Jeff Madden

Jeff Madden

Jinx

Jeff Madden is best known for starring as ‘Frankie Valli’ in the hit musical Jersey Boys, winning the Dora Award for ‘Outstanding Performance in a Musical’. After the two year run in Toronto, he later starred in the Australian production for 15-months. Previously, Jeff acted in the Shaw Festival ensemble for eight seasons. After performing across Canada in various plays, musicals, concerts, television shows, corporate gigs, and recording two CDs, Jeff is now enjoying directing and dramaturging new musicals, teaching acting and singing at Sheridan College and Randolph Academy, and finishing a Masters of Education degree from the University of Toronto.

Matt Cassidy

Matt Cassidy

Smudge

Matt was most recently seen on the television series Private Eyes, Reign and Mohawk Girls. On stage, Matt was in the Canadian company of Jersey Boys ; The Music Man , Oklahoma! and Moby Dick at The Stratford Festival and the world premiere of Lord Of The Rings with Mirvish Productions. Other favourite theatre credits include Generous , (GCTC); Billy Flynn in Chicago, Brad in The Rocky Horror Show (Stagewest); Fred in Miracle on 34th Street , Pharaoh in Joseph and The Amazing... (Grand Theatre London); Murder in Noirville (Laugh Out Loud Orillia), Beauty and the Beast, Secret Garden, Honk! (Globe Theatre Regina) and Forever Plaid (Charlottetown Festival). The past two winters Matt and his wife Sarah have produced the Panto Freezing The Musical in Ottawa. He is a graduate of Sheridan’s Musical Theatre program and is a proud member of CAEA and ACTRA. Matt would like to thank his family for all of their support.

Jonathan Cullen

Jonathan Cullen

Frankie & Dance Captain

The Book of Mormon (Standby Elder Price, 1st National Tour); Next to Normal (Henry, MTC); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Stage West Calgary); Billy Elliot (1st National Tour); West Side Story (Theatre St. John's); Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Charlottetown); Oberon, Anything Goes, Metamorphoses (Theatre Sheridan). TV: ``Bomb Girls`` (Global). FILM: Cold Season (LUA). Jonathan is excited to be part of his Grandfather’s favourite show! When not on stage he can be found playing with the Pop/Soul group Silver Lining. Thanks to Bruce and the gang at TH and to my Mom and Brother for teaching me to believe. Silverliningband.com IG:@tSilverlining

Scott Beaudin

Scott Beaudin

Sparky

At age 23, career highlights include a season at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival (Oliver!, 2006), along with nearly 40 credits to his name in television and film, including lead roles in Summerhood (Best Film, Sand Diego Film Festival; Best Film, Canadian Comedy Awards) and Victoria Day (Sundance Film Festival, World Dramatic Competition). Scott was nominated for a Young Artist Award for his work on Syfy’s Haven, and is a lead role in the award-winning web-series Ruby Skye, P.I.

Tyler Check

Tyler Check

Swing

Tyler is thrilled to be a part of this production of Forever Plaid and to get the chance to work with such a talented group of performers. Past theatre credits include Emmett Forrest in Legally Blonde at Theatre Sheridan, Smudge in Forever Plaid at The Stirling Festival Theatre, Sir Bedevere in Spamalot at The Stephenville Theatre Festival, and the Father in 33 1/3 as part of the Canadian Music Theatre Project. Tyler is currently writing and developing an original musical called Liam: The Musical. He also runs a weekly podcast series interviewing prominent people in the theatre industry in Canada called Let’s Grab Coffee. Tyler would like to thank the Talent House, the cast and crew for making this production such an incredible experience, and his family for their constant love and support.

Sayer Roberts

Sayer Roberts

Swing

Living amongst these tunes and sensibilities, Sayer is home. Recently moved from Vancouver, he's making his Toronto debut with the Plaid lads. Previous credits include: Marius - Les Miserables (ArtsClub), Johnny B. - Red Rock Diner (ArtsClub), Marius - Les Miserables (ChemainusTheatreFestival), Curly - Oklahoma!, Barnaby - Hello, Dolly! (RCMT), Rolf - The Sound of Music (Gateway), and Barrett - TITANIC (TUTS).

Mark Camilleri

Mark Camilleri

Music Director

Mark is thrilled to be back working with Starvox Entertainment. Theatre highlights include Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale, Toxic Avenger, Mamma Mia! and Dirty Dancing. Concert highlights include Céline Dion
(on the Oprah Winfrey Show), the Canadian Tenors, Andrea Bocelli, The Priests, Sarah McLachlan, Marvin Hamlisch, Mike Burstyn, Jeff Beck and Il Divo. Mark also owns and operates IMAGINE Sound Studios.
www.imaginesound.com

Dayna Tekatch

Dayna Tekatch

Director & Choreographer

Dayna has worked extensively all across this excellent country. Director credits include: Avenue Q(Citadel-Sterling award for Outstanding Musical); Oliver!(National Arts Centre), The 39 Steps(Neptune/Stage West/ 1000 Islands); Same Time Next Year, Midlife:The Crisis Musical(Orillia Opera House); Driving Miss Daisy starring Michael Learned, Tuesday's With Morrie(Starbright). Choreographic credits include: Alice Through The Looking Glass (Stratford/ NAC/ Charlottetown/ MTC/ Citadel); Wizard of Oz (YPT/Globe); Evangeline (Charlottetown/Citadel); Funny Girl, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (Segal Centre); Drowsy Chaperone (Vancouver Playhouse/ NAC/ 1000 Islands/ Citadel-Sterling award for Outstanding Choreography); The Penelopiad (Citadel); Romeo&Juliet, nativity, A Christmas Carol, Creation, Sound of Music (NAC); A Midsummer Night's Dream, Palmer Park, All's Well That Ends Well (Stratford); Buddy Holly, Rocky Horror (Aquarius). Dayna spent 9 seasons in the company of the Stratford Festival as an actor and choreographer and 5 seasons with the National Arts Centre as a director, choreographer, and actor. She was on the faculty of the Banff/Citadel Professional Training Program for 3 years and is the proud recipient of 2 Tyrone Guthrie awards and The Richard March award. She lives in Toronto with her inspirations, son Liam and husband Sean C Robertson.

Dianne Woodrow

Dianne Woodrow

Stage Manager

Selected Production Stage Manager credits include: The Boys in the Photograph, Mamma Mia!, The Lion King, Rent, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Les Misérables; Love, Loss, and What I Wore; The Shaw Festival, Charlottetown
Festival. Other stage management credits include shows at Soulpepper Theatre, the National Arts Centre, the Canadian Opera Company, the Stratford Festival and Manitoba Theatre Centre.

Laura Grandfield

Laura Grandfield

Assistant Stage Manager

After growing up in Thunder Bay and graduating from Sheridan College, Laura loves cultivating her skills and backstage choreography as well as exploring all of Ontario with Smile Theatre and shows like Hair (The Grand Theatre), Carmen (Opera Lyra Ottawa), and Spamalot (Drayton Entertainment). Much love to her friends and family for their endless support. Enjoy the show!

Amy-Susie Bradford

Amy-Susie Bradford

Production Manager

Amy-Susie is excited to be part of the Starvox Entertainment Team and to be working on this production of Forever Plaid. Amy-Susie started her Production management career at the NJ Performing Arts Center where she worked full-time for eight years and continues working on large scale galas and events. She currently resides in Montreal while continuing to manage events and productions throughout North America. Recent credits include Evil Dead the Musical, Repercussion’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, and Just for Laughs in Montreal. Thanks to my family for their continued support as we follow this path less traveled.