He is thrilled to be back with the ensemble of Bears. Gianna Vacirca is a dancer, actor, choreographer and performing artist.
Shammy is a multi-talented artist from Edmonton, Alberta. Training with Toyguns Dance Theatre as well as taking part in the Citadel Young Company Acting program, they developed a passion for dance-theatre and storytelling. As an Indegenous and Somalian bi-racial person, they aim to be a part of works that elevate these voices and tell these stories.
Karina Cox could not be more excited to be in a theatre again and with this show that means so much! Graduating from Victoria School of Performing Arts, she is a dancer, actor, performer and choreographer. She has performed in productions with Punctuate! Skye has performed dance in many Arts festivals since the age of seven and she has eight years of competitive dance training in various styles, as well as one year of acrobatic gymnastics training.
Alida Kendell is a dance artist and mother to her 3 year old daughter. She works primarily in Treaty 6 territory with the Good Women Dance Collective as a performer, choreographer and teacher.
Pandemic restrictions have returned Alida to a solo practice that investigates durational improvisation as an escape from and return to self. She co-led the Major Matt Mason Collective until recently, where she collaborated to develop and produce new plays as well as a playwriting competition for seven years.
Artistic Director of Punctuate! Erin Gruber is an award-winning set, lighting, costume and projected media deer. She is a graduate of the University of Alberta and works professionally across Canada and around the world.
For more information visit her online: eringruber. Kevin is thrilled to be assisting on Bears.
Noor Dean Musani is an award-winning composer, songwriter, producer, sound deer, DJ, curator, and educator. Patrick worked at the Citadel Theatre for four seasons as an actor and the associate director of Outreach and Education.
He is thrilled to be back. She is a proud founding member of Punctuate! SinceSheiny has produced over a dozen plays with the company, including several world premiere productions.
She is also a freelance producer and coordinator in the film industry, and has worked on several feature films and television shows across the country. Sheiny is thrilled to get back to producing live theatre events!
She is a producer with Punctuate! Theatre, co-Artistic Producer of Pyretic Productions, and has managed outreach and communications for several local arts organizations.
Theatrewhich has garnered her awards and recognition from across the country and internationally. Her new play, Alina, will be premiering in Edmonton in May Primarily a professional theatre and film director, Barry pursues work focused on the support, proliferation, and creation of Indigenous stories often linked to the cultural intersections he embodies. Working in technical as well as artistic roles, Barry believes that collaborative and holistic practices are the best way to ensure that diverse perspectives are honoured.
Al would like to thank his family and friends for their continuing love and support. Welcome back and enjoy the show!
Oct 21 - Oct 31, Bears is an ambitious, award-winning, multidisciplinary dark comedy. This evocative and innovative production uses bold emotional storytelling, enchanting projection, and a stunning cast of performers and dancers to tell the story of one man's perilous quest through the Rockies. Sheldon Elter, Floyd.
Shammy Belmore, Chorus. Karina CoxChorus. Skye Demas, Chorus.
Alida Kendell, Chorus, Dance Captain. Rebecca SadowskiChorus. Matthew MacKenziePlaywright, Director.
Erin GruberEnvironmental Deer. Kevin Humphrey, Assistant Lighting Deer.
Noor Dean MusaniElectronic Composer. Patrick Lundeen, Associate Director. Sheiny SatanoveProducer.
Lianna Makuch, Producer. Barry Bilinsky, Associate Producer. Erin Voaklander, Stage Manager.
Al Gadowsky, Assistant Stage Manager. ZIP: