Kevin is a theatre creator, actor, musician, producer and environmentalist. He is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Broadleaf Theatre, a company that seeks to authentically merge environmentalism and theatre praxis. Kevin is a proud graduate of the Drama Centre and Generator’s inaugural Artist-Producer Training Program. Recent credits, as producer:Silk Bath (Next Stage 2017), Mr. Shi and His Lover (Summerworks),Brave New World (Litmus Theatre), as actor DREAMS (Canadian Rep),Half Full (Mixed Company Theatre). Kevin was proud to be the Artistic Director Intern at Cahoots Theatre through Theatre Ontario’s PTTP and is the Outreach Coordinator at the Toronto Fringe. He is also producing What Linda Said at Summerworks 2017.

Julia Howman is a multidisciplinary theatre artist. A recent graduate of the University of Toronto, she completed a Drama Specialist degree with a Minor in English in the Spring of 2016. While studying at the University of Toronto’s Drama Centre, Julia served as Projection Designer for the program’s annual Resource Show in 2015 (Katie of Heilbronn: an Obsession by Mr. Heinrich von Kleist, dir. Banuta Rubess), and again in 2016 (Pericles, Prince of Tyre; dir. Kate Lynch). Julia was also active in the on-campus theatre scene at the University of Toronto, and received the IATSE Award for Technical Achievement at the University of Toronto Drama Festival for her technical design work in both 2015 (Swim to the Moon, Glass Reflections Theatre Collective and the UC Follies), and 2016 (What She Said, Off-Key Productions and the UC Follies). Julia continues to work with Off-Key Productions in their development of What She Said, an original verbatim piece, as well as serving as their production manager. 

Dramaturg, project advisor, performer via audio

Vanessa Gray is a 24-year-old Anishinaabe kwe from the Aamjiwnaang First Nation, located in Canada’s Chemical Valley. Vanessa works with community members to bring awareness to the health issues resulting from her reserve’s toxic surroundings. She is an organizer with the group Aamjiwnaang and Sarnia Against Pipelines (ASAP).

Dramaturg, project advisor, performer via audio

Associate Producer
Mirka Loiselle is a theatre artist, illustrator, and recent graduate of the University of Toronto. A proud member of Broadleaf Theatre since its inception in 2014, she is delighted to be helping the company produce its fifth production. Recent credits include: as assistant director, 7 Stories (Hart House Theatre); as director, The Actor’s Nightmare & Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All to You (Trinity College Dramatic Society); as actor, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia (Victoria College Dramatic Society). She is also on the producing team for What Linda Said at Summerworks 2017.