by Trevor Schmidt
A new comedy about four girls who join the Science Club to build a robot for an international competition, and grow from childhood to adolescence amid the changes from challenges, decisions, relationships and power struggles. Directed by Trevor Schmidt, and read by Rebecca Sadowski, Karina Cox, Jayce McKenzie and Kristin Johnston. Assistant direction and stage directions read by Patricia Cerra.
Trevor has been the Artistic Director of Northern Light Theatre for the past 16 years, and involved with NLT for the past 23 years as a performer, director, designer, and playwright, as well as being a multiple Sterling award winner. He has been awarded three times for playwriting (THE WATERMELON GIRLS, CHANGE ROOM, and FLORA & FAWNA’S FIELD TRIP!), twice for directing (the Canadian premieres of THE 4TH GRADERS PRESENT AN UNNAMED LOVE-SUICIDE and Carol Anne Duffy’s THE WORLD’S WIFE). He received the Outstanding Fringe Performance award for the one- man show COFFEE DAD, CHICKEN MOM, AND THE FABULOUS BUDDHA BOI, penned by Nick Green, which toured to New York as part of the FRIGID FESTIVAL. His plays have been produced across Canada and far away as Australia (MABEL STARK!). He has created and choreographed a one-woman dance piece entitled MARKED for the Expanse Dance Festival that was extended and nominated for a Sterling award for Outstanding New Work. He was honored to be awarded for Outstanding Choreography for 6.0: HOW HEAP AND PEBBLE TOOK ON THE WORLD AND WON at the Betty Mitchell Theatre Awards in Calgary, and the DIALOG Award for Excellence in Artistic Direction as part of the Mayor’s Evening for the Arts in Edmonton. He is an Artistic Associate of GUYS IN DISGUISE theatre company.
SCRIPT SALON – Sunday, MAY 12 at 7:30 in the Upper Arts Space at Holy Trinity Anglican Church (10037 84 Avenue). Doors open at 7.
Admission is free, but donations are accepted at the door. Refreshments available. Free parking. Playwright talkback after the show.