Joel - Creative Director
Joel is a multi award winning experiential designer. His dream is to find ways to make magical things happen right in front of people, often transforming our world into a more amazing place….
Brad - Lighting Designer
Prior to relocating to the West Coast, Brad designed for many of Toronto’s top dance companies and choreographers. Highlights include Shawn Byfield, Ballet Creole, Debbie Wilson, Menaka Thakkar, Janak Khendry and The Stepcrew.
Other notable projects include CATS (Panasonic Theatre, Toronto), singer Matt Dusk (Las Vegas Hilton), The National Chinese Acrobats with the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony (Sony Centre), His Holiness The Dalai Lama (Rogers Centre), Menopause the Musical (Luxor Hotel, Las Vegas), and several tours with illusionists Ted and Marion Outerbridge. Brad regularly contributes to Professional Lighting and Production Magazine and is a member of Associated Designers of Canada.
Since moving to North Vancouver in 2015, Brad has designed lighting for most of PHT’s in-house productions including Where The Wild Things Are (Canada & US tour), Baking Time, I WISH…, Listen To Me and So, How Should I Be? (set and lighting design).
Some of Brad’s other Vancouver credits as Lighting Designer include Redpatch for Hardline Productions and Arts Club (Jessie nomination), Salmon Girl for Raven Spirit Dance (Jessie award), Kismet, Things Have Changed for The Chop Theatre and Mortified for Studio 58. Brad especially enjoys sharing his passion for lighting design with youth and has lit several productions with Arts Umbrella and Miscellaneous Productions.
Brad is currently the Technical Director at Presentation House Theatre.
Matt - Composer and Sound Designer
Matt began his career at the age of 15 as the piano player for Gutenberg The Musical. Since then, Matt has become a staple in the Vancouver musical theatre scene, working with companies such as Theatre Under The Stars, Exit 22 Productions, Align Entertainment, Royal City Musical Theatre and Geekenders to name a few….
After a tour to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with musical improv troupe Adlibreto, Matt returned to Vancouver to Create The Happiest Big Band On Earth. The band plays all Disney music with original orchestrations written by Matt.
Recognizing his love for orchestration, composition and sound design, Matt sought out mentors and found them in Doug Besterman and James Sampliner for orchestration, Bryan Perri for vocal arranging, Denis Sands for sound, and Brian Usifer for Logic Pro X. This has given Matt a truly unique skill set that is necessary for this kind of work.
Len - Photographer
A four time nationally accredited Master Photographer, Len has spent over 30 years behind the camera. Well actually, most of that time he wasn’t behind the camera. He only goes there to press the button which is still quite a lot, but when he is not pressing the button he is busy creating, designing, and playing with light.
Shauna - Sales And Marketing
Bill - Producer/Writer
A “recovering” entertainment lawyer, Bill has been active in show business for over 30 years as a concert promoter, theatre producer, onetime venue manager (the Vogue), and president of Vancouver’s venerable Theatre Under the Stars (2000 – 2002) as well as sitting on the board of the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame….
He now owns Famous Artists Ltd. and has presented, among others, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Nylons, and Will Millar, as well as Ruth Nichol & Jeff Hyslop in the play, Love Letters. Famous Artists has also put on the Christmas musical, Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen, the international hit Bad Jews, the comedy The SantaLand Diaries, and the musical The Last Five Years. Bill co-authored and produced Alice: A Murder Mystery for the Vancouver Police Museum in 2019 before turning his attention to An Immersive Christmas Carol.
Cat - Co-producer/co-writer
Catherine Rose was one of the contributors to the best-selling bookVancouver Confidential. Prior to that, she authored and guided several tours for the Vancouver Police Museum’s “Sins of the City” walking tour series, and turned true crime into theatre with Alice: A Murder Mystery at that venue.
A crime-fighter by day, Catherine is a passionate student of Vancouver’s underground social and scandalous history, with a natural and engaging storytelling ability.