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Carmen Alatorre
November 13, 2018

Originally from Mexico City, Carmen earned her MFA degree in Theatre Design at UBC and has worked as a theatre designer in Vancouver since 2006. Some of her recent design credits include: Stickboy (Vancouver Opera); Peter and the star catcher, Top dog/Under dog and Mustard (Arts Club Theatre Co.); Pericles, The Winter’s Tale and As you like it (Bard on the Beach); Carmen is the recipient of three Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards. For more information visit:

Carmen Alatorre is the costume designer for Hir by Taylor Mac! Here is a sneak peak of her design:

Arnold - Costume Design













Hir is part of the...

Stella Jesselle Garciano
November 5, 2018

Stella Jesselle Garciano is the Props Master on our production of Hir! Here are a few words from her about her career working in props:

I just recently graduated from Capilano University's Technical Theatre program. During my last summer, I worked on a Christmas feature and a few short films with my friends. This is my first time managing the props department on my own and I'm excited to help put together the world that is in Hir.

The reason why I work in props and set dec is because I love the physical components that put the audience into the world of the story. It's always the small little...

Sammie Hatch
October 26, 2018

Sammie is an emerging sound designer and stage manager based in the Pacific North West. Originally from Oregon, she has worked with theatre companies in Portland, Vancouver, Richmond, and Calgary. Recent Stage Management credits include: Poly Queer Love Ballad at the Vancouver Fringe Festival returning for a remount at the Queer Arts Festival's SUM Gallery in March 2019, A Prayer for Owen Meany (Ensemble Theatre Company) returning for a remount at Pacific Theatre in January 2019, and Wives and Daughters (UBC Theatre). Recent Sound Design credits include: Three Winters (The Cultch), C’mon...

October 19, 2018

Deb Williams is multi award winning actress, producer and writer who’s been hacking away at this art form professionally for 30 years. She recently starred in Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike, Dressing for a WeddingBlack Bonspiel of Wully McCrimmonJames and the Giant PeachClybourne Park, Importance of Being Earnest and Becky’s New Car.  As a comedian and storyteller she is regularly on many forms of media. Deb is working on a number of exciting playwright commissions and is the co-creator/producer/host of The Flame, a sold out monthly storytelling event, radio show and TV special...

Larissa Blokhuis
October 18, 2018

Introducing Larissa Blokhuis: Pi’s new Operations Administrator

Larissa completed her BFA with a major in glass at the Alberta College of Art and Design in 2008. The next year, she moved to the coast and began pursuing visual arts opportunities throughout Western Canada.  She has been Assistant Teacher at Red Deer College and Terminal City Glass Co-op, and has exhibited extensively in Alberta and BC. In 2016, she completed her first public art piece, “Love Your Neighbour, Love Your Ocean,” located in Vancouver. In 2017, she joined the board of Curiosity Collider as Exhibitions Director, and is...

Maria Zarrillo
October 18, 2018

Introducing Maria Zarrillo: Pi’s new Associate Artistic Manager

Originally from Winnipeg, Maria is an Equity Stage Manager, freelance Producer and Arts Administrator currently based in Vancouver. Since graduating from Studio 58’s production program, she has worked on a variety of shows in a variety of capacities. Some credits include the original, remounted & touring productions of Empire of the Son (Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre), The Invisible Hand (Pi Theatre), L’Elisir D’Amore (Vancouver Opera), Broken Tailbone (Nightswimming Theatre) and Kim’s Convenience (Pacific Theatre).




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