Cast

THREE SISTERS (2)


IRINA – Shauna Thompson

5

For Howland and Hart House: Debut
Selected Theatre: Beautiful Renegades (Peggy Baker Dance Projects), Orphans for the Czar (Crows Theatre), The Devil’s Disciple (Shaw Festival), Victory (Shaw Festival), Man and Superman (Shaw Festival), Romeo and Juliet (Repercussion Theatre)
Selected Media: Tainted (Gearshift Films)
Other: University of Guelph; National Theatre School of Canada


MASHA – Caroline Toal

14

For Howland: Casimir and Caroline
For Hart House: Debut
Select Theatre: Blackbird, Spider’s Web, Steel City Gangster (Theatre Aquarius), Early August (Lighthouse Theatre/Showboat Festival Theatre), To Kill A Mockingbird, Selfie, Hana’s Suitcase (Young People’s Theatre), Stag & Doe (Theatre Orangeville/Theatre Collingwood), The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare Bash’d), Little One (Common Roof Festival), Western, For a Good Time Call Cathy Blanchard (Next Stage Festival), Ambrose, Firebrand (Single Thread Theatre), Cockfight, Les Liasons Dangereuses (Storefront Theatre), We Are The Bomb (Theatre Brouhaha)

Select Media: Avocado Toast (OutTV), Slo Pitch (OutTV)
Other: Dora Mavor Moore Award for Best Ensemble (Casimir and Caroline), Dora Mavor Moore Award for Best Ensemble (Selfie)


OLGA – Hallie Seline

10

For Howland: Casimir and Caroline, The Wolves, Punk Rock, 52 Pick-Up
For Hart House: Debut
Selected Theatre: Prairie Nurse (Lighthouse Festival/Showboat Theatre); Stag and Doe, Jonas and Barry in the Home (Bluewater Summer Playhouse); As You Like It, Twelfth Night, Macbeth, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare BASH’d); SHANNON 10:40 (timeshare, Videofag); Oliver! (Port Hope Festival Theatre)
Selected Media: Fellow Travelers (Showtime), The Grind (Neon Grey Films), Mayday (Discovery)
Other: Hallie is part of the Founding Artistic Leadership of The Howland Company. She won a Dora Mavor Moore Award for “Outstanding Ensemble” with the cast of Casimir and Caroline, and a Toronto Theatre Critics Association Award for “Best Ensemble Performance” with the cast of The Wolves
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ANDREI – Ben Yoganathan

3For Howland and Hart House: Debut
Selected Theatre: King Henry Five (Driftwood Theatre), Killing Time (Mixtape Projects),
Selected Media: Breaking Up for the Modern Girl (CBC Gem)
Other: Toronto Metropolitan University, Writer of Hunger (premiered in the Terra Firma Festival at the Theatre Centre)


NATASHA – Ruth Goodwin

4

For Howland:  The Wolves, Punk Rock, Entrances and Exits, Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons, 52 Pick Up
For Hart House: Debut
Selected Media: Wedding Season (Netflix/Imagine Entertainment), Private Eyes (Global TV), Workin’ Moms(CBC/Netflix), Baroness Von Sketch (CBC), Save Me (CBC).
Other: Ruth is part of the Founding Artistic Leadership of The Howland Company and an actor/writer/producer/director. Through her work with Howland, Ruth has won a Theatre Critics Award and been nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award and a Dora Mavor Moore Award. Ruth can currently be seen in the popular film, Wedding Season on Netflix and she recently directed a short film called, The Strangers’ Case which is now streaming on CBC Gem.


ANFISA – Kyra Harper

9

For Howland and Hart House: Debut
Selected TheatreHere are the Fragments (Theatre Centre), Copenhagen (Soulpepper), Escaped Alone (Neccessary Angel/Soulpepper), Idomeneus** (Soulpepper), A Delicate Balance (Soulpepper), Long Days Journey Into Night (Blue Bridge Rep), Death of A Salesman (Blue Bridge Rep), Byhalia Mississippi (Cue 6), Pacamambo (Canadian Repertory), The Rez Sisters (Factory), Blood* (Factory), Her 2 (Nightwood), Medea (RMTC/Mirvish), Vincent River* (Carthorse)
Selected Media: Dark Nature (Almost Forever), SEE (Apple TV), Danger Next Door ( Lifetime), Orphan Black (BBC America), Hard Rock Medical (TVO), Little Orphans (Imagine That), Heartland (CBC), Burden of Proof (CBC), Coroner (CBC)
Other: *DORA Award actor nomination **DORA Award best ensemble nomination


IVAN (Chebutykin) – Robert Persichini
6

For Howland and Hart House: Debut
Selected Theatre: The Last Wife (Centaur Theatre), The Nether (Coal Mine Theatre), Category E (Coal Mine Theatre), Picture This (Soulpepper), King Lear, Twelfth Night (Canadian Stage), Superior Donuts (Coal Mine), Winter’s Tale (Groundling/Coal Mine), The Thrill, Mary Stuart, Measure for Measure, The Tempest, and more (Stratford Festival), The Amorous Adventures of Anatol (Tarragon)
Selected Media: Alias Grace (Netflix/CBC), Missing (Lifetime), This Time Around (ABC Family), Slings and Arrows (Showcase), The Crossing (A&E/Columbia/Tri-star), Anatole (Nelvana Ltd)
Other: Recipient of the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Performance (Superior Donuts)


ALEX (Vershinin) – Christine Horne

12

For Howland: Teacher, The Training Group: “Daring To Get It Wrong” Taking Risks and Finding Freedom in your Process
For Hart House: Debut
Selected Theatre: Light (Tarragon), Prince Hamlet, Iceland (Why Not), Portia’s Julius Caesar (Shakespeare in the Ruff), The Seagull (Crows), Tom At The Farm (Buddies); co-adapter and assistant director R+J (Stratford).
Selected Media: Currently shooting Fellow Travelers (Showtime).
Other: Member of the Collective Artistic Leadership at Shakespeare in the Ruff; recipient of a Dora Award, a Canadian Screen Award, and the Birks Diamond Tribute to Women in Film. 


THEO (Kulygin) – Colin A. Doyle

11

For Howland and Hart House: Debut
Selected Theatre: The Great Shadow (4th Line Theatre), The Antipodes (Coal Mine Theatre), The Ministry of Mundane Mysteries (co-creator), The Flick (Outside the March/Crow’s Theatre, Toronto Theatre Critics Award), The Cherry Orchard (Modern Times Theatre).
Selected Media: 5 Days In Memorial (Apple TV) American Gods (Starz), Titans (DC Universe), Murdoch Mysteries (CBC), Grand Army (Netflix), FANGBONE! (Disney, ACTRA Award nomination).
Other:
Colin A. Doyle is an award-winning actor in tv, film, radio, and theatre. He has performed all over Canada, the United States and Europe. He is so grateful to work with Howland, a company he has admired for some time. Thank you to his pals, parents, agents, Paolo and this wonderful cast & crew, and wife Katherine (and the baby bump to be)! www.colindoyle.ca


NICOLAS (Tuzenbach) – Cameron Laurie

13

For Howland: Casimir and Caroline, Punk Rock, 52 Pick-Up
For Hart House: The Tempest, Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth
Selected Theatre: The Drawer Boy, Our Beautiful Sons (Blyth Festival), Stag & Doe (Bluewater Summer Playhouse), Mercury Fur (Seven Siblings Theatre)
Selected Media: The Shape of Water (Fox Searchlight)
Other: Cameron is part of the Founding Artistic Leadership of The Howland Company. He is the singer of Toronto indie-punk band Stuck Out Here. He is also a co-host of the Kevin Costner dedicated podcast Talkin’ Costner. Cameron won a Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Ensemble with the cast of Casimir and Caroline, and was nominated in the same category for Punk Rock.


VAL (Solyoni) – Maher Sinno

8

For Howland: Debut
For Hart House: Assistant Director / Hair, Various Roles / Harthouse Theatre Festival
Selected Theatre:  The Green Line (Edmonton Fringe), QueerCab (Soulpepper Theatre), Richard II (Dauntless City Theatre), Crossing Gibraltar/Rubble (Cahoots Theatre), Mhajjir (Paprika Festival), La Déception M’a Ouvert Les Yeux (Theatre Passe Muraille), 76 Centimeters (TODOS), Tales of a City By The Sea (Sabeel)
Selected Media: Shockwave (Shahid TV, Canadian Lead Director), Tout Sexplique (GAPC Entertainment), The Drop-Off (Poppy Jasper Festival)
Other: Slam Poet, Writer, Producer. Queer Emerging Artist Award (Buddies in Bad Times), Sterling Award Nominee for Outstanding Fringe Production (alongside team of The Green Line), Juror’s Choice for Best Drama (alongside team of The Drop-Off)


PETER (Piotr) – Ethan Zuchkan

2

For Howland and Hart House: Debut
Selected Theatre: Spring Awakening (Toronto Metropolitan University), Romeo and Juliet (Toronto Metropolitan University), Hunger (Terra Firma Festival) Concord Floral (Theatre 44). Other: Toronto Metropolitan University


CARL (Fedotik) – 郝邦宇 Steven Hao

1

For Howland and Hart House: Debut
Selected Theatre: Cockroach (Tarragon), Trojan Girls and Outhouse of Atreus (OtM & Factory Theatre), Killing Time (Mixtape Projects)
Other: Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto Workshop Productions – George Luscombe Award, Director of Toronto Fringe’s A Perfect Bowl of Pho