2017-2018 Season Company
Writer and Performer, Inside/Out
A Graduate of Simon Fraser’s School for the Contemporary Arts Patrick has been working as an actor in Vancouver TV Film and Theatre scene for the past twenty years. Some of the companies he has worked with include the Firehall, Rumble, Mortal Coil, PI Theatre, Touchstone, Headlines, I.T.P., Urban Crawl, and Main Street Theatre, where he is proud to be an associate artist. He has been recognized with two Jessie Richardson Award Nominations. Inside/Out is Patrick’s first venture into playwriting.
Playwright, C'mon, Angie!
Amy Lee Lavoie is an award-winning playwright and a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada’s Playwriting Program. Her first play, Rabbit Rabbit, received its premiere production with Infinitheatre, earning Amy two MECCA’s for Best Text and the Revelation Award. Amy Lee was a Canada Council Playwright-in-Residence at Factory Theatre, and her play in development, Stopheart, premiered on the main stage in 2013. In 2014, Amy Lee was the Head Digital Writer for the CBC drama Strange Empire, which won a Gracie Award for Best Website in recognition of its interactive storytelling. Most recently, Amy Lee worked with Pi Theatre to create Genetic Drift and her play, My Tom, received a workshop production at Railtown Actors Studio.
Playwright, Happy Place
Pamela Mala Sinha is an award winning Canadian actress and playwright. Selected Theatre credits include Happy Place (Soulpepper), Nirbhaya (Assembly Theatre/UK, NY), The Little Years (Tarragon Theatre) and The Penelopiad (Nightwood Theatre). Selected TV/Film: three seasons on ER (NBC), Huff (HBO), Traders, Live From Baghdad, Breakaway, and What We Have. Her first solo play, CRASH (Scirocco Drama), received Dora Awards for Outstanding New Play and Outstanding Lead Actress; an excerpt of which was included in Bloomsbury’s (UK): Audition Speeches for Black, South Asian and Middle Eastern Actors as well as the anthology Love, Loss and Longing (Playwright’s Canada Press). CRASH toured to New York with Soulpepper Theatre this past July, and will continue to tour internationally through 2018. Pamela’s newest commission with Soulpepper – NEW – is a play inspired by her parents’ immigration to Canada and their coming of age. Pamela is currently at work on the feature film adaptation of Happy Place with Sienna Films, directed by Helen Shaver, and slated for production in early 2018.