MAY 4 @ 7:00PM
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The Nows is a story about three friends and a cactus called back to a long summer by the lake. Lavender, Mar, and Eunice are tested in their quest to retrieve Milton II from across the bay, but what’s more is all they conceal. This play explores themes of friendship, time, and entering adulthood. 

Avery McMillan is a playwright and theatre creator from Sault Ste Marie studying Dramaturgy and Drama Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Their previous plays include Itinerary and The Vinyl Problem, which received Notable Newbie at Fringe North 2021.

Jessie Bergeron is a multidisciplinary theatre artist from Timmins and the Artistic and Executive Director of the Tamarack Arts Association. After graduating from the University of Ottawa with a BA in Theatre Studies, she trained in acting at George Brown College. She has since branched out into playwriting, directing and producing. She is a proud mama of two and a teacher-mom to many more. As a mother-artist, a feminist, a queer woman, and a person who lives with mental illness, she works to create space for these communities and explore these lived experiences through her art.

Actor, clown, writer, director and community arts builder, France Huot is a bilingual artist and graduate of Laurentian University’s Arts d’expression program. As an actor, she has also worked closely with the Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario on many productions such as Jack, written by Marie-Pierre Proulx, and Parmi les éclats written and directed by Miriam Cusson. In the fall of 2023, she participated in the production of Trois created by Mani Soleymanlou (Orange noyée, National Art Center). Written in collaboration with 40 francophone artists from across the country, the play toured in nine different cities in Canada. She’s currently writing her newest play Ragtime Gal which sheds light period pain and period management. 

France is also the co-founder of the collective Hoquet/Hiccup! with her artistic partner Jenny Hazelton which is dedicated to creating new theatrical works. Their kaleidoscopic approach to theatre-making draws upon many different forms such as clown, shadow puppetry and physical theatre to develop new pieces. They are currently working on a new clown piece called The Pyramid Project

France is also very active in the arts and culture sector in Sudbury and across the province. She hosts and organizes events, cultural mediation activities, workshops for schools and the community. 

Trinity is a queer actor, and musician born in Vancouver but raised here in the heart of the north, Sudbury. She just graduated from George Brown Theatre school and is thrilled to be returning to her hometown to delve into the vibrant arts and theatre community we are lucky to have here. Throughout Trinity’s time at GBTS, she has had the opportunity to work with some of Canada’s top theatre practitioners such as Peter Pasyk, Kwaku Okyere, Tanisha Taitt ,Sue Miner and Jeannette Lambermont-Morey. 

Some selected credits include Ride The Cyclone(Ocean),Romeo and Juliet(Benvolio) at YES Theatre. Trinity invites you to listen, play and laugh as loud as you can with your friends.

Dramaturg: Caitie Graham is a dramaturg, playwright, and emerging screenwriter who is as excited about telling stories as she is about empowering others to do the same. Over her career as a dramaturg, Caitie has designed and facilitated several playwriting units for emerging artists, most notably at Tarragon Theatre (Young Playwrights Unit 2017-2020), and Driftwood Theatre Group, where she began as Company Dramaturg in 2020. Most recently, Caitie was the Assistant Dramaturg on Queen Goneril by Erin Shields at Soulpepper Theatre. She is the facilitator of the inaugural Northerners Creation Unit.