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THEBURLOAKTHEATREGROUPPRESENTS<br />

A HolidayPantomime<br />

ByChantalForde&Tim Cadeny<br />

December22nd,23rd,29th,&30th@ 7pm<br />

December23rd,29th&30th@ 2pm<br />

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THEBURLOAK<br />

THEATREGROUP<br />

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2017/2018<br />

THEBURLOAK<br />

THEATREGROUP SEASON<br />

AMESSAGEFROM THEPRESIDENTOFTHEBURLOAKTHEATREGROUP<br />

It’stimeforaholiday!<br />

AndIcan’tthinkofabeterwaytocelebratethiswonderfultimeofyearthan<br />

withaholidayoutingtoseea“Pantomime”!<br />

Aswemoveintothisjoyfulholidayseason,wetaketimetoreflectonthe<br />

pastyear.<br />

2017hasbeenasuccessfulyearforBOTG andweareveryproudofthis<br />

year’srecentshowssuchas“CalendarGirls”,“Oliver!TheMusical”,EntertainingShortsand“BuyingtheMoose”.Wearealjustasexcitedascanbe<br />

topresent“TheWizardofOz-AHolidayPantomime”.<br />

Oneofourproudestaccomplishmentsthisyearisourventureintotheworldof50/50loteryticketsto<br />

raisemoneyforlocalcharities.Byselingticketsduringourperformancesanddonatingtheprofits,we<br />

cangivebacktoourcommunityandhelpthoseinneed.Duringtherunof“CalendarGirls”,wecollected$2250fortheIanAndersonHouse,alocalcancerhospice.Wewilcontinuethispractice<br />

through-outtheremainderoftheseason,choosingadiferentcharityeachtime.<br />

Therestofourseasonbringsusmoreexcitingshowssuchas“EntertainingAngels”aswelasthe<br />

musical“LitleShopofHorors”.Wewilcontinuetoraisefundsforthecommunityandcreateawareness<br />

ofothergroupsthatcanbenefitfrom assistance.<br />

Noneofthiswouldbepossiblewithoutyou,theaudience,andwewouldliketotakethisopportunityto<br />

thankyouforyouratendance,yoursupportandyourloveoftheatre.Thankyouforalowingusthe<br />

opportunitytoentertainyou.<br />

Aswecelebratethisholidayseason,ourwishforyouisthatyouspendmoretimetogetherwithfamily<br />

andfriendsandmakesomenewmemories.Usethetimetogethertoreflectonthejoythatthispast<br />

yearhasbroughtyou.<br />

From alofusatBurlOak,wewishyourfamilyaltheloveandhappinessoftheseason.Welookforward<br />

toworkingtogethertoaccomplishevenmorein2018.<br />

HappyHolidaysandBestWishesforaWonderfulNewYear!<br />

BETHPOAD-PRESIDENTBOTG


ALETTERFROM THEMAYOROFOAKVILLE<br />

Greetingsfrom MayorRobBurton<br />

OnbehalfofTownCouncil,Iam pleasedtowelcomeyoutothisseason<br />

oftheBurlOakTheatreGroup.<br />

BurlOakTheatreGrouphasbeenentertainingcrowdsinOakvilefor<br />

over40years,producingthreeful-lengthplaysandaspecialholiday<br />

pantomime.<br />

Iwanttothankalthoseinvolvedinmakingtheseshowsasuccess,<br />

includingtheartists,volunteersandsupporters.<br />

Bestwishesforamemorableseasonandcontinuedsuccess.<br />

ALETTERFROM THEMANAGEROFTHEOAKVILLECENTREFORTHEPERFORMING ARTS<br />

OnbehalfoftheOakvileCentreforthePerformingArts,Iwouldliketo<br />

congratulatetheBurlOakTheatreGroupfortheirupcoming2017/2018<br />

Season.<br />

Entertainingaudiencessince1977,theOakvileCentreforthe<br />

PerformingArtscelebrates40yearsofbeingafocalpointforcultural<br />

lifeinthetownbyprovidingpatronswiththeopportunitytoseeworld<br />

classconcerts,internationalartists,award-winningCanadianmusicians,<br />

dance,andlivetheatre-oftenpresentedbylocalcommunitygroups<br />

likeBurlOakTheatreGroupwhichprovideabalancetoourprofessional<br />

series.<br />

BurlOakTheatreGroup’s2017/2018seasonoferauniqueselectionof<br />

playsthatareadventurous,thought-provokingandfunny.<br />

IapplaudBurlOakTheatreGroup'screativityanddedicationto<br />

promotingtheartsinthiscommunity.Seeingpeoplecomingtogether<br />

andhavingagoodtime,putingtheirdailylivesasidetofulyimmerse<br />

themselvesinthecolectiveexperiencesetsthestageforartsand<br />

culturetoinspire,engageandthrivewithinthecommunity.<br />

Iwishyoumuchsuccessinyourupcomingseason.


LOOKWHOʼSCOMINGAPRIL2019!<br />

THEBURLOAK<br />

THEATREGROUP


THEBURLOAK<br />

THEATREGROUP<br />

A HolidayPantomime<br />

ByChantalForde&Tim Cadeny<br />

FEATURING<br />

EMMASMITH,TIM CADENY,JORDAN BRUNET,DANNYDEAKIN,PAULWILSON,TERRISKOV,<br />

SHAWNAJOHNSON,BRADYMORRISON,REBECCAKILBURN,CAMERON BRINDLE,<br />

AMANDAIRVINE,FELICIAEMPEY,JESSDUNSFORD&GRACECARTWRIGHT-JOHNSON<br />

DIRECTED&CHOREOGRAPHED BY<br />

CHANTALFORDE<br />

PRODUCEDBY<br />

BETHPOAD&CATHYBURY<br />

STAGEMANAGER<br />

KRISTINAYUSUPOV<br />

SETDESIGN<br />

CHANTALFORDE&JANECORYELL<br />

COSTUMEDESIGN<br />

HILARYSPEED,SALLYKILBURN &PATKOSMALSKI<br />

THISPERFORMANCEW ILLHAVEONE<br />

TWENTYMINUTEINTERMISSION<br />

NOFLASHPHOTOGRAPHYDURING<br />

THEPERFORMANCEOFTHESHOW.


THECOMPANY<br />

Emma<br />

Smith<br />

Tim<br />

Cadeny<br />

Jordan<br />

Brunet<br />

Danny<br />

Deakin<br />

Oscar<br />

Hamilton-Wilson<br />

LOVETHEATRE?<br />

DISCOUNTS*INVITES*SPECIALEVENTS www.botg.ca


CAST&CREW<br />

THECAST(Inalphabeticalorder)<br />

PrimeMinionsterMel,Ensemble .CAMERONBRINDLE<br />

Scarecrow .JORDANBRUNET<br />

Alphabet .TIMCADENY<br />

FlyingMonkey,Ensemble .BONNIECHENG<br />

TinMan,UncleHenry .DANNYDEAKIN<br />

FlyingMonkey,Ensemble .MAIYADESOUSA<br />

AuntieEm,FlyingMonkey .JESDUNSFORD<br />

Bop,Mario,Ensemble .FELICIAEMPEY<br />

Shazam,Ensemble .AMANDAIRVINE<br />

LitleChicken,Ensemble .GRACEJOHNSON-CARTWRIGHT<br />

Caesar .SHAWNAJOHNSON<br />

Gelen .REBECAKILBURN<br />

SteveHolstein,Ensemble .BRADYMORRISON<br />

FlyingMonkey,Ensemble .GREERSHEPPARD<br />

ChickenLitle .TERRISKOV<br />

Dororthy .EMMASMITH<br />

FlyingMonkey,Ensemble .ALEXWHITE<br />

Lion .PAULWILSON<br />

Ensemble .KIRIANNECHUBB,BONNIECLAY,<br />

ISABELLADEURRAVELAZQUEZ,<br />

JEANDIZON,BROOKEDOSSANTOS,<br />

JACOBDUNN,OSCARHAMILTON-WILSON,<br />

MOIRAHENSHAW,SOFIAKARACHOK-SAVITSKY,<br />

MADDIELINDO,COURTNEYMACK,SCARLETTRICKARDS,<br />

ANNESAINT-AMOUR,RACHELSLATER<br />

THECREW<br />

Director&Choreographer .CHANTALFORDE<br />

Producers .BETHPOAD,CATHYBURY<br />

StageManager .KRISTINAYUSUPOV<br />

AsistantStageManagers .GREGSTANTON&BETHPOAD<br />

MusicalDirectors .SUZIWESON&DOUGBALFOUR<br />

CostumeDesigners .SALLYKILBURN,PATKOSMALSKI&HILARYSPEED<br />

SoundDesign .CHANTALFORDE<br />

SetDesign .JANECORYELL&CHANTALFORDE<br />

SetBuilding .TIMSPEED,GREGSTANTON&JAMESMcDONALD<br />

SetPainting .SUSANFORDE,MARILYNGOW,<br />

JUDYROBLES-SOLO,JANTORNS&JACQUEGERARD<br />

Properties&SetDecor .EVIADLER,DEBEATON,DIANESLATER&CATHYBURY<br />

Makeup .CIARACOTE,SAMANTHAYOUNG,MARIABECERRA,<br />

SHANICEANTOINE,AEJINLEE&VERNOICADANTAS<br />

ParentCo-ordinator .DIANESLATER<br />

LobbyBoards .CHERYLCARTWRIGHT<br />

Marketing&Photography .TIMCADENY<br />

ProgramDesign .TIMCADENY


DIRECTORʼSNOTES<br />

“Whyapantomime?“Iaskedmyselfthisquestion<br />

whenIsatdowntowritethisnote.InstantlyIfelta<br />

waveofnostalgia.Itwasapantomimethatbrought<br />

meandmyhusbandtogether.Iplayedaboy,he<br />

woreamopforawig–theperfectsetingfor<br />

romance… Atleastitwasforus.<br />

Apantoisapieceoftheatrethatcanmakeadults<br />

andchildrenalikelaugh.It’sawaytore-invent<br />

storiesandmusicinunexpected,overthetopand<br />

silyways.Italowsusacoupleofhourswherewe<br />

canalbechildrenagain,andyearafteryearcome<br />

backtoshareinaholidaytradition.<br />

ThisisourfifthyearofcreatingthepantomimeandIcouldn’tbemoregrateful<br />

forthesupportandlovethecommunityhasshownus.Itisalabouroflove,and<br />

wealknowthemomentwehearthosefirstcheers(andboos!)thatitisworth<br />

everyminute.<br />

Musicwasahugeinspirationforusthisyearandwehadtheopportunityto<br />

explorevariousgenresandtimeperiodsthroughourcharacters.Delvinginto<br />

tunesfrom the1950’sthroughtothepresent,from countrytorocktopopand<br />

backagain,wehopeyourtoesstarttappingandyourhandsstartclappingmaybeyou’levensingalong!<br />

Whetherthisisyourfirstyearoryourfifth,Iam ecstaticthatyouareheretojoin<br />

usaswetraveltothewhackyandwonderfulworldofTheWizardofOz(vile).<br />

TheGoodWitchGelenandDorothyaregoingtoneedyourhelp,sogetthose<br />

wandsready–themagicisabouttobegin!<br />

CHANTALFORDE,DIRECTOR<br />

DECKS-TRIM -FURNITURE-SMALLRENOVATIONS<br />

JAMESMcDONALD<br />

905-399-5671<br />

www.hiddenleafcarpentry.carbonmade.com


SUPORTING<br />

THESMILEZONE<br />

OAKVILLEPANTOMIMEISRAISING MONEYTO SUPPORT<br />

THESMILEZONE<br />

SmilezoneFoundationisaregisteredchildren’scharitycommitedtoputingsmilesonkids’faces.<br />

FoundedbyScotBachlyandAdam Gravesin2012,theSmilezonemissionistoassistchildrenand<br />

youthwhoarefacinghealthchalenges.Morespecificaly,theSmilezoneMissionStatementisto:<br />

“Create,buildandtransform areas(Zones)inhospitals,children’streatmentcentres,and<br />

otherhealthcarefacilitiesinordertoimprovethelivesofchildrenfacingilness,disabilities,<br />

andphysicaloremotionalobstacles—ultimatelyputingsmilesontheirfaces!”<br />

AccompanyingtheFoundation’smissionarethefolowingobjectives:<br />

•CreateZonesforchildrenthatoferareprievefrom long,dificultdaysinahospitalor<br />

treatmentcenter–awarm,safeandfunplacewherekidscanjustbekids!<br />

•CreateZonesthatsiblings,parentsandotherfamilymemberscanenjoywiththeirlovedones<br />

•CreateZonesthatoferinclusiveandinteractiveopportunitiesforchildrenofalabilities<br />

•CreateZonesthatarefulycustomizedtothespecificneedsofeachfacilityandtheircommunity<br />

TheSmilezoneProcess:<br />

Zonescanbeconstructedinexistingwaitingrooms,chemotherapyandtreatmentrooms,patientcare<br />

spaces,ororiginalZonescreatedforaspecificfacility.Thesetransformationsincludesupervisedand/or<br />

unsupervisedareasbasedonthechildren’sneedsandages.Zonetransformationstakeplaceentirely<br />

overoneweekend,from set-uptocleanup!<br />

EverySmilezoneiscreatedattheexpenseoftheFoundationandlocalfundingpartners,each<br />

customizedtoensuresmilesatisfaction.TheSmilezoneDevelopmentCommiteecoordinatesand<br />

evaluatestargetzonesandprojectsinpartnershipwithhospitalandorganizationoficials,inorderto<br />

bestmeettheneedsofclientsandthecommunity.<br />

HELPUSRAISEMONEYFORTHESMILEZONE<br />

DURING THEPERFORMANCE!<br />

Beforeeachperformanceandduringtheintermissionof“CalendarGirls”our<br />

volunteerswilbeselingticketsforthe50/50Draw!Winnertakeshalfofthe<br />

jackpotandtherestgoestosupportIanAndersonHouse!<br />

$1=ONETICKET * $2=THREETICKETS<br />

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


ALYSSABLASAK UnderstudyAuntieEm,FlyingMonkey<br />

AlysaisagraduateofHumberColege’sactingprogram,andnostrangertothe<br />

OakvileCentreStage,havingappearedasSnowandPeterPaninpastOakvile<br />

HolidayPantomimes.Recentcreditsinclude”MothersandDuaghters”,“TheBlue<br />

Bird”,“TheRetirmentPlan”,and“Shevil-TheMusical”.MeryChristmas!<br />

CAMERONBRINDLE PriminionsterMel,Ensemble<br />

WithEnglishparents,Cameron,aged10,hasgrownupwiththetraditionofpanto<br />

(Oh,yes,hehas!)andisthriledtonalybeperforminginone,afterpreviously<br />

playingthetitleroleinBOTG’sAprilproductionof“Oliver!”Hewouldliketothank<br />

everyonefortheircontinuedloveandsupport.<br />

JORDANBRUNET Scarecrow<br />

Freshoffthestagefrom “CalendarGirls”,Jordanishappytobebackforherthird<br />

showwithBOTGandsecondholidaypantomime!Thankstoalthemonkeysand<br />

minionsinvolvedwiththeshow-onstageandoff-andtohermom forfacingher<br />

fearoftheclasiclm insupport.HappyHolidays!<br />

TIM CADENY Alphabet<br />

Tim ishappytobecelebartinghis4thyearasthebaddiewithyourboo’sandjeers!<br />

Originalyfrom Vancouver,Tim hasaBFAinTheatreandActingfrom UBC.Heis<br />

thriledtohavebeeninal5seasonsoftheOakvileHolidayPantomimeandto<br />

haveco-writenthelastfourwithhisamazingwife,Chantal.LastyearTim directed<br />

“Oliver!TheMusical”forBOTGandlookstoreturntothedirectingchairin2019!<br />

LovetohistalentedwifeChantal,andfamilyinTorontoandbackinVancouver.<br />

BONNIECHENG FlyingMonkey,Ensemble<br />

Bonniebelongsonthestagebecausethatiswhereshefeelsalive,excitedand<br />

nervousalatthesametime.Whatotherthingcanmakesomeonefeelthatway<br />

asidefrom maybetrapeze?ActingforBonniegivesheranotheroutlettoexpres<br />

herself,aswithmostofthearts.Shewasapartofthe2014“PeterPan”pantomime<br />

andhaslovedBOTGeversince!<br />

BONNIECLAY Ensemble<br />

BonnieispleasedtobejoiningBOTGforherfourthpanto!Earlierthisyear,Bonnie<br />

appearedinBOTG’sEntertainingShorts.OtherrecentworkincludesplayingMis<br />

Prism inFPT’s“TheImportanceofBeingEarnest”.Bonniewouldliketothank<br />

Chantal,Tim andtheentirecastandcrewforaltheirhardwork.<br />

KIRIANNECHUBB Minion,Ensemble<br />

ThisisKirianne’ssecondyearbeingpartoftheholidaypantomimeandsheisvery<br />

excitedtobepartofthefunagainthisyear!Thispastspring,Kirianneappearedas<br />

thebaker’swifeinherschool’sproductionof“IntotheWoodsJr”.Outsideoftheatre,<br />

Kirianneisagrade7studentandacompetitiveskater.Kiriannewouldliketothank<br />

herfamilyandfriendsforbeingsosupportive.


DANNYDEAKIN Tinman,UncleHenry<br />

Dannycouldn’tbehappiertobeapartofthiscast.“WizardofOz”wilbehis10th<br />

showattheOakvileCentre!PastcreditsincludeMickeyin“BloodBrothers”andTom<br />

in“APerfectWedding”.FolowDannyonInstagram andTwiter@Deaks9<br />

MAIYADESOUSA FlyingMonkey,Ensemble<br />

Maiyaissuperexcitedtobepartofthisholidaypantomime.ShewasseeninBOTG’s<br />

“Oliver!”earlierthisyearand“TheTravelTrunk”in2015.Sheis11yearsoldinGrade<br />

6.Hobbiesincludeplayingwithfriends,dancing,singing,andbabysiting.She<br />

wouldliketothankherfriendsandfamilyfortheirsupport!Enjoytheshow!<br />

ISABELLADEURRAVELAZQUEZ Ensemble<br />

Isabelaisdelightedtobeinthecast.Sheisin7thGradeataschoolinBurlington.<br />

Atschool,Isabelaenjoyshistoryaswelasreadingandwriting.Isabelawasin<br />

BOTG’s“Oliver!”.Outsideofschool,shedoesvocallesonswithLynneScotandis<br />

doingherBronzestarinswimming.Shewouldliketothankherparents,family,<br />

friendsandLynneScotforsupportingandencouraginghertoalwaystryherbest<br />

andfolowherdreams.<br />

JEANDIZON Ensemble<br />

Jeanhasbeenadancerforawhilenow,andisdelightedtobeapartofthe<br />

ensemble.She'sformerlybeenin“Macbeth”and“TheRiseandRiseofDaniel<br />

Rocket”withacommunitytheatregroup,andsheisveryexcitedtobedancingin<br />

thisproduction.<br />

BROOKEDOSSANTOS Ensemble<br />

Brookehasappearedin“Oliver!”,“BeautyandtheBeastPantomime”,“EmbarasmentofRiches”,“She’saPil”,andvariousmusicconcertsandschoolperformances.<br />

ShesangwiththeOakvileChildren’sChoirandstudiesvocalandpianowiththe<br />

RCM.Sherecentlyjoinedtheschoolbandtolearnguitarandsaxophone.Thankyou<br />

toBOTGforanotherwonderfulopportunity.<br />

JESSDUNSFORD AuntieEm,FlyingMonkey<br />

ThisisJes’sthirdappearanceintheBOTGpanto!Shehasfaleninlovewiththe<br />

theatreaswelaswithalofthecastmembersandissogratefultobepartofthe<br />

pantofamily.Shewouldliketothankherancé,familyandfriendsfortheircontinuedsupport!<br />

JACOBDUNN Ensemble<br />

JaJacobisan11yearoldwhoatendsalocalschoolinOakvile.Hehaspreviously<br />

playedtheroleofWarnerin“LegalyBlondetheMusical”,TheBigBadWolf&Theloniousin“ShrektheMusical”andwasamemberoftheensembleinin“Seusicalthe<br />

Musical”.Jacobwasbornforthestageandisexcitedtobesinginganddancingin<br />

hisrstBOTGproduction.


FELICIAEMPEY Bop,Mario,Ensemble<br />

FeliciaispleasedtojointheOakvilePantomimeagainthisyear.Previously,shehas<br />

appearedinBOTG'sproductionsof“BeautyandtheBeast”and“SnowWhite”.Felicia'salsobeenin“WestSideStory”,“CityofAngels”and“TheIntruder”aspartofthe<br />

VictoriaColegeDramaSociety.Herothermusicalcreditsinclude”AnneofGreen<br />

Gables”and“CrazyChristmasExtravaganza”.Feliciawouldliketothankherfamily,<br />

friendsandlegionsofcrazedfansfortheirunwaveringsupport.<br />

MOIRAHENSHAW Minion,Ensemble<br />

Moira’spasionforactingwasignitedwhenshetookherrstdramaclasatage4.<br />

HerfavouriteroletodatehasbeenherturnasRakiin“TheLionKing”.Afanofthe<br />

pantosinceage2,MoiraisthriledtobejoiningBOTGforthersttimethisyear.<br />

AMANDAIRVINEShazam,Ensemble<br />

Amandaishappytobebackwithfamilyforher4thpantomime.Afterherrecent<br />

roleasBonBon,theirtyandlovablecandycanein“BeautyandtheBeast”,playing<br />

Shazam isafunandchalengingchange.InhersparetimeAmandaisahighschool<br />

teacherwhoenjoysthedailydramaoftheclasroom.Shewantstothankher<br />

friendsfortheircontinuoussupportintheaudienceandthosefanswhocomeout<br />

toseetheholidaypantomimetraditionyearafteryear.Thisshowisdedicatedto<br />

herfather-I'lalwaysbeyourstar!<br />

GRACEJOHNSON-CARTWRIGHT LitleChicken,Ensemble<br />

WhileatendingAldershotPerformingArts,itwasimmediatelyclearthatGracehas<br />

apasionfortheatre.Whennotsingingandacting,Gracecanbefoundpracticing<br />

gymnastics.SheiscurentlyanAdvancedCircusGymnastandatendedthe<br />

NationalCircusSchoollastsummer.GraceisveryexcitedtobereturningtoBOTG.<br />

MostrecentlysheenjoyedplayingPoppyin“BeautyandtheBeast”,andCharlie<br />

Batesin“Oliver!”.<br />

SHAWNAJOHNSON Caesar<br />

ShawnaisdelightedtobejoiningBOTGonceagainfortheirfthannualChristmas<br />

pantomime!Notableperformancesofthisambitious11thgradestudentinclude<br />

“Schoolhouse”,“SeasonsofLove”,“Cinderela”,“PeterPan”,”SnowWhite”,“SureThing<br />

(It’sAlintheTiming)”,“BeautyandtheBeast”,andmostrecently,“WarLeters”.<br />

Specialshout-outgoestoherwonderfulmotherforalwaysbeingherbiggest<br />

cheerleader.<br />

SOFIAKARACHOK-SAVITZKY Minion,Ensemble<br />

Soaisthriledtobepartof“TheWizardofOz”.Soaisagradevestudentandhas<br />

beeninterestedinactingandsingingsinceaveryyoungage.Shehasappearedin<br />

“Oliver!”,“Aladdin”and“HairsprayJr”.Shewouldliketothankherfriendsforencouraginghertoauditionforthisproduction.


REBECCAKILBURN Gelen<br />

Rebeccaissuperexcitedtobebackforherfourthpantomime!Recentlyappearing<br />

inBOTG’s“Oliver!”,Rebeccahasbeenkeepingherselfbusywithmakingdebutsin<br />

IndielmsinToronto.Shewouldliketothankunconditionalyherwonderful,<br />

supportive,rock-starfamily!<br />

MADDIELINDO Ensemble<br />

Maddiehasbeeninvolvedintheperformingartsforthepastthreeyears,taking<br />

clasesinvoice,jazzandmusicaltheatre.Shehasperformedinschoolproductions<br />

of“BeautyandtheBeast”and“Charlote’sWeb”.ThisisherrstrolewithacommunitytheatrecompanyandisthriledtobepartoftheEnsemble.<br />

COURTNEYMACK Ensemble<br />

CourtneyissuperexcitedtobeinherrstBOTGproduction!Sheenjoysdancing,<br />

beingonstageandplayingvoleybal.Courtney’sfavouritesubjectsincludeMath<br />

andLanguage.Shelovestrackandeldandcroscountry.Courtneywouldliketo<br />

thankthecastandcrewof“TheWizardofOz”formakingherfeelwelcomeatBOTG.<br />

BRADYMORRISON SteveHolstein,Ensemble<br />

Bradywouldliketothankeveryoneforcomingouttoseethisyear’spantomimeof<br />

“TheWizardofOz”.YoumayhaveseenBradyinpreviouspantomimesplayingthe<br />

rolesofMilkin“BeautyandtheBeast”,TMGin“SnowWhite”,Tinker-Bilin“PeterPan”,<br />

andPrinceCharmingin“Cinderela”.AspecialthankyougoesouttoBrady’sparents<br />

andfriendsforaltheloveandsupporteveryyear!<br />

SCARLETTRICKARDS Minion,Ensemble<br />

ScarletissoexcitedtobebackwithBOTGforanotherproduction.Shewasaboyin<br />

“Oliver!”andhadsomuchfun.Shelovestomakefortswithherbrotherandcook<br />

withhermom anddad.Shealsolikestoatend7thgradeatanear-byschool.<br />

Scarletisthankfulforalthesupportshegetsandhopesyouenjoytheshow.<br />

ANNESAINT-AMOUR Ensemble<br />

Anneisthriledtoperform inherrstBOTGproductionwithmanytalentedand<br />

wonderfulactors.Pastshowsinclude,theensembleofCCMP’s“Jekyl&Hyde”,West<br />

Studio’s“BloodBrothers”andwilbeinCCMP’s“Ches”(Spring18).Thisisatreatto<br />

beinsuchafunshowduringtheholidays!<br />

GREERSHEPPARD FlyingMonkey,Ensemble<br />

Greerisextremelyproudtobejoiningthecastof“TheWizardofOz”.Sheisinsixth<br />

gradeFrenchImmersion.Greerrstappearedonstageattheageofnineinthe<br />

ensembleof“SnowWhite”.SincethenGreerhasalsoappearedasChocolateChipin<br />

“BeautyandtheBeast”,theensembleof“Oliver!”,andtheBaristerinherschool’s<br />

productionof“TheWizardofOz”.GreeralsoenjoysPowerTumbling,dance,vocal<br />

andpianolesons.Greerwouldliketothankhermom,dad,brothers,andher<br />

grandmasandgrandpasfortheirloveandsupport.


TERRISKOV ChickenLitle<br />

TeriisthriledtobebackwithOakvilePantomimeforthethirdyearinarow!When<br />

notdeckedoutinfulchickengear,youcanndTeridishingoutherownbrandof<br />

improvcomedyatlocalvenuesorinlongcheckoutlinesatgrocerystores.Abig<br />

thankstoherfamilyandfriendsforthesupportandlove!<br />

EMMASMITH Dorothy<br />

EmmaispleasedtobemakingherBOTGdebut.SheisaUniversityofTorontograd<br />

andtheatrefan.HerfavouritepastcreditsincludeCinderelain“IntotheWoods”,<br />

MarcyParkin“SpelingBee”andDorothyin“WizardofOz”,aroleshehasplayed<br />

oncebeforeinmiddleschool.Enjoytheshow!<br />

RACHELSLATER Ensemble<br />

Rachelisexcitedtobepartof“TheWizardofOz”,herfourthpantowithBOTG.<br />

PreviousproductionsalsoincludeBOTG's“Oliver!”andtheCampOuareaubilingual<br />

productionof“Matilda”,inwhichRachelplayedNigelinbothFrenchandEnglish.<br />

Rachelisingrade5atanOakvileFrenchimmersionschool.Shewouldliketothank<br />

herfriendsandfamilyfortheirsupportandforcomingtoseetheshow!<br />

ALEXWHITE FlyingMonkey,Ensemble<br />

Alexisthriledtobebackinher3rdBOTGpantomime.Shehaspreviouslyplayedin<br />

BOTG’s“SnowWhite”(Lover,Kely),“BeautyandtheBeast”(Shonzai),WesternUniversity’s“LookingGlasLand”(RedQueen),“MacBethamphetimines”(LadyMac)and<br />

“Dracula”(VanHelsing).Alexisextremelyblesedtohaveherparents,ance<br />

Brendan,amazingfriendsandfamilysupportingher.Shethanksherparentsfor20+<br />

yearsofsupportinhermusiceducationandBrendanforyourconstantlove.<br />

PAULWILSON Lion<br />

PaulhasappearedinafewBurlOakshowsoverthelastfewyearsandappearedlast<br />

yearas“TheBeast”inourHolidayPantomime.Nostrangertoplaysandmusicals<br />

backintheUK,hehasonlystartedactinginCanadaafterasix-yearhiatusfolowing<br />

hisemigrationhere.Heisthriledtobepartofsuchadynamicandenergeticteam<br />

forthisshow.<br />

OSCARHAMILTON-WILSON Ensemble<br />

OscarjoinedBurloakforhisveryrstshowayearago,wherelastDecemberhe<br />

madehisdebutappearanceinourproductionof"BeautyandtheBeast-AHoliday<br />

Pantomime".HethenappearedasoneofFagin’sboysinourMusical“Oliver!”.Heis<br />

onceagainenjoyingtheexperienceandtheopportunitytorehearseandperform<br />

withagreatcrewandcast.


CHANTALFORDE Director,Choreographer<br />

Chantalisawriter,director,performerandeducatorwhoisdelightedthatyouare<br />

heretoday!“TheWizardofOz-AHolidayPantomime”,co-writenwithherhusband,<br />

Tim Cadeny,markstheirfthannualOakvileHolidayPantomime.Recentwriting<br />

creditsofthemoreseriousfareinclude“Grey”and“PerceptionsofLoveinthe<br />

PursuitofHappines”.Apanto-sizeddoseoflovegoesouttotheamazingcastand<br />

crewfortheirincredibletalentandenergy.<br />

BETHPOAD Producer,AssistantStageManager<br />

Withabackgroundineducation,BethstumbleduponBurlOakCommunityTheatre<br />

asahobbybackin2010.Sincethen,shehasworkedonavarietyofperformance<br />

projectsandhasmetsomeamazinglytalentedindividuals.Inher"nextlife",she<br />

hopestoreturntoearthasagiftedactor/singer/dancerherself,butfornowsheis<br />

verycontenttoworkbackstageandhelpmakethemagicoflivetheatrealcome<br />

together.<br />

CATHYBURY Producer<br />

Workingwithalargecastandcrewisachalengebutalsoanextremepleasureas<br />

altheelementscometogethertocreateanamazingproduction.Asaformer<br />

teacher,Cathyenjoysseeingthevarietyofyoungtalentonstageandcongratulates<br />

everyoneontheireffortandcreativity.Thecombinedtalentsandenthusiasm have<br />

createdaveryuniqueandentertainingshow.Enjoy!<br />

KRISTINAYUSUPOV StageManager<br />

Kristinahasbeenpasionateabouttheatresincetherstplayshehaseverseen<br />

backinMoscowatage4.KristinagothersupplementaryeducationinPerforming<br />

ArtsatSheridanColege.AfterworkingasasistantproducerandASM inthe<br />

TheatreFixproductionof“TheContainer”,shestartedTheBlueBirdTheatreand<br />

CreativityClub,inOakvile.Kristinapreviouslystagemanaged “Grey”attheToronto<br />

Fringe,directedandproducedherownadaptationofMaeterlinck’s“TheBlueBird”<br />

fortheHamiltonFringeaswelasdevelopedandhostedavarietyofcreative<br />

projectssuchas“Feathers,anEveningofMagicalStoryteling”,“PoetryPotluckand<br />

Polines:AJewelryMakingGala”.<br />

GREGSTANTON AssistantStageManager<br />

GregisthriledtobebackasASM withBOTG.Heisalwayslookingforwardtowhat<br />

hisnexttheatreopportunitywilbring.Previouscreditsinclude"Oliver!"and<br />

"BeautyandtheBeast:AHolidayPantomime","Disney'sBeautyandtheBeast"and<br />

"IntotheWoods".


PATKOSMALSKI,SALLYKILBURN,HILARYSPEED Costumes<br />

“TheThreeMusketeers”rideagain.Pat,SalyandHilaryarepleasedtobemaking<br />

costumestogetheronceagain,astheytraveldowntheyelowbrickroad,<br />

designingandmakingcostumesfortheirsecondmajorproductionwithBOTG.<br />

Thankstotheirfamiliesfortheirpatienceandunderstandingasroomsintheir<br />

houseswereconvertedtocostumeworkshops.“Alforoneandoneforal,united<br />

westand,dividedwefal.”<br />

SUSANFORDESetPainting<br />

Forthe5thyearnow,Susanandherenthusiasticpaintingteam aredelightedto<br />

havebroughtcolourtoalsortsofimaginativeobjectscommonlyfoundinboth<br />

KansasandtheSapphireCity.Youwilndcornstalks,ofcourse,aswelas<br />

humongousmushrooms,delightfullolipops,and,yes,agrandwizard'scastle!<br />

Now,onwiththeshow!<br />

JANECORYELL SetDesign<br />

Since1979,Dr.JaneCoryelhasdesigned150productionsfortheatregroupsand<br />

schools.Setdesignperfectlybalancessoloandcolaborativecreativity.Sheloves<br />

seeingthecompletedset,lookingevenbeterthanrstimagined,thanksto<br />

dedicatedfelowcreators.Awardsfrom TheatreOntarioandOakvileacknowledge<br />

Jane’screativityandcommunityinvolvement.<br />

DIANESLATER SantaClausePararde,ParentCo-Ordinator<br />

DianeisveryhappytobehelpingwithhersecondBOTGshow,havinghadagreat<br />

timedoingpropsfor“CalendarGirls”.Thisisherfourthpantoasa"pantoparent"<br />

andDianewouldliketothanktheBOTGgroupforbeingsowelcomingandfor<br />

sharingintheircreativeworldwithsuchanewcomertothetheatrescene!<br />

TIM SPEED,GREGSTANTON,JAMESMcDONALD,STEVEPERSON<br />

SetConstruction<br />

Tim is,onceagain,delightedtobeleadingateam ofskiledanddedicated<br />

craftsmenbuildingthesetsforBOTG'spanto.Greg,James,SteveandTim have<br />

mostrecentlyworkedtogetheron“BeautyandtheBeast”,”BuyingtheMoose”,<br />

“Oliver!”and“CalendarGirls”.Theyarebecomingusedtore-purposingasorted<br />

lumbertocreatebridges,pianosandnowcornelds,mushroom kingdoms,<br />

farmsandcastles.Theyhopethatyouwilenjoytheircreations.<br />

EVIADLER,DEBEATON,DIANESLATER,CATHYBURY,LORNAGURNELL<br />

Properties&SetDecoration<br />

Thepropsandsetdécorteam arehappytobeworkingtogetheronthisfantastic<br />

“WizardofOz”show.Diane,DebandEvihavealhadapartinsearchingoutand<br />

creatingthemanydifferentpropsandsetpieces.Wehadfunguringouthowto<br />

makegiantlolipopsandthemagicmushrooms.Asteachers(pastandpresent)<br />

andanHRDirector,it'samazingtowatcheveryone'scolectivecontributions<br />

cometogethertocreatethisuniquepanto.Enjoytheshow!


SUZIWESSON&DOUGBELFOUR MusicalDirectors<br />

SuziWesonandDougBalfourhaveworkedtogetherfor35years–witha27year<br />

breakinthemiddle!Performers/composers/arangers/teachers,separatelyand<br />

togethertheirworkhasincludedeverythingfrom bigshows–“LesMiserables”,<br />

“SunsetBoulevard”,“Phantom”;tobigbands–“ForeverSwing”.Arealrenaisance<br />

performer,Dougisanaccomplishedclasicalpianist/composerwhoalsorocks<br />

outwithRobbieLaneandtheDisciples.Suziisaveteranactor/singer,whocut<br />

herteethonjazzandhassungeverythingfrom countrytocontemporarypop.<br />

TheyhaverecentlyreleasedaCD,Always.<br />

CIARACOTE,SAMANTHAYUNG,MARIABECERRA,SHANICEANTOINE,<br />

AEJINLEE,VERONICADANTAS<br />

Make-UpArtists<br />

Ourteam ofMakeupArtistsandStylistscombinedtheirtalentsandcreativity<br />

tocreatethefacesofourpanto!Samantha,ShaniceandVeronicaarestudents<br />

intheSheridanColegeTheatreprogram.Mariahasworkedfordifferentbrands,<br />

photographersandcelebritiesinCanada,England,AustraliaandMexicoand<br />

rightnowisonaprojectwithfashiondesignerAlexiaUlibari.Ciaraisalocal<br />

highschoolstudentandaspiringmakeupartist.Shehasworkedonprevious<br />

showsandisthriledtobeworkingwiththeBurlOakTheatreGroup.


THEBURLOAKTHEATREGROUPPRESENTS<br />

EntertainingAngels<br />

ByRichardEvere<br />

JANUARY25TH-28TH,2018<br />

THURSDAY-SATURDAY@ 8PM<br />

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS<br />

THANK YOU!<br />

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MusicbyAlanMenken&LyricsbyHowardAshman<br />

APRIL18TH-22ND,2018<br />

WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY@ 8PM<br />

SAT&SUNMATINEE@ 2PM<br />

TICKETS$33<br />

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DURING THEPERFORMANCE!<br />

IN THELOBBYBEFORETHESHOW AND DURING INTERMISSION.<br />

MOREDETAILSINSIDEYOUR<strong>PROGRAM</strong>.

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