Artists' Collective Theatre

The Goat (or Who is Sylvia) Artists

Amanda Liz Cutting
Amanda Liz Cutting is thrilled to be directing The Goat. Recent directing credits include Morpheus Theatre's production of The Diary of Anne Frank, assistant director of StoryBook Theatre's The Last Five Years and Peter Pan, as well as directing ACT's productions of The Shape of a Girl, Boiler Room Suite, and Spring Awakening. She is a Mount Royal University Graduate in Theatre Arts.
Samantha Braitenback
Samantha Braitenback has been performing since she was very young. She started her career in community theatre at the age of 12 and has been involved in the arts ever since. She graduated from Mount Royal University in 2010 and studied at Rogues Actors Studio. She was in productions such as Twelfth Night, Rimers of Eldrich, Les Miserables and Artist Collective Theatre’s Almost Maine.

  Assistant Director
Ben Francis
Ben Francis is a graduate of the master class program at the Company of Rogues actors studio. Select theatre credits include: All in Good Time, The Rimers of Eldritch, The Bar Off Melrose, and Almost, Maine. Ben is thrilled to be working with Artists' Collective Theatre and hopes you enjoy the show!

Darcy Wilson
This is Darcy Wilson’s first encounter with Artist’s Collective Theatre and it has been a wonderful experience. Having worked with a majority of the production team/cast on Diary of Anne Frank (Morpheus Theatre) is a big plus for Darcy because he gets to jump straight into the project without having to figure out artistic styles. A graduate from the University of Calgary, Darcy has been involved with stage and television in various levels of fervor for over twenty years. Look for him next as the apocalyptic preacher in the Zombie flick Breakdown Lane - currently in post production.
Eric Pettifor
Eric Pettifor is a graduate of the Vancouver Playhouse Acting School and Artististic Dramaturg of Artists' Collective Theatre. He has directed for the company, and most recently appeared as Easton in ACT's production of Almost, Maine and Sprugg in Boiler Room Suite last year. This is the second time he has had the good fortune to be married to Charlotte, since he played Otto Frank to her Edith in Morpheus' production of The Diary of Anne Frank. He is grateful for the challenge of playing Martin in The Goat.

Charlotte Loeppky
Charlotte Loeppky is an actor, director, musician and teacher. She has studied theatre in various venues over the years and considers herself a lifelong student of the craft, enjoying the challenges that any new production will offer. This is her second production with ACT, having worked on the award winning musical, The Apple Kingdom as Music Director. Recent acting credits include Ivy in August Osage County, Mrs. Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank and three episodes of Hell On Wheels for TV.

Christopher Hetherington
Christopher Hetherington Bio coming soon
Hanne Loosen
Hanne Loosen Hanne is extremely excited to be participating in the productions of Artists’ Collective Theatre. As an independent theatre designer she worked for theatre and opera performances in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Russia, the Netherlands and Canada ( Recent credits in Calgary include: Spring Awakening (ACT), Five by Eleven (Sage Theatre), The Barber of Cowtown (Cowtown Opera) and The Real McCoy (Ellipsis Tree Collective). She is honored that ACT trusted her to follow her ideals as set designer.
  Set Design
Keri Lyn Halfacre
Keri Lyn Halfacre is a graduate of Red Deer College’s Theatre and Entertainment production program. She’s excited to be part of her second ACT production as props master (first being Spring Awakening). Recent theatre credits include Steven Evanik’s A Spark Extinguished (designer) and Joe Semenoff’s The Health Inspector (props master), both at Pumphouse Theatre’s One Act Festival. Recent film credits include set dressing for Forsaken and the TV series Fargo.

  Props and Set Dressing
Liz Butterfield
Liz Butterfield ACT Theatre debut. Other credits include: L’incoronazione di Poppea (COSI), Barber of Cowtown (Cowtown Opera), Touch Me: Songs for a disconnected Age (Forte Musical Theatre Guild), Love Train (Stage West Calgary), BIG the Musical (StoryBook), I Love You Because (Stage West Calgary), Grease (St. Clair College). Liz received her BFA focused in Theatre Performance Production from Ryerson University and an Advanced Diploma in Entertainment Technology from St. Clair College. Liz would like to thank her family and friends for always supporting her throughout her dreams in theatre and events.
  Stage Manager

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