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trace by Jeff Ho

November 16 – December 3

Previews November 11 - 15

Studio Theatre

About the Playwright

Jeff Ho

Jeff is a theatre artist, originally from Hong Kong. Most recently, he played Ophelia in Why Not Theatre’s Dora-Nominated Prince Hamlet. Select Acting credits include: Hana’s Suitcase (Tour: Toronto/Montreal/Seattle/YPT), Unknown Soldier (lemontree/Architect Theatre), Murderers Confess at Christmastime (OutsideTheMarch), Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet (Repercussion Theatre), Incorporated (SyFy/CBS), Orphan Black (BBC America). As a playwright, Jeff is thrilled to be debuting trace, with Factory Theatre, in association with b current, directed by Nina Lee Aquino. He has held residencies with the Stratford Playwright’s Retreat 2016, Nightswimming, Cahoots Hot House Unit, The Banff Centre Playwrights Lab, and Factory Theatre. Jeff is a graduate of the National Theatre School.

About the Director

Nina Lee Aquino

Nina is the current Artistic Director of Factory Theatre and former Artistic Director of fu-GEN Asian Canadian Theatre Company (2002 - 2010) and Cahoots Theatre Company (2009 - 2013). She is the editor of Canada’s first Asian-Canadian 2-volume drama anthology love + relasianships and the co-editor of the award winning New Essays on Canadian Theatre Volume One: Asian Canadian Theatre (Playwrights Canada Press). Awards for her directorial work include: the Ken McDougall Award 2004, the Canada Council John Hirsch Prize 2008 and two Dora Mavor Moore Awards for Outstanding Direction. Theatre credits include trace, acquiesce, Banana Boys, The Unplugging (Factory Theatre); The Drawer Boy (Theatre Passe Muraille); James and the Giant Peach, Scarberia, Sultans of the Street (Young People’s Theatre); The Wanderers, paper SERIES (Cahoots); carried away on the crest of a wave (Tarragon); Ching Chong Chinaman, lady in the red dress, Singkil (fu-GEN).

The Team
Nina Lee Aquino
Director and Co-Set Designer
Lori Anderson
Stage Manager
Michelle Ramsay
Co-Set Designer and Lighting Designer
Victoria VanDenBelt
Apprentice Stage Manager
Joanna Yu
Costume Designer
Darrel Gamotin
Assistant Director
Matt McGeachy
Production Dramaturge
Chantelle 'Chanti' Laliberte
Head of Wardrobe

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