How many years have you been in the “business”?
I got my first job when I was 15 at the Kawartha Summer Theatre in Lindsay ON, so a long time ago…
Favorite Stage shows you have performed in:
bittergirl - I wrote the play with two friends. After almost 20 years of writing and performing together they became and still are my two best friends. We’ve seen each other through a lot and we still finish each other’s sentences.
Favorite thing about Alberta:
The glorious big sky! And the people.
Favorite food /dish from the Maritimes:
Oysters, scallops, lobster (especially lobster rolls) – give me all the seafood, all the time.
Favorite Norm Foster quote or line from one of his plays:
In The Ladies Foursome, when Dory is asked what her children’s names are she says “Donna, Rosemary, Lucas and three others.” Big laugh. Every night.
Book your reading right now:
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
Favorite song/band from the Maritimes:
The lovely Alicia Toner
Current favorite Canadian television show:
Baroness Von Sketch
Favorite CBC Radio Programming:
All of it – I turn on CBC Radio One in the morning and it’s on all day.
Favorite thing about working at the Lacombe Golf and Country Club:
The food, of course!
My husband, Brian Young.
What is your favorite “famous moment” in business?
I met Brian doing the Norm Foster two-hander Wrong for Each Other. One night I lost my place and said “I don’t know” to him to let him know I was lost. He started talking and talked for about 10 minutes solid, my lines, his lines – he just kept going. I figured out where we were and tried to break in but he wouldn’t let me talk so I just sat back and waited til he was done. We laughed so hard when we got offstage…
Who is your favorite famous actor/actress you have worked with?
Kristen Wigg – I was in a scene with her where I was supposed to be really obnoxious. I apologized for being so nasty and she said “Don’t worry - I’m really mean to Matt Damon later.”