By David French
Directed by Judy Wensel
"There is a blue star in the sky this very minute."
Salt -Water Moon is a story for anyone who has been young and in love. This sweet and lyrical love story, set in a small Newfoundland town in the 1920s, provides a unique insight into the only emotion that really matters.
Lauren Holfeuer | Mary Snow
Globe Theatre: Sleeping Beauty, Pride and Prejudice.
Other Theatre: Matchstick (Theatre Howl); The Edible Woman (Live Five/Thigh High Theatre); Vimy (Live Five/Bzzt! Trap Door Theatre); Five Women Wearing the Same Dress (Live Five/Thigh High Theatre & Strikes Twice Productions); Still Life (Thigh High Theatre); Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat (Strikes Twice Productions); Peer Gynt, Assassins, Reckless, The Winter’s Tale, Attempts on Her Life (Greystone Theatre).
Upcoming: This summer Lauren will be performing with Sum Theatre.
Other: Graduate of the Globe Conservatory (2012), the University of Saskatchewan BFA program (2010) and co-creator of Thigh High Theatre.
Josh Ramsden | Jacob Mercer
Globe Theatre: Debut in Salt-Water Moon.
Other Theatre: Assassins, Peer Gynt,The Crucible (Greystone Theatre); The Edible Woman (Thigh High Theatre/Live Five); Anne of Green Gables (Station Arts Centre).
Upcoming: Globe Theatre Conservatory (summer of 2014).
Other: Josh is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting.
Judy Wensel | Director
Globe Theatre: Director: Fusion 2011, Fusion 2012, Fusion 2013; Assistant Director: Pride and Prejudice, Shout Sister; Actor: Sleeping Beauty, Robin Hood, The Story of Mr. Wright, Metamorphoses, Marion Bridge, The Alice Nocturne; Creator/Performer: Shangri-La, Dot & Mae: Delusions of Granduer.
Other Theatre: The Story of Mr. Wright (2b Theatre).
Other: Judy is a graduate of the University of Regina’s BFA Acting Program and is a One Yellow Rabbit Summer Lab Intensive alumnist. Judy was the recipient of the 2011 Stage West/Equity National Emerging Theatre Artist Award and the 2009 Regina Mayor’s Arts and Business Award for Emerging Artist.
Upcoming: Judy will be touring her solo show, Shangri-La across western Canada this coming summer.
Andrew Cull | Set and Costume Designer
Globe Theatre: I, Claudia.
Other Theatre: The Debacle (Zuppa Circus Theatre), East Of Berlin (2b Theatre), Brightest Red to Blue (Forunner Playwrights), Fathers and Sons (Neptune Theatre), As Ever (Mulgrave Road Theatre).
Other: Born and raised near Blyth, Ontario and educated at York University, Andrew freelanced as a technician in Toronto and Montreal before moving east in 2002 to became the Props Master at the Neptune Theatre in Halifax.
Charity Gadica | Assistant Set and Costume Designer
Globe Theatre: Costume Designer: Conrad-Roy: Daffily Ever After.
Film: Costume Designer: The Recital, A 1943 Guide to Hiring Women.
Other: Charity began her career working in the Saskatchewan Film Industry after completing her diploma in Costume Cutting and Construction from Red Deer College in 2002. She has worked on many projects including Moccasin Flats, Just Friends and Rabbit Fall. She became the Head of Wardrobe at Globe Theatre in 2008. She thanks Andrew Cull for letting her learn from him.
Leigh Ann Vardy | Lighting Designer
Globe Theatre: I, Claudia, Shout Sister, Copenhagen, Syringa Tree.
Other Theatre: Leigh Ann has designed lights for theatre and dance in every province. Recent favorites include: Oil and Water (Artistic Fraud), The God That Comes (ATP), Glace Bay Miners’ Museum (Neptune/NAC), Metamorphoses (NAC).
Other: Leigh Ann is an instructor and coach at the National Theatre School of Canada. She has received five Merritt Awards for design and was nominated for the Siminovitch Prize. A native of Nfld, Leigh Ann grew up with the gorgeous words of David French, and this play is one of her all-time favorites.
Jeremy Sauer | Composer & Sound Designer
Globe Theatre: Main Stage: Composer and Sound Designer: Sleeping Beauty; Sound Designer: Becky's New Car, The Wizard of Oz, Jake and the Kid, A Doll’s House, The Alice Nocturne, Doubt, a Parable, Girl in The Goldfish Bowl, Death and the Maiden; Musician: Mesa; Shumiatcher Sandbox Series: Musician, Composer: Fusion III; Composer, Sound Designer: A Thirst Undone, Hot Little Hands; Musician, Arranger: Dot and Mae: Delusions of Grandeur, Marg Szkaluba - Pissy’s Wife; Co-creator, Performer: The Unforeseen Journey of Nathaniel Dunbar.
Other: Jeremy is a pianist and composer, who spends much of his time playing and writing music with his good friend Belle Plaine.
Rebecca Miller | Stage Manager
Globe Theatre: Debut in Salt-Water Moon.
Other Theatre: God of Carnage (Third Wall Theatre); Arms and the Man (National Arts Centre/Citadel Theatre/Vancouver Playhouse); An Enemy of the People (NAC/Citadel Theatre), Beauty Queen of Leenane (NAC/Vancouver Playhouse); Mary’s Wedding, Rick Mercer’s A Good Place to Hide (NAC); July 1 Evening Celebration on Parliament Hill (Ottawa); After the Dance (Shaw Festival). Assistant Stage Manager for 5 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (NAC); 3 seasons with the Shaw Festival; The Glass Menagerie (NAC/Mirvish); The Who’s Tommy Tour (Mirvish).
Film/Television: Assistant Costume Designer for 5 movies of the week filmed in Ottawa.
Other: Also a Lighting Designer for the NAC, 40th Anniversary Gala, Black and White Soiree Galas; 10 seasons with National Arts Centre Orchestra Pops Series; 8 seasons with Third Wall Theatre including God of Carnage, Top Girls (Rideau Award Best Design).
Angie Wangler | Apprentice Stage Manager
Globe Theatre: Angie has been a dresser for the Globe’s productions of The Wizard of Oz, Pride and Prejudice, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Last Resort, Sleeping Beauty and Becky’s New Car, and just recently made her debut as an Apprentice Stage Manager in Wingfield Lost and Found.
Upcoming: Writer/Actor in Violet, Feature Film.