Rachel Cairns - creator/writer/producer
Rachel grew up in Vancouver and for a while thought she wanted to be an Olympic swimmer, but came to the conclusion that ultimately learning how to swim around a pool faster wasn’t going to make the world a better place so she decided to be an artist. She attended an arts focused highschool (where she met Emma Pollard) and got bit by the acting bug.
She started working in TV in her teens with a handful of roles on various shows and movies of the week. From there she went across the pond to England for drama school at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and lived in the UK for five years. While in England she toured for a year playing Juliet in a production of Romeo and Juliet that played in twenty different cities. She also fell in love for the first time, back-packed around Europe, got her heart broken (also, for the first time) and bought a guitar.
She returned to Canada in 2012 and spent the next two summers at Bard on the Beach in Vancouver playing such roles as Ophelia, Viola in Twelfth Night, and Cymbeline’s Imogen. Rachel and Emma shot At Your Feet in May of 2015 before Rachel took off for Blyth Ontario where she did another season of rep theatre with Canadian plays. She continues to pursue acting, writing and producing.
Emma Pollard - director/editor
Emma began making movies as a teenager while she attended the Mini Arts program at Lord Byng Secondary School where she majored in visual arts and film. As a young film maker she earned multiple awards including Best Director from the BC student film festival.
She continued on to study in England at the University of East Anglia where she received her BA honours in Film and English Studies. Aside from directing several student films, she worked as a music and culture photographer with publications in Subba-Cultcha and Supersweet.
Since her return to Canada, she has been increasing her experience as an editor and director making numerous commercials, trailers and music videos. Most recently Emma collaborated with singer-songwriter Nick Waterhouse (Innovative Leisure Records), going inside the studio with him and on the road across America for his second album release and tour to shot footage for an upcoming documentary she is directing about his music. Emma’s photography from the studio has appeared in publications across the United States including Rolling Stone. She also wrote and directed the music video for Waterhouse's song "Sleeping Pills" which was premiered by GQ magazine and received critical acclaim.
Genevieve Flemming - Kat
Genevieve Fleming is a Jessie Award-nominated actor, director, and the Artistic Producer of Hardline Productions. For Hardline she has directed the 5-time Jessie Award nominated and 2-time winning Of Mice and Men, as well as Never Swim Alone, Twelve Angry Men, 500 Days to Mars (Studio 58 Risky Nights), and Coercion (rEvolver Festival). Select performance credits include Bug(Hardline), Wide Awake Hearts (Hardline and Twenty Something), Us & Everything We Own and SubUrbia (Twenty Something), Private Lives (Citadel), Death of a Salesman (Playhouse), The Priory (United Players), A Christmas Carol (WCT), Rick: The Rick Hansen Story (MTYP/Citadel), and The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood (Carousel). Film and television credits includeMotive, Supernatural, Package Deal, and several independent projects. Upcoming projects include directing Scratch for Theatre Plexus, and the premiere of He Roars at the Vancouver Fringe Festival this fall. Genevieve is a graduate of Mount Allison University and Studio 58.
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Alec Willows - Beef Jerky ManAlec is a prolific Canadian actor who has worked extensively in theatre, film and television. Also an accomplished voice actor, Alec can be heard regularly on such animated series as Dragon Ball Z, Transformers and Robocop. When not onstage or screen you can find Alec drumming for his band China Repair.
Luc Roderique - The Wolf of Wall StreetLuc is an actor and performer who is proud to have called Vancouver his home for the past decade now. Selected theatre credits include: In the Heights, She Stoops to Conquer (Arts Club); Measure for Measure, Elizabeth Rex, Merchant of Venice, As You Like It, Henry V, Falstaff, Othello, Comedy of Errors (Bard on the Beach). Selected film/television include: Seventh Son, The Flash, The 100, iZombie, Godzilla, Supernatural, Fairly Legal, Caprica, Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Luc is a Jessie Award winner and a graduate of Studio 58.
Haig Sutherland - Ladies PantiesHaig Sutherland has over a hundred appearances on television and film and has worked extensively in the theatre for nearly twenty years. He has received a Leo Award, Gemini nomination, and has been nominated several times for the Jessie Richardson Award.
Byron Noble - The Guy Who Asks Everyone OutOriginally from Ontario, Byron has been acting since he was 15. He is a graduate of the Studio 58 professional theatre training program. Recent film and TV credits include: Bates Motel, Motive, Arrow, Supernatural, and Fargo. Byron works for the Portland Hotel Society when he's not acting.
Kevin McNulty - Phone GuyKevin McNulty is both a prolific stage actor and has become a familiar face to North American audiences. His most recent notable role being Mel Ivarson on CBC’s Arctic Air. McNulty has been honoured with multiple awards such as the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medallion, The Sam Payne Lifetime Achievement Award from the Union of BC Performers, among many others. Other TV credits incluse: The Killing, Endgame, The Good Wife, Battlestar Galactica, Psych, Kyle XY, Supernatural, Stargate Atlantis, The Collector and Supervolcano. And his recurring roles include Stanley Wasserman in Robson Arms, James Dubro in DaVinci's City Hall, Anson's lisping father in The Chris Isaak Show, Dr. Warner in Stargate SG-1, and Agent Fuller in The X-Files.
Carlo Marks - Grandma F*&!erCarlo Marks grew up in and around the happenings of a small community theatre in the tiny village of Tofino on the west coast of Vancouver Island. His passion for acting and theatre brought him to the University of Victoria where his studies were concentrated in theatre education, directing and acting. Upon completion of a BFA degree he established a professional acting career working in film and television in Toronto, Vancouver and Los Angeles. Some of his television credits include: Smallville, Stargate Universe, Pretty Little Liars, MOWs for the Lifetime and SyFy networks. He has also performed in independent films in Vancouver and Los Angeles. He performed in the web series Pure Pwnage and Lovebites which was produced by TBS and created by Paul Reiser.
David MacKay - Big TipperDavid is a Vancouver based actor, director, playwright. TV and film credits include Radio Hype, Cedar Cove and the feature film The Layover directed by W. H. Macy. David recently directed One Man, Two Guvnors for the Arts Club Theatre.
Robert Moloney - The LickerRobert Moloney graduated from Langara College’s Studio 58 acting training program and has been working on stage and screen ever since. Most recently you can see him co-starring in Universal’s Bates Motel, as well as numerous recurring and regular roles on such shows as Kaya (MTV), Godiva’s (Bravo), Intelligence (CBC), Pasadena (FOX). Robert is a Leo Award nominee and a Jessie Award winning actor.
Adrian Petriw - The ShoeAdrian Petriw has over ten years of experience as an actor and voice-acting expert. Adrian was the voice of Iron Man in the animated series Iron Man: Armored Adventures. His other credits include Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow as the voice of Hawkeye as well as a recurring role on Hero 108. Adrian continues to impress as one of the founding members of The Little Bastards Theatre Company and a highly respected acting coach in Vancouver.
Cameron Anderson - AD
Lucy McNulty - AD and Puppeteer
Steven Hooper - Sound
Allen Axe Yang - Sound Assistant
James Penco - Script Supervisor
Christian Cummins - Camera Assistant
Holly Hoffman - Lighting
Brendan Sparkes - Grip/PA
Cory Alder - Technical support
Tessa Trach - PA
Marecel Daniel - Hair and Makeup
Anna Brosas - Hair and Makeup
Jamie King - Makeup
Special Thanks to the Bentall Centre for their generosity and assistance.
Special thanks to the Vancouver Community Laboratory for the assistance and generous use of their space.
Special Thanks to the suit people at David E White and their generous wardrobe donation.
Funny story: It’s the last day of filming (May long weekend Monday). So far so good. We’re just about set up and ready to start the day when our actor calls. Actually his wife calls, because she’s driving him to the hospital (FYI: he’s fine now:) small emergency, he can’t make it to set. Panic. What are we going to do? We need an actor. We don’t have one. All of our friends are out of town for the long weekend. Our super sound guy steps in. He’s going to do it. Only problem is, he doesn’t have a suit. But luckily, a suit store has just opened down the hall by where we’re filming and what are the odds that they’re having a meeting on this holiday monday. So Rachel goes in with all the sweetness and charm she possesses and asks them to please lend us a suit for a few hours. Luckily they’re awesome, cool people so they kit Sound-Guy Steve out in a spiffy suit, which is what you see the customer in the first episode sporting. So thank you to the wonderful people at David E White for saving the day and our bacon.