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If Hearts Could Bloom ()

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Director: Cameron Ferguson
Playwrights: James Croker and Cameron Ferguson


Pia Bouman: Scotiabank Studio Theatre


August 14th, 2014 – August 16th, 2014


If Hearts Could Bloom takes on the age old struggle between conformity and individuality in a fresh and dynamic way. Through use of physical theatre and commedia inspired red nose, this large ensemble will bring audiences on a journey of life, and love and the struggle to fight against the need to conform.

If Hearts Could Bloom was performed at the Sears Drama Festival Ontario Showcase and is the result of a four year collaboration between director, performers and Motus O Dance Theatre.  (


Tamara Kailas Everyperson
Amy Wong Everywoman
Kainaat Rizvi Everyperson's Mom
Cody Clayton Everyperson's Dad / Film Performer
Amir Abdelmalak Big Boss
Malaika Hamadi Teacher / Film Performer
Jeremy Chong Mad Scientist / Old Factory Worker / Film Performer
Jeremy Tremblett Corporate Greed Man / Clown Citizen / Film Performer
Bianca Dias Mom / Doula Stork / Clown Citizen / Child / Film Performer
Shareesa Haniff Everywoman's Mother / Doctor / Clown Citizen / Film Performer
Alvin Lin Bus Driver / Dad / Announcer / Clown Citizen
Paige McKenzie Popcorn Lady / Baby / Clown Citizen
Geneesha Prasad Student / Mom / Clown Citizen
Rishika Sinha Doula Stork / Clown Citizen
Agenee Sithamparanathan Mom / Clown Citizen
Alexsis Theodore Popcorn Lady / Clown Citizen

Creative Team

Cameron Ferguson Director
James Croker Playwright
Cameron Ferguson Playwright
James Croker Choreographer
Christel Bartelse Choreographer
Cameron Ferguson Choreographer
Joseph Patrick Lighting Designer
Sam Ashirbekova Slides
Cody Clayton Director (film)
Bianca Dias Assistant Director (film)
Josiah O’Boyle Director of Photography (film)


Chris Yung Stage Manager
Monika Komlos Tech Crew
Josiah O’Boyle Camera Person (film)
Michael Wong Assistant Camera Person (film)


Joseph Patrick Venue Technician
Joseph Patrick Festival Lighting Designer
Andrew Brodkin Venue Technician