Madelyn Osborne is a Vancouver-based theatre director, creator and mover. She is a graduate of the Douglas College Theatre Program and received an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Acting from the University of Wales. She was recently selected for Rumble's Emerging Directors Lab where she studied with Weyni Mengesha. Madelyn is one half of the performance art duo MOMS which focuses on creating interactive community building works. Up next: Asking Alice a one-on-one, interactive, installation; a Wonderland for the hopelessly curious. AA premiers at rEvolver Festival 2018. Madelyn would like to thank the cast and crew for all their bravery and strength through this exhilarating process! Also her mother, Penny, for her unwavering support and Tom for listening to her constant boob talk. To see more of her work please check out her website: madelynosborne.com.
Playwright & "Norma"
Yvette Dudley-Neuman is a powerhouse of energy dedicated to "the work" and committed to revealing humanity through story. As an award-winning actor, writer, and historical re-enactment director/producer, Yvette's passion for words has generated songs, poems, and short films. She's written several plays: Detention Divas, Christmas Crackers, and The F Words (winner: Honourable Mention 2014, Theatre BC PlayWriting Competition). Yvette's twenty-nine historical re-enactment scripts (City of Surrey Archives) and program were awarded the 2015 BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) Provincial Award of Excellence. For more go to https://tteevy.wordpress.com/.
Cecilly is positively lactating to be sharing this boob journey with all of you! Her chesticles are certainly no stranger to the Vancouver theatre scene, you may remember them from Fighting Chance Production’s Virgins: A Musical Threesome, or Renegade’s Hair. Her breasts also regularly appear on stage in all their glittery goodness with The Geekenders Burlesque company (#savetheRio!) A huge thank you to Yvette and all the women who shared their stories, may this show inspire you to open more dialogue about breasts and bodies in your daily life.
Sara is a queer actor, playwright, singer-songwriter, and musician. Her acting credits include NeOn (rEvolver Festival), Kill Your Lovers (Buddies in Bad Times Theatre’s Rhubarb Festival), Circle Game (Firehall Arts Centre), West Side Story (Theatre Under the Stars), Love Bomb (Shameless Hussy Productions/Firehall Arts Centre), and Dogfight (Semperfi Collective). As a producer/theatre maker, Sara co-founded Poiema Productions, an all-female theatre company in Edmonton, and has toured numerous original works with them such as Happily Ever After?: The Princess Musical. She has also written and toured her one-woman show, Aletheia, which included her original music. Vickruck's self-produced album Prologue can be listened to on iTunes, Spotify or purchased through her website www.saravickruck.ca. She is an Ovation award winner for Best Female Performer in the musical Love Bomb, and was given the E.V. Young Award for her portrayal of Anybodys in West Side Story. Sara is a Seacoast Studio and Grant MacEwan Theatre Arts Graduate. Next up, Sara will be acting and playing in the orchestra for Fun Home at the Arts Club Theatre.
Emily is so excited (titillated even!) to have the opportunity to tell these important stories with such a powerful group of women. By day, Emily teaches theatre and dance to young artists and by night she likes to think she’s an artist herself. You may have seen her in the likes of: The Cornwall’s All-Inclusive Cancun Christmas, Footloose (Chemainus Theatre), The Re-Enactors (City of Surrey Heritage Society), Legally Blonde (TUTS), Julius Caesar, Attempts on Her Life, The Thirteenth Chair (Studio 58).
Originally from Kelowna, Stacy moved to Vancouver in 2011 to attend VFS. After graduation, she worked in VFX during the day and continued to write, act, direct, stage manage and photograph when she could. Her theatre resume includes: 'Merrily We Roll Along' with United Players, 'POSH' with Fighting Chance Productions and 'Two Rooms' with Fort Heart Productions. 'Titillations' will be her first time working with Shift Theatre. Stacy would like to thank Madelyn Osbourne, Coco Roberge and the incredible cast and crew for this unforgettable experience. Lastly, she'd like to acknowledge the constant support she receives from her sister Lyndsey, her mother and her friends. You're the key to her success!
Land of Deborah
The Land of Deborah is an award-winning singer-songwriter and composer who believes in life, love and the pursuit of fair trade chocolate. Her music has been featured in shows across the Oprah Winfrey OWN network as well as in numerous independent films, documentaries, and radio. As well as performing in and around Vancouver, Deborah has been a songwriting instructor for the Sears BC Drama Festival as well as for the Beyond Music program in partnership with the Vancouver Arts Colloquium Society and UBC’s Shine On Music program. During her career she has created music for various theatrical productions and is thrilled to be part of the house band for "Titillations".
Early on papa said, "See stress, play a polka!" Lana Panko has been a music enthusiast studying zydeco, Celtic, folk, jazz, pop and standards. As a seasoned accordionist she has performed on trains, at special events, openings, with guitar bands, backup for a ukulele orchestra and currently plays with a trio called, The Elle's.
Demi is a wearer of many hats. She is a Vancouver based actor, musician and graduate if UBC’s acting conservatory. Recent theatre credits include: MilkMilkLemonade lemonade - Awkward Stage Productions and Girls!Girls!Girls - Excavation Theatre. Catch Demi next in the pit for Pageant at XY Lounge in August. Enjoy the show!
When he's not teaching K-7 music in West Van, you can find Peter composing, improvising, directing, or performing music somewhere around Metro Vancouver. Select music direction credits includes Spring Awakening (Phantom Moon Collective, 2017), Dogfight (Semper Fi Collective, 2016), the Jessie nominated production of Edges (Two Monkeys Production, 2015), the Ovation nominated Connected: The Musical (Whirlwind Theatre, 2013), and a super fun workshop of [title of show]. You can regularly find him conspiring with Jennifer Pielak and Off Key Musical Improv. He recently tackled the musical challenges of Next To Normal, and is collaborating with SHIFT Theatre on Titillations. Up next - A special charity concert of Dear Evan Hansen with Laughing Matters Theatre!