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The Middle Place ()

Produced by

Project: Humanity

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Creator: Andrew Kushnir
Director: Alan Dilworth


Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace


August 6th, 2009 – August 15th, 2009


“This is a really difficult house.”
It’s where people like Kaali and Nevaeh live, but it’s not home.
Constructed from interviews conducted at a Rexdale youth shelter, THE MIDDLE PLACE has five actors bring to the stage the extraordinary voices of 16 homeless youth, 3 tireless caseworkers and one outsider. (The Middle Place Facebook Event)


Akosua Amo-Adem Actress 2
Antonio Cayonne Actor 2
Paul Dunn The Outsider
Jessica Greenberg Actress 1
Kevin Walker Actor 1

Creative Team

Andrew Kushnir Creator
Alan Dilworth Director
Jung-Hye Kim Set Designer
Jung-Hye Kim Costume Designer
Kimberly Purtell Lighting Designer
Monica Dottor Movement
Matthew Leon Sound Designer
Thomas Ryder Payne Sound Consultant
Susan Stover Assistant Director


Andrea Schurman Stage Manager


Peter Eaton Venue Technician
John Thomson Venue Technician
Peter Eaton Festival Lighting Designer