QCT collaborates with actors, directors and designers from all different regions and provinces. We are eager to work with young and emerging artists who are establishing their careers and looking to develop their craft while bringing new, exciting projects to life here in Collingwood.
Salt-Water Moon features two recent graduates of George Brown Theatre School in Toronto. Each of these immensely talented performers became involved with QCT by virtue of working with Rochelle on The Tempest which was presented by Ravenous Theatre in June, 2016. Visit their profiles below!
Lena Maripuu- Mary Snow
Lena is a Toronto-based actor and theatre creator. A graduate of George Brown Theatre School, her acting credits include: Performer/Collaborator (Molly Bloom, Fourth Gorgon Theatre), Miranda (The Tempest, Ravenous Theatre), Mrs. Do (The Really Real Adventures of Scott Free and Will Do, Solar Stage Theatre), Wendy (Peter Pan, Olde Flame Brewing Co, Port Perry), Charlotte (Sizzle and Spin, Plan A Theatre, Toronto Fringe Festival), Solveig (Peer Gynt, GBTS), Angelica (Love for Love, GBTS). Upcoming: The Nurse in Titus Andronicus, Seven Siblings Theatre, and Wendy in Peter Pan (the Toronto remount), Bad Hats Theatre. Lena is also a member of the band “Hit It Leslie.”
guifré bantjes-ràfols- Jacob Mercer
Guifré Bantjes-Ràfols is an emerging international artist who has worked on productions in Toronto, Barcelona, and Saskatoon. Most recently he has appeared as Lazarus in Lazarus and his Beloved (Broken Hill Theatre), Cheever in The Crucible (Kindling Collective), and Nelson in the feature film Sebastian (Bonpland Pictures). He recently graduated from George Brown College’s Theatre Arts program where, in addition to playing roles such as Alexander Kalabushkin (The Suicide), Mr. Sullen (The Beaux’s Stratagem), and Joe (The Crackwalker), he also produced and directed trailers and other promotional materials for his graduating season in 2015-16.