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The Black Drum ()

Produced by

Deaf Culture Centre

Playwright: Adam Pottle
Director: Mira Zuckermann

Venue

The Michael Young Theatre

Run

June 15th, 2019 – June 29th, 2019

Synopsis

A young woman’s life is turned upside down when her tattoos come alive and propel her on a fantastical journey in search of her own inner voice. (soulpepper.ca)


Cast

Bob Hiltermann Minister
Dawn Jani Birley Joan
Yan Liu Bree / Butterfly
Daniel Durant Oscar / Bulldog
Natasha Bacchus Squib
Corinna Den Dekker Ava
Agata Wisny Karen
Jaelyn Russell-Lillie Ballet Dancer
Sita Weereatne Ballet Dancerc
Abbey Jackson-Bell Ballet Dancer
Raquel Duffy Voice Actor
Diego Matamoros Voice Actor

Creative Team

Adam Pottle Playwright
Mira Zuckermann Director
Jack Volpe Assistant Director
Ken MacKenzie Set Designer
Chris Malkowski Lighting Designer
Ken MacKenzie Prop Designer
Ruth Albertyn Costume Designer
Maryam Hafizirad Makeup Design
Adam Harendorf Sound Designer
Chris Joslin Motion Capture Designer
Laura Warren Projection Designer
Pamela Witcher Signed Music Specialist
Patricia Allison Choreographer
Patricia Allison Movement Director
Geoff Scovell Fight Director
Nathalie Toriel Voice Director
Tine Thomasson Resident Dramaturge
Solvi R. Zuckermann Assistant Dramaturge

Music

Dimitri Kanaris Drummer

Production

Joanne Cripps Producer
Anita Small Director of Cross Cultural Development
Anita Small Research
Sally Roberts Production Manager
Sandi Becker Stage Manager
Seren Brooke Lannon Assistant Stage Manager
Maryam Hafizirad Tattoo Artist
Jason Cripps Sound Consultant
JT Pickering Technical Director
Jeffrey Baker Student Ballet Instructor
Katie Harkins Student Ballet Instructor
Gwen Fischer Student Ballet Facilitator
Negar Nemati Wardrobe Head
Melanie McNeill Head Costume Builder
Harpreet Kaur Wardrobe Assistant
Angela McQueen Make-up Artist
Emily Butters Head of Properties
Ron Hall ASL Master
Helen Pizzacalla ASL Master
Jody Cripps Research
Peggy Zehr ASL Interpreter
Rosalie Vissers ASL Interpreter
Sharon Pardy ASL Interpreter
Sheila Johnston ASL Interpreter
Tegan MacFarlane ASL Interpreter
Victoria Dwight ASL Interpreter
April Holtom ASL Interpreter
Siri Gjellan NSL / English Interpreter
Christina Bruland NSL / English Interpreter
Marianne Larosi NSL / English Interpreter
Anne Stordal NSL / English Interpreter
Rachel Gladstone Recording Engineer

Staff

Chris Scholey Producer Consultant
Tania Senewiratne Producer Consultant
Andrew Leeke Producer Consultant
Caryn Beamer Producer Consultant