Steven Greenwood – Founding Member, Executive and Artistic Director
Steven Greenwood is a writer, director, and PhD candidate at McGill University. His PhD research at McGill is focused on popular culture, audience studies, and queer studies. Steven’s writing and directing styles are heavily influenced by his love for popular culture, fairy tales, musicals, and the fantastic. He aims to disrupt conventional understandings of what types of stories and performances get to count as art, and he is unashamedly invested in popular culture.
Selected writing credits include A Man in Hue and Pinot Noir for the stage, and North of Sherbrooke for the screen. Directing credits include Faith Paré’s Immaculate Contraception, and Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia, and dramaturgy credits include Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik’s Spring Awakening. He also has substantial improv experience, including teaching improv, and performing in and producing shows and summits. He specializes in narrative longform improv.
Cheyenne Cranston – Founding Member, Executive Producer, Stage Manager
Cheyenne Cranston is a Drama and Theatre student at McGill University. She has worked as a stage manager for Players’ Theatre, as well as the Arts Undergraduate Theatre Society’s 2019 production of Spring Awakening. Working with Yvette Nolan on McGill’s 2018 production of Nolan’s The Birds allowed her to complete her first lighting design. Aside from her role as the producer of Home Theatre Productions, she also serves as the Executive Director of Players’ Theatre.
Lucas Amato – Founding Member, Designer, Dramaturg
Lucas Amato is a graduate of the Anatomy and Cell Biology program at McGill. He then decided “NAH!” and is now a grad of the Playwriting program at Concordia. He is a Montreal based actor and playwright who has performed in plays, Improv and the like throughout his two degrees. He has also written a number of works including two plays for the McGill Drama Festival for the 2015 and 2018 seasons. Selected musical theatre credits include The Wolf in Into the Woods (a dream role of his) (McGill AUTS 2018), Adult Male in Spring Awakening (McGill AUTS 2019), and catch him this summer in Bonnie and Clyde (Contact Theatre 2019), 9 to 5 (WISTA 2019) and Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (House of M 2019).
Maya Lewis –Founding Member, Performer
Maya is currently at McGill University studying urban geography and art history. Her passion for the performing arts started back in 2011 when she made her main stage debut in a community pantomime. She continues to nurture her love of performance by staying involved in the Montreal theatre community and singing with Chromatones A Cappella.
Cathal Rynne – Founding Member, Performer
Cathal is a fourth-year Mechanical Engineering student at McGill University who enjoys long walks on the beach and has exactly the right number of toes. Recent credits include Otto in Spring Awakening (McGill AUTS 2019), The Baker in Into The Woods (McGill AUTS 2018), Lucentio in Taming of the Shrew (Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society 2016) and Emmett Forrest in Legally Blonde: The Musical (Saltus Grammar School 2016).
Eric Lee – Founding Member, Performer
Eric Elliot Lee is a Montreal based Musical Theatre singer, actor, writer, and music director. Past acting credits include “Mamma Mia” (Nuvo Théâtre Musical 2018), “Heathers” (McGill AUTS 2017), and “The Original” (McGill Drama Festival 2017). Eric has also recently been assistant Music Director for Full Circle Productions’ “Six Degrees of Broadway Separation,” the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre’s “Century Songbook”; and he has been Music Director for JPPS Theatre’s “An American Tail,” and Vocal Director for the Arts Undergraduate Theatre Society’s “Into the woods”. He is also a member of the Canadian Musical Theatre Writers’ Collective and was a participant in the 2018-2019 Montreal Workshop.
Mary Looney – Founding Member, Performer
Mary Looney is currently in her second year at McGill University studying Geography Urban Systems. She has performed in the McGill Drama Festival two years in a row. She has also stage managed Widows and Children First and Players’ Theatre’s Arcadia. Mary is excited to be working as a stage manager for Epic Productions as well.H