For TBC: Director/Designer Thom Pain (2018), Committee Member; Faith (2016), Family Debts (2016), Lion in the Streets (2015), Tournament of Lies (2015), 'Dentity Crisis (2014)
Hannah Jack is a Toronto based writer and comedian. She is a founding member of Theatre By Committee and with them has performed in Lion In the Streets, A Tournament of Lies, Family Debts and ‘dentity Crisis. She is also a writer/performer with the sketch comedy troupe The 95s. Check out Hannah’s work as a contributing writer for The Huffington Post Canada and HelloGiggles. Working with TBC has been an absolute joy for Hannah and she eagerly awaits all of their exciting future projects.
For TBC: Committee Member, Comme-ci - Comme-ça (2016), Lion in the Streets (2015), Tournament of Lies (2015)
Sarah completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto & Sheridan College's joint theatre and drama studies program where she met the other founding members of Theatre By Committee. In 2015 she received her Masters degree at the Centre for Drama, Theatre, & Performance Studies at UofT, and she is now there currently completing a PhD with a focus on the intersection of feminism and theatre pedagogy. TBC is one of her proudest projects, and she wishes the current members the very best moving forward.
Jonathan Walls is a Toronto based theatre performer. Selected recent work includes a reading of Alexander Kentris’ new play Kairos (produced by Pure Carbon), Theatre By Committee’s Lion in the Streets, Messy Kween Collective’s then, then. by Kyle Capstick, and Mixed Company Theatre’s touring production of Frenemies by Andrea Scott. Jonathan attended the Theatre and Drama Studies program at the University of Toronto and Sheridan College.
My worst onstage moment was a Grade 12 Sears' Drama Festival production at Hart House. A toaster caught fire on stage and began to spew smoke. Quickly unplugged the toaster in time before it really started to burn. The adjudicator thought we had the coolest special effects…
Laura McCallum, an emerging producer and arts administrator, joined Theatre by Committee in 2016. Beyond TBC, she produced The Rape of Lucrece (Paprika '17), Damn Tank (Toronto Fringe '16), and The Tempest (UTM Drama Club). She previously participated in Fringe 100 (now T.E.N.T.), Theatre Gargantua’s Emerging Artist Roundtable, and the inaugural Producers Learning Network. She is the co-founder of ApplauseDB, a database of post-secondary performing arts institutions across Canada.
Laura is a graduate of Humber's Arts Administration & Cultural Management post-grad, and the Theatre & Drama Studies program at the University of Toronto Mississauga and Sheridan College. She enjoys volunteering for the Toronto Theatre Database and learning ASL at the Canadian Hearing Society.
My worst onstage moment was being upstaged at my high school graduated by the guy in front of me who decided to do a backflip as he grabbed his diploma. My inner cynic was born that day.