THIS Christmas, A Classic Returns! December 7 - 30, 2018 AT FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS.
Beginning December 7, 2018, Carter-Ryan Productions is proud to produce The Charles Dickens Classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, in partnership with Fairmont Banff Springs. With special performances on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, don't miss this unique performance filled with music, puppetry and an incredible cast to put you in the Spirit this holiday! Performances thru Dec 30, 2018.
THE CAST AND CREW OF THE 2018 SEASON
Favourite theatre credits (ACTOR) include: BOY GETS GIRL & THE OPTIMISTS (Theatre Junction), WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, POPCORN, (Alberta Theatre Projects), DEATH OF A SALESMAN, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, HOLIDAY, GOD OF CARNAGE (Theatre Calgary), THE PHILADELPHIA STORY (Manitoba Theatre Centre), STRANGERS ON A TRAIN, I’LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT, 12 ANGRY MEN (Vertigo Mystery Theatre), TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT, MY FAIR LADY, (Citadel Theatre), PERVERT, SUBURBIA, LOOKING AFTER EDEN, COCKTALES, SPEED-THE-PLOW, KUNG FU PANTIES, A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, RACE, HIGH LIFE (Ground Zero Theatre/Hit & Myth Productions).
Favourite theatre credits (DIRECTOR) include: reasons to be pretty, My First Time, Gruesome Playground Injuries, Reasons to Be Happy (Ground Zero Theatre/Hit & Myth Productions).
Ryan was the recipient of the Betty Mitchell Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role for THE PILLOWMAN (Ground Zero Theatre/ Hit & Myth Productions) and the Critter award for Outstanding Performance By An Actor for RACE (Ground Zero Theatre / Hit & Myth Productions).
Ryan lives in Calgary with his wife Carolyn and his two daughters; Grace & Peyton. He is the Artistic Director of Ground Zero Theatre.
Favourite past credits include: Mavericks of the Mountains, Canada The Musical (Banff Live Theatre) Belle in Beauty and the Beast (Broadway Live Broadway)The Last 5 Years (Storybook Theatre/Mark Bellamy), Little Shop of Horrors (Company C/Liza Balkan), and Spring Awakening (ACT Theatre), for which she was nominated for a Critic's Choice Award in 2014.
Sarah has been singing for 16 years and trained at the Canadian College of Performing Arts in Victoria, BC. She has been featured in a national Swiss Chalet commercial, done multiple voiceover gigs, and landed a role in a feature film called Stand-up Man (Aram Collier) which is now making it’s way through the festival circuit.
She wants to thank her family and wonderful boyfriend for their ongoing support; as well as Bridget Ryan for providing the opportunity to sing and act in Banff.
Nicholas is thrilled to be back this summer with Carter-Ryan Productions!
From Vancouver, BC, he is a graduate of the Vancouver Film School and Grant MacEwan’s Theatre Arts program.
He originated the role of Norman Luxton (Mavericks of the Mountains) in Carter-Ryan Productions’ inaugural season.
Other credits include: Canada: The Musical (Carter-Ryan Productions), Turandot (Edmonton Opera), As You Like It, Coriolanus (Freewill Shakespeare Festival). The Opposite of Innocence (Rubid Theatre - World Premier), and ‘Oliver’ in the Canadian Premier of Bunked!: A Camp Musical for which he won and Ovation Award.
As always, love to his family for their ongoing support, and a tremendous thank you to Bridget, Jason, and Fairmont Banff Springs. Enjoy the show!
Tanya has a BSc in Honors Psychology from the University of Alberta and a Theatre Arts Diploma from Macewan University.
Theatre credits include Eileen Evergreen in Macewan’s production of Nice Work If You Can Get It, Nastia in Blood of Our Soil, Curious Bear in a Red Canoe, Canada the Musical and touring an anti-bullying show to elementary schools across Alberta.
As a member of the Ukrainian Shumka Dancers, Tanya has toured across Canada and internationally with dance.
Passionate about sustainability and social justice, Tanya is excited about the potential of theatre to spark social change. She is grateful for the opportunity to be working with such a wonderful team on this magical show!
Katelyn is a Calgary based actor. Katelyn Morishita is beyond excited to be a part of Canada the Musical with Carter-Ryan Productions and to be surrounded by the beautiful town of Canmore. Some of Katelyn's credits include; Rapunzel (Birnton Theatricals), Madagascar the Musical, Suessical the Musical, In The Heights, A New Brain (Storybook Theatre), Eden, The Field, Eclipsed (Liffey Players), Shrek the Musical (Storybook Theatre), August Osage County (Liffey Players), & Legally Blonde the Musical (Front Row Centre.) In Katelyn's downtime she runs her own small business and loves to spend time with her wonderful and supportive family and friends.
Lloyd Oosthuizen has worked in theatre in Ireland for over 8 years, honing his skills as a theatre technician in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin.
Shows previously worked on include Once The Musical, John B. Keane's 'The Field' (with Brian Dennehy), Enda Walsh's 'Ballyturk' (with Cillian Murphy) and the annual Christmas pantomime.
Recently relocated to Toronto, Lloyd is actively exploring theatre work within Canada, bringing his enthusiasm and expertise to any production.
Lloyd is proud to join Carter-Ryan (Rabbit in The Yard) productions and come on board as Stage Manager for this year's Banff Live Theatre Season
Hailing from Yellowknife, NWT, Brian Raine started his musical education with piano lessons at age four.
After completing his Grade 10 RCM exam he auditioned at MacEwan University and was accepted into the Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Contemporary Popular music program, majoring in Guitar Performance.
He graduated in 2015 and after a year of teaching Computers and Music at the University of Ottawa, Brian returned to Edmonton, Alberta to pursue a career as a guitarist, composer, band leader, music producer, music instructor, and videographer.
His recent works include the original Edmonton Musical "Almost Heroes" as well as the debut EP by Emily Nancy Guthrie & The Wildflowers. Brian Raine performs with Experience Points, Ways in Waves, Talltale, the Stephanie Urquhart Quartet, and Carmen Lucia.