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Oct 15, 2018

Actor Blog - Victor Dolhai

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ictor Dolhai is excited to be making his Pi Theatre debut. Selected theatre credits elsewhere include productions with The Citadel Theatre, Bard on the Beach, The Banff Centre, Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre, Chemainus Theatre Festival, Theatre NorthWest, Shakespeare in the Ruff, The Belfry, Electric Company Theatre, Persephone Theatre, Patrick Street Productions, Itsazoo Productions, Kaleidoscope Theatre, Kokoro Dance, SNAFU Dance Theatre, as well as 21 cabarets with Atomic Vaudeville, and 3 seasons at the Stratford Festival. Film/TV credits include: Siren, Raf, Reboot: The Guardian Code, and 2 seasons of Android Employed. We asked Victor what excited him about tackling the role of Isaac in Hir:

I'm interested in exploring the duplicity in Isaac's behaviour. Without giving too much away, Isaac's external veneer presents a facade of order and discipline which he has learned from his years in the military at war, however, deep within lies a world of chaos, fear, and vulnerability. I'm very much looking forward to exploring the challenge of balancing these two: the external Isaac and the internal Isaac; the face we see contrasted with the hidden emotional core. This juxtaposition portrayed within a brilliantly comedic, yet acerbic script, is an actor's dream to play. To be totally honest, I am feeling both equally excited and terrified of this journey I'm about to embark on, and am looking forward to what the cast, creative team, and crew creates with the cathartic words of Taylor Mac.