The Key by Tamara Gorski is a stichomythic comedy, a Dada-like rearrangement of famous quotations from Shakespeare about women sharing experiences of love.
ARC’s One Dollar is a Commedia dell’Arte piece inspired by the David Pinski play about troupe of actors who come across a dollar on the road and hilarity ensues as each member tries to claim ownership!
300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg
Seating for 300, wheelchair accessible, air conditioned
For general audiences. Tickets $10. Students, Seniors, Kids 12 and under $7
Performances are 45 minutes long
Cast: Amanda Kristjanson, Kaeleigh Ayre, Natalia Moroz, Bethany Cooke, Shannon Jacques, Norma Dawn Dunphy
Writer & Artistic Director: Tamara Gorski
Director & Associate Producer: Gizem Naz
Amanda recently completed her B.A. (Hons) Theatre & Film: Performance at the University of Winnipeg. Theatre credits include La Réparation (Cercle Molière), Sainte-Carmen of the Maine, The Whole Ninth Floor, The Possibilities (University of Winnipeg), The Brain from Planet X (Crosswalk Players). Amanda also possesses a strong background in music and dance.
“You know, this isn’t theatre like it used to be” —Katherine Dunham
Kaeleigh Ayre is a performer from Winnipeg, Canada. Having recently completed the four year Honours Acting Program at the University of Winnipeg, Kaeleigh has a busy summer ahead of her. Along with The Key, you can also catch Kaeleigh performing in Better Than Bong Water at Venue 4 at this year’s Fringe, as well as a contemporary adaptation of Midsummer Night’s Dream to be performed in Gimli, Manitoba later in August. Besides acting, Kaeleigh enjoys dancing, and is a member of local pop–rock sextet Merch Table Delite, which is set to release their debut album late 2013, and the Cinematic/Scars production company.
Constantly surrounded by the arts in her life Natalia enjoys both making and observing. Interested in seeing what is next, Natalia leaves for Montréal in August. While she is still here for the 2013 Winnipeg Fringe Festival she urges you to approach her. Conversation is the key. · Facebook
This is Bethany Cooke’s first Fringe play. She has just recently graduated from the University of Winnipeg Theatre Department with an acting major. Her most recent credit at the University of Winnipeg was Bunny in Agatha Christie’s A Murder is Announced. She’d like to thank her family for all their support.
Shannon Jacques graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a Double Honours BA in Theatre & Drama and Psychology in 2004. Since graduation she has spent her time working in the local film industry and travelling the world. She has continued her training over the years taking courses in Winnipeg, Vancouver and Los Angeles. Her recent theatre credits include such projects as Hamlet (King Claudius and the Ghost), and Maiden Voyage 4 (Daisy). Her film & TV credits include such projects as Prosecuting Casey Anthony, Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure, Ebby House and Less Than Kind.
Fringe is Norma’s favourite summertime activity. Having volunteered with the Fringe for a few years, she is now taking the plunge into performing as well. Please stop and say “hello” if you see her around the venues! · Twitter · Casting Workbook
Award-winning filmmaker and actor Tamara Gorski grew up onstage in Winnipeg.
She received training at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, University of Winnipeg, and the Royal Conservatory of Music. Musical theatre credits include My Fair Lady and Sweet Charity with Rainbow Stage and Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof with Norwood Productions. Theatre credits include the premiere of Little Sister, Lucky Strike at Passe Muraille and Serpent Kills with Crows Theatre. She has directed for ACME and The Gathering in Toronto. Tamara most recently trained with LAByrinth in New York and is thrilled to have her first play mounted in her home town.
Gizem is a multilingual performer and director born in Turkey. She played Headmistress Hart-Payne in Spring Awakening at the Winnipeg Fringe, and Miss Prism in Oscar Wilde’s Importance of Being Earnest. She directed The Normal Heart and is excited to direct The Key. Thanks to Tamara for this brilliant, feminine piece! Enjoy the Fringe!
Richard never thought that he would enjoy acting. In high school, he took the drama course and loved it. With the help of his teachers, he gained the confidence to pursue a career in acting. Since then he has appeared in The Normal Heart as Tommy Boatwright, Linus in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown and Lane/Merriman in The Importance of Being Earnest.