Andrew is a queer multidisciplinary theatre artist based in Victoria, BC. He is a creator, performer, teacher, director, and administrator. He received his BFA in Theatre from the University of Victoria with a focus on direction, physical theatre, and performance design, and has pursued contemporary dance training through the Victoria School of Contemporary Dance since 2010. He is a recent recipient of a BC Arts Council’s Early Career Development Grant for a mentorship project in Artistic-Director-Training with Atomic Vaudeville’s Britt Small.
He has worked for and been affiliated with numerous companies in Victoria over the past seven years, including the likes of SNAFU Dance Theatre, Atomic Vaudeville, and Intrepid Theatre. He has operated as Theatre SKAM's Communications Coordinator since January 2017. As a teacher, he has taught theatrical movement and creation for SKAM's SKAMpede Young Company and its School of Performing Arts, the Pacific Design Academy’s Acting for the Screen program, and has done workshops through Impulse Theatre, for the poets of Victoria Festival of Spoken Word, and the students of the Gulf Islands School of the Performing Arts, for which he is an alumni.
Emily moved to Toronto after receiving her BFA in Theatre from the University of Victoria. Her decision was made during SummerWorks, 2011, while performing in SNAFU Dance Theatre’s, Pretty Little Instincts. Since then, Emily appeared in a workshop of Daniel MacIvor’s, Inside, directed by David Ferry, and Loyal Ronin: The Working Girls’ Version, directed by Mitchell Cushman, as part of Canadian Stage’s Spotlight On Japan Festival.
Emily is an Artistic Associate of Impulse Theatre, with whom she has developed their solo show, ana, with Impulse Artistic Director, Andrew Barrett. Emily also appeared as The Witch in Impulse’s, Wolf In The Mirror.
Recent TV credits include THE LISTENER (CTV), LOST GIRL (Showcase) and HEMLOCK GROVE (Netflix) as well as Kristin Waterson's web series, THAT'S MY DJ (Vimeo). Emily has also held leading roles in short films, such as Slater Jewell-Kemker's STILL, Jeremy Ball's FROST and Imogen Grace’s #COLD.