More of the Terminus Team
More of the amazing team that has worked creatively behind the scenes to bring you Terminus.
Parjad Sharifi, Projection Installation
Parjad Sharifi is a theatre scenographer, director, and new media creator. He holds a MFA in scenography from the University of British Columbia. He is the recipient of the 2012 Jessie Richardson Award for outstanding lighting design in small theatre. Parjad is currently pursuing research on new media and expressive scenography as a PhD candidate at SFU's School of Interactive Arts and Technology.
Carmen Alatorre, Costume Designer
Originally from Mexico City, Carmen earned her MFA degree in Theatre Design from the University of British Columbia and has worked as a designer in Vancouver since 2006. Some of her local recent design credits include: The Patron Saint of Stanley Park (Arts Club), Fresco (Bella Luna Theatre), Women of Troy (SFU Woodward's), The Forbidden Phoenix, The Sound of Music, and Fiddler on the Roof (Gateway Theatre). Thanks to Pi Theatre for this opportunity. Carmen is a member of Associate Designers of Canada. www.carmenalatorre.com
Alan Brodie, Lighting Designer
Alan is very pleased to return once again to Pi Theatre, having previously created the lighting design for the 1998 Pi production of Warriors. Past collaborations with Richard Wolfe include Diplomacy, and A Skull in Connemara with Western Theatre Conspiracy. Alan has been recognized with Jessie Richardson Awards for his lighting design for The Light in the Piazza, Tear the Curtain, Beyond Eden, Miss Julie: Freedom Summer, Diplomacy, Mary's Wedding, Art, and The Overcoat, a Betty Mitchell Award for Beyond Eden, a Sterling Award for Red, and a Bay Area Critics Circle Award for Vigil. In 2012 he was shortlisted for the Siminovitch Prize in Theatre. Alan has designed for most of Canada's regional theatres, in addition to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Shaw Festival, National Ballet of Canada, Canadian Opera Company, Vancouver Opera, and Pacific Opera Victoria. On the international stage his work has appeared at American Conservatory Theatre, (San Francisco), Centre Theatre Group (Los Angeles), and Nederlands Dans Theatre (The Hague), as well as numerous international theatre festivals. Recent productions include Spring Awakening, (Studio 58), Fiddler on the Roof (Gateway), A Christmas Carol (Belfry), The Light in the Piazza (Persephone Theatre), Tear the Curtain (Canadian Stage/Electric Co.), Macbeth (Pacific Opera Victoria), Wanderlust (Stratford Festival), and Ragtime (Shaw Festival). A 1989 graduate of the UBC Theatre Program, Alan has taught at UBC and the National Theatre School of Canada. He is a member of the Associated Designers of Canada. www.alanbrodie.ca
What a pleasure it is to be working with such a talented team of creators. It has been too long since my last Pi collaboration, The 8th Land, and I hope there are many more to come. Other satisfying projects this season: Don Pasquale for Saskatoon Opera, She Stoops to Conquer for the Arts Club, Attempts on Her Life for Studio 58, and Eternal Hydra for Touchstone. David is a proud member for the Associated Designers of Canada. www.davidscenographer.ca
David Mesiha, Sound Designer, Composer
David is an award winning music composer/sound designer for theatre, film, and multimedia. David has enjoyed critical acclaim for his innovative approach to music in theatre, an example of which are his scores for shows such as The Busy World is Hushed, Project X, and Trunk. He utilizes a mixture of orchestral composition techniques with creative multi-channel sound design that is often derived from his computer programming research to provide a fully immersive oral experience for audiences. Whatever the medium may be, David strives to communicate complex ideas through innovative means that take audiences on journeys of immersion and discovery while not leaving them behind as mere spectators.
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