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Love's Labours Lost Cast & Crew

Adrian Shepherd-Gawinski

King Ferdinand

For Dauntless City Theatre: Romeo & (her) Juliet, Love's Labours Lost, Drunk Romeo and Juliet

Adrian reteams with Dauntless City Theatre after featuring in the award-winning Romeo and (her) Juliet. Most recently, he flung a volleyball with great conviction at the lead actor of Durango at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. In the upcoming season, Adrian will provide songwriting and sound design for Love Me Forever Billy H. Tender, premiering at Videofag. His life has improved markedly since he embraced the word “literally” as a casual intensifier; he encourages friends and family to follow suit. Adrian is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada, and barring unforeseen mishap, he intends to never die.

Dean Rideout


For Dauntless City Theatre: Comedy of Errors, Love's Labours Lost

Dean is delighted to portray Costard in this immersive production of Love Labours Lost, his second production in Berczy Park with Dauntless (Balthazar, Comedy of Errors). Since graduating Sheridan’s Music Theatre Performance program, Dean has used his energetic character performance to take him all over the world, performing in Tokyo and Hong Kong Disneylands and recently running entertainment at Allegro Papagayo resort in Costa Rica. You may have seen Dean around the city in dozens of atmosphere performances as a pirate, a soldier, a caroler or a knight! Special thanks go to his beautiful wife Mandy for all her love and support.

Emily Lukasik


For Dauntless City Theatre: Love's Labours Lost

Emily is thrilled to be making her Shakespearean debut with Dauntless City Theatre. Other credits include: Réza in Once (Mirvish Productions), Nora in A Doll’s House (Theatre Sheridan), Mimi in Rent (Theatre Aquarius P.A.P), the Stephenville Theatre Festival and the Blyth Festival. Training: Sheridan College. Upcoming: Jo March in Little Women (Theatre New Brunswick). “For my ‘rocks’ ~ I am forever grateful for your labours of love.”

Grace Gordon


For Dauntless City Theatre: Love's Labours Lost

Grace has recently returned from Russia where she was working with the actors of the Saratov Kiselev Theatre under the direction of Sergi Ostrenko. Favourite credits include: Julius Caesar Project (Spur-of-the-Moment Shakespeare), My Last – (Theatre Double Take) Othello,’tis Pity She’s a Whore (Bear & Co.), The Merchant of Venice, Three Sisters, Hay Fever (Dome Theatre),The Tempest (Kaleidoscope Theatre), The Art of Arousal (Spiritus Theatre), Cobra: The Musical III (MTL Fringe/Extensive Enterprises), Macbeth and The Two Gentlemen of Verona (MTL Shakespeare Theatre Co.) Grace is a graduate of Dawson College’s Professional Theatre program in Montreal.

Helen Juvonen


For Dauntless City Theatre: Twelfth Night, Two Noble Kinsmen, Love's Labours Lost

Helen is thrilled to be working with Dauntless City Theatre on one of her favourite Shakespearean plays. Recent performance credits include Much Ado About Nothing (Single Thread), The Cousins of Corsica (SpringWorks Festival), The Memo (Thought For Food), Purgatory in Ingleton (SummerWorks Festival), Handle With Care (Toronto FringeKids!), Beauty and the Beast (Sudbury Theatre Centre) and The Importance of Being Earnest (Casa Loma). She was also the last actress to play Mollie in the long-running Toronto production of The Mousetrap. Helen recently fulfilled a lifelong dream when she became a Jeopardy! Champion. For more information, you can visit her website www.helenjuvonen.com

Jordin Hall


For Dauntless City Theatre: Love's Labours Lost

Jordin hails from the bustling Metropolis of Chatham. He has a Theatre (Performance Concentration) degree from Brock University. Jordin has been fortunate enough to appear in a fair amount of shows in his day across Ontario including Smash (BUP), Animal Farm (Lyndesfarne TP), and the Brickenden Award winning To Kill A Mockingbird (LCP). He most recently appeared in To Be Determined Theatre Company’s touring show entitled A Permanent Solution.

Jordin is very excited, and feels extremely blessed to be embarking on this journey with Dauntless City Theatre in Love’s Labours Lost.

Kayla Brattan

Stage Manager

For Dauntless City Theatre: Love's Labours Lost

Kayla Brattan is a graduate of Humber College’s Theatre Performance Program and first time stage manager! She has worked with the Spur-of-the-Moment Shakespeare Collective as an actor in the Shakespeare on the Subway project. She has also worked as an actor and collaborator with the Shakespeare in Hospitals program, and as an actor and dramaturge for SOTMSC’s production of Midsummers in the Library. You might have seen her serving patrons of the Toronto Fringe Festival as Daisy the clown in Chez Imbecile. Kayla is beyond excited to be working with Dauntless City on this incredible production!

Maryse Fernandes


For Dauntless City Theatre: Love's Labours Lost

Maryse Fernandes is an Ottawa based actor who is very excited to be working with Dauntless City Theatre! She studied acting at the National Theatre School of Canada. After taking some time away from all things theatre, she’s delighted to have begun her venture back on stage this year playing the lead in ‘Madness 4:48’ (an arrangement of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Sarah Kane’s 4:48 Psychosis by Hailey Masterson) in the Ottawa Youth Infringement Festival. This spring she was also involved in ‘What Happened to the Seeker’, an STO Union production with Nadia Ross which was part of the 2015 Magnetic North Festival.

Nicole Wilson


For Dauntless City Theatre: Love's Labours Lost

Nicole is a Toronto-based actor and director who recently won a people’s choice My Theatre Award for her portrayal of LeBlanc in the 2014 Toronto Fringe Production Potosi. She holds a diploma in Theatre Performance from George Brown theatre school and two Honours degrees in Pure and Applied Mathematics from the University of Waterloo. She also runs a math tutoring business which you can find more about at www.themathroom.ca.  Nicole is beyond grateful for the love and support of her Momsicles, Dad Bear, sister Jess, and partner Xander.
Favorite credits include: Pattie in Brimstone and Treacle (Precisely Peter Productions), Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest (Hart House), Nina in The Seagull (Chekhov Collective), Kim in Mixed Messages (Mixed Company Theatre), Blanche in The Hystericon (Toronto Fringe).

Scott Emerson Moyle


For Dauntless City Theatre: Twelfth Night, Two Noble Kinsmen, Midsummer Night's Dream, Drunk Macbeth, Comedy of Errors, Romeo & (her) Juliet, Drunk Ado About Nothing, Love's Labours Lost, Drunk Romeo and Juliet, Drunk The Tempest, Two Gentlewomen of Verona

Scott Emerson Moyle is the Artistic Director of Dauntless City Theatre. Directing credits: Twelfth Night, The Two Noble Kinsmen, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Comedy of Errors, Love’s Labours Lost, and The Winter’s Tale, (Dauntless) as well as Romeo and (her) Juliet in co-production with Headstrong Collective (winner of “Best Director (Independant)” at the 2014 My Entertainment World Awards), and Solar Stage’s Dora-nominated Treasure Island. Acting credits include Antonio in Twelfth Night (Dauntless), Tom Snout in A Midsummer Nightmare (Leroy Street Theatre), and many odd parts in many Drunk Shakespeares.  He also works as an educator in Shakespeare, having directed As You Like It and Romeo and Juliet with the Lost & Found Young Company, and has four times been invited to teach Shakespeare at the International School of Brussels in Belgium. He attended George Brown Theatre School, certified as an Advanced Actor-Combatant with Fight Directors Canada, and is apprenticing with Intimacy Directors International. Scott is a member of Generator’s 2017-2018 Artist Producer Training program.

Sedina Fiati

Princess of France

For Dauntless City Theatre: Love's Labours Lost, Drunk Romeo and Juliet

Sedina Fiati is a multidisciplinary performer, producer and creator for stage and screen. She holds a BFA in Music Theatre from the University of Windsor and is also a proud graduate of Etobicoke School of the Arts. She loves doing theatre outdoors and is excited to be working with Dauntless Productions this summer. Favourite projects: Bad Luck Bank Robbers (Assistant Director, 4th Line Theatre), Chicken Grease is Nasty Business (Performer, SummerWorks), 30 People Watching (Producer, Subtle Vigilance), The Odyssey (Producer, Driftwood Theatre), Queen Marie (Performer, 4th Line Theatre), Last Dance (one person show, performer, creator, producer). Upcoming Sedina is creating a musical work called 22 which will be in the Piece of Mine Festival, October 8 – 10 and is adapting her one person show, Last Dance into a web series.

Sehar Bhojani


For Dauntless City Theatre: Love's Labours Lost

Sehar Bhojani was born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. She is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada. She has had the privilege of working alongside some of Canada’s leading talents and texts including the Montreal premiere of Anusree Roy’s Letter’s to my Grandma. She starred in the Montreal hit web series turned TV series Sex & Ethnicity and she was recently a part of Factory Theatre’s Foundry, a playwriting unit for emerging playwrights. Currently, Sehar is developing her own play surrounding the circumstances that lead to extremism.

Stevie Baker


For Dauntless City Theatre: Twelfth Night, Comedy of Errors, Drunk Ado About Nothing, Love's Labours Lost, Drunk Romeo and Juliet

Stevie Baker is a producer, director and stage manager. Internationally, she has worked with Kansas City’s Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre and served as Artistic Director for the Daegu Theatre Troupe in Daegu, South Korea. Stevie is extremely proud to be the resident Queen of Production at Toronto’s Dauntless City Theatre. Favourite credits include directing Zora Neale Hurston’s Lawing and Jawing and A Streetcar Named Desire. Recent productions include One More and the Bill  (Little Boy Lost), Drunk Ado About Nothing (Dauntless City Theatre) and Out At Sea (Leroy Street Theatre). Stevie is ever grateful for her wonderful Nampyeon and her completely perfect spawn, Stella.

Tim MacLean

Don Armando

For Dauntless City Theatre: Love's Labours Lost

Selected Theatre: Twelfe Night (Ale House Theatre/Fringe 2015); Taming of the Shrew, MacBeth, Romeo & Juliet (Shakespeare BASH’d); As You Like It (Shakespeare on the Thames, London); Two Gentlemen of Verona, As You Like It, MacBeth, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, All’s Well That Ends Well (Shakespeare in the Square); Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding (The Second City, Toronto); Peter Pan, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Stage West)
Selected TV: Reign(CW), The Listener (CTV), Murdoch Mysteries (CBC).
Etc: Tim is a graduate of George Brown Theatre School.

Timothy Ng


For Dauntless City Theatre: Love's Labours Lost, Drunk Romeo and Juliet

Off-Broadway: Shanghai Lil’s (Jerry Wong), New York Theatre: A Chorus Line, All Shook Up, 42nd Street, and Guys and Dolls. Proud Graduate of AMDA; The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC. He has also performed at the Birdland Jazz Club, Don’t Tell Mama’s and the Edison Ballroom. Thank you Jacqueline, Lorraine, caea, friends and family! Enjoy the show!

Wilex Ly


For Dauntless City Theatre: Love's Labours Lost

Wilex is delighted to be a part of Dauntless City Theatre’s version of Love’s Labour’s Lost show. He is forever grateful for everyone who’s supported him and would like to thank those who’ve helped help him get to where he is. Hope you all enjoy!
Recent works: Shevil: The Musical (Toronto Fringe), The Possessed (SMC Troubadours), Shakespeare in Hospitals (S.O.T.M.S.C.), Beautiful Joe (G.B.A.C.).