Susan Freedman
Susan’s 40 years of work in Communications includes: seven years with The Bay as a Copy Writer and Editor; sixteen years with CBC in Calgary and Edmonton as Producer, Executive Producer, Manager of Communications and Director of Radio; and four years as Marketing Director of the Vancouver Fringe Festival. Since 1999 Susan has written, performed and produced three successful one-woman shows at Fringe Theatre Festivals across Canada. Susan has served on the board of Solo Collective Theatre for a number of years.

Emma Slipp
A busy Vancouver actress who has worked with many of Vancouver’s biggest companies including the Arts Club, Blackbird Theatre, Solo Collective and others.

Carol Chrisjohn
Carol has worked (and played) in the “biz” since her teens, starting out in community theatre at the Powerhouse in Vernon. She has acted, stage managed and directed all over Canada, working primarily in live theatre. In 1988 she became the production manager at Studio 58 where she coached student stage managers for 25 years. Recently “retired”, Carol was honoured with the establishment of a scholarship in her name to be awarded to a student who “expresses a passion for the art of theatre and demonstrates a joy in the work”. Now freelancing again, she has just collaborated on a production of Three Sisters which featured many instructors and graduates of Studio 58. Carol is delighted to serve on the board of Solo Collective, and is looking forward to taking part in its exciting offerings.

Joanna Rannelli
Joanna is a Vancouver-based actor, writer, and director.

Diana Lyon
A dental hygienist, Diana has also worked in marketing and advertising in Vancouver and Toronto.

Tara Jean Stevens President
A radio personality and DJ, Tara Jean is also an accomplished writer and actress.

Jess Amy Shead
Jess Amy Shead is a Performer who Stage Manages on the side and enjoys working in all areas of theatre. Her focus is on challenging, innovative work, and her passion lies in collective creation.

Barbara Pollard
Barbara Pollard is a versatile actor (film, TV and theatre) having worked across Canada, from the Maritimes to the Yukon, most notably Moms the Word,1,2 & 3. (Tours in Scotland, Ireland, Australia: Melbourne Intnl Comedy Festival, Just for Laughs and London’s West End) Stratford Festival -Bard on the Beach (Hamlet 2013) Musicals: The Music Man, Spitfire Grill, My Fair Lady, Fiddler on the Roof.

Tiffany Anderson
Tiffany is a Vancouver theatre artist.

Mika Laulainen
Mika is a Vancouver theatre artist.

Janette Fricker
Janette is a Vancouver real estate agent.

Caitlin McFarlane
Caitlin is a busy Vancouver actress.