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Al Nolan - Joe Dick

Al was an aspiring actor at second city and hosted a Much More Music show called Heat Metre before choosing a life of touring across the world instead. Since the early 90’s he has been touring as the singer of the legendary Toronto punk band TRIGGER HAPPY/THE ALMIGHTY TRIGGER HAPPY with such artists as NOFX, BAD BRAINS, ALL, PENNYWISE, GOOD RIDDANCE, SICK OF IT ALL, SNFU, SATANIC SURFERS, LAGWAGON, STRUNG OUT and GOB. Hard Core Logo: Live is Al's stage debut. 

Participation arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the DanceOperaTheatre Policy

Participation arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the DanceOperaTheatre Policy

Andrew Fleming - Billy Tallent

Andrew has been a guitarist for over 20 years, having mostly played in high school cover bands that rarely lasted after 1 gig. Since becoming an actor and moving to Toronto, his selected theatre credits include Rob in 'Stag and Doe' at Lighthouse Festival Theatre and Tom in 'Night of the Living Dead Live' at Theatre Passé Muraille. Andrew has also appeared in Murdoch Mysteries (CBC), Dark Matter (Syfy), The Strain (FX) and the upcoming horror feature film The Wanting (Lakeshore Entertainment). 
IG: @andrewfleming36

Participation arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the DanceOperaTheatre Policy

Participation arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the DanceOperaTheatre Policy

Michael Dufays - John Oxenberger

Mike Dufays' stage career has taken him from coast to coast in Canada, to Europe and the UK with the award-winning theatre/dance companies.

Favourite theatre credits include: Daniel MacIvor’s Arigato, Tokyo, (Dora Mavor Award nominee “outstanding male performance), Forbidden Phoenix, Flock of Flyers and The Voice of the Turtle (Capital Critics Circle nominee for “Best Actor”).

Favourite film credits include: Conde's Lieutenant on Reign (CW/CBS Showcase), the Angry Fae on LostGirl (Showcase), Foster in Shaolin Delivery Boy (Zed Channel/ CBC), and Detective Dumbo in Heroic Bloodshed (RiotA.C.T.- Nominated for 'Breakout Male Action Star' at the Action on Film Festival in L.A.)

Michael has had the privilege of Assistant Fight Directing at the Stratford Theatre Festival for two seasons, is a Certified Fight Director with FDC, and a co-founder of RiotA.C.T.(www.riotact.com), a multi-award winning Action Creation Team of fighters and filmmakers.

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Thomas Scott - Pipefitter

 

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Jennifer Walls - Everyone Else

A Toronto based performer, producer and voice actor, Jennifer is thrilled to be part of Hard Core Logo: LIVE with her friends at BFL. Selected theatre credits include RENT, The Rocky Horror ShowHigh Fidelity and Reefer Madness The Musical as well as three seasons at the Victoria Playhouse Petrolia.  She earned critical acclaim for her performance as Liza Minnelli in her solo show Liza Live! and for her newest show Jagged Little Me, an autobiographical, multi-media rock cabaret featuring the music of Alanis Morissette's album Jagged Little Pill. She has also been named one of NOW Magazine's "Artists To Watch."  Jennifer is the host of SINGular Sensation, Toronto's premier musical theatre open mic and is the voice of the Family Jr. Channel. She is also a curator of the Sunday Cabaret Series at the 120 Diner.  Love and thanks to Seth, Jeremy and Tim of BFL and to the entire cast and crew. 

Tim Lindsay - Roadie/Soundman
Technical Director

 

CREATIVE

Ron Jenkins - Director Ron Jenkins is an Edmonton based director and playwright. Ron is thrilled to be working with BFL on HardCore Logo Live. Ron has won ten Sterling Awards as a director and playwright and two Betty Mithell Awards for Direction for The Black Rider and Playing With Fire. Last year he was honored with a CCA award in Ottawa for his direction of ENRON. Ron is also the winner of the 2004 Syncrude Award for Artistic Innovation and a Critter Award Winner for Playing With Fire. Ron was shortlisted for the 2007 and 2010 Siminovitch Prize in theatre for Direction.  * Participation arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the DanceOperaTheatre Policy

Ron Jenkins - Director

Ron Jenkins is an Edmonton based director and playwright. Ron is thrilled to be working with BFL on HardCore Logo Live. Ron has won ten Sterling Awards as a director and playwright and two Betty Mithell Awards for Direction for The Black Rider and Playing With Fire. Last year he was honored with a CCA award in Ottawa for his direction of ENRON. Ron is also the winner of the 2004 Syncrude Award for Artistic Innovation and a Critter Award Winner for Playing With Fire. Ron was shortlisted for the 2007 and 2010 Siminovitch Prize in theatre for Direction.

 * Participation arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the DanceOperaTheatre Policy

Michael Scholar Jr. - Playwright Michael is the Artistic Director of the award winning November Theatre, producers of The Black Rider, which toured North America.  As a director, actor and playwright Michael has worked with companies in NY and across Canada, and was honoured with the CAEA Emerging Artist Award.  Michael received his MFA in Directing from Columbia University under Anne Bogart.  Most recently he directed the world premiere of Screeching Weasel’s punk rock opera Baby Fat (La MaMa, NY).  Michael sang in Regina punk bands in the 90’s, including Treefrog Discharge.

Michael Scholar Jr. - Playwright

Michael is the Artistic Director of the award winning November Theatre, producers of The Black Rider, which toured North America.  As a director, actor and playwright Michael has worked with companies in NY and across Canada, and was honoured with the CAEA Emerging Artist Award.  Michael received his MFA in Directing from Columbia University under Anne Bogart.  Most recently he directed the world premiere of Screeching Weasel’s punk rock opera Baby Fat (La MaMa, NY).  Michael sang in Regina punk bands in the 90’s, including Treefrog Discharge.

Joe "Shithead" Keithley - Music

Joe "Shithead" Keithley -
Music

Michael Turner -  Lyrics/Writer (Book)

Michael Turner - 
Lyrics/Writer (Book)

Bruce McDonald -  Director (Film)

Bruce McDonald - 
Director (Film)

Noel S. Baker -  Screenplay

Noel S. Baker - 
Screenplay

Seth Drabinsky - Assistant Director

Seth Drabinsky - Assistant Director

Jeremy Knowles - Music Director

Jeremy Knowles - Music Director

Melissa Joakim - Stage Manager & Lighting Designer Melissa Joakim is a lighting and projection designer, technician and stage manager in Toronto, Canada. She holds a BFA Spec.Hon.s from York University. Recent credits include: Lighting and Projection Design: A Side of Dreams (Paper Canoe Projects); This is the Point (Ahuri Theatre with Theatre Centre) Lighting Design: The Whole Shebang: Taken by Night (Dreamwalker Dance Co.); La Chasse Galerie (Red One Theatre Collective); As You Like it (Theatre by The Bay and Shakespeare Bash'd). Projection Design: Alien Creature (Theatre Passe Muraille);Snowblink ( Concert); Ninja Funk Orchestra (Concert); Processor  (Concert). Stage Management: Sea Sick (Theatre Centre); Dead Roads(Riser Project).

Melissa Joakim - Stage Manager & Lighting Designer

Melissa Joakim is a lighting and projection designer, technician and stage manager in Toronto, Canada. She holds a BFA Spec.Hon.s from York University. Recent credits include: Lighting and Projection Design: A Side of Dreams (Paper Canoe Projects); This is the Point (Ahuri Theatre with Theatre Centre) Lighting Design: The Whole Shebang: Taken by Night (Dreamwalker Dance Co.); La Chasse Galerie (Red One Theatre Collective); As You Like it (Theatre by The Bay and Shakespeare Bash'd). Projection Design: Alien Creature (Theatre Passe Muraille);Snowblink ( Concert); Ninja Funk Orchestra (Concert); Processor  (Concert). Stage Management: Sea Sick (Theatre Centre); Dead Roads(Riser Project).

Corwin Ferguson Corwin works across Canada primarily as a video and projection designer and holds multiple award nominations for his designs. He’s studied animation, is a co-founder/ artistic associate of Awkward Stage Productions, and a storyteller with Forbidden Vancouver Historic Walking Tours. Corwin is a Studio 58 acting graduate and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts from Capilano University. Select recent credits include: Miracle on 34th St., Enemy of the People, The Wizard of Oz, The Great Gatsby, 1984 (Saint John Theatre Company), You Will Remember Me (Ruby Slippers), Playing With Fire (Persephone Theatre), Richard III (Shakespeare Company), Buyer and Cellar (Alberta Theatre Projects), Anne of Green Gables, Evangeline (Charlottetown Festival).  For all things Corwin, visit www.corwinferguson.com

Corwin Ferguson

Corwin works across Canada primarily as a video and projection designer and holds multiple award nominations for his designs. He’s studied animation, is a co-founder/ artistic associate of Awkward Stage Productions, and a storyteller with Forbidden Vancouver Historic Walking Tours. Corwin is a Studio 58 acting graduate and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts from Capilano University. Select recent credits include: Miracle on 34th St., Enemy of the People, The Wizard of Oz, The Great Gatsby, 1984 (Saint John Theatre Company), You Will Remember Me (Ruby Slippers), Playing With Fire (Persephone Theatre), Richard III (Shakespeare Company), Buyer and Cellar (Alberta Theatre Projects), Anne of Green Gables, Evangeline (Charlottetown Festival).  For all things Corwin, visit www.corwinferguson.com