‘From the beginning of this project we set goals to collaborate, experiment and investigate every aspect of the production. We remain open and curious to discover the play… and surprises. Our wonderful, creative journey continues’
Here is our team of artists.
Jethelo E. Cabilete CAEA Stage Manager/Mentor
Jethelo is a graduate of Theatre Humber’s Technical and Production program, with an extensive repertoire in stage management; and corporate/events and theatrical technical work. Sixteen years of stage management with Directors such as: Anthony F. Ingram, Richard Wolfe , Diane Roberts, Brian Cochrane, Ron Reed, and Stephen Drover. Notable productions:, Vincent River, Annapurna, Blasted, The Whipping Man, John & Beatrice, Skydive, Falling In Time, Sal Capone: The Lamentable Tragedy of, Tuesdays & Sundays, and 52 Pick-up. Special thanks to Keith for his love and support. For my Mother…
Keagan Elrick Lighting Designer/Mentor
Keagan is a Gender-Fluid Non-Binary, Queer artist who has held a curiosity and passion for light most of their life. They love playing with the psychology of lighting and color theory to aid in the building of form and mood to support the story being told on the stage. They like to use the masculine, feminine and other sides of themselves to help inspire and aid in building the spaces and tones of what is happening on the stage.
Chantal Gering Actor: Fay
Chantal is an emerging artist in the UBC BFA Acting Program working on the Coast Salish Territories. Chantal’s previous training includes Arts Umbrella’s Musical Theatre Program, the Senior Musical Theatre Intensive at Arts Club, and a 3-week Acting and Shakespeare course at the Drama Centre London. Her professional roles include Bobbie James in Jordan Tannahill’s Concord Floral in the 2017 PuSh Festival and a performer in a collaborative piece called One of a Kind for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival. She looks forward to being in Centurions and Bard on the Beach’s Riotous Youth this summer.
Anthony Goncharov Actor: Ryan
Anthony is a budding theatre artist currently working on Unceded Coast Salish Territories. He has just had the pleasure of finishing his first year in the Sheridan College Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance Program in the treaty lands of the Anishinaabe Nation, and is curently part of the Bard on the Beach Riotous Youth internship. Some of his credits include: Concord Floral (PuSh Festival,) Sea of Stories (Peninsula Productions,) Wyspa (Vancouver Fringe Festival,) as well as many shows at his old high school, Dr. Charles Best Secondary. He extends his thanks and gratitude to the lovely group of artists working on this project.
Finnegan Howes Actor: Mark
Finnegan is a down to earth actor and artist trying to make sense of the world. Finnegan is often quiet, but has a lot to say. Performances include Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, at Carousel Theatre for Young People and John Cabbot in Concord Floral
at the 2017 PuSh Festival with three fellow cast members in Centurions. Finnegan has a wide array of academic and artistic interests including drawing, film making, math, philosophy and creative writing.
Syrah Khan Apprentice Stage Manager
Syrah Khan is a recent graduate from South Delta Secondary School where she has been in the theatre program for 5 years. Theatre has always been her main interest and she is very thankful that she is able to work on a meaningful piece of theatre such as The Centurions Project. In Phase 1 of our project Syrah performed the role of Caroline but decided to learn more about what goes on behind the scenes in Stage Management and Lighting. . She was recently involved in her high school’s rendition of High School Musical Onstage. and Jordan Tannahill’s Concord Floral at the PuSh Festival with three fellow cast-mates. And this summer has acted and directed in the Coffee House Theatre Production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.
Jade Lim Actor: Caroline
Jade is absolutely ecstatic to be a part of this project, and honoured to be able to work with such amazing theatre makers. Jade loves to learn different languages, Mandarin being her main language of focus. She also enjoys creative writing, playing guitar, rock climbing, hiking, streaming video games, and making YouTube videos. Jade is a singer, songwriter, actor and has played lead roles in the musicals “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella” and “Rock of Ages.” She is interested in social justice and making the world a better place and is looking forward to pursuing a future full of artistic exploration and discovery through theatre. Jade would like to thank her mom, dad, sister, and family for always being supportive of her and her many pursuits and learning paths.”
Dawn Milman Phase 1 Actor/Mentor
(Dawn Milman played Detective Wright in our developmental residency with Boca Del Lupo) She is a busy actor, director, dramaturg and writer. She has spent the better part of the last twenty years coaxing new works from the hearts and minds of young histrionic types. Career highlights include directing and dramaturging Self-ish (Toronto Fringe), Japanglish (Uno Fest, Edmonton Fringe, The Cultch,) working several seasons for Paperny Films (CTM, Kink, GFP), and being a part of Wet Ink Collective. She is grateful to Boca Del Lupo and is is delighted to be part of The Centurions Project and to be working with this group of dynamic young artists. Dawn is a graduate of Studio 58. We want to thank Dawn for her stellar work in the residency.
Evan Rein Sound Design/ Mentor
Evan is thrilled to be on board the Centurions Project as sound designer and production assistant. Evan is a Vancouver-based actor, sound designer and the artistic director of Starlight Youth Theatre, an after-school theatre arts education program. Theatre credits include The Hobbit (Globe Theatre), East Van Panto: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (Theatre Replacement), and Spinning You Home (Vancouver Fringe). Film/TV: Valley of the Boom (National Geographic), Heartland (CBC), Upload (Amazon) and Blue Hour (Muskrat Pass Productions). Up next Evan will be joining the cast of Peter Pan at Carousel Theatre and sound designing for Anon(ymous) at Studio 58. Evan is a graduate of Studio 58.
Lynna Goldhar Smith Director/Mentor
Lynna Goldhar Smith divides her time between creating visual art and making art on stage. She has had an eclectic career– acting , directing and designing in Canada and the US. Writing for children’s television including Sesame Street and directing 14 solo shows that have toured throughout North America and Europe. She is a graduate of Studio 58 and California Institute of the Arts where she was inspired toward an interdisciplinary approach and is interested mainly in new topical and adventurous works for the stage. Recently she has directed several Pick of the Fringe Hits and is a founding member of Wet Ink Collective. She is grateful to be living and working in the traditional and unceded territories of the Xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) To learn more about Lynna come visit her here
Sarah Roa: Detective Wright/Mentor Phase 2
Sarah is a Vancouver-based performing artist. She is alumna of the theatre programs at UBC and Douglas College. A few of her past productions include: The Drowning Girls (Theatre North West), Robinson Crusoe + Friday (Axis Theatre), And Bella Sang With Us (And Bella Collective), Pride & Prejudice (Arts Club), and The Faerie Play (Mortal Coil Performance). Sarah will be joining our company for our 2019 production as Detective Wright and as Costume designer.
Sally Stubbs Playwright/ Mentor Producer PGC
Sally is an award-winning playwright and educator. Her scripts, published by Scirocco Drama, have been presented in Canada, Sweden, South Africa, India and the U.S. Sally’s new play Our Ghosts, a semi-finalist in the Ashland New Play Festival and selected for presentation at the Women’s Playwright International Conference 2018 in Chile, is listed for publication in 2020 but still awaits its premiere production! Projects in the works include Polly & the Penthouse: A Spirited Musical, in development with Fugue Theatre, Touchstone Theatre and Vancouver’s Penthouse Nightclub, and Underbelly, a TV pilot inspired by Canada’s first women police officers. A recipient of a Prime Minister’s Award for her work with youth and theatre, Sally is grateful to be working with Lynna and this amazing team on The Centurions Project. For more information on Centurions and Sally’s other writing projects visit her website here.
Marcus Vaillant Set Designer
Marcus is a Lower Mainland based, Set, Prop and Costume Designer who is excited to be apart of the Centurions Project.He is a graduate of Studio 58. Upcoming work includes: Ocean.net with Promethean Theatre The Windsinger with Place Des ArtOf Mice and Men with Promethean Theatre. Previous credits include: Production Crew Member at Bard on the Beach,Stage Manager for Looking for Tiger Lilly with Full Circle Theatre, Assistant to the Set Designer for “Mortified” with Studio 58, Stage Manager for “I Know What I Saw” with Studio 58, Production Designer for Romeo and Juliet with Place Des Arts, Set/Prop Designer/ Stage Manager for Saint Joan with Promethean Theatre,
Jordan Lloyd Watkins Projection Designer /Mentor
Jordan Lloyd Watkins is a multidisciplinary artist whose body of work includes theatre, dance, live art, and film. He is most interested in pursuing dynamic storytelling; work that is accessible, engaging, and relevant. His work has been seen across Canada, the United States, the Czech Republic, and Taiwan. Jordan is a founding member of the Flip the Switch Collective. Their premier production, Le Voyage, received the 2017 Award for Technical Merit from CITT. Jordan holds a BPA from Capilano University, is a graduate of Studio 58, studied projection technology at Banff: Centre for Arts and Creativity. Visit Jordan’s website here