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Michael plays Bartholomew and is an improviser and actor living in Canada. In his free time he runs a series of escape room businesses.
Phil plays AL and is an improviser and actor living in Canada. He performs at Bad Dog Theatre in Toronto and is a fixture of the improv community.
Tyra plays The Captain in Season 4 and is a black, queer artist from Edmonton, Alberta. She has performed improv internationally. She was in Rapid Fire Theatre until 2019, is currently studying Comedy Writing and Performance at Humber College, and is apart of the Main stage Narrative Team at Improv College and does weekly shows with Bad Dog Theatre.
Sean plays Bob and is one of the producers of the show. He is a queer artist, recovering juggler, and ashamed digital marketer. He can be found writing, improvising and wrangling audio production schedules until he is in tears.
Eli points microphones, writes tunes, and makes alien bug noises. He’s also the lead writer and co-producer (with Sean) of fantasy-comedy Alba Salix, Royal Physician and its spinoffs.
Mbula played the Captain in Season One. She was a dear friend, fellow improviser and actor in Canada. She passed away unexpectedly in 2020. We will forever miss her dancing and doing Karaoke at all hours of the day or night.
Season 4 is dedicated to the memory of Mbula.
Scott Thompson is an improviser, storyteller, writer and dungeon master living on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples. He is the Moip(s) in episode 107.
Katie is an improviser, speech pathologist and comedy geek living in Ontario Canada. She plays Nnhoh in episode 111 and 112.
Lee is a comedian, improviser, actor, writer and alumnus of Second City. He is a multiple nominee and winner of the Canadian Comedy Award and a Gemini. He is also one part of the amazing improvised podcast, Illusionoid.
He plays a mysterious guest in episodes 208 and 209.
Dan is an actor, writer, improviser and educator from Massachusetts. Dan holds a degree from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts and is a member of the Upright Citizens Brigade. He is also the co-creator of the amazing Marsfall and the voice of ANDI.
Episodes 210 and 211.
Nicole Passmore (she/her) is an improviser, comedian, and actor from Toronto. She is a member of the Second City National Touring Company, a performer at the Bad Dog Theatre Company, and part of award-winning sketch troupe The Sketchersons. Select TV credits include Umbrella Academy (Netflix), New Eden (Crave), Bit Playas (CBC), and Blind Sighted (AMI).
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We survived the Fringe!
A HUGE thank you to everyone who came to see us at the Hamilton Fringe Festival. We had a blast putting on our first live show, and we will definitely be doing it again once we recover! Thanks also to our special guests – Michael Howie, Hannah Gallant, Alan Belerique, Aaron Boyd, Brie Watson, Jonathan Sconza...