A Graduate of Studio 58, Corina has performed with professional Theatre Companies in BC, across Canada and in the US, such as The Arts Club Theatre Company, Carousel Theatre, Pacific Theatre, Repercussion Theatre, Project X, Mortal Coil and with various local Equity Collectives, such as Mad Duck. Some favourite past roles have been: Leontes in The Winter’s Tale, Josie in A Moon For The Misbegotten, Hattie in Laundry & Bourbon, Butterball in Chickens and Gertrude in Hamlet. Corina spent a number of years co-creating and producing new works as a member of Cor Departure Physical Theatre Ensemble (now called The Minotaur’s Kitchen), both independently and in collaboration with the Evergreen Cultural Centre, for whom she has taught Drama for Primary, Elementary & High-School programs. Corina also works in voiceover, film and television, set carpentry, dabbles in sound design, visual arts and has most recently tried her hand at directing, an area in which she hopes to have many more opportunities. Outside of the arts, Corina is a professional residential carpenter and a Mom.
Christina was thrilled to be part of Classic Chic’s inaugural production of The Winter’s Tale playing Paulina. Other acting credits include She Stoops to Conquer with the Arts Club Theatre Company The Music Man at Theatre Under the Stars, Shrek the Musical with Align Entertainment, and Fourplay (episodic dinner theatre at Salt Tasting Room in Gastown) with In the House Festival. She performed in and co-created a site-specific theatre piece in the Vancouver Fringe Festival, Rove: The Legend of Rusty Point. Other recent past credits include MacBeth, It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman, Lorelei, Nine, The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later, Ruddigore, and Iolanthe. Christina is a graduate of SFU’s School for the Comtemporary Arts.
Marci T House – JOHN WILLIAMSON
Theatre credits (selected): The Ladies Foursome – The Grand Theatre (London, ON), Who’s Life is it Anyway? – The Cultch Theatre (Vancouver), Clybourne Park – The Arts Club, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot – Neworld Theatre & Pacific Theatre (Vancouver), Intimate Apparel – The Arts Club, In The Next Room or The Vibrator Play (Canadian Premier) – Tarragon Theatre/MTC, RUINED – Obsidian/Nightwood Theatre, HAMLET – The Honest Fishmongers Equity Co-op (Vancouver), A Street Named Desire – Blue Bridge Theatre Company (Victoria, BC), The Miracle Worker – Vancouver Playhouse.
Film & TV Credits (selected): Party of Five, The L Word, Bionic Woman, Smallville, ‘V’, Supernatural, Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story, Vampire Diaries, Fringe, Elegy, X-Files 2:The Movie, Playing For Keeps, The Day The Earth Stood Still, The Boy Who Cried Werewolf, Charlie St. Cloud, The Big Year, Godzilla, Emily Owens- M.D., Rookie Blue, Saving Hope, Lost Girl, Strange Empire, & Full Flood.
Catherine Lough Haggquist – BAYLEN
A professional actor for nearly 30 years, Catherine Lough Haggquist got her first big acting break as a stand-in for Holly Robinson on the television series, 21 Jump Street. Following appearances on television mainstays like The Commish, Highlander, The X-Files, and Dark Angel, Lough Haggquist added to her acting credits with lead roles on two Canadian series – The Unprofessionals and Rockpoint PD. More recently, she has appeared in such film and TV efforts as Supernatural, Emily Owens M.D., Stargate: SG1, Stargate: Universe, Fringe, Once Upon a Time, TRON: Legacy, Bates Motel, Continuum, Arctic Air, Elysium, and Godzilla. She recently completed work as ”Amy Tucker”, a lead character in the upcoming Christmas movie Angels in the Snow, which will air on the Up Network in the US.
Film/TV credits include Whispers, Gracepoint, Supernatural, A Novel Romance, Hit & Run, two seasons as a series lead on the CBC evening drama, Riverdale, CTV’s Traders, the independent feature film, Backroads, and the short film Sleepwalk (2012 Audience Choice Award, New York City Horror Film Festival). Michelle was thrilled to play Antigonus in Classic Chic’s acclaimed production of The Winter’s Tale last summer. Selected theatre credits include Collette in Four Dogs and a Bone (Havana Theatre), See Bob Run and To Hear With Eyes (One Yellow Rabbit, Workshop West), Les Liaisons Dangereuses and A Christmas Carol (Theatre Calgary), The Importance of Being Earnest and Fool for Love (Theatre Junction), Cressida (Workshop West), Misalliance and Night Must Fall (Shaw Festival), 1-900-Dee-Lite (Persephone Theatre), All in the Timing (Summer at the Roxy), Hitting Town (Alchemy Theatre Projects), Cymbeline (Shakespeare in the Rough), Twelfth Night (U of T, Graduate Centre for Drama) and Summerfolk (Equity Showcase Theatre). Michelle is a graduate of York University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts Program.
Suzanne has worked as an actress for a heckuva long time, appearing in theatres across Canada, most recently at Theatre North West in Brighton Beach Memoirs and in the Western Canada Theatre/ Firehall Arts Centre co-pro Mambo Italiano. In the last several years, she’s worked at Presentation House Theatre, a theatre close to her heart and close to her home, in North Vancouver: My Mother’s Story, Old Love, Three Viewings and The Goat. She is thrilled to be appearing in a play on the other side of the bridge and looks forward to getting to know the cross-dressing Classic Chics. Her proudest achievement, next to her two sons, is her play Poor which appeared at the 2014 Vancouver Fringe festival and is still occupying her imagination as a work in progress. She appears in film and television and is a graduate of Studio 58.
Colleen’s thrilled to be with the “Chics” again after her appearance last year as Old Shepherd in their acclaimed production of The Winter’s Tale. She has played with Shakespeare a lot but this marks her first Mamet. Her career includes the Stratford, Shaw and Charlottetown Festivals, the companies of CATS and Show Boat, plus extensive film/TV credits. Recent: Hedda Gabler (Persephone), Anne of Green Gables (Theatre Calgary), Hello, Dolly! (RCMT), Three Musketeers, Little Women (Citadel), Fiddler on the Roof (Chemainus), Sound of Music (Gateway), Calendar Girls (Arts Club). She has directed Waiting for the Parade (Chemainus), Merry Wives of Windsor (Graffiti Theatre), Taming of the Shrew (Showcase Festival), Queen Lear (Western Gold) and Little Shop of Horrors (TUTS).