Hart House Theatre  
August 25, 2015 / Issue 9, 2015/2016 Season
In This Issue:
We the Family   
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Meet the Family

A look at some of the actors featured in We the Family

John Cleland
John Cleland plays David Kaplan
John has been a professional actor in Toronto since 1995. After 3 seasons at the Shaw Festival in Niagara-On-The-Lake (his first "Theatre School"), John came back to Toronto and has enjoyed a varied career in stage, film, television and voicework. He has performed on many stages in Toronto and across Canada, working with directors like Richard Rose, Leah Cherniak, Richard Greenblatt and David Ferry. He has shared the stage with such legends as David Fox, Fiona Reid, Julie Stewart and Rosemary Dunsmore. John has been nominated for Dora Awards for a number of shows and won a Dora for Best Performance for Edward the Crazy Man in 2011. More here >>

Sarah Murphy-Dyson
Sarah Murphy-Dyson plays Lizzie Kaplan
Sarah was a professional ballet dancer in her past life, mostly as a soloist with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet for many seasons before she retired to study acting full time at the University of Winnipeg, the Professional Actor's Lab with David Rotenberg and Rae Ellen Bodie, and the Meisner technique with Stephanie Jones. She has appeared on such shows as Rookie Blue, The Next Step and as Isabelle's ballet teacher in the most recent American Girl movie. She is also a regular on Precious Chong's Sex and the Single Mom, the CCA nominated web series. Sarah won a Gemini Award a long time ago, and was cited by Now Magazine for Outstanding Performance for The Naked Ballerina, which she wrote. More here >>

Lindsey Middleton
Lindsey Middleton plays Marnie Kaplan
Lindsey is best known for playing Vanessa on the internationally award winning, Toronto based web series, Out With Dad. She also co-produced her own spin off series called Vanessa's Story and recently won the 2015 IAWTV Award for Best Female Performance in a Drama for her role. A graduate from the University of Toronto Mississauga and Sheridan College Theatre and Drama Studies Program, Lindsey has played around on many stages doing puppetry, stage combat, Shakespeare and new Canadian works. Lindsey is a co-founder of Bald Monkey Theatre and Well Fought Theatre Company. More here >>

Phoebe Hu
Phoebe Hu plays Jenny Lee
Phoebe is a performer, musician and street choreographer born and raised in Taiwan. After coming to Canada 5 years ago, she attended The Performing Arts Preparation Program at Sheridan College and Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts where she received the Triple Threat Award upon graduation. She is a member of the Theatre 20 Emerging Artist Ensemble of the 2015/16 season.

See profiles of the 10 actors that comprise the full cast on our social media networks, or visit our site here >>
Employment Opportunity

Open to registered U of T students

15-16 Season tile Hart House Theatre is looking for U of T students to join our team as Front of House staff members.

U of T Students can apply and learn more information via the U of T Career Centre - U of T Career Centre job id 63727. Applications are due September 4, 2015.

Resume and cover letter to be sent to foh.hht@gmail.com. Positions are only open to current part/full time U of T Students.
Jeremy Hutton teaches

Former Artistic Director teaches two Creative Classes at Hart House

Artistic director Jeremy Hutton
In addition to making his mark on Hart House Theatre, Jeremy was the founding artistic director of the Toronto Youth Theatre. He is a director, actor, composer, lyricist, fight-director and sound designer based in Toronto. This coming fall, he's teaching two Creative Classes.

Audition Technique
Win that job; book that gig. Lose the fear surrounding that next big audition. Everything from headshots to resumes; cover letters to costuming; monologues to call backs. This class tackles all the tools that you'll need to be successful at your next big audition. Begins September 30, more information here >>

Creative Classes Creating Theatre
This class focuses on bringing the myriad elements of theatrical production into a cohesive and engaging whole. Explore elements of set, costume, lighting and sound design along with helpful staging tips, timeless storytelling techniques, and insightful approaches to working a variety of artists to create the big event or production of your dreams. The perfect jumping-off point for aspiring directors, designers, producers and the like. Class date October 25, more information here >>
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