Stephanie Henderson : Co-Founder/Co-Artistic Director . . .
Stephanie is one half of Resounding Scream Theatre. A graduate of the Douglas College Theatre Diploma Program, SFU Contemporary Arts BFA Program, and SFU BEd Program, Stephanie strives to challenge audiences creating theatre that is risky, blunt, challenging, and quirky. Favourite directorial credits include Listen to Me, Brink: A Farce Tragedy, What Are You Looking For, and The Laramie Project. Favourite performance credits include Parental Discretion is Advised, The Troubles and The Woman Who Was A Red Deer Dressed for the Deer Dance. Stephanie is in the first year of her MEd in Arts Education at SFU and currently sits as Chair of The Board of Directors for Theatre Replacement. You will also find her teaching high school performing arts; an age group that finds her outlandishly quirky approaches more endearing than abnormal.
Linda Pitt : Co-Artistic Director . . .
Linda Pitt is a theatre artist and administrator originally from Perth, Australia. She completed the theatre program at Simon Fraser University where she had performance opportunities including Crave and Fnu Lnu as well as taking part in the black box ensemble. She also directed her first play, Horn of Sorrow while at SFU. Linda has worked with Resounding Scream Theatre since 2011 directing Station to Station for Hive: The New Bees 3, assistant directing The Troubles, performing in Listen to Me and devising and performing in Grey Space for Live at The Bolt: Back Away Slowly. As an emerging artist Linda typically wears many hats; recent projects include performing in Hoof (elysse cheadle) at the Vancouver Fringe, production-managing Annapurna (Christy Webb Productions) and assistant directing Blasted with Pi Theatre. She was the frank theatre company’s inaugural Operations Manager and Associate Producer at Pi Theatre and currently works in the marketing department at the Arts Club Theatre Company. She holds a Masters in International Arts Management through Southern Methodist University, HEC Montreal and SDA Bocconi.
Catherine Ballachey : Co-Founder/Artistic Associate . . .
Catherine is currently studying at The University of Ottawa completing a Masters in Dramaturgy. She completed her undergraduate in Theatre Performance at Simon Fraser University. She appeared in several productions at SFU as a performer, such as The Visit directed by Penelope Stella and Rhinoceros directed by Aaron Caleb. Off campus, she has performed in Ionesco's Jacques or Obedience, Natasha's 'R Us at Hive: the New Bees, Neworld Theatre's Frisk, Women and Wallace at the UFV Director's Fesitval 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 The Troubles with Resounding Scream Theatre. 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, Brink: a Farce Tragedy and I am.
Kayleigh Sandomirsky: artistic associate
Kayleigh Sandomirsky loves to play, devise, direct, write, act and make you laugh. A graduate of the Simon Fraser Contemporary Arts Program, she had the opportunity to perform in Women of Troy (written and directed by Bill Dow), The Alice (written and directed by Penelope Stella), Machinal (directed by Steven Hill), Blackbox 2009, and in a variety of student directed productions. Kayleigh may be the newest member of Resounding Scream, however she is not new to the company, having performed in Hive: The New Bees 3, Plunge, and Listen to Me. She has also devised and performed with rice and beans theatre on The Gods Detest You and Loomings; The Whale, the Troika Collective on a piece for Belarusian Dream Theatre, and Excavation Theatre on Meanwhile; which won “Best On-Sight Show” at the Vancouver Fringe Festival. She has also taken on the production side, assistant managing at Club PuSh at the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, as well as stage managing The Dark by Rebel Haunt Theatre at the Vancouver Fringe Festival. Kayleigh has finally decided to settle her traveling heart and hopes to continue her love for theatre with Resounding Scream.
Jessica Han : Resident Technician . . .
Theatre technician by trade, filmmaker and freelance stage manager by night, Jessica has known and worked with fellow Resounding Screamers before the company's formation. Now officially on board as the resident technician, Jessica is excited to add her invisible tech touches that will hopefully help generate more screams from the audience. She has recently returned from working on a cruise ship that has taken her to more than 20 countries across the world! Jessica obtained a BFA in film production and theatre production from Simon Fraser University. You can find out more about her work at http://ph9.tumblr.com/ .