Steven Greenwood – 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 Home Theatre Productions’ [title of show], 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 – Executive Director
Cheyenne Cranston is a graduate of the English Drama and Theatre program at McGill University. Aside from her role as Executive Director of Home Theatre Productions, she has also worked as a producer, stage manager, lighting designer and costume designer. She has produced numerous shows for Home Theatre Productions, and in 2019 worked as a Fringe-tern at the St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival. Select stage management credits include: Heroes: Behind the Tights (Home Theatre Productions), The Rocky Horror Show (Mainline Theatre), [title of show] (Home Theatre Productions), multiple comedy shows for Just For Laughs, Spring Awakening (Arts Undergraduate Theatre Society) and Blood Relations (McGill University English Department). She also worked as an assistant stage manager on The Segal Centre’s 2020 musical fundraiser, The Billy Joel Experience, which was unfortunately cancelled before being presented to the public due to COVID-19.
Lucas Amato – In-House Dramaturg and Designer
Lucas Amato is a Montreal based actor, lyricist and playwright and graduate of the Anatomy and Cell Biology program at McGill and the Playwriting program at Concordia. He has ventured into the realms of plays, musicals, Improv and the like. He has written a number of works including Splatterpunks (a part of Home Theatre Productions’ 2019 Late Night Double Feature) and three plays produced for the McGill Drama Festival for the 2015, 2018 and 2020 seasons. Selected theatre credits include roles as Lucifer in Arthur Miller’s The Creation of the World and Other Business (Players’ Theatre 2015), The Wolf in Into the Woods (McGill AUTS 2018), Adult Male in Spring Awakening (McGill AUTS 2019), Dick/Mr. Tinsworthy in 9 to 5 (WISTA 2019) and Ducker in the Canadian premiere of Starkid’s Firebringer (Just Right 2019).
Cast, Crew and Creative: Heroes: Behind the Tights
Due to the onset of COVID-19, this show was never able to be presented to the public.