Each collaborating company received a mysterious artefact in the mail along with a series of directions which will serve as a writing prompt to create their contribution to their installation. This is what Outside the March received…
About Outside the March Collaborators
Amanda Wong is a set and costume designer for film and theatre currently working in Toronto. After completing her studies at York University, having specialized in theatre production and design she has gone on to collaborate with such companies as: red light district theatre, Canadian Stage, Soulpepper Theatre, Guild Festival Theatre, Theatre Smith – Gilmour, The Cabaret Company, Theatre 20, Shakespeare in the Ruff, No Parachute Theatre, Lester Trips (Theatre), Common Boots Theatre. Amanda’s designs for the marquise of O– (2015) and Madam Mao (2014) were awarded outstanding design in the SummerWorks Theatre Festival. Just before joining Theatre Yes to create ANXIETY, Amanda was working on set with Baroness Von Sketch for their second season, which is scheduled to air in February of 2017.
Ali Joy Richardson is a theatre director dedicated to telling new and underrepresented stories. Originally from Nova Scotia, Ali has made theatre in Edinburgh, Vancouver, Berlin, Halifax, Edmonton, and Toronto in museums, hospitals, cafés, art studios, defunct record shops, closed schools, kitchens, and harbours. Ali first connected with Outside the March and Mitchell Cushman she Assistant Directed BRANTWOOD, the largest experiment in immersive musical theatre in Canadian history. The show spanned the decades 1920-2020 with fifteen total hours of content unfolding simultaneously over three floors and the surrounding grounds of an old school. Ali’s current projects include: directing Sarah Ruhl’s The Clean House, directing/co-writing The Secret Life of Riley K., a musical about mental health for Grades 4-6 with Education Arts Canada, and working as developmental director/dramaturg with Toronto Olive-or-Oliver on Flourish (a musical monodrama about trauma, healing, and intergenerational wisdom.) For more visit: alijoyrichardson.com/
Come see Outside the March’s installation in ANXIETY, November 24 – December 4.