Meet Helen Kelson – We Will Rock You cast Member

Your name: Helen Kelson What role(s) are you playing? I’m in the Ensemble, with roles such as Teen Queen, Fat Bottom Girls (it’s a surprise) and Aretha How long have you been in theatre? I’ve been performing and singing on and off since childhood What do you do by day? Subject my poor children to…

Q&A with Nicole Giuliano – We Will Rock You Cast Member

Your name: Nicole Giuliano What role(s) are you playing? I play a female ensemble role which includes, Gaga Kid, Yuppie, Bohemian, and Super Yuppie! How long have you been in theatre? I have been doing Theatre since i was 13 years old and that was 8 years ago! But i started off with Competitive Dance…

Q&A with Mayla Donachie – We Will Rock You Cast Member

Your name: Mayla Fiona Donachie What role(s) are you playing? Killer Queen How long have you been in theatre? I’ve been performing since 2008, where I landed Rizzo in Grease as my very first role. I took a break when I moved to England for a year, then moved home and got back in it. What do…

Q&A with Katie Thurston – We Will Rock You Cast Member

Your name: Katie Thurston What role(s) are you playing? Billy Joel/Bohemian & ensemble How long have you been in theatre? I have been doing theatre for 14 years! I started when I was 8 at Marquee in a summer camp and fell in love! What do you do by day? I just graduated college for…

Q&A with Shannon Mann – We Will Rock You Cast Member

Your name: Shannon Mann What role(s) are you playing? Oz How long have you been in theatre? 18 years! What do you do by day? Drama and musical theatre teacher at Pierre Elliott Trudeau High School Why do you do community theatre? Make amazing new friends doing what I love to do! What’s your favourite…

Q&A with Alexandra Leahy – We Will Rock You Cast Member

Your name:  Alexandra Leahy What role(s) are you playing?  Scaramouche How long have you been in theatre?  I’ve been in theatre for 8 years, with no plans to stop anytime soon! What do you do by day?   I manage a frozen food company called Nostra Gourmet Foods– we produce delicious Italian entrees. The cast can…

Q&A with Brenda Hillaby – We Will Rock You Costume Design and ASM

Your name: Brenda Hillaby What role(s) are you playing? Costume Mistress and Stage Left Assistant Stage Manager/Roadie. How long have you been in theatre? With Marquee 6 years, but did some before that in High School and University (a long time ago) What do you do by day? It varies, since I retired from teaching 2…

Q&A with Joseph Naccarato – We Will Rock You Band Member

Your name: Joseph Naccarato What role(s) are you playing? I play drums in the WWRY band. How long have you been in theatre? This is my 5th production with Marquee. What do you do by day? Dream of retirement! 🙂 Why do you do community theatre? I’ve always been a huge fan of musicals, so…

Q&A with Lia Baird – We Will Rock You Cast Member

Your name: Lia Baird What role(s) are you playing? Ensemble, Dance Captain How long have you been in theatre? Was I ever not? What do you do by day? A whole lot of everything (“Client Services Coordinator”) at Flato Markham Theatre Why do you do community theatre? Building a family out of shared passion and…

A Q&A with JCPaquet – Cast Member in We Will Rock You

Your name: JCPaquet What role(s) are you playing? Brit How long have you been in theatre? 35 years What do you do by day? Graphic Designer/Visual Artist Why do you do community theatre? A great way to keep up my acting and performance skills. If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it! plus I love…

A Q&A with Henry Francisco

What role(s) are you playing? Ga Ga Kid, Yuppie, Attendant, Bohemian, Police How long have you been in theatre? The first show was Singing In the Rain 15 years ago. We Will Rock You is my second show. What do you do by day? I have my own personal training business who work at people’s…

A Q&A with Randy Sandler – Cast Member in We Will Rock You

Your name: Randy Sandler What role(s) are you playing? Gaga kid, yuppie, Jerry Lee Lewis (bohemian), attendant aka sexy man How long have you been in theatre? I was in theatre for 6 years both on stage and in the band before a 16 year break and this is my 2nd show with Marquee What…