MARIAH BOEHK – OLGA
Mariah Boehk is an eager young student currently living in Northern Ontario and attending her final year in the Acting for Stage and Screen program at Canadore College.
Mariah has been afforded opportunities to advance her skills through performances as Viola in Twelfth Night, Sandy in Grease, Florence in The Odd Couple, Lady Chiltern/Gertrude in An Ideal Husband, Thea in Hedda Gabler, Lizzie Borden in Blood Relations, and Tina in Tough.
In the summer of 2021, On the Edge Fringe Festival hired Mariah to take part in an eight-week collective creation project. She and six peers conceptualized, wrote, produced, and performed the one-act play, I Am Ursus, as part of the 2021 fringe season.
Mariah is delighted to be appearing in the 2022 Northern Ontario premiere of Orphans for the Czar by George F. Walker. With her love of both film and stage acting, as well as a newly sparked interest in writing, Mariah is both ready and excited to explore these avenues, eager to let her dedication and passion take her to the next level.
NOAH CANTOS - SASHA
Noah Cantos is a Canadian actor and singer who is currently finishing his acting studies at Canadore College. He has had an interest in acting since high school and has excelled. He is highly regarded by the Canadore Digital Cinematography Program for his on-camera performances and his lively presence on set.
Noah has collaborated with many creative artists and brought these independent films to life: Hotel Hell (2019), The Durability Of Inclination (2019), Still (2020), Banana Gun (2020), Henry (2020), Time Coil (2020), Pitfall (2020), Take Me Back (2020), I’ll Be Seeing You (2020), The Deal (2021), Comfort Zone (2021), A Woman’s Touch (2021), and Where Is The Sky (2021).
Noah has also performed in various theatrical productions. His roles have included Doody in Grease, Guy in Check Please, and Feste in Twelfth Night. He is thoroughly enjoying playing Sasha in Canadian playwright George F. Walker’s Northern Ontario premiere of Orphans for the Czar.
Noah’s passion for acting and singing is evident. He strives towards appearing in bigger productions and taking his career to a new level.
JONATHAN CHAPUT – VASLEY
Jonathan Chaput is a multi-faceted artist currently living in North Bay. He will be graduating from Canadore College’s Acting for Stage and Screen Program in 2022.
He has performed in various productions and scene studies, being afforded the opportunity to explore such roles as Jack in The Importance of Being Earnest, Max in The Long Weekend, Dr. Thomas Stockmann in An Enemy of the People, Sir Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth Night, Ichabod Crane in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Roger in Grease, Lee in The Melville Boys, and Clint in 3...2...1.
Jonathan is thrilled to be appearing in the 2022 Northern Ontario premiere of George F. Walker’s new play, Orphans for the Czar—a wonderful first step towards what he plans will be a long and exciting career in the arts.
KRIS CHARTRAND – PIOTR/MASTER
Kris Chartrand is an actor and puppeteer currently residing in Northern Ontario while finishing his final year of the Acting for Stage and Screen Program at Canadore College. Before pursuing a career in front of the camera, Kris worked behind the camera with “YourTV” for years as the main camera operator for the program Live Between Commercials.
On stage, Kris has had the opportunity to further sharpen his skills in such roles as Sonny in Grease as well as Sir Toby Belch in a production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Kris also works on the side as a freelance voice actor.
Kris plans to make a career in television and film, which will hopefully include puppeteering as his interest in the industry was inspired and fueled by his lifelong love for the many works of Jim Henson.
GUILLAUME DUBE – YAKOV/MAKAROV
Guillaume Dubé is a passionate young acting student currently residing in Northern Ontario as he completes his final year of Canadore College’s Acting for Stage and Screen program.
Guillaume has been given the opportunity to grow as an actor through performances as Malvolio and Duke Orsino in Twelfth Night, Danny in Grease, Zastrozzi in Zastrozzi, and Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest.
Guillaume is excited to appear in the 2022 Northern Ontario premiere of Orphans for the Czar by George F. Walker. With his passion for stage and film acting, as well as voice acting, Guillaume is motivated and excited to explore all of these different paths. He is dedicated and ready to work hard in order to reach the next step.
MERCEDES JADE – MAYA
Mercedes Jade is a young actor finishing their training at Canadore College’s Acting for Stage and Screen program.
They have had the opportunity to expand their skills through performances such as Jan in Grease, Olivia and Fabian in Twelfth Night, Olive in The Odd Couple, Sorrel in Bunny, and Constance in Goodnight Desdemona. Film credits include: the student films What I’ll Make of You, The Deal, Brass Knuckles, Delirious, and Life After Death.
Last year, Mercedes Jade interviewed for and was hired by On the Edge Fringe Festival to take part in an eight-week collective creation project where they and six peers conceptualized, wrote, produced, and performed the one-act play, I Am Ursus, as part of the 2021 summer fringe season.
Mercedes is ambitious and committed to making a career in the arts as well as becoming a certified yoga instructor. They are proud to be performing in George F. Walker's Northern Ontario premiere of his new play, Orphans for the Czar.
CASSIDY WALKER – RAYISHA
An actor from Deep River, Ontario, Cassidy Walker is currently finishing her final year of the Acting for Stage and Screen Program at Canadore College. Cassidy’s acting experiences on stage include Maria in Twelfth Night, Mimi and Mary in Check Please, Frenchie in Grease, Mary Snow in Salt-Water Moon, Nora Helmer in A Doll’s House, Young Cosette in Les Misérables, and Phyllis in Jean Claude of Swisha.
Cassidy enjoys working both on and off stage, having experience as a stage manager. She is happy to be appearing in Canadian playwright George F. Walker’s Northern Ontario premiere of Orphans for the Czar.
Cassidy has an increasing interest in singing and film work. She is excited and eager to let her passion grow, and explore all things that acting has to offer.