Kinky Boots at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge

Artist Bios

The Cast

George Absi* (Angel) George Absi* (Angel)
Drayton Entertainment: Sleeping Beauty: The Panto, Disney’s Newsies, Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Other theatre: Mamma Mia! (Aquarius/Western), Beauty and the Beast (Neptune), Just Rock/Formidable (Carnival), Notre Dame De Paris (Betty Oliphant). Film/TV: Once Upon A Time (ABC), Schitt’s Creek (Netflix), The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu), Let’s Go Luna (PBS Kids), Full Out (Netflix), PanAm Opening/Closing Ceremonies (Cirque Du Soleil/CTV), Party Mamas (Slice Network), Cineplex, Tim Hortons, and Pizza Hut commercials. George has worked with international artists, Psy (MMVAs), Deborah Cox, Kreesha Turner, Fefe Dobson, Classified. A.D./Choreographer (T.D.C Ent.). Love and thanks to my agent, family, and friends. Instagram: @georgeabsi *Dance Captain

Jayme Armstrong (Nicola) Jayme Armstrong (Nicola)
Drayton Entertainment (selected): Director: Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid. Performer: Millie in Thoroughly Modern Millie, Adrian in Rocky: The Musical, Linda in Holiday Inn, Janet in The Drowsy Chaperone, Sherrie in Rock of Ages, The 39 Steps, Lina in Singin’ in the Rain, Reno in Anything Goes, Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors, Betty in White Christmas, Marian in The Music Man, Roxie in Chicago, Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Fantine in Les Misérables, Elle in Legally Blonde, Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins, Maria in The Sound of Music, Guinevere in Camelot (North American Tour). Jayme is the proud owner of Enchanted Entertainment, specializing in children’s character birthday parties in Waterloo Region. www.enchantedentertainment.ca

Jos N. Banks (Lola/Simon) Jos N. Banks (Lola/Simon)
Drayton Entertainment debut. Other theatre: National Tours: Lola in Kinky Boots (U.S./Canada/China/Singapore), Hud in Hair, Harpo in The Color Purple. Regional: Joan Jett Blakk in Ms. Blakk for President (Steppenwolf), Smokey Joe’s Café, The Color Purple (Drury Lane), Jesus Christ Superstar (Paramount Theatre), The Scottsboro Boys (Porchlight Music Theatre), Apollo Theatre, Black Ensemble Theatre, Royal George. Film/TV: Ocean in The Chi, The Chicago Code, Rise Against’s music video Make It Stop. Jos is the winner of StageScene LA’s Scenie Award for Breakout Performance in a Touring Production as Lola in Kinky Boots. Representation: Paonessa Talent Agency. Be FEARLESS. www.FearlessJos.com Instagram: @JosNBanks

Justin Bott (Mutt) Justin Bott (Mutt)
Drayton Entertainment: Sleeping Beauty: The Panto, Annie, Jack and the Beanstalk: The Panto, Rocky: The Musical. Other theatre: Stag & Doe (Tweed & Co), The Wizard of Oz (Young People’s Theatre, Dora Award Winner for Best Ensemble, Toronto Theatre Critics Award Winner for Best Supporting Actor), Avenue Q (Citadel, Sterling Award Winner for Outstanding Production), The Foursome (Lighthouse). TV commercials for Casper with John Tavares, Heinz’s Mayonnaise, Sonnet, Interstate Batteries, Scotiabank, Paperbird and more! Much love to Debbie and Ollie. Special thanks to Alex and David. Like “Justin Bott” on Facebook, follow him on Twitter/Instagram @jeybott, or go to www.justinbott.com

AJ Bridel (Lauren) AJ Bridel (Lauren)
Drayton Entertainment (select): You’ll Get Used To It! ... The War Show, Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan in Peter Pan: The Panto. Other theatre (select): Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables (Charlottetown Festival), leading roles in several Ross Petty Pantos, Dora Award Nominee for this role as Lauren in Kinky Boots (Mirvish), Mary in The Little Years (Stratford). Film/TV: Shelby, Odd Squad (TVO Kids), A Christmas Carol (CBC/Family), Private Eyes (Global), Top 3 finalist on CBC’s Over the Rainbow. AJ could not be happier to be back with the Kinky Boots family so close to home! Love and thanks to Alex, David, The Talent House, and my lobster. Instagram: @ajbridel

Patrick R. Brown (George) Patrick R. Brown (George)
Drayton Entertainment: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Beauty and the Beast, The 39 Steps, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dial M for Murder, Moon Over Buffalo (Director). Other theatre (selected): Jafar in Aladdin, Scar in The Lion King (Broadway/National Tour/Singapore), Legally Blonde, Baskerville … (Stage West Calgary), The Man Who Came to Dinner, She Loves Me, Caesar & Cleopatra, Easy Virtue, A Foggy Day, On the 20th Century, The Chocolate Soldier (Shaw), The Drowsy Chaperone (MTC), Bach At Leipzig (Theatre Athena), A Christmas Carol (Theatre Calgary), My Fair Lady (ATP).

 

Michael Derworiz (Angel) Michael Derworiz (Angel)
Drayton Entertainment debut. Other theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Theatre Rusticle), RED, blue (Art Pop-Up), Anne of Green Gables (Thousand Island Playhouse), Heresy (Paprika Festival), Kiss of the Spider Woman (Eclipse Theatre Company), On the Town, Crazy for You (Theatre Sheridan), Erik with a K (Canadian Music Theatre Project), Mamma Mia! (Theatre St. John’s). Thank you Momma, The Talent House, and friends! xo Instagram: @michaelderworiz

     
 

Sara-Jeanne Hosie (Trish) Sara-Jeanne Hosie (Trish)
Drayton Entertainment: Out of Order (Direction), All Shook Up, Vaudeville, Damn Yankees. Other theatre (selected): Anne, Mamma Mia! (Charlottetown Festival), two seasons as the villain in Ross Petty’s Pantos (Elgin Theatre), Into the Woods (Neptune), Wild Party (Musical Stage Co.), The 25th Annual… (Belfry), Chicago (Mayfield), Fun Home, Mary Poppins, Les Misérables (Arts Club). Direction & Choreography: A Little Night Music, Man of La Mancha, Private Lives (Stratford Festival), Kiss of the Spider Woman (Eclipse), My Fair Lady (Bluebridge), Buddy Holly (Chemainus), Godspell, Altar Boyz, SUDS (Arts Club). Sara-Jeanne just premiered her musical Talking Sex On Sunday (Firehall Arts Centre). This one’s for Sarah Luv. www.sjhosie.com

David Houle (Angel) David Houle (Angel)
Drayton Entertainment debut. Other theatre: Kinky Boots (Mirvish), Toronto Dance Théâtre, Canadian Opéra Company, Cirque Du Soleil. Thank you to Sarah Butterworth for believing in me. Thank you to my father for your patience. Jennifer, Brent, and Amber, this one is for you. We did it. Instagram: @davidhoulevezina www.davidhoulevezina.com


 

Stacey Kay (Gemma Louise) Stacey Kay (Gemma Louise)E
Drayton Entertainment: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Kings & Queens of Country, Legends of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Canadian Legends, Legally Blonde, Godspell. Other theatre: Parfumerie (Soulpepper), premiere of Jukebox Hero (Annerin Productions). Stacey Kay graduated from Sheridan’s Music Theatre Performance Program and is now a recording artist in Toronto. Stacey was a finalist on Season 10 of America’s Got Talent. One of Stacey’s career highlights was performing at a David Foster Gala along with Stevie Wonder. Stacey’s album “11 O’Clock Number” is available everywhere. Follow her on social media @StaceyKayMusic. www.StaceyKayMusic.com

Billy Lake (Angel) Billy Lake (Angel)
Drayton Entertainment: Sleeping Beauty: The Panto, Beauty and the Beast, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Cinderella: The Panto, Lucky Stiff. Other theatre: Terry in Pal Joey (Talk is Free Theatre), Michael Heney in Stonecliff (Yukon/Alaska), Pinocchio in Snow White and 007 (Elgin), Ugly in HONK! (Globe Theatre), ten seasons with the Shaw Festival (highlights include Peter and the Starcatcher, Cabaret, Guys and Dolls, Major Barbara, My Fair Lady, and Saint Joan). Billy is a graduate of the Musical Theatre Performance Program at Sheridan College. Special thanks to his family, friends, and Aidan. Social media: @billyonthelake

Michael-Lamont Lytle (Simon Sr.) Michael-Lamont Lytle (Simon Sr.)
Drayton Entertainment debut. Other theatre: Pa in The Color Purple (Citadel/RMTC), Curtis in Sister Act (Mayfield Theatre/Rainbow Stage), Scar in Disney’s The Lion King, Ensemble in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Mirvish), Dancer in Céline Dion Color of My Love Tour, Featured Performer with Cirque Du Soleil. Film/TV: Madam CJ Walker (Netflix), Suits (USA Network), Stormy Weather (Rombus Films), Year of the Lion (CBC). Michael-Lamont dedicates this and all future performances to his husband D’Arcy and his mother Barbara.
 

Erica Peck (Maggie) Erica Peck (Maggie)
Drayton Entertainment: Aurora in Sleeping Beauty: The Panto, Rizzo in Grease, Penny in Hairspray. Other theatre: Mirvish/U.S. National Tour: We Will Rock You, Kinky Boots, The Boys in the Photograph. Stratford: The Rocky Horror Show, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Wanderlust. Regional: Les Belles Soeurs, The Wedding Singer, Cabaret, Songs for a New World. Erica is also the owner and head stylist of WILDTHINGVINTAGE. Love to Mom, Dad, Robin, Pluto, Marat, and The Talent House gang. www.wildthingvintage.etsy.com

Stephanie Pitsiladis (Marge/Milan Stage Manager) Stephanie Pitsiladis (Marge/Milan Stage Manager)
Drayton Entertainment: Grease, Hairspray, Aladdin: The Panto, Snow White: The Panto. Other theatre: Grease (Winter Garden), Hairspray (Mirvish/ Charlottetown/Rainbow Stage/Mayfield), Grease, Why Do Fools Fall In Love?, Shout! The Mod Musical (Stage West), Mother Goose (Theatre Athena), Little Shop of Horrors (Theatre New Brunswick), Gefilte Fish Chronicles (CETM), History of Rock and Roll: Stars and Stripes, Class of ‘63: A Rockin’ Reunion (Mayfield), Our Broadway Love Song, Steel Magnolias, Importance of Being Earnest, My Fair Lady, Sugar Road (RuBarb), Christmas Express (Upper Canada Playhouse). Film/TV: Patch Town (Netflix). Stephanie would like to thank Drayton Entertainment, her family, friends, and everyone at The Talent House for their support!

Tim Porter (Harry/Crispin) Tim Porter (Harry/Crispin)
Drayton Entertainment: Buddy in ELF: The Musical, Jack and the Beanstalk: The Panto, Man of La Mancha, Cinderella: The Panto, The Drowsy Chaperone, HONK!, Lucky Stiff, Marathon of Hope, Singin’ in the Rain, Aladdin: The Panto, Snow White: The Panto, Les Misérables, High School Musical. Other theatre: Cannibal (Starvox), Evil Dead (Original Toronto Production), six seasons with the Stirling Festival, Rooney Doodle in The Doodlebops, Artistic Director of Tweed & Company Theatre, creator of Hastings! The Musical, and Aleck Bell. Many thanks to Alex, David, the Drayton Entertainment team, Bruce and The Talent House, and to his ever-loving and supportive family.

Sayer Roberts (Charlie Price) Sayer Roberts (Charlie Price)
Drayton Entertainment: Johnny B. in Red Rock Diner. Other theatre: The Rocky Horror Show, The Music Man, Guys and Dolls, HMS Pinafore (Stratford Festival, 2017-2018), Les Misérables (Vancouver Arts Club 2015/Chemainus Theatre Festival 2014), Canadian premiere of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (Stage West), Red Rock Diner (Arts Club 2015), Oklahoma! (RCMT). TV: Murdoch Mysteries (CBC), Reign (CW). When not on stage, Sayer is climbing everything in sight with the team at Pursuit OCR in Toronto. Heaps of gratitude to the gang at The Talent House and two of the finest parentals around. Cariad, rwy’n dy garu di.

Reece Rowat (Angel Reece Rowat (Angel
Drayton Entertainment: ELF: The Musical, Beauty and the Beast, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Singin’ in the Rain. Other theatre (selected): ELF: The Musical (Aquarius), The Little Mermaid (Capitol), Kyle O’ Boyle in Legally Blonde (Stage West Calgary), Ross Petty’s A Christmas Carol (Elgin), Snowboy in West Side Story (Rainbow), Les Feux Follets, Soul of the Island (Charlottetown), Godspell, Hello Dolly!, Brantwood 1920-2020 (Sheridan), various productions for Carnival Cruise Line. Reece is a graduate of the Bachelor of Musical Theatre Performance Program at Sheridan College. Big thanks to my family, friends, and the team at da Costa Talent for their undying support. Instagram: @reecejrowat

Andrew Scanlon (Richard Bailey/Paddington) Andrew Scanlon (Richard Bailey/Paddington)
Drayton Entertainment (selected): Les Misérables, The Drowsy Chaperone, Out of Order, Man of La Mancha, Rocky: The Musical, The War Show, Sleeping Beauty: The Panto. Andrew is thrilled to return to Kinky Boots, having appeared in the show’s Original Canadian Company, its First U.S. National Tour, and engagements in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan. Over 20 years as a proud Equity member, Andrew has appeared in numerous productions across Canada. In November, his new adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan will receive its world premiere at Alberta Theatre Projects. Thanks to Alex, David, The Talent House, my family, and my amazing partner, Darcy.

Paul Jerry Schwarz (Don) Paul Jerry Schwarz (Don)
Drayton Entertainment: Good Ol’ Country Gospel. Other theatre: Maxwell Andrews in The Andrews Brothers (Victoria Playhouse Petrolia). Paul studied Vocal Performance at the Eastman School of Music, and Acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York City. Thank you to Alex Mustakas and David Connolly for the opportunity, and to my wife, Cerah, for her unwavering support.


 

Noah Tremblay (Angel) Noah Tremblay (Angel)
Drayton Entertainment debut. Other theatre: Kiki/Assistant Dance Captain in Legally Blonde (Hart House Theatre), Scut Farkas and others in A Christmas Story, Adam/Felicia in Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Lower Ossington Theatre), Bustopher Jones/Growltiger in CATS (GHF Productions). Noah is thrilled to be a part of this talented cast. He is very grateful to his friends and family for their undying love and support. Instagram: @noah.tremblay

 

Blythe Wilson (Pat) Blythe Wilson (Pat)
Drayton Entertainment (selected): All Shook Up, Mamma Mia!. Other theatre (selected): A Christmas Carol (Grand Theatre), Rona Lisa Peretti in The 25th Annual… (Connecticut Rep.), Winifred Banks in Mary Poppins (Broadway), Baroness Schraeder in The Sound of Music, Donna in Mamma Mia! (Mirvish), Milady de Winter in The Three Musketeers (Chicago Shakespeare), Cathy in The Last Five Years (Canadian Stage), Narrator in Joseph... (Chicago), Eva Peron in Evita, Mary in Mary Poppins (Calgary/ Citadel), Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls, Mrs. Wilkinson in Billy Elliot, Laurie in Oklahoma!, Nancy in Oliver! (Stratford), Drood in The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Shaw). For my mentors Walter and Brian.

Sandy Winsby (Mr. Price) Sandy Winsby (Mr. Price)
Drayton Entertainment: Disney’s Newsies, I’ll Be Back Before Midnight, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Annie Get Your Gun, Carousel, The Pirates of Penzance. Other theatre: Ragtime (Broadway/U.S. National Tour), four seasons with the Stratford Festival, including Jesus Christ Superstar (Broadway), six seasons with the Charlottetown Festival, original Canadian Companies of CATS, Les Misérables, Beauty and the Beast, and Kinky Boots. 40 years in the “Biz” from Victoria to Halifax, from Opera to Farce. Sandy is a writer, director, proud father and grandfather. He is very pleased to be working with Drayton Entertainment again! Thank you for supporting live theatre!


The Creative Team

David Connolly (Director & Choreographer) David Connolly (Director & Choreographer)
Drayton Entertainment: Sleeping Beauty: The Panto, Annie, Jack and the Beanstalk: The Panto, Disney’s Newsies, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Hairspray, HONK!, Lucky Stiff, Singin’ in the Rain, Cinderella: The Panto, Red Rock Diner, Mamma Mia!, Aladdin: The Panto, Snow White: The Panto, Peter Pan: The Panto, Legally Blonde, High School Musical, Miss Saigon and Crazy For You. David holds an Honours Bachelor Degree of Musical Theatre from Sheridan College and is a recipient of the Ontario Premier’s Award of Excellence. Thank you to Alex Mustakas, the Drayton Entertainment family, and Jerry Mitchell for being a constant source of inspiration. #everybodysayyeah!

Konrad Pluta (Music Director) Konrad Pluta (Music Director)
Drayton Entertainment: Man of La Mancha, Million Dollar Quartet, Rock of Ages. Other theatre: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Mamma Mia!, Spamalot, Avenue Q, Fiddler on the Roof, Young Frankenstein (Stage West Calgary), Napoleon, Moving Day (TIFT), A Matter of Heart (Charlottetown Festival), Death The Musical, Animal Farm (Neptune), Princess and Carnival Cruises. Recipient of the 2017 Greg Bond Memorial Award. Armed with a Masters in Classical Performance from the Cincinnati Conservatory, Konrad has also arranged and produced for artists such as Tina Hartt, Ian Sherwood, Grant Tilly, J. Sean Elliott, Lee Siegel. Love to Tina, the boys and Liv.

Brian Dudkiewicz (Set Designer) Brian Dudkiewicz (Set Designer)
Drayton Entertainment: Disney’s Newsies, Rocky: The Musical. Other theatre (selected): The Last Five Years (Neptune), Never Not Once (Theatre Aquarius), Titanic (Grand), Jukebox Hero (Mirvish/Jubilee Theatre), Indecent, Million Dollar Quartet (Segal Center), Bad Jews (Harold Green), Boys Girls and Other Mythological Creatures (Carousel Players), Orphans (Coal Mine), A Room of My Own, Hal & Bee, Life x 3, Unseamly (Off-Broadway), Buyer and Cellar (Weston Playhouse), Into the Woods (St. Petersburg Opera), Evita, Next to Normal (Resident Theatre). Brian holds an M.F.A. in Set Design from Yale University, and a Bachelor in Architecture from McGill.

Ivan Brozic (Costume Designer) Ivan Brozic (Costume Designer)
Drayton Entertainment: ELF: The Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie, One For The Pot, Hilda’s Yard, Little Shop of Horrors, Chicago, The Crazy Time, Boeing Boeing, Legally Blonde. Other theatre: ELF: The Musical, Mamma Mia!, Legally Blonde, Cabaret, The Sound of Music, Jesus Christ Superstar, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story (Theatre Aquarius), British Invasion, America Strikes Back, Disco Cirque (Charlottetown Festival), The Producers, Glorious, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Stage West), Nikola Subic Zrinski (Opera Mississauga). Ivan works as a Set and Costume Designer for theatre, concerts, and events across the country. As always, cheers to the fabulous crew!

Kaileigh Krysztofiak (Lighting Designer) Kaileigh Krysztofiak (Lighting Designer)
Drayton Entertainment: Disney’s Newsies, Ghost: The Musical, HONK!, Joseph…. Other theatre (selected): Honour Beat (Grand), The Particulars, After the Fire (Punctuate!), Othello, The Comedy of Errors (Stratford Festival), Lo or Dear Mr. Wells (Nightwood), Salt-Water Moon (Mirvish/Factory/Why Not), The Emancipation of Ms. Lovely, Breath in Between (Crow’s), Beaver (Storefront), Noises Off (Soulpepper), A Line in the Sand (Factory Theatre). Kaileigh has designed for musicians Elizabeth Shepherd, Nagata Shachu, and Plants and Animals. She is an alumna and instructor of the National Theatre School of Canada, a two-time Dora nominee, and has been nominated for the 2020 Pauline McGibbon Award. www.kaileighkrysztofiak.com

Dustyn Wales (Stage Manager) Dustyn Wales (Stage Manager)
Drayton Entertainment: Disney’s Newsies. Other theatre (selected): Over 75 productions across Canada including: The Gigli Concert, Billy Bishop Goes To War, Glengarry Glen Ross, Faith Healer, Travesties, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Soulpepper), Light in the Piazza, Reprint, Craigslist Cantata (Musical Stage), You Dance (National Ballet), A Man A Fish (Persephone), Musical of Musicals (Mirvish), I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change (Angelwalk), i think i can, The Great Mountain, Blue Planet (YPT), The Rocky Horror Show, Jesus Christ Superstar, Tempest, Great American Trailer Park Musical (Hart House), Into the Woods (TIFT), Pan Am Games. Upcoming: 42nd Street, Evita (Drayton Entertainment), Rocking Horse Winner (Tapestry Opera).

Jasmyne Leisemer (Assistant Stage Manager) Jasmyne Leisemer (Assistant Stage Manager)
Drayton Entertainment: ELF: The Musical, ‘ART’, Grease, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Man of La Mancha, West Side Story, Hairspray, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Singin’ in the Rain, Sister Act, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Legally Blonde, Peter Pan, Disney’s Mary Poppins, Big Band Legends, The Sound of Music. Other theatre: Return To Grace (RGA Media – Fallsview Casino), Sweat, ELF: The Musical, Cabaret (Theatre Aquarius), Stephen Schwartz’s Magic to Do (Princess Cruises), Ring of Fire (Grand Theatre). Enjoy the show!
 

Nadene Riehl (Assistant Stage Manager) Nadene Riehl (Assistant Stage Manager)
Drayton Entertainment (selected): Good Ol’ Country Gospel, You’ll Get Used To It! … The War Show, Hairspray, Kings & Queens of Country, Million Dollar Quartet, Red Rock Diner, Legends of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Canadian Legends, Snow White: The Panto, Footloose, and more. Other theatre: Seussical The Musical, Grease, Bye Bye Birdie, The Full Monty, Hairspray, The Sound of Music (KWMP) and KW Glee. Since training at Sheridan College, Nadene continues to be heavily involved with KW Glee and numerous community theatres in the region. She’s excited to return for another season at Drayton Entertainment. Enjoy the show!
 

Christine Watson (Assistant Choregrapher) Christine Watson (Assistant Choregrapher)
Drayton Entertainment (selected): Sleeping Beauty: The Panto, Grease, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Jack and the Beanstalk: The Panto, The Little Mermaid, West Side Story, Rock of Ages, Joseph…, Footloose, Mamma Mia!, All Shook Up, Anne of Green Gables, Spamalot, 9 to 5: The Musical. Other theatre: Rock of Ages (Fallsview), Spamalot (Aquarius), Dance Legends (Grand), A Chorus Line (Rose). Choreography: KW Glee, A Love Story (HBC), Bye Bye Birdie, The Full Monty, The Sound of Music, RENT (KWMP), Karaoke Dreamer (Bluewater). Thanks to Alex, David and Drayton Entertainment for all of the opportunities. Love to Mom, Dad, MCJ, and Trev.

The Band

Konrad Pluta (Music Director/Keys I) Konrad Pluta (Music Director/Keys I)
Drayton Entertainment: Man of La Mancha, Million Dollar Quartet, Rock of Ages. Other theatre: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Mamma Mia!, Spamalot, Avenue Q, Fiddler on the Roof, Young Frankenstein (Stage West Calgary), Napoleon, Moving Day (TIFT), A Matter of Heart (Charlottetown Festival), Death The Musical, Animal Farm (Neptune), Princess and Carnival Cruises. Recipient of the 2017 Greg Bond Memorial Award. Armed with a Masters in Classical Performance from the Cincinnati Conservatory, Konrad has also arranged and produced for artists such as Tina Hartt, Ian Sherwood, Grant Tilly, J. Sean Elliott, Lee Siegel. Love to Tina, the boys and Liv.

Mike Allen (Guitar) Mike Allen (Guitar)
Drayton Entertainment: Annie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Man of La Mancha, Cinderella: The Panto, Marathon of Hope: The Musical, All Shook Up, Mamma Mia!, Chicago, Jasper Station. Other theatre: Beside Myself (Foster Festival), West Side Story (WSO), Mamma Mia! (Aquarius), Saturday Night Fever (NorthCore), The Lion King, Lord of the Rings, Show Boat, Sunset Boulevard, Joseph…, Fiddler on the Roof, The Last Five Years, Legally Blonde, Dreamgirls, The Full Monty, CATS. Recordings with CBC, John McDermott, Swingstep, Colours in the Storm. He has performed with the Toronto, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Windsor Orchestras, The Nylons, and Patti Page. A big thanks to Drayton Entertainment!

Peter Bleakney (Bass) Peter Bleakney (Bass)
Drayton Entertainment: Disney’s Newsies, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Wizard of Oz, Footloose, Twist & Shout: The British Invasion, Legally Blonde, Disney’s Mary Poppins, Monty Python’s Spamalot, 9 to 5: The Musical, Peter Pan, Hairspray, Blood Brothers. Other theatre: Peter played bass for the Toronto productions of Come From Away, Dear Evan Hansen, Mamma Mia!, Kinky Boots, We Will Rock You (Mirvish), Ross Petty’s panto productions and Jersey Boys (Dancap). After 24 years of touring and recording with Anne Murray, Peter says he almost has “Snowbird” memorized. Peter is thrilled to be rockin’ in the pit with his musical buddies.

Richard Moore (Drums/Percussion) Richard Moore (Drums/Percussion)
Drayton Entertainment (selected): ELF: The Musical, Beauty and the Beast, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Man of La Mancha, Holiday Inn, All Shook Up, Marathon of Hope: The Musical, Singin’ in the Rain, Mamma Mia!. Other theatre: Richard has played in many productions for Mirvish, Livent, Dancap, and Stratford. He has performed at the Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Massey Hall, Roy Thomson Hall, Sony Centre, Four Seasons Centre, and the Place des Arts. Richard received his Doctorate in Music from York University, and his Master’s Degree from the University of Toronto. He is equally at home in the rock, jazz, orchestral, and world music genres.

David Myers (Keys II) David Myers (Keys II)
Drayton Entertainment (selected): Sleeping Beauty: The Panto, Beauty and the Beast, Jack and the Beanstalk: The Panto, Priscilla…, Hairspray, and more. Other theatre (selected): Secret Garden (Podium), Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins (Aquarius), The Sound of Music, Footloose, Best Little Whorehouse…, All Shook Up, West Side Story, Joseph..., A Chorus Line, Fiddler on the Roof, Nunsense (Stage West), A Funny Thing... (Sudbury), Company, Sweeney Todd, Candide, Secret Garden (Second Company). A seasoned arranger and composer, David is an audition pianist in Toronto and Stratford, and works at Sheridan and Randolph colleges. He toured for 15 years with the Genesis tribute The Musical Box. www.DavidMyersMusic.ca