Group: Creatives

Jessica Watkin, Consultant, There is No Word for Wilderness.

Jessica Watkin (Consultant)

Jessica Watkin is a PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies. She has been consulting on a project-basis in Toronto and Canada (in person and online) since 2016 with companies such as Next Stage Theatre Festival, Lemontree productions, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Live Describe, New College Library, …

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Beatriz Arevalo, Costume Designer, There is No Word for Wilderness.

Beatriz Arevalo (Costume Design)

Beatriz Arevalo is a Costume Designer with worldwide experience. Currently based in Toronto, she has also lived/worked in the USA, Belgium, France, and her home country Brazil. She loves to travel and explore new cultures. “My non-stop wish to discover the world and innovate has brought me closer to design”. Recent credits include Molly Bloom …

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Rebecca Ballarin, Producer, There is No Word for Wilderness.

Rebecca Ballarin (Producer)

 Rebecca Ballarin is a theatre director and producer, currently based in Toronto. In addition to her training at U of T, she has completed directing workshops with a number of prominent Canadian directors including Kim Collier and Jackie Maxwell. Recent directing credits include: Hedwig and the Angry Inch, 7 Stories (Hart House Theatre), O (United …

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Zoe Ruth Fairless, Stage Manager, There is No Word for Wilderness.

Zoe Ruth Fairless (Stage Manager)

Zoë Ruth Fairless is a freelance theatre artist operating out of Toronto, Ontario. While her main discipline is stage management, she spent much of her time at Queen’s University working as a stagehand with IATSE local 471. She discovered her passion for theatre in her last year of high school after taking a technical theatre …

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Animacy Theatre Collective Artist - Alexandra Simpson

Alexandra Simpson (Director, Masks)

Alexandra Simpson is an interdisciplinary artist and activist with a background in devised theatre creation, mask (building and performance), dance and play-writing. She is the co-Artistic Leader of Animacy Theatre Collective, a Toronto-based company focused on the creation of original works that speak to social and environmental justice. Alexandra has a BFA in Performance Acting …

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Anders Azzopardi, Composer for There is No Word for Wilderness.

Anders Azzopardi (Composer)

Anders Azzopardi is a Toronto-based trombonist, composer and educator. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance from the University of Toronto. Anders theatre credits include: Weather the Weather (Common Boots Theatre, 2016); Terra Incognita (Terra Incognita Collective, 2016); There is No Word for Wilderness (TRCA & Evergreen Brick Works, 2018) and Upstream Downtown (Animacy Theatre Collective, 2018). He is also the …

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