COMPANY PROFILE: Resounding Scream Theatre!

Here is some information about Resounding Scream Theatre. For some reason, they are completely insane and took on the adventure of producing this little event of ours. When coming to Hive, you can find them by the bar in the mainstage space.  Below, you’ll find their company mandate and bios. For more information about Resounding Scream Theatre, visit their website: www.resoundingscreamtheatre.com. They’re also on Facebook, Twitter, etc. etc.

Company Mandate

Resounding Scream Theatre is committed to creating new works of art relevant to today’s social climate. Our main interests consist of issues that force people to reconsider how our society has been shaped. We are open to any and all works that reflect our desire to challenge an audience and inspire conversation. We also hope to provide emerging artists from all disciplines a platform on which to showcase their developing work.

Company Bios

Stephanie Henderson

A graduate of both the Douglas College theatre program and SFU Contemporary Arts, Theatre Performance program, Stephanie most often, involves herself in productions as a performer. Some of her performance credits include Les Belles Soeurs and The Most Massive Woman Wins (Douglas College), Savage LoveRhinoceros, the Black Box 2009Ensemble, and Machinal, (Simon Fraser University) The Gallery: Hive, the New Bee’s (Vancouver Fringe Fest 2009) andThe Woman Who Was a Red Deer Dressed for the Deer Dance (2010 Chilliwack Director’s Festival). Stephanie has discovered a passion for directing and has been fostering this greatly over the past few years. Directorial credits include: Recess (SFU Directing Projects),trojan women… , Brink: a farce tragedy (Resounding Scream Theatre),  Meet the Chapeltons and Let Me Tell You (co-direction, Resounding Scream Theatre). With some enthusiastic coaxing by her partner in crime, Catherine, Stephanie made the decision to contribute to the creation of this company that allows her create theatre that fuels her fire; theatre that is risky, blunt, challenging and quirky.

Catherine Ballachey

Catherine Ballachey

Catherine appeared in several productions at SFU as a performer, such as “The Visit” by Frederich Durrenmatt and “Rhinoceros” by Eugene Ionesco. Off campus, she has performed in Ionesco’s “Jacques or Obedience,” “Natasha’s ‘R Us” at Hive: the New Bees, New World Theatre’s “Frisk,” “Women and Wallace” at the Director’s Festival at UFV, and rice & beans theatre’s “Keep to the West.” As a director, she has directed a handful of productions on and off campus, such as “Among Friends and Clutter” at King George Secondary School. Her biggest passion lies in writing which she indulges with Resounding Scream. Productions she has written and co-written include “trojan women…,” “Meet the Chapeltons,” “Let Me Tell You,” and “Brink: a farce tragedy.”

LINDA

Linda Pitt

Back in Vancouver after an eight month stay in her other home country, Australia; Linda is thrilled and honoured to be working with Resounding Scream Theatre as their new Artistic Associate. Her stay in Australia included training in Butoh and Suzuki methods with Zen Zen Zo, a Brisbane based physical theatre company, road tripping down the coast and fleeing torrential downpour with fellow Resounding Screamer Catherine, riding across the outback on a kangaroo and exploring Melbourne’s exciting art scene.  Most recently she has worked with Resounding Scream on The Troubles as Assistant Director. Linda is a graduate of the theatre program at SFU and during her time there had many opportunities to direct and perform and has an equal love for both.  Linda is passionate about theatre that explores, engages and plays with thorny, often unmentionable issues in new and interdisciplinary ways.

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