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THEBURLOAKTHEATREGROUPPRESENTS

A HolidayPantomime

ByChantalForde&Tim Cadeny

December22nd,23rd,29th,&30th@ 7pm

December23rd,29th&30th@ 2pm

THEOAKVILLECENTREFORTHEPERFORMING ARTSBOXOFFICE

905-815-2021 * 1-888-489-7784

THEBURLOAK

THEATREGROUP

www.oakvilepantomime.ca


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2017/2018

THEBURLOAK

THEATREGROUP SEASON

AMESSAGEFROM THEPRESIDENTOFTHEBURLOAKTHEATREGROUP

It’stimeforaholiday!

AndIcan’tthinkofabeterwaytocelebratethiswonderfultimeofyearthan

withaholidayoutingtoseea“Pantomime”!

Aswemoveintothisjoyfulholidayseason,wetaketimetoreflectonthe

pastyear.

2017hasbeenasuccessfulyearforBOTG andweareveryproudofthis

year’srecentshowssuchas“CalendarGirls”,“Oliver!TheMusical”,EntertainingShortsand“BuyingtheMoose”.Wearealjustasexcitedascanbe

topresent“TheWizardofOz-AHolidayPantomime”.

Oneofourproudestaccomplishmentsthisyearisourventureintotheworldof50/50loteryticketsto

raisemoneyforlocalcharities.Byselingticketsduringourperformancesanddonatingtheprofits,we

cangivebacktoourcommunityandhelpthoseinneed.Duringtherunof“CalendarGirls”,wecollected$2250fortheIanAndersonHouse,alocalcancerhospice.Wewilcontinuethispractice

through-outtheremainderoftheseason,choosingadiferentcharityeachtime.

Therestofourseasonbringsusmoreexcitingshowssuchas“EntertainingAngels”aswelasthe

musical“LitleShopofHorors”.Wewilcontinuetoraisefundsforthecommunityandcreateawareness

ofothergroupsthatcanbenefitfrom assistance.

Noneofthiswouldbepossiblewithoutyou,theaudience,andwewouldliketotakethisopportunityto

thankyouforyouratendance,yoursupportandyourloveoftheatre.Thankyouforalowingusthe

opportunitytoentertainyou.

Aswecelebratethisholidayseason,ourwishforyouisthatyouspendmoretimetogetherwithfamily

andfriendsandmakesomenewmemories.Usethetimetogethertoreflectonthejoythatthispast

yearhasbroughtyou.

From alofusatBurlOak,wewishyourfamilyaltheloveandhappinessoftheseason.Welookforward

toworkingtogethertoaccomplishevenmorein2018.

HappyHolidaysandBestWishesforaWonderfulNewYear!

BETHPOAD-PRESIDENTBOTG


ALETTERFROM THEMAYOROFOAKVILLE

Greetingsfrom MayorRobBurton

OnbehalfofTownCouncil,Iam pleasedtowelcomeyoutothisseason

oftheBurlOakTheatreGroup.

BurlOakTheatreGrouphasbeenentertainingcrowdsinOakvilefor

over40years,producingthreeful-lengthplaysandaspecialholiday

pantomime.

Iwanttothankalthoseinvolvedinmakingtheseshowsasuccess,

includingtheartists,volunteersandsupporters.

Bestwishesforamemorableseasonandcontinuedsuccess.

ALETTERFROM THEMANAGEROFTHEOAKVILLECENTREFORTHEPERFORMING ARTS

OnbehalfoftheOakvileCentreforthePerformingArts,Iwouldliketo

congratulatetheBurlOakTheatreGroupfortheirupcoming2017/2018

Season.

Entertainingaudiencessince1977,theOakvileCentreforthe

PerformingArtscelebrates40yearsofbeingafocalpointforcultural

lifeinthetownbyprovidingpatronswiththeopportunitytoseeworld

classconcerts,internationalartists,award-winningCanadianmusicians,

dance,andlivetheatre-oftenpresentedbylocalcommunitygroups

likeBurlOakTheatreGroupwhichprovideabalancetoourprofessional

series.

BurlOakTheatreGroup’s2017/2018seasonoferauniqueselectionof

playsthatareadventurous,thought-provokingandfunny.

IapplaudBurlOakTheatreGroup'screativityanddedicationto

promotingtheartsinthiscommunity.Seeingpeoplecomingtogether

andhavingagoodtime,putingtheirdailylivesasidetofulyimmerse

themselvesinthecolectiveexperiencesetsthestageforartsand

culturetoinspire,engageandthrivewithinthecommunity.

Iwishyoumuchsuccessinyourupcomingseason.


LOOKWHOʼSCOMINGAPRIL2019!

THEBURLOAK

THEATREGROUP


THEBURLOAK

THEATREGROUP

A HolidayPantomime

ByChantalForde&Tim Cadeny

FEATURING

EMMASMITH,TIM CADENY,JORDAN BRUNET,DANNYDEAKIN,PAULWILSON,TERRISKOV,

SHAWNAJOHNSON,BRADYMORRISON,REBECCAKILBURN,CAMERON BRINDLE,

AMANDAIRVINE,FELICIAEMPEY,JESSDUNSFORD&GRACECARTWRIGHT-JOHNSON

DIRECTED&CHOREOGRAPHED BY

CHANTALFORDE

PRODUCEDBY

BETHPOAD&CATHYBURY

STAGEMANAGER

KRISTINAYUSUPOV

SETDESIGN

CHANTALFORDE&JANECORYELL

COSTUMEDESIGN

HILARYSPEED,SALLYKILBURN &PATKOSMALSKI

THISPERFORMANCEW ILLHAVEONE

TWENTYMINUTEINTERMISSION

NOFLASHPHOTOGRAPHYDURING

THEPERFORMANCEOFTHESHOW.


THECOMPANY

Emma

Smith

Tim

Cadeny

Jordan

Brunet

Danny

Deakin

Oscar

Hamilton-Wilson

LOVETHEATRE?

DISCOUNTS*INVITES*SPECIALEVENTS www.botg.ca


CAST&CREW

THECAST(Inalphabeticalorder)

PrimeMinionsterMel,Ensemble .CAMERONBRINDLE

Scarecrow .JORDANBRUNET

Alphabet .TIMCADENY

FlyingMonkey,Ensemble .BONNIECHENG

TinMan,UncleHenry .DANNYDEAKIN

FlyingMonkey,Ensemble .MAIYADESOUSA

AuntieEm,FlyingMonkey .JESDUNSFORD

Bop,Mario,Ensemble .FELICIAEMPEY

Shazam,Ensemble .AMANDAIRVINE

LitleChicken,Ensemble .GRACEJOHNSON-CARTWRIGHT

Caesar .SHAWNAJOHNSON

Gelen .REBECAKILBURN

SteveHolstein,Ensemble .BRADYMORRISON

FlyingMonkey,Ensemble .GREERSHEPPARD

ChickenLitle .TERRISKOV

Dororthy .EMMASMITH

FlyingMonkey,Ensemble .ALEXWHITE

Lion .PAULWILSON

Ensemble .KIRIANNECHUBB,BONNIECLAY,

ISABELLADEURRAVELAZQUEZ,

JEANDIZON,BROOKEDOSSANTOS,

JACOBDUNN,OSCARHAMILTON-WILSON,

MOIRAHENSHAW,SOFIAKARACHOK-SAVITSKY,

MADDIELINDO,COURTNEYMACK,SCARLETTRICKARDS,

ANNESAINT-AMOUR,RACHELSLATER

THECREW

Director&Choreographer .CHANTALFORDE

Producers .BETHPOAD,CATHYBURY

StageManager .KRISTINAYUSUPOV

AsistantStageManagers .GREGSTANTON&BETHPOAD

MusicalDirectors .SUZIWESON&DOUGBALFOUR

CostumeDesigners .SALLYKILBURN,PATKOSMALSKI&HILARYSPEED

SoundDesign .CHANTALFORDE

SetDesign .JANECORYELL&CHANTALFORDE

SetBuilding .TIMSPEED,GREGSTANTON&JAMESMcDONALD

SetPainting .SUSANFORDE,MARILYNGOW,

JUDYROBLES-SOLO,JANTORNS&JACQUEGERARD

Properties&SetDecor .EVIADLER,DEBEATON,DIANESLATER&CATHYBURY

Makeup .CIARACOTE,SAMANTHAYOUNG,MARIABECERRA,

SHANICEANTOINE,AEJINLEE&VERNOICADANTAS

ParentCo-ordinator .DIANESLATER

LobbyBoards .CHERYLCARTWRIGHT

Marketing&Photography .TIMCADENY

ProgramDesign .TIMCADENY


DIRECTORʼSNOTES

“Whyapantomime?“Iaskedmyselfthisquestion

whenIsatdowntowritethisnote.InstantlyIfelta

waveofnostalgia.Itwasapantomimethatbrought

meandmyhusbandtogether.Iplayedaboy,he

woreamopforawig–theperfectsetingfor

romance… Atleastitwasforus.

Apantoisapieceoftheatrethatcanmakeadults

andchildrenalikelaugh.It’sawaytore-invent

storiesandmusicinunexpected,overthetopand

silyways.Italowsusacoupleofhourswherewe

canalbechildrenagain,andyearafteryearcome

backtoshareinaholidaytradition.

ThisisourfifthyearofcreatingthepantomimeandIcouldn’tbemoregrateful

forthesupportandlovethecommunityhasshownus.Itisalabouroflove,and

wealknowthemomentwehearthosefirstcheers(andboos!)thatitisworth

everyminute.

Musicwasahugeinspirationforusthisyearandwehadtheopportunityto

explorevariousgenresandtimeperiodsthroughourcharacters.Delvinginto

tunesfrom the1950’sthroughtothepresent,from countrytorocktopopand

backagain,wehopeyourtoesstarttappingandyourhandsstartclappingmaybeyou’levensingalong!

Whetherthisisyourfirstyearoryourfifth,Iam ecstaticthatyouareheretojoin

usaswetraveltothewhackyandwonderfulworldofTheWizardofOz(vile).

TheGoodWitchGelenandDorothyaregoingtoneedyourhelp,sogetthose

wandsready–themagicisabouttobegin!

CHANTALFORDE,DIRECTOR

DECKS-TRIM -FURNITURE-SMALLRENOVATIONS

JAMESMcDONALD

905-399-5671

www.hiddenleafcarpentry.carbonmade.com


SUPORTING

THESMILEZONE

OAKVILLEPANTOMIMEISRAISING MONEYTO SUPPORT

THESMILEZONE

SmilezoneFoundationisaregisteredchildren’scharitycommitedtoputingsmilesonkids’faces.

FoundedbyScotBachlyandAdam Gravesin2012,theSmilezonemissionistoassistchildrenand

youthwhoarefacinghealthchalenges.Morespecificaly,theSmilezoneMissionStatementisto:

“Create,buildandtransform areas(Zones)inhospitals,children’streatmentcentres,and

otherhealthcarefacilitiesinordertoimprovethelivesofchildrenfacingilness,disabilities,

andphysicaloremotionalobstacles—ultimatelyputingsmilesontheirfaces!”

AccompanyingtheFoundation’smissionarethefolowingobjectives:

•CreateZonesforchildrenthatoferareprievefrom long,dificultdaysinahospitalor

treatmentcenter–awarm,safeandfunplacewherekidscanjustbekids!

•CreateZonesthatsiblings,parentsandotherfamilymemberscanenjoywiththeirlovedones

•CreateZonesthatoferinclusiveandinteractiveopportunitiesforchildrenofalabilities

•CreateZonesthatarefulycustomizedtothespecificneedsofeachfacilityandtheircommunity

TheSmilezoneProcess:

Zonescanbeconstructedinexistingwaitingrooms,chemotherapyandtreatmentrooms,patientcare

spaces,ororiginalZonescreatedforaspecificfacility.Thesetransformationsincludesupervisedand/or

unsupervisedareasbasedonthechildren’sneedsandages.Zonetransformationstakeplaceentirely

overoneweekend,from set-uptocleanup!

EverySmilezoneiscreatedattheexpenseoftheFoundationandlocalfundingpartners,each

customizedtoensuresmilesatisfaction.TheSmilezoneDevelopmentCommiteecoordinatesand

evaluatestargetzonesandprojectsinpartnershipwithhospitalandorganizationoficials,inorderto

bestmeettheneedsofclientsandthecommunity.

HELPUSRAISEMONEYFORTHESMILEZONE

DURING THEPERFORMANCE!

Beforeeachperformanceandduringtheintermissionof“CalendarGirls”our

volunteerswilbeselingticketsforthe50/50Draw!Winnertakeshalfofthe

jackpotandtherestgoestosupportIanAndersonHouse!

$1=ONETICKET * $2=THREETICKETS

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


ALYSSABLASAK UnderstudyAuntieEm,FlyingMonkey

AlysaisagraduateofHumberColege’sactingprogram,andnostrangertothe

OakvileCentreStage,havingappearedasSnowandPeterPaninpastOakvile

HolidayPantomimes.Recentcreditsinclude”MothersandDuaghters”,“TheBlue

Bird”,“TheRetirmentPlan”,and“Shevil-TheMusical”.MeryChristmas!

CAMERONBRINDLE PriminionsterMel,Ensemble

WithEnglishparents,Cameron,aged10,hasgrownupwiththetraditionofpanto

(Oh,yes,hehas!)andisthriledtonalybeperforminginone,afterpreviously

playingthetitleroleinBOTG’sAprilproductionof“Oliver!”Hewouldliketothank

everyonefortheircontinuedloveandsupport.

JORDANBRUNET Scarecrow

Freshoffthestagefrom “CalendarGirls”,Jordanishappytobebackforherthird

showwithBOTGandsecondholidaypantomime!Thankstoalthemonkeysand

minionsinvolvedwiththeshow-onstageandoff-andtohermom forfacingher

fearoftheclasiclm insupport.HappyHolidays!

TIM CADENY Alphabet

Tim ishappytobecelebartinghis4thyearasthebaddiewithyourboo’sandjeers!

Originalyfrom Vancouver,Tim hasaBFAinTheatreandActingfrom UBC.Heis

thriledtohavebeeninal5seasonsoftheOakvileHolidayPantomimeandto

haveco-writenthelastfourwithhisamazingwife,Chantal.LastyearTim directed

“Oliver!TheMusical”forBOTGandlookstoreturntothedirectingchairin2019!

LovetohistalentedwifeChantal,andfamilyinTorontoandbackinVancouver.

BONNIECHENG FlyingMonkey,Ensemble

Bonniebelongsonthestagebecausethatiswhereshefeelsalive,excitedand

nervousalatthesametime.Whatotherthingcanmakesomeonefeelthatway

asidefrom maybetrapeze?ActingforBonniegivesheranotheroutlettoexpres

herself,aswithmostofthearts.Shewasapartofthe2014“PeterPan”pantomime

andhaslovedBOTGeversince!

BONNIECLAY Ensemble

BonnieispleasedtobejoiningBOTGforherfourthpanto!Earlierthisyear,Bonnie

appearedinBOTG’sEntertainingShorts.OtherrecentworkincludesplayingMis

Prism inFPT’s“TheImportanceofBeingEarnest”.Bonniewouldliketothank

Chantal,Tim andtheentirecastandcrewforaltheirhardwork.

KIRIANNECHUBB Minion,Ensemble

ThisisKirianne’ssecondyearbeingpartoftheholidaypantomimeandsheisvery

excitedtobepartofthefunagainthisyear!Thispastspring,Kirianneappearedas

thebaker’swifeinherschool’sproductionof“IntotheWoodsJr”.Outsideoftheatre,

Kirianneisagrade7studentandacompetitiveskater.Kiriannewouldliketothank

herfamilyandfriendsforbeingsosupportive.


DANNYDEAKIN Tinman,UncleHenry

Dannycouldn’tbehappiertobeapartofthiscast.“WizardofOz”wilbehis10th

showattheOakvileCentre!PastcreditsincludeMickeyin“BloodBrothers”andTom

in“APerfectWedding”.FolowDannyonInstagram andTwiter@Deaks9

MAIYADESOUSA FlyingMonkey,Ensemble

Maiyaissuperexcitedtobepartofthisholidaypantomime.ShewasseeninBOTG’s

“Oliver!”earlierthisyearand“TheTravelTrunk”in2015.Sheis11yearsoldinGrade

6.Hobbiesincludeplayingwithfriends,dancing,singing,andbabysiting.She

wouldliketothankherfriendsandfamilyfortheirsupport!Enjoytheshow!

ISABELLADEURRAVELAZQUEZ Ensemble

Isabelaisdelightedtobeinthecast.Sheisin7thGradeataschoolinBurlington.

Atschool,Isabelaenjoyshistoryaswelasreadingandwriting.Isabelawasin

BOTG’s“Oliver!”.Outsideofschool,shedoesvocallesonswithLynneScotandis

doingherBronzestarinswimming.Shewouldliketothankherparents,family,

friendsandLynneScotforsupportingandencouraginghertoalwaystryherbest

andfolowherdreams.

JEANDIZON Ensemble

Jeanhasbeenadancerforawhilenow,andisdelightedtobeapartofthe

ensemble.She'sformerlybeenin“Macbeth”and“TheRiseandRiseofDaniel

Rocket”withacommunitytheatregroup,andsheisveryexcitedtobedancingin

thisproduction.

BROOKEDOSSANTOS Ensemble

Brookehasappearedin“Oliver!”,“BeautyandtheBeastPantomime”,“EmbarasmentofRiches”,“She’saPil”,andvariousmusicconcertsandschoolperformances.

ShesangwiththeOakvileChildren’sChoirandstudiesvocalandpianowiththe

RCM.Sherecentlyjoinedtheschoolbandtolearnguitarandsaxophone.Thankyou

toBOTGforanotherwonderfulopportunity.

JESSDUNSFORD AuntieEm,FlyingMonkey

ThisisJes’sthirdappearanceintheBOTGpanto!Shehasfaleninlovewiththe

theatreaswelaswithalofthecastmembersandissogratefultobepartofthe

pantofamily.Shewouldliketothankherancé,familyandfriendsfortheircontinuedsupport!

JACOBDUNN Ensemble

JaJacobisan11yearoldwhoatendsalocalschoolinOakvile.Hehaspreviously

playedtheroleofWarnerin“LegalyBlondetheMusical”,TheBigBadWolf&Theloniousin“ShrektheMusical”andwasamemberoftheensembleinin“Seusicalthe

Musical”.Jacobwasbornforthestageandisexcitedtobesinginganddancingin

hisrstBOTGproduction.


FELICIAEMPEY Bop,Mario,Ensemble

FeliciaispleasedtojointheOakvilePantomimeagainthisyear.Previously,shehas

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

VictoriaColegeDramaSociety.Herothermusicalcreditsinclude”AnneofGreen

Gables”and“CrazyChristmasExtravaganza”.Feliciawouldliketothankherfamily,

friendsandlegionsofcrazedfansfortheirunwaveringsupport.

MOIRAHENSHAW Minion,Ensemble

Moira’spasionforactingwasignitedwhenshetookherrstdramaclasatage4.

HerfavouriteroletodatehasbeenherturnasRakiin“TheLionKing”.Afanofthe

pantosinceage2,MoiraisthriledtobejoiningBOTGforthersttimethisyear.

AMANDAIRVINEShazam,Ensemble

Amandaishappytobebackwithfamilyforher4thpantomime.Afterherrecent

roleasBonBon,theirtyandlovablecandycanein“BeautyandtheBeast”,playing

Shazam isafunandchalengingchange.InhersparetimeAmandaisahighschool

teacherwhoenjoysthedailydramaoftheclasroom.Shewantstothankher

friendsfortheircontinuoussupportintheaudienceandthosefanswhocomeout

toseetheholidaypantomimetraditionyearafteryear.Thisshowisdedicatedto

herfather-I'lalwaysbeyourstar!

GRACEJOHNSON-CARTWRIGHT LitleChicken,Ensemble

WhileatendingAldershotPerformingArts,itwasimmediatelyclearthatGracehas

apasionfortheatre.Whennotsingingandacting,Gracecanbefoundpracticing

gymnastics.SheiscurentlyanAdvancedCircusGymnastandatendedthe

NationalCircusSchoollastsummer.GraceisveryexcitedtobereturningtoBOTG.

MostrecentlysheenjoyedplayingPoppyin“BeautyandtheBeast”,andCharlie

Batesin“Oliver!”.

SHAWNAJOHNSON Caesar

ShawnaisdelightedtobejoiningBOTGonceagainfortheirfthannualChristmas

pantomime!Notableperformancesofthisambitious11thgradestudentinclude

“Schoolhouse”,“SeasonsofLove”,“Cinderela”,“PeterPan”,”SnowWhite”,“SureThing

(It’sAlintheTiming)”,“BeautyandtheBeast”,andmostrecently,“WarLeters”.

Specialshout-outgoestoherwonderfulmotherforalwaysbeingherbiggest

cheerleader.

SOFIAKARACHOK-SAVITZKY Minion,Ensemble

Soaisthriledtobepartof“TheWizardofOz”.Soaisagradevestudentandhas

beeninterestedinactingandsingingsinceaveryyoungage.Shehasappearedin

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


REBECCAKILBURN Gelen

Rebeccaissuperexcitedtobebackforherfourthpantomime!Recentlyappearing

inBOTG’s“Oliver!”,Rebeccahasbeenkeepingherselfbusywithmakingdebutsin

IndielmsinToronto.Shewouldliketothankunconditionalyherwonderful,

supportive,rock-starfamily!

MADDIELINDO Ensemble

Maddiehasbeeninvolvedintheperformingartsforthepastthreeyears,taking

clasesinvoice,jazzandmusicaltheatre.Shehasperformedinschoolproductions

of“BeautyandtheBeast”and“Charlote’sWeb”.ThisisherrstrolewithacommunitytheatrecompanyandisthriledtobepartoftheEnsemble.

COURTNEYMACK Ensemble

CourtneyissuperexcitedtobeinherrstBOTGproduction!Sheenjoysdancing,

beingonstageandplayingvoleybal.Courtney’sfavouritesubjectsincludeMath

andLanguage.Shelovestrackandeldandcroscountry.Courtneywouldliketo

thankthecastandcrewof“TheWizardofOz”formakingherfeelwelcomeatBOTG.

BRADYMORRISON SteveHolstein,Ensemble

Bradywouldliketothankeveryoneforcomingouttoseethisyear’spantomimeof

“TheWizardofOz”.YoumayhaveseenBradyinpreviouspantomimesplayingthe

rolesofMilkin“BeautyandtheBeast”,TMGin“SnowWhite”,Tinker-Bilin“PeterPan”,

andPrinceCharmingin“Cinderela”.AspecialthankyougoesouttoBrady’sparents

andfriendsforaltheloveandsupporteveryyear!

SCARLETTRICKARDS Minion,Ensemble

ScarletissoexcitedtobebackwithBOTGforanotherproduction.Shewasaboyin

“Oliver!”andhadsomuchfun.Shelovestomakefortswithherbrotherandcook

withhermom anddad.Shealsolikestoatend7thgradeatanear-byschool.

Scarletisthankfulforalthesupportshegetsandhopesyouenjoytheshow.

ANNESAINT-AMOUR Ensemble

Anneisthriledtoperform inherrstBOTGproductionwithmanytalentedand

wonderfulactors.Pastshowsinclude,theensembleofCCMP’s“Jekyl&Hyde”,West

Studio’s“BloodBrothers”andwilbeinCCMP’s“Ches”(Spring18).Thisisatreatto

beinsuchafunshowduringtheholidays!

GREERSHEPPARD FlyingMonkey,Ensemble

Greerisextremelyproudtobejoiningthecastof“TheWizardofOz”.Sheisinsixth

gradeFrenchImmersion.Greerrstappearedonstageattheageofnineinthe

ensembleof“SnowWhite”.SincethenGreerhasalsoappearedasChocolateChipin

“BeautyandtheBeast”,theensembleof“Oliver!”,andtheBaristerinherschool’s

productionof“TheWizardofOz”.GreeralsoenjoysPowerTumbling,dance,vocal

andpianolesons.Greerwouldliketothankhermom,dad,brothers,andher

grandmasandgrandpasfortheirloveandsupport.


TERRISKOV ChickenLitle

TeriisthriledtobebackwithOakvilePantomimeforthethirdyearinarow!When

notdeckedoutinfulchickengear,youcanndTeridishingoutherownbrandof

improvcomedyatlocalvenuesorinlongcheckoutlinesatgrocerystores.Abig

thankstoherfamilyandfriendsforthesupportandlove!

EMMASMITH Dorothy

EmmaispleasedtobemakingherBOTGdebut.SheisaUniversityofTorontograd

andtheatrefan.HerfavouritepastcreditsincludeCinderelain“IntotheWoods”,

MarcyParkin“SpelingBee”andDorothyin“WizardofOz”,aroleshehasplayed

oncebeforeinmiddleschool.Enjoytheshow!

RACHELSLATER Ensemble

Rachelisexcitedtobepartof“TheWizardofOz”,herfourthpantowithBOTG.

PreviousproductionsalsoincludeBOTG's“Oliver!”andtheCampOuareaubilingual

productionof“Matilda”,inwhichRachelplayedNigelinbothFrenchandEnglish.

Rachelisingrade5atanOakvileFrenchimmersionschool.Shewouldliketothank

herfriendsandfamilyfortheirsupportandforcomingtoseetheshow!

ALEXWHITE FlyingMonkey,Ensemble

Alexisthriledtobebackinher3rdBOTGpantomime.Shehaspreviouslyplayedin

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

“Dracula”(VanHelsing).Alexisextremelyblesedtohaveherparents,ance

Brendan,amazingfriendsandfamilysupportingher.Shethanksherparentsfor20+

yearsofsupportinhermusiceducationandBrendanforyourconstantlove.

PAULWILSON Lion

PaulhasappearedinafewBurlOakshowsoverthelastfewyearsandappearedlast

yearas“TheBeast”inourHolidayPantomime.Nostrangertoplaysandmusicals

backintheUK,hehasonlystartedactinginCanadaafterasix-yearhiatusfolowing

hisemigrationhere.Heisthriledtobepartofsuchadynamicandenergeticteam

forthisshow.

OSCARHAMILTON-WILSON Ensemble

OscarjoinedBurloakforhisveryrstshowayearago,wherelastDecemberhe

madehisdebutappearanceinourproductionof"BeautyandtheBeast-AHoliday

Pantomime".HethenappearedasoneofFagin’sboysinourMusical“Oliver!”.Heis

onceagainenjoyingtheexperienceandtheopportunitytorehearseandperform

withagreatcrewandcast.


CHANTALFORDE Director,Choreographer

Chantalisawriter,director,performerandeducatorwhoisdelightedthatyouare

heretoday!“TheWizardofOz-AHolidayPantomime”,co-writenwithherhusband,

Tim Cadeny,markstheirfthannualOakvileHolidayPantomime.Recentwriting

creditsofthemoreseriousfareinclude“Grey”and“PerceptionsofLoveinthe

PursuitofHappines”.Apanto-sizeddoseoflovegoesouttotheamazingcastand

crewfortheirincredibletalentandenergy.

BETHPOAD Producer,AssistantStageManager

Withabackgroundineducation,BethstumbleduponBurlOakCommunityTheatre

asahobbybackin2010.Sincethen,shehasworkedonavarietyofperformance

projectsandhasmetsomeamazinglytalentedindividuals.Inher"nextlife",she

hopestoreturntoearthasagiftedactor/singer/dancerherself,butfornowsheis

verycontenttoworkbackstageandhelpmakethemagicoflivetheatrealcome

together.

CATHYBURY Producer

Workingwithalargecastandcrewisachalengebutalsoanextremepleasureas

altheelementscometogethertocreateanamazingproduction.Asaformer

teacher,Cathyenjoysseeingthevarietyofyoungtalentonstageandcongratulates

everyoneontheireffortandcreativity.Thecombinedtalentsandenthusiasm have

createdaveryuniqueandentertainingshow.Enjoy!

KRISTINAYUSUPOV StageManager

Kristinahasbeenpasionateabouttheatresincetherstplayshehaseverseen

backinMoscowatage4.KristinagothersupplementaryeducationinPerforming

ArtsatSheridanColege.AfterworkingasasistantproducerandASM inthe

TheatreFixproductionof“TheContainer”,shestartedTheBlueBirdTheatreand

CreativityClub,inOakvile.Kristinapreviouslystagemanaged “Grey”attheToronto

Fringe,directedandproducedherownadaptationofMaeterlinck’s“TheBlueBird”

fortheHamiltonFringeaswelasdevelopedandhostedavarietyofcreative

projectssuchas“Feathers,anEveningofMagicalStoryteling”,“PoetryPotluckand

Polines:AJewelryMakingGala”.

GREGSTANTON AssistantStageManager

GregisthriledtobebackasASM withBOTG.Heisalwayslookingforwardtowhat

hisnexttheatreopportunitywilbring.Previouscreditsinclude"Oliver!"and

"BeautyandtheBeast:AHolidayPantomime","Disney'sBeautyandtheBeast"and

"IntotheWoods".


PATKOSMALSKI,SALLYKILBURN,HILARYSPEED Costumes

“TheThreeMusketeers”rideagain.Pat,SalyandHilaryarepleasedtobemaking

costumestogetheronceagain,astheytraveldowntheyelowbrickroad,

designingandmakingcostumesfortheirsecondmajorproductionwithBOTG.

Thankstotheirfamiliesfortheirpatienceandunderstandingasroomsintheir

houseswereconvertedtocostumeworkshops.“Alforoneandoneforal,united

westand,dividedwefal.”

SUSANFORDESetPainting

Forthe5thyearnow,Susanandherenthusiasticpaintingteam aredelightedto

havebroughtcolourtoalsortsofimaginativeobjectscommonlyfoundinboth

KansasandtheSapphireCity.Youwilndcornstalks,ofcourse,aswelas

humongousmushrooms,delightfullolipops,and,yes,agrandwizard'scastle!

Now,onwiththeshow!

JANECORYELL SetDesign

Since1979,Dr.JaneCoryelhasdesigned150productionsfortheatregroupsand

schools.Setdesignperfectlybalancessoloandcolaborativecreativity.Sheloves

seeingthecompletedset,lookingevenbeterthanrstimagined,thanksto

dedicatedfelowcreators.Awardsfrom TheatreOntarioandOakvileacknowledge

Jane’screativityandcommunityinvolvement.

DIANESLATER SantaClausePararde,ParentCo-Ordinator

DianeisveryhappytobehelpingwithhersecondBOTGshow,havinghadagreat

timedoingpropsfor“CalendarGirls”.Thisisherfourthpantoasa"pantoparent"

andDianewouldliketothanktheBOTGgroupforbeingsowelcomingandfor

sharingintheircreativeworldwithsuchanewcomertothetheatrescene!

TIM SPEED,GREGSTANTON,JAMESMcDONALD,STEVEPERSON

SetConstruction

Tim is,onceagain,delightedtobeleadingateam ofskiledanddedicated

craftsmenbuildingthesetsforBOTG'spanto.Greg,James,SteveandTim have

mostrecentlyworkedtogetheron“BeautyandtheBeast”,”BuyingtheMoose”,

“Oliver!”and“CalendarGirls”.Theyarebecomingusedtore-purposingasorted

lumbertocreatebridges,pianosandnowcornelds,mushroom kingdoms,

farmsandcastles.Theyhopethatyouwilenjoytheircreations.

EVIADLER,DEBEATON,DIANESLATER,CATHYBURY,LORNAGURNELL

Properties&SetDecoration

Thepropsandsetdécorteam arehappytobeworkingtogetheronthisfantastic

“WizardofOz”show.Diane,DebandEvihavealhadapartinsearchingoutand

creatingthemanydifferentpropsandsetpieces.Wehadfunguringouthowto

makegiantlolipopsandthemagicmushrooms.Asteachers(pastandpresent)

andanHRDirector,it'samazingtowatcheveryone'scolectivecontributions

cometogethertocreatethisuniquepanto.Enjoytheshow!


SUZIWESSON&DOUGBELFOUR MusicalDirectors

SuziWesonandDougBalfourhaveworkedtogetherfor35years–witha27year

breakinthemiddle!Performers/composers/arangers/teachers,separatelyand

togethertheirworkhasincludedeverythingfrom bigshows–“LesMiserables”,

“SunsetBoulevard”,“Phantom”;tobigbands–“ForeverSwing”.Arealrenaisance

performer,Dougisanaccomplishedclasicalpianist/composerwhoalsorocks

outwithRobbieLaneandtheDisciples.Suziisaveteranactor/singer,whocut

herteethonjazzandhassungeverythingfrom countrytocontemporarypop.

TheyhaverecentlyreleasedaCD,Always.

CIARACOTE,SAMANTHAYUNG,MARIABECERRA,SHANICEANTOINE,

AEJINLEE,VERONICADANTAS

Make-UpArtists

Ourteam ofMakeupArtistsandStylistscombinedtheirtalentsandcreativity

tocreatethefacesofourpanto!Samantha,ShaniceandVeronicaarestudents

intheSheridanColegeTheatreprogram.Mariahasworkedfordifferentbrands,

photographersandcelebritiesinCanada,England,AustraliaandMexicoand

rightnowisonaprojectwithfashiondesignerAlexiaUlibari.Ciaraisalocal

highschoolstudentandaspiringmakeupartist.Shehasworkedonprevious

showsandisthriledtobeworkingwiththeBurlOakTheatreGroup.


THEBURLOAKTHEATREGROUPPRESENTS

EntertainingAngels

ByRichardEvere

JANUARY25TH-28TH,2018

THURSDAY-SATURDAY@ 8PM

SUNDAYMATINEE@ 2PM

TICKETS$30

DircetedbyRikiWright

OAKVILLECENTREFORTHEPERFORMINGARTS

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

WWW.OAKVILLECENTRE.CA

THEBURLOAK

THEATREGROUP


ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

THANK YOU!

*SherwinWiliamsPaints,SpeersRoad

*OakvileBlueprinting

*NadiaMear

*DavidNash

*AdultsinMotion(AIM)

*MariaBecera-mariamongey.tumblr.com

*DruryLaneTheatricalCompany

*EmbroideryElite

CONGRATULATIONSTO THECASTAND

CREW OFWIZARDOFOZ


THEBURLOAKTHEATREGROUPPRESENTS

OF

HORORS

MusicbyAlanMenken&LyricsbyHowardAshman

APRIL18TH-22ND,2018

WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY@ 8PM

SAT&SUNMATINEE@ 2PM

TICKETS$33

Directedby MikeRanieri

MusicalDirectionbyJenniferPeace

ChoreographybyChantalForde

OAKVILLECENTREFORTHEPERFORMINGARTS

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

WWW.OAKVILLECENTRE.CA

THEBURLOAK

THEATREGROUP


HELPUSRAISEMONEYFORTHESMILEZONE

DURING THEPERFORMANCE!

IN THELOBBYBEFORETHESHOW AND DURING INTERMISSION.

MOREDETAILSINSIDEYOURPROGRAM.

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