Finn Letourneau – Woman
Finn is a musician and performing artist based out of Victoria, BC. She loves to weave music and theatre together to create a magical realm! Previous credits include Kaleidoscope’s The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Luisa in Puente Theatre’s Fado, and Philoten in Pericles with GVSF. Finn grew up listening to the Classical Kids recording of Vivaldi’s Ring of Mystery on cassette tape, and is excited to share it with you now on stage.
Noa Paster – Girl
Noa Paster is an enthusiastic young actress who enjoys being on stage and sharing her talent. A drama student at Theatre SKAM, Noa loves to act! At 9 years of age she has already appeared in It’s a Wonderful Life & Swan Song and other Farces (Blue Bridge repertory Theatre), Calling Home (Snafu Dance Theatre), Further Adventures of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (Atomic Vaudeville) and And a Child Shall Lead (Bema Productions). Many of her annual performances in the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival (Harp, Piano, Violin, Fiddle, Composition, Ballet & Tap Dance) have been awarded top Honours. In her spare time she enjoys writing new music, reading, busking & practicing. Noa is very excited to join Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People for this World Premiere stage adaptation of Vivaldi’s Ring of Mystery, one of her favourite stories!
David Radford – Man
Launch Pad Theatre Company co-founder; David is an actor, writer, director, and voice over artist whose original plays, and adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays have been acclaimed throughout Victoria. He is the creator, and the many distinct voices of Nautilus at Nine podcast; now in its second season – INTERN DIMENSIONAL: Universal Health Care Provider to the Universe. Next up, join David in Launch Pad’s fourth run of the ever popular live Christmas radio show ‘Radio, Mistletoe, and My Man Godfrey’ presented at Intrepid Theatre Club Dec 28-31st. www.launchpadtheatre.com
Barbara Clerihue – Set Design
A recovering naval officer and emerging theatre artist, Barbara’s previous design credits include The Giver, The Remarkable Journey of Edward Tulane, When the Sun Crosses the Line, Pinocchio, Peter Pan, The Secret Garden, The Little Prince, (Kaleidoscope), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Langham Court), Born Yesterday (Blue Bridge), 9 to 5, and RENT (VOS), Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Inspector (Phoenix), and A Murder is Announced, Twelve Pound Note, Separate Tables (St. Luke’s Players). Upcoming shows: Charlotte’s Web (Kaleidoscope), Mamma Mia!(VOS). Missing Adam’s smile this year, and thankful for Matt’s unquestioning support.
Emma Dickerson – Lighting Design
Emma Dickerson is a Victoria based Lighting Designer. She can most often be found working with Paper Street Theatre, Broken Rhythms, Puente Theatre, or Ballet Étoile. Recently she won a Pick-of-the-Fringe Award for her design work on Nevermore by Hapax Theatre.
Roderick Glanville – Director / Playwright
Roderick is excited to be heading into his ninth year as artistic director for Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People. He began his career working on the east coast of Canada with The Stephenville Festival and Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia. Some favourite acting roles include Edgar for Bard on The Beach’s production of King Lear, Captain Hook, Mercutio, and Salieri in Amadeus for Kaleidoscope. Recent directing highlights include The Little Prince for Chemainus Theatre Festival, Pinocchio, When the Sun Crosses the Line, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane and The Giver for Kaleidoscope. He is very excited to bring you this beautiful story of hope and family that introduces young people to the magic of classical music.
Jason King – Projection Designer
Jason is pleased to be joining the Kaleidoscope team for this innovative production. Other work this season includes projection design for A Wonderheads Christmas Carol, The Blue Light and Silent Sky for Langham Court Theatre, Newsies with St Michael’s University School, Fiddler on the Roof with Oak Bay High school and ongoing design and other work as the resident Stage Manager for Ballet Victoria.
Hannah Beth Stenberg – Costume Designer
Hannah is a British-born creative graduating from the London College of Fashion in Womenswear Fashion Design in 2009. After graduating, she spent time working within the fashion industry in New York City before returning to London as Production Co-ordinator for designer Markus Lupfer. She met and married her Canadian husband, Oliver and they moved to Montreal in 2012. There, Hannah continued working briefly within Fashion before taking a break to start a family. In Spring 2017, Hannah and her family moved to Victoria where she began working alongside Kaleidoscope with costume design and wardrobe co-ordination. Shows include Pinocchio, When The Sun Crosses The Line, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, and Pippi Longstocking and The Giver
Kelsey Ward – Stage Manager
Kelsey has recently graduated from Uvic’s Phoenix Theatre, with a focus in Production and Management. Vivaldi’s Ring of Mystery is Kelsey’s third show with Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People, with previous credits including Assistant Stage Manager for Snow White the Panto (2016) and Stage Manager for Peter Pan the Panto (2017). Other production experience includes Stage Manager for 7 Stories ( Phoenix Theatre, 2019), West ( Phoenix Theatre, 2017), Yorkshire Tragedy ( Phoenix Theatre, 2018) and The Dining Room (Phoenix Theatre, 2018). Kelsey was also an Apprentice Stage Manager for Countess Maritza (Pacific Opera Victoria, 2019). Enjoy the show!
PLAYS & EVENTS
We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen peoples on whose traditional territory Kaleidoscope works and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.