THE CAST

CLAIRE ARMSTRONG "Audrey"

Claire Armstrong is a Dora Mavor Moore award-winning actor and producer.  She is also a co-founder of The Storefront Theatre, one of the leading independent companies in Toronto championing new Canadian work.  Recent theatre credits include The Crackwalker (Factory Theatre); The Crucible (Theatre Calgary); Arcadia (Citadel Theatre); Black Coffee (Manitoba Theatre Centre); After Miss Julie (Dora winner for Outstanding Performance), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Red One Theatre Collective); Two Gentlemen of VeronaThe Tempest (St. Lawrence Shakespeare).  Claire appears in Sarah Polley's adaptation of Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace (currently airing on CBC and available soon on Netflix) and the hit Canadian webseries Running With Violet (available on YouTube).

NAOMI SKWARNA "Lillian"

Naomi Skwarna is a Toronto-based writer and actor. As a journalist, Naomi writes for Hazlitt, The Hairpin, The Walrus, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Life, The National Post, The Believer, The Brooklyn Quarterly, Real Life, TIFF, and others. As an actor, she performed in Toronto and New York in the original production of Sheila Heti’s All Our Happy Days Are Stupid and in Birdtown & Swanville's Even This Old Town Was a Forest. Her first play, RumiNation™, received a workshop production with Theatrefront in November 2015.

 

ANDREANA CALLEGARINI-GRADZIK "Fiona"

Andreana Callegarini-Gradzik is a Toronto-based actor and a first-year university student. Her recent film acting credits include the role of Fiona in feature film Dim the Fluorescents (2017, directed by Daniel Warth), a background role in the short film Ponytail (2016, directed by Gerald Fantone), and the role of Eliza in student film The Afflicted (2015, directed by James Perry). Her recent theatre experience includes being part of an ensemble cast of Love and Information by Caryl Churchill, an Etobicoke School of the Arts production (2016); the role of Nora in A Doll’s House, by Henrik Ibsen, an Etobicoke School of the Arts production that ran for eight nights at the Theatre Centre in Toronto in 2015; and the role of Crystal’s Mom in Skin Deep, by Mary Lynn Dobson, as part of the Sears Ontario Drama Festival (2014).

 

BRENDAN HOBIN "Bradley"

Brendan Hobin is an actor, writer and comedian. His acting credits include Diamond Tongues (Slamdance Official Selection 2014) and Stupid Fucking Bird at Toronto's Storefront Theatre. He lives in Toronto.

 

CLARE McCONNELL "June"

Clare McConnell is Toronto based actor and comedian. She is a member of the Second City Touring Company and plays Klingon leader Dennas in Star Trek: Discovery.

 

TODD GRAHAM "Gary"

Todd Graham is a stand-up comedian, actor and filmmaker. He has performed comedy at Just For Laughs, JFL42 (where he recently opened for Todd Barry), NXNE Comedy and is a regular on the ALTdot Comedy Lounge (heard on Canada Laughs/Sirius XM). Todd is also the creator of various pre-internet mash-up videos including the cult hit, Apocalypse Pooh (1987). Dim the Fluorescents is his first feature film.

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