BETH BEARDSLEY – Stage Manager
Beth is a freelance stage manager based in Toronto. Previous stage management credits include Sinner’s Lounge (Haut Vol Productions), SExT (Toronto Fringe), We Three (Cue6 Productions), Voices of Innovative Practitioners (York Faculty of Education), Oliver! (St. Andrew’s College), Burnish (Erika Batdorf), La Calisto (Centre for Opera Studies in Italy), and I Was Once On Fire (Little Black Afro). She was also a production assistant with Theatre Direct’s WeeFestival, a theatre festival for early years this past summer. She is a graduate of York University’s Theatre Production program.
KATIE SAUNORIS – Marketing & Publicity
KATIE IS A TORONTO-BASED COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER AND PUBLICIST. SHE IS CURRENTLY THE MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER FOR SOULPEPPER THEATRE COMPANY, AND HAS WORKED PREVIOUSLY FOR THE STRATFORD FESTIVAL, THE TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, AND THE LUMINATO FESTIVAL. MOST RECENTLY, AS AN INDEPENDENT PUBLICIST, KATIE WORKED ON THE WORLD PREMIERE OF ROB KEMPSON’S MOCKINGBIRD (THE SECOND PART OF THE GRADUATION PLAYS) AS PART OF THE 2016 NEXT STAGE FESTIVAL.
ERIN VANDENBERG – Associate Producer
Erin Vandenberg is a Toronto based playwright and producer. Her full length play Salt was produced by Lark & Whimsy Theatre Collective in 2016, after being shortlisted for Tarragon Theatre’s 2013 RBC Emerging Playwriting Competition and for Nightwood Theatre’s 2014 National Play Reading Series. She is currently developing a new play, A Trick with the Light, with Pat the Dog Theatre. Erin holds a BFA in Acting from Ryerson University and an MFA in Creative Writing and Playwriting from the University of British Columbia.
LISA LI – Producer
Lisa Li is a theatre producer and a sporadic theatre creator. Most recently, as an independent producer, Lisa produced the World Premiere of Rob Kempson’s Mockingbird (the second part of The Graduation Plays) as part of the 2016 Next Stage Festival. Most of her time is spent as a Producer at Soulpepper Theatre Company.