker is a graduate of Victoria School of the Arts, where she developed her passion for theatre and directed the one act play I Am Not Batman for the Playworks Festival. She recently worked on the set of the feature film Before I Changed My Mind as a trainee AD before returning to the theatre as a Production Assistant in the independent, debut production of Michael Mysterious. In 2021 she joined the Citadel team for A Christmas Carol and continues her role as a Production Assistant into the 2022 season.
Thank you to Sheiny Satanove, Lianna Makuch, and Patrick Lundeen.