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THEBURLOAKTHEATREGROUPPRESENTS

thelittle

mermaid

A HolidayPantomime

ByChantalForde&Tim Cadeny

December22nd,23rd,28th,&29th@ 2pm

December23rd,28th&29th@ 7pm

THEOAKVILLECENTREFORTHEPERFORMINGARTS

BOXOFFICE905-815-2021OR1-888-489-7784

WWW.OAKVILLECENTRE.CA

THEBURLOAK

THEATREGROUP


2019 2020

THEBURLOAK

THEATREGROUP

AMESSAGEFROM THEPRESIDENTOFTHEBURLOAKTHEATREGROUP

WelcometoOakvile’sHolidayTradition!Whatwe

thoughtmighthavebeenaoneshowdealisnow

enteringitsseventhyear.Yourcheers,boos,laughs,and

singingarewhywearehere.Thecastandcreware

readytodeliveranotherfairytalewithatwist.

ThisalstartedsevenyearsagoaspartofaTrilium grant

withthemandatetoprovidefamilyentertainment.Our

firstPantomime,“Cinderela”,suprisedus.Wewerein

aweoftheturnout.Eachyearinthelobbythecastmeets

youandthefeedbackhasbeenwonderful.Families

comingeveryyear,childrendressingupastheirfavourite

characters,andthesmilesonfaces.Thisiswhyweare

here.

Somuchhappensbehindthescenestomakethisshowpossible.Wearevery

thankfulforthepartnershipsandthevolunteers.OurrelationshipwiththeOakvile

Centre’sstafisabigpartofthesuccessofthisshow.Thelighting,thesound,the

facility,thehardworkingteam intheboxoficeandthelobby.Wethankthem so

muchforaltheydo.Takealookatthecrewpageinthisprogram.Somanyhours

oftimeandhardwork.Whentheshowopenstheyarenotseenonstageinthe

spotlight.Withoutthem ourshowswouldbeempty.Thankyou!

Wewilcontinuetoprovidegreatfamilyentertainment.In2020ourPantomimewil

returnsogetonthelistandgetyourticketsearly.Also,wehaveexcitingnewsthat

intheSpringof2021wewilpresent“MatildaTheMusical”!ThisRoaldDahl

classichasbeenconvertedintoapowerful,funny,heartwarmingmusicalforal

ages.Don’tmissoutonbecomingasubscriberandlockingingreatseats.

Thankyouagainforsupportingthelivearts.Wehopeyouenjoytheshow.Nowsit

backandgetreadytocheerandboo!“TheLitleMermaid-AHolidayPantomime”

isabouttobegin.

TIM CADENY-PRESIDENTOFBOTG


2019/2020SEASON

THEBURLOAK

THEATREGROUP

MUSICANDLYRICSBY

.

BENNYANDERSSON&BJORNULVAEUS

ANDSOMESONGSBYSTIGANDERSON

(BOOKBYCATHERINEJOHNSON)

(ORIGNALLYCONCEIVEDBYJUDYCRAYMER)

DIRECTEDBYMARYROSE

APRIL2nd-26th,2020

WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY@ 7:30PM *SATURDAY&SUNDAYMATINEE@ 2:00PM

TICKETS$35

THEOAKVILLECENTREFORTHEPERFORMINGARTS

BOXOFFICE905-815-2021OR1-888-489-7784

WWW.OAKVILLECENTRE.CA

TICKETSAREONSALENOW!


thelittle

mermaid

A HolidayPantomime

ByChantalForde&Tim Cadeny

FEATURING

RAEANNEDINGWALL,TIM CADENY,JUSTIN BORROW,GREERSHEPPARD,

PAULWILSON,HELEN BURGER,KATEHAMILTON,BRADYMORRISON,

REBECCAKILBURN,MIKEINGRAM,JOEYHARVEY,TERRISKOV,HAILEYROGERS,

JESSHORTON,AMANDAIRVINE,GRACECARTWRIGHT-JOHNSON,JORDAN BRUNET,

AMBERSILVA,CAMERON BRINDLE

DIRECTED&CHOREOGRAPHED BY

CHANTALFORDE

PRODUCEDBY

BETHPOAD&HILARYSPEED

STAGEMANAGER

AARON E.SMALLER

COSTUMEDESIGN

PATKOSMALSKI,SALLYKILBURN,JOANNECHUBB&CHANTALINGRAM

THISPERFORMANCEW ILLHAVEONE

TWENTYMINUTEINTERMISSION

NOFLASHPHOTOGRAPHYDURING

THEPERFORMANCEOFTHESHOW.


THECOMPANY

Raeanne

Dingwal

Tim

Cadeny

Justin

Borow

Greer

Sheppard

Amber

Silva

LOVETHEATRE?

DISCOUNTS*INVITES*SPECIALEVENTS www.botg.ca


CAST&CREW

THECAST

Ariel .RAEANNEDINGWALL

Ursula .TIMCADENY

Eric .JUSTINBORROW

Trident .PAULWILSON

Folower .GREERSHEPPARD

Brain .MIKEINGRAM

Seb .REBECAKILBURN

Max(Dogman) .HELENBURGER

CaCalamari .KATEHAMILTON

Franky .BRADYMORRISON

Gloria .HAILEYROGERS

CoachGrimsby .TERRISKOV

SpongeRob .JOEYHARVEY

Mylie .GRACECARTWRIGHT-JOHNSON

Moe .JORDANBRUNET

Mim .JESHORTON

Mourtney .AMANDAIRVINE

Mendal .AMBERSILVA

ChefGordon .CAMERONBRINDLE

Wario .OSCARHAMILTON-WILSON

Ensemble .CHRISTINECAMIRAND,KIRIANNECHUBB,

MAIYADESOUSA,COURTNEYMACK,RACHELSLATER,CARLYRICHARDS,

LINDAMORAWIEC,ANGIEFYKE,AVERYBLUNDELL,PARKERINGRAM

EMMAKOWALCHYK,RHAYACLINE,VERONIKAGONIDIS-MARIJAN,KIERAWING

THECREW

Director .CHANTALFORDE

Producer .BETHPOAD,HILARYSPEED

StageManager .ARRONE.SMALLER

AsistantStageManagers .DIANESLATER,CHERYLCARTWRIGHT

CostumeDesigners .PATKOSMALSKI,CHANTALINGRAM,

JOANNECHUBB,SALLYKILBURN

SetBuilding .TIMSPEED,STEVEPERSON,HILARYSPEED

SetPainting .SUSANFORDE,MARILYNGOW,CAROLYNRUMBLE

JACQUIGERRARD,ANNSHINGLER,LINDAMORAWIEC

BOBBINICHOLS,ELIZABETHTHOMPSON

SetDecor .HILARYSPEED

Properties .HILARYSPEED,HEATHERSMITH,LISASHEPPARD

LINAALSHABANA,ALINAFATIMA

Makeup .SARAHMIZZI,EMILYSPINDLER

OLIVIAINGRAM,CANDICEZHANG,AURORALEWIS

StageHands .LINAALSHABANA,ALINAFATIMA

Marketing .KARENDIDOW,HILARYSPEED

Photography,GraphicDesign&ProgramDesign .TIMCADENY


DIRECTORʼSNOTES

Themostwonderfultimeoftheyear!Andthistime

wearegoingunderthesea…

“TheLitleMermaid”wasmyfavouriteDisney

movieasakid.Iwatchedithundredsoftimeswith

oneofmybestfriendsandwecouldprobablystil

sayeverywordalongwiththemovie.Iwasalitle

nervousturningthisclassicintoapanto,butaswe

doveinIrealizedthatevenwithtwistsontheplot,

silysongs,andoverthetopcharacters,themagic

ofitstilshonethrough.Nomaterwhatyoudoto

thestoryofTheLitleMermaidthesamethemes

popup:friendship,family,andlove.Whatbeter

themescouldwehavetoexploreovertheholiday

season?

ForsevenyearswehavehadtheopportunitytocomeintotheOakvileCentre

andsharefun,wacky,andmagicalmomentswiththeaudiences.It’satradition

thatweloveandthatkeepsgrowingeveryyear.Thankyouforyourcheersand

boos,yourlaughter,andforhelpingtocreatethemagicthateverypantomime

needs.

Wehopeyoulovebeingpartofourworld.

CHANTALFORDE,DIRECTOR


SUPORTING

ARTHOUSE

THELITLEMERMAIDISRAISING MONEYTO SUPPORT

ARTHOUSE

WHEREIN THEWORLD WOULD BEWITHOUTTHEARTS

ArtHouseisaHaltonfocusedcharitythatprovidesFREEartsprogramsforchildrenandyouthage

5-17whohavelitleornoaccesstofee-relatedactivities.ArtHouseprogramshelpunleash

creativity,buildcopingskils,resilienceandconfidenceandsupportphysical,socialandemotional

wel-being.Since2009,morethan50ArtHouserecruited,paidandhighlyskiledprofessional

Instructorshaveplacedthepoweroftheartsintothehandsof8,160vulnerablechildrenand

youthwhosefamilieshavelitleornodiscretionaryincometoafordfee-relatedartsprograms.

Workingwithover50colaborativepartners,ArtHousehasdelivered570cost-free

multi-disciplinedprogramsfrom visualarts,tomusic,totheatreperformance,todramaand

improv,tocookingandenvironmentaleducationat83strategicalychosenlocationsinBurlington,HaltonHils,MiltonandOakvile.

"MychildhasspecialneedsandbeingpartofCampArtHousehashelpedhim focusonsomethingproductiveandinstructionalversusjustgetingintotrouble.Hewasabletoexperience

successinsteadoffailurewhichismorecommonforhim.Thankyousomuch!"

ARTHOUSE-STRONGERKIDSTHROUGH THEARTS

www.arthouseonline.org

BREAKALEG BOTG -WEAREHONOURED RECIPIENTSOFYOUR50/50DRAW!

HELPUSRAISEMONEYFORTHEARTHOUSE

DURING THEPERFORMANCE!

Beforeeachperformanceandduringtheintermissionof

“TheLittleMermaid”ourvolunteerswilbeselingtickets

forthe50/50Draw!Winnertakeshalfofthejackpotandthe

restgoestosupportArtHouse!

$1=ONETICKET * $2=THREETICKETS

$5=10TICKETS * $10=25TICKETS!


AVERYBLUNDELL Ensemble

Averyisaself-taughtukuleleplayerwhoisenjoyingherroleinthisyear’spanto.

Shehasappearedinschoolmusicalssuchas“BeautyandtheBeast”,“TheLionKing”

and“TheLitleMermaid”.Shewouldliketothankfamilyandfriendsfortheir

support.

JUSTINBORROW PrinceEric

JustinisthriledtobereturningtothestageasPrinceEricinBOTG'sproductionof

“TheLitleMermaid–AHolidayPantomime”.Herstfeaturedwiththecompany

lastseasonintheirproductionof“ShrektheMusical”.JustinstudiedTheatreand

PerformanceStudiesatYorkUniversity,wherehegraduatedwithaB.ASpecialized

Honoursin2014.SelecttheatrecreditsincludeOberonin“AMidsummerNights

Dream”,CoreyJr.in“Backtothe80's:TheTotalyAwesomeMusical”,andMichalisin

theproductionof“HeWhoMustDie”.Justinwishestothankhisfamilyandfriends

fortheirunwaveringsupport.

CAMERONBRINDLE ChefGordon

WithEnglishparents,Cameron,aged12,hasgrownupwiththetraditionofpanto

(Oh,yes,hehas!).HeisthriledtobeperforminginhisthirdpantowithBOTGinthe

roleofChefGordon,wherehenalygetstoshoutateveryone!Cameronwould

liketothankhisfamilyandfriends(includingalthecastandcrew)fortheircontinuedloveandsupport.

JORDANBRUNET Moe

JordanissoexcitedtobebackforherfourthPantomime!Youmayhavelastseen

hersoaringthroughtheskiesin“TheDrowsyChaperone”,andnowshe'splunging

tothebotom oftheseatoliveoutalifelongdream -beingamermaid!Thanksso

muchtothewonderfulcastandcrew,and,asalways,specialthankstoeveryone

whogaveherridestoandfrom rehearsal.You'rethebest!

HELENBURGER Max(Dogman)

HelenwasborninSouthAfricaandiscurentlycompletingaMaster’sDegreein

PhysiotherapyattheUniversityofToronto.PastperformancecreditsincludeAchoo

in“Aladdin–AHolidayPantomime”,UglyDucklingin“ShrektheMusical”andJanet

in“TheDrowsyChaperone”.Specialshout-outtoEmily,Alex,Laurin,Lovisa,Shirley

andJyotiforaltheirenthusiasm andsupport!

TIM CADENY Ursula

It’sgoodtobebad!Tim isexcitedtoreturnforhis7thPantomimeand6thasyour

“boo”baddie!HeisthriledeachyeartogettowritethePantomimewithhis

extremelytalentedwife,Chantal.Thisyearisaspecialyearasit’stheirsonHunter’s

rstChristmasandPantomime!WithBOTGTim directed“ShrektheMusical”and

“Oliver!TheMusical”.ThankyoutothePantoFamilyforyourhelpwithHunter.Al

mylovetomywife,son&family!


CHRISTINECAMIRAND Ensemble

Asidefrom arecentstintatstand-upcomedyattheMoonshineCafé,Christinehas

performedwiththeOakvileImprovTheatreCompanyinHeistericalaswelas

BOTG’s“Shrek”andlastyear’sChristmasPanto“Aladdin”.Sheishavingsomuchfun

withthecastandsendsahugethankyoutoChantalforbeingsuchapatientand

wonderfuldirector.ThankyoualsotoChrisforalwaysbeingsosupportiveofher

goofyendeavours,xoxoxo.

KIRIANNECHUBB Ensemble

Kirianneisagrade9studentinOakvilewhoisinher5thproductionand4thpantomimewithBOTG.Inhersparetime,sheenjoysplayingmusicandreading.

Kiriannecanplaymultipleinstrumentsincludingtheute,clarinetandsaxophone,

andplaysintwoofherschool’sbands.Kiriannewouldliketothankherfamilyfor

alwayssupportingher,andhersecondfamily,BOTG,forhelpinghergrowintothe

personsheistoday.

RHAYACLINE Ensemble

RhayaissuperexcitedtobepartofherrstpantomimewiththeBurlOakTheatre

Group!Shehasperformedin“Newsies”(KatherinePlummer),“BeautyandtheBeast”

(Ensemble),“TheLitleMermaid”(Aquata),“Seusical”(Horton),“Annie”(Drake),

“MaryPoppins”and“PeterPan”(Pirate).Thankyoutomyfamilyandfriendsforsupportingme.Loveyoual!

MAIYADESOUSA Ensemble

MaiyaissuperexcitedtobeapartofthePantothisyear.TThisisMaiya’sfthshow

withBurlOakandherthirdPantomime!Maiyawasapartoftheensemblein

“Oliver!”andayingmonkeyinthe“WizardofOz–AHolidayPantomime”.Shecan’t

waitformanymoretheatreexperiences!EnjoytheshowandMeryChristmastoal!

RAEANNEDINGWALLAriel

Raeanneisthriledtobemakinganothersplashontothestageinhersecondshow

withBOTG,andrsteverpantomime!ShewaspreviouslyseenasaLitlePigin

“ShrektheMusical”earlierthisyear.Raeannewouldliketothankherfamily,friends

andcastmembersforaltheirloveandsupportinhelpinghertorekindleher

pasionformusicaltheatreoverthepastyear.Previousrolesalsoinclude:Belein

“BeautyandtheBeast”,andTheCatintheHatin“Seusical”.

ANGIEFYKEEnsemble

Angieisthriledtobebackonstagefrom a20-yearhiatus.ThankstoChantalfor

alowingherto“play”again.Andtoalherfriendswhosupportherloveoftheatre

andwhoarenowreadingthisandsmilinglikecrazy-Loveyou!


VERONIKAGONIDIS-MARIJAN Ensemble

VeronikaisthriledtobebackonstagewithBOTG.Sheperformedin“Shrek”andis

curentlypreparingforherroleasDorothyin“TheWizardofOz”.Veronikaatendsa

localhighschoolandenjoystakingvocalanddramalesons.Shelovestolistento

musicandhangoutwithherfriends.

KATEHAMILTON Calamari

KateisthriledtobebackamongstfamilyandfriendsinBurlOak’s2019Holiday

Pantomime,especialyasshe’splayingarocksinging‘badguy’!She’sappearedin

severaltheatreproductionsbothintheU.K.andsincemovingtoCanadain2010.

Theseinclude:“ASliceofSaturdayNight”;“Singin’intheRain”;“Witchesof

Eastwick”;“Sylvia”;“Cinderela”;“BabesintheWood”;“SnowWhite”,“BloodBrothers”;

“CalendarGirls”and“SHREK!”.Whensheisn’tperformingintheatre,Kateislead

vocalistinlocalrockband“DarkScarlet”andatnesenthusiast.However,she

enjoysnothingbeterthanspendingqualitytimewithherfamilyanddogs.

JESSHORTON Mim

ThisisJes’s5thpantoperformanceandshecouldnotbehappiertobeonstage

again-thistimetradingherumbrelain(from whensheplayedMaryPoppins)fora

mermaidtailasMim Merdashian!Jesisanewmom thisyearandwouldliketo

sendoutextremethankstoeveryone(includingtheASM’s)thathavehelpedtake

careofherlitleNelysothatshecouldparticipatethisyear!Extraspecialthanksgo

toheramazinghusbandforalwayssupportingherthroughoutlife’sjourney!

JOEYHARVEY SpongeRob

JoeyisveryexcitedtogoofaroundonstageinanotherBOTGproduction.Thisis

Joey’sthirdmusicalthisyear,aftertakingpartin“ShrektheMusical”inApril,and

“TheDrowsyChaperone”inSeptember.Joeywouldliketothankhisfamilyfortheir

loveandtransportationandeveryoneintheamazingcast.Enjoytheshow!

MIKEINGRAM Brain

ThisisMike's3rdproductionwithBurlOakTheatreGroup.Havingpreviouslybeena

bigbadwolfandagangstermasqueradingasapastrychef,hefeltitmightbetime

forachangeofpaceandtoplayaseagul.Mikelovestheatreandacting.Honestly,

he'sjusthappytobeheretoentertainyou!

PARKERINGRAM Ensemble

ThisisParker'srstshowwithBOTGandsheishappytobejoiningthefamily.By

addingBOTGproductionstoherhistoryofacting,dancing,andsingingclases,

Parkerisaimingtobecomeatruetheatricaltriplethreat.


AMANDAIRVINE Mourtney

Whathasnowbecomeherholidaytradition,Amandaisexcitedtobebackonstage

withherPantofamily.Whensheisn'twearinggliter,playingwithmake-upand

takingseles(asamermaidofcourse),Amandamoldstheyoungmindsofteenagerstoday-afeatgreaterthandancingonstagewithoutlegs,sheasuresyou.

Amandaiseversothankfulforthesupportivefriendsshehasinherlife,bothonthe

stagewithherandtheonescheeringheronintheaudience.Andofcourse,she

needstoacknowledgehermother-furgrandma-to-be-forenjoyingthesepantos

morethananyoneelseinthetheater.

GRACECARTWRIGHT-JOHNSON Mylie

WhileatendingAldershotPerformingArts,itwasimmediatelyclearthatGracehad

apasionfortheatre.Whennotsingingandacting,Gracecanbefoundpracticing

gymnastics.SheiscurentlyanAdvancedCircusGymnast,atendingtheNational

CircusSchoollastsummer.GraceisveryexcitedtobereturningwithBOTGandto

beapartofthisamazingcast.MostrecentlysheenjoyedplayingCindyLouWhoin

“Aladdin-AHolidayPantomime”.Shewouldliketothankeverybodywhohas

helpedherdevelopheractingskilsovertheyears.

REBECCAKILBURN Seb

Rebeccaisdelightedtobebackforher10thperformancewithBurlOakTheatre

Group!Sheisevenmoreexcitedtobesharingthestagewithheryoungercousin,

KeiraWing,andcouldn'tbeprouderofher.From ayoungage,Rebeccaalwayshad

apasionforthedramatics(herparentswouldagree).She'sagraduatefrom

SheridanColegeandNiagaraColegeforactingandalwaysmakessureshe'sbusy

keepinghersparklit.Bigshout-outtoherRockstarfamilyandfriendsonceagain

fortheirconstantloveandsupport.Nowplease,sitback,relaxandenjoythe

HolidayPantomime!

EMMAKOWALCHYK Ensemble

Emmaisagrade7studentwholovestosing,danceandact.Inherspare-timeshe

lovestheoutdoorsandbeingwithhersisterandherfriends.Shehasbeeninvolved

inStageCoachTheatreArtsandtheAcademyofArtsinOakvileforseveralyears

performinginfrontofavarietyofaudiences.Emmawouldliketothankherfamily

fortheirsupport.

COURTNEYMACKEnsemble

CourtneyisthriledtobebackwiththeamazingBOTGcastandcrew.ThisisCourtney’sthirdpantomimeandfourthshowwithBOTG.Courtneyisagradesixstudent

who,whennotonstage,lovestodance,bakeandtrynewthings.Shewouldliketo

thankherfamilyforsupportingherandtheBOTGcastandcrewformakingthis

happen!


LINDAMORAWIEC Ensemble

PastcreditsincludeJesieinBOTG’s“CalendarGirls”,Mrs.Bedwinin“Oliver!”,

Ensemblein“Beauty&TheBeast–AHolidayPantomime”and“Aladdin–AHoliday

Pantomime”,andMrs.Higgin’sMaidin“Pygmalion”.Shehasrealyenjoyedbeing

partof“TheLitleMermaid–AHolidayPantomime”andhopesyouenjoyittoo!

Specialshout-outtoherhubby,Mike,forhissupport.

BRADYMORRISON Franky

Bradyisveryexcitedtobereturningforhis7thHolidayPantomimewiththe

BurlOakTheatreGroup!Bradyislookingforwardtoaneelectrifyingshowthatwil

leaveyouspeechles!Bradywouldliketothankhispartner,familyandfriendsfor

theircontinuedtosupport!Aspecialshoutouttoyou,theaudience,formaking

thisshowrealycomealive!Holdontoyourseatsaswediveintotheshow!

CARLYRICHARDS Ensemble

Freshfrom herrolein“TheDrowsyChaperone”withBurlOakTheatreGroup,Carlyis

excitedtobereturningtotheOakvileCentreforBOTG’sHolidayPantomimeofthe

LitleMermaid!CarlymadehertheatricaldebutasTilyinlastyear’sproductionof

“It’saWonderfulLife”withWEST,andsincethenshehasperformedintwoshowsat

thisyear’sOne-ActFestival:“Corners”and“UsandThem”,andEnsemblerolesin“The

DrowsyChaperone”.Sheissoexcitedtobeapartofsuchafunshowandcan’twait

foryoutojoinusunderthesea!

HAILEYROGERSGloria

HaileyisexcitedtojointhisspecialPantogroupinsuchafunholidaytradition.

GloriaSteinem said,“Itisimposibleforwomentohaveital,iftheyhavetodoit

al”.ThankstoScotforprovidingthesupportneededathomeforHaileytobea

partofsomethingthatlshercup.Heykids!Genderroles,schmenderroles.

GREERSHEPPARD Folower

Greerisexcitedtobeinvolvedin“TheLitleMermaid-AHolidayPantomime”,

whichisherseventhproductionwithBOTG.Greerisagrade8FrenchImmersion

studentwithaloveforthedramatic.Greerhasbeentakingvocalanddancelesons

formanyyearsandlovesnothingmorethantobeonastageinfrontofan

audience.WhenGreer'snotonthestageyoucanndheronadiamondwithher

basebalteam.GreerwouldliketothankBOTGforaloftheirsupportandencouragement.Greeralsogivesabigshoutouttoherfamilyforalwaysbeingtherefor

her.


AMBERSILVA Mendal

Amberisarecentmastersgraduatefrom WesternUniversity’sjournalism andcommunicationsprogram.AfterspendinghersummerinTanzaniacreatinga

documentary,shehasdecidedtostepoutfrom behindthecameraandontothe

stage.Silvaisthriledtobeparticipatinginherrstproductionsincehighschool.

Shewouldliketothankherfamilyandfriendsfortheirsupport.

RACHELSLATER Ensemble

RachelisastudentatalocalFrenchImmersionschool.Shehasperformedin

severalshowswithBOTGaswelasbilingualmusicalsatsummercamp.PastPerformancesinclude“Oliver!”,“ShrektheMusical”,“PeterPan”,“SnowWhite”,“Beautyand

theBeast”,“WizardofOz”and“Aladdin”pantomimes,andcampproductionsof“The

LionKing”asYoungSimba,“SchoolofRock”asZach,“Matilda”asNigel,and“Charlie

andtheChocolateFactory”asVioletBeauregarde.Rachellovesreading,writingand

speakingFrench.Thankyoutothecastandcrewformakingthisshowhappen!

AlsoaHUGEthankstofriendsandfamilyforsupportandcomingtoseetheshow.

TERRISKOV CoachGrimsby

TeriisthriledtobebackwithOakvilePantomimeforthefthyearinarow!She

absolutelylovesspendingtimewiththisverytalented(&wacky)castandcrew.

Terialsolovesperforminginlocalimprovshowswhenevershegetsthechance.

Abigthankyoutoherfamilyandfriendsforaltheloveandsupport!

PAULWILSON Trident

PaulhasappearedinafewBurlOakshowsoverthelastfewyears,appearedinthe

lastfouryearsofHolidayPantomimes,andmostrecentlyasthepompousLord

Farquaadin“Shrek”.NostrangertoplaysandmusicalsbackintheUK,hehasonly

startedactinginCanadaafterasix-yearhiatusandhisemigrationhere.Heis

thriledtoagainbepartofsuchadynamicandenergeticteam forthisshowand

encourageseveryonetoparticipateinthefulpanto‘booing’and‘cheering’

experience!

OSCARHAMILTON-WILSON Wario

OscarjoinedBurlOakforhisveryrstshowthreeyearsago,wherehemadehis

debutappearanceinourproductionof"BeautyandtheBeast-AHolidayPantomime".HethenappearedasoneofFagin’sboysinourmusical“Oliver!”,“The

WizardofOz–AHolidayPantomime”,“Aladdin–AHolidayPantmime”andin

“Shrek”asThelonious.Heisonceagainenjoyingtheexperienceandthe

opportunitytorehearseandperform withagreatcrewandcast!

KEIRAWING Ensemble

Keiraisexcitedtojointhisincrediblegroup.Shewouldliketothankherfriendsand

familywhoencouragedandsupportedher,especialyhercousin,Rebecca,who

inspiredher.Keirawouldliketodedicateherrstperformanceinmemoryofher

Grandma,Coleen,whowouldhavebeenherbiggestfan.


CHANTALFORDEDirector

Chantalcouldn’tbehappierthatyouareheretocheer,boo,laugh,andclapalong!

Sheandherhusband,Tim,havebeendoingtheBOTGpantosforsevenyearsand

sheisextremelyexcitedthatthisyearHunter,thenewestadditiontotheirfamily,

hasgotentojoininthefun!(Oratleasthasenjoyedbeingheldbythecrewand

cast).

Thankstothewholeteam fortheirincrediblededicationandhardwork!

MICHAELMULROONEY MusicalDirector

MichaelMulrooneyhasservedasmusicaldirector,conductorand/orpianiston

over200theatricalproductions,oftencontributingarangementsororiginalmusic

aswel.Developingnewmusicalshaslongbeenaninterest,andhehasbeen

involved,invariouscapacities,innumerousrstproductions,from mini-musicals

forCanada’sregionaltheatrestothepre-BroadwayTorontoproductionsof“Kisof

theSpiderwoman”,“ShowBoat”,and“Ragtime”.Outsidethetheatre,heservesas

musicdirectorforTansleyUnitedChurchinBurlington,asakeyboardmentorfor

theNationalAcademyOrchestra,andspendsmostofhistimewiththetalented

studentperformersatSheridanColege.

BETHPOAD Producer

Sevenyearsago,whenweproducedourrstholidaypantomime,wehadnoidea

thatitwouldbecomesuchasolidannualtraditionforfamiliesinthecommunity.

Eachyearwearethankfulfortheopportunitytobringjoyandlaughtertoaudiencesofalages.Wecontinuetobegratefulforthededicationandcommitmentof

thecreativeteam ofChantalandTim aswelastheincrediblecastandcrewof“The

LitleMermaid”.HappyHolidayseveryone!

HILARYSPEED Producer

HilaryishappytohavebeeninvolvedinBurlOak’spantomimesandlovesthe

amountofsparkleinthisone!

ARRONE.SMALLER StageManager

AronisexcitedtoworkwithBOTG.Hewouldliketothankthecastcrewand

productionteam foragreatshow,greatlaughs,theirhardworkandthemany

hoursofsmilesandenjoyment.

TIM SPEED,STEVEPERSON,HILARYSPEED SetBuilding

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CHERYLCARTWRIGHT AssistantStageManager

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Since2014,Dianehastakenonvariousrolesfrom organizingthe“AfterParty”,to

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parentvolunteersandasistantstagemanagingshowsfrom theHolidayPantomimeeachyearto“Oliver!”,“CalendarGirls”,“ShrektheMusical”,“LitleShopof

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KARENDIDOW Marketing

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