by RENE-DANIEL DUBOIS trans. by LINDA GABRIAU

CAST AND CREW TAKE ONTARIO FRINGE FESTIVALS BY STORM

Ryan Fisher

The Hustler


"One of the hottest young men on any theatre stage" — Hamilton Spectator, 2009.

Ryan Fisher is a Michigan native, born in Sarnia, Ontario. His career has brought him to Toronto where he graduated from Sheridan College and the University of Toronto's joint Acting program. His latest credits include a recent tour with Mixed Company's Far From the Heart, an original piece in the London One Act Festival as Alex in No Wrongs, No Rights, and Bob in Eastside Players production of Christopher Durang's Beyond Therapy.

Lorne Hiro

The Inspector
Producer and Graphic Artist

"Hits violent highs and desperate lows with enviable discipline" — Raise the Hammer, 2009

Last year, along with this project, Lorne toured the Jeeperz Crow production of Crazy Gary’s Mobile Disco in the London, Hamilton and Windsor Fringe Festivals. Previous Toronto Fringe Festival credits include Inspiration Stump, Session Players, Les Mers Rouges, Maybe it's Mabeleen and Rice Pudding (for which he was director). Indie film acting credits include The Hitchhiker Project (2009), Rebirth (2006) and Sugar (2004). Lorne has also had the privilege to work with Su Rynard (Discovery Channel's Mayday) and Rae Dawn Chong (her screenplay, Blunt!). He has also participated in a few Native Earth development projects, the most recent being Sunset Road by New Zealand's Miria George at this year's Weesageechak Festival.

Ross Tundo

The Stenographer


"The indifferent stenographer is terrific, underplaying expertly" — Raise the Hammer, 2009
PHOTOS: STEVEN MIFSUD

Based out of Toronto, Ross has acted in numerous short films including Runt, Looking for Trouble and Held. He performed in Being at Home with Claude during last summer's Fringe Festival tour in London, Hamilton and Windsor. Recently, Ross has been studying Theatre Arts at Algonquin College where he recently starred in Daniel MacIvor's play, Never Swim Alone. He has taken improvisational acting classes directed by Nick Mancuso as well as studied at the Pro Actor’s Lab with David Rotenberg and Rae Ellen Bodie.

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PHOTO: STEVEN MIFSUD

Alan Lee, Director

This is Alan’s directorial debut. Some previous Toronto Fringe acting credits include Inspiration Stump, Just So Stories, Desperate Housepets and The Aleatory Project. Other past theatre productions include Sara's Cave, The Garden Behind The Moon, Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead and The Secret Of Gabi's Dresser. Alan has had the privilege to work with many noted and respected directors such as Mark Cassidy, Andrew Lamb, Kathryn Delory, Jack Messinger and Terry M. Robinson. Alan is currently writing a screenplay with Toronto playwright William Hackenbrook.

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Samuel Wilson, Stage Manager

Samuel Wilson is a native of Rimouski, Québec, and attends university at Mt. Allison in Dramatic Arts.  Having stage managed several shows at Mt. Allison's Windsor Theatre, Wilson has joined Hiroic Productions for this year's production of Being at home with Claude. Recently, he performed as an actor for Windsor Theatre's production of Georama (by Jackie Torrens).