DCoTX: Vincent Forcier (Tommy the Hench)

Fun fact: Vincent is an actor & owner of a teddy bear named Coffee Crisp who is for sure haunted. Number of years with DCoT: 7 Favourite DCoT memory: My first year with dead centre I jumped off a platform that was 8 feet high and made it look like I smashed my head on the way down. In rehearsal the director, …

DCoTX: Ainsley Hillyard (Movement Director)

Fun fact: Ainsley is an Edmonton based performer and creator who works in dance and theatre. Number of years with DCoT: 4 Favourite DCoT Memory: My favourite memory is when Cookie the goat snuck into our show for free. As a henchperson my character doesn’t speak, so I had to lurch over to Beth, the director, and get her attention …

DCoTX: Morgan Smith (Clara the Fortune Telling Witch)

Fun Fact: I read the news for a living. The funniest line I’ve ever read on the radio is “All the animals were accounted for except for one monkey, but investigators believe it may have been eaten.” Number of years with DCoT: This is my 6th year with DCoT Favourite DCoT memory: I think my favorite DCoT memory was the …

DCoTX: Ian Walker (Impossible Machine Wizard)

Fun fact: When I was solo camping in the Norwegian fjords I had a close encounter with a troll! Number of years with DCoT:  Three Favourite DCoT memory: Seeing the “woman in white” levitate in the Selkirk hotel What you’re most afraid of:  Scarecrows that come to life and go on murderous rampages. Originally from Yorkshire, England, Ian is a mechanical …

DCoTX: Cliff Kelly (Fight Director)

Fun fact: I will eat anything once… except brussel sprouts. Number of years with DCoT: 3 Favourite DCoT memory: Accidentally putting a hole a wall during a scene (don’t worry – it was in an abandoned building, and we fixed it!) What you’re most afraid of: Being forgotten Cliff is very happy to be back with DCoT to help with …

DCoTX: Elise Jason (Design Assistant)

Fun fact: 95% of clothes I own are stained with paint. The sacrifices of being a designer. Number of years with DCoT: 1! What you’re most looking forward to this year: Many, many more years to come. What you’re most afraid of: The inevitably of dying alone and being abandoned by those I love. Also, the ocean. elise jason [they/them/theirs] …

DCoTX: Mat Simpson (Bunny Booher, the Hench)

Fun Fact: Mat is both an actor and photographer Number of years with DCoT: 2 years as a performer, 2 years before that as a photographer Favourite DCoT Memory: I loved seeing Siona float last year in the hotel Selkirk cuz like whoa What you’re most afraid of: I fucking hate sharks Mat Simpson is a graduate of the BFA …

DCoTX: Adam Keefe (Jimmy the Hench)

Fun fact: Adam Keefe is an actor/writer/fool who loves lemon merengue pie and creepin’ around the Dead Centre of Town! Number of years with DCoT: DC0T is ten years old, and I’ve been here for every one of ’em. Favourite DCoT Memory: In year six, I got to threaten Steve Pirot with a broken bottle in the disused attic of Block …

DCoTX: Jake Tkaczyk (James P Watson, Poodles)

Fun fact: I teach spin class at YEG Cycle. Yes, a class on a stationary bike. Number of years with DCoT: This is my first time with DCoT! What you’re most looking forward to this year: I’m looking forward to filling DCoT with people – bringing life to an outdoor site-specific piece! What you’re most afraid of:  Bats. Jake grew up on a farm …

DCoTX: Perry Gratton (Doc Edmonton)

  Fun Fact: More scared of Beets than Zombies Number of years with DCoT: 4 previous performances (plus Halfway to Halloween) Favourite DCoT memory: Being covered head to toe in blood for DCoT pt II What you’re most afraid of: Random acts of grievous violence to my friends or family. Perry Gratton was born, bred, and educated in Edmonton Alberta. He …