Much Ado About Nothing – The Cast

Corina Akeson (Benedick) A graduate of Studio 58, Corina is a Jessie-nominated actor and sound designer, a producer, production manager, and emerging director. She has performed across BC, Canada, and the US, and is proud to be a co-founding member of Classic Chic. Corina also works in film & television, voice over, carpentry and loves to dabble in visual arts.






Kayla Deorksen (Don Pedro) Kayla is honoured to be working with this fantastic team of artists. Selected Theatre: C’mon, Angie! (Touchstone), Shit (Firehall), Green Lake (Solo Collective), Othello, Pericles (Bard on the Beach), Pride and Prejudice (Arts Club), Speed-The-Plow (Mitch and Murray), Beggar’s Opera (Seven Tyrants). She thanks Ian and her family for their love and support. Enjoy the show!




CK Kaur (Conrade, Balthasar, Ursula, Messenger) CK is in her last year of the Acting for Stage and Screen program at Capilano University where she played Mrs. Jennings in Sense and Sensibility. Before theatre, she wrote and produced short films at the Langara Film Arts Screenwriting program and was a top finalist at the Crazy 8’s Short Film Festival.





Nancy Kerr (Antonio, Hugh Oatcake, Sexton) Theatre: Almost Maine, The Cultch Lab, My Tom, Railtown Actors Lab, Sight Unseen, Waterfront Theatre, As You Like It, Knightsbridge Theatre (Los Angeles), Nuts, Gallery Players (New York), Fool for Love, Regina Theatre (Stockholm, Sweden). Film and Television: Supernatural, Man in the High Castle, Suck it Up, The Killing.






Sereana Malani (Hero, First Watchman) Born in Fiji, based in Vancouver. Credits: Happy Place (Touchstone), Good People (ACTC), Valley Song (Gateway), The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Carousel) and five seasons at Bard on the Beach. She is a graduate of the BFA Acting program (University of Alberta). Love to Elliott and baby Eli!





Adele Noronha (Claudio) Adele is honoured to get to work with Classic Chic. Recent credits: Lysistrata and Timon of Athens (3rd season at Bard on the Beach); Walt Witman’s Secret (the frank), Happy Place and Brothel #9 (Touchstone, Jessie Award for Best Actress). A Studio 58 graduate, Adele will next appear in Serena Parmar’s The Orchard (Arts Club).






Barbara Pollard (Leonato) Known internationally for creating & starring in the Moms the Word plays. Classical experience at The Stratford Festival (5 years), Bard on the Beach: Hamlet (Gertrude) Twelfth Night (Fabian), Carousel Tours: Taming of the Shrew (Kate), Romeo & Juliet (Nurse) Extensive TV & Film (iZombie; Hallmark Network). Proud Mother to Emma & Desmond.





Bronwen Smith (Borachio, Friar Francis) Bronwen is an actor, teacher, and one of the producers of Classic Chic. Recent stage credits include The How and the Why (Aenigma Theatre), The Learned Ladies (Western Gold Theatre), and The Cherry Orchard (Smoking Gun Collective). Recent film & TV credits include ‘The Good Doctor’, ‘Ink’, and ‘Unspeakable’.






Sara Vickruck (Don John, Dogberry, Messenger) Sara Vickruck is an award-winning actor and musician. Selected theatre credits: Poly Queer Love Ballad (Vickruck/West), Fun Home (Arts Club), Circle Game (Firehall Arts Centre), and Love Bomb (Shameless Hussy Productions) for which she won an Ovation Award. Up next: Poly Queer Love Ballad – SUM Gallery March 5-10th.




Christina Wells Campbell (Beatrice, George Seacoal) Christina is an actor, programmer, and theatremaker and is one of the founders of Classic Chic. Select credits: The Winter’s Tale, Glengarry Glen Ross, Corleone: The Shakespearean Godfather (Classic Chic), She Stoops to Conquer (Arts Club), Music Man (TUTS), Shrek The Musical (Align). She has a theatre degree from SFU.