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Borne ()

Produced by

Rare Theatre Company

Presented by

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Creator: Judith Thompson
Director: Judith Thompson


The Tank House Theatre


June 27th, 2014 – July 19th, 2014


Borne is a new piece of theatre created by award-winning playwright Judith Thompson in collaboration with nine performers who use wheelchairs. Watch as they share their own hilarious and heart-breaking stories in their own words and explore the myths and preconceptions about living with a disability. (


Josh Dvorkin Performer
Nikoletta Erdelyi Performer
Dan Harvey Performer
Harley Nott Performer
Dan Raralio Performer
David Shannon Performer
Russell Winkelaar Performer
Maayan Ziv Performer

Creative Team

Judith Thompson Creator
Judith Thompson Director
Nick Hutcheson Assistant Director
Beth Kates Production Designer
Dan Raralio Composer


Dan Raralio Accompanist


Nick Hutcheson Stage Manager
Julia Thomas Assistant Stage Manager
Suzanne Roberts Smith Assistant Stage Manager
Theresa Power Assistant Stage Manager
Brenda Surminski Production Director
Brenda Surminski Co-Producer
Nick Hutcheson Co-Producer
Benjamin Stein Vocal and Instrumental Coach


Jacqueline Robertson-Cull Head of Hair and Makeup
Greg Poulin Production Manager
Mike Ledermueller Technical Director
Andrew Hillman Associate Technical Director
Andrew Leeke Assistant Technical Director
Lisa Nighswander Head of Properties
Duncan Johnstone Head Scenic Artist
Andy DeVries Head Carpenter
Benn Hough House Technician
Megan Burns House Technician
Jason Browning House Technician