Katelyn McCulloch is a passionate actor, dancer and aerialist based in Toronto. Katelyn received her BFA from York University’s Acting Conservatory in the spring of 2011 and is trained in a variety of dance forms, acrobatics and aerials. Katelyn’s has been teaching in a variety of mediums for over 10 years and has taught and trained all over including Atlantic Canada, Argentina, Mexico, New York, Toronto and Montreal. Currently Katelyn is a proud coach at Cirque-ability where she teaches all ages and classes and is the Artistic Director of Cirque-abilities’ Adult and Kids Performance Team where she directed their sold-out shows Exposed, and Alter-Eco and the Sterling Soiree.
Katelyn recently founded her own aerial theatre company No Parachute Theatre. An interdisciplinary company dedicated to pushing the physical and emotional boundaries of the human body in performance. Katelyn is currently directing and performing in the company’s first show, FRAGMENTS
Katelyn’s diverse background and curiosity make her a unique performer in the Toronto scene. Her performances and choreography have been described as; “breathtaking and, at one point, very funny. I haven’t ever thought of dance as funny but there was more than one laugh-out-loud dance scene.” -Mooney on Theatre.
Other credits include; Choreographing and playing Puck in Midsummer Night’s Dream (Marvin Ishmael), Touring with Dr. Eugene Draw and his Strange Parade, Infinitum (Cheshire Unicorn), Aertime, Dance Expeditions, Toronto Buskerfest, LabCab (2012), She has also lent her talents to Bound2Create Theatre and TheatreRUN.
Faeya Tal is a performing artist based in Toronto, ON. She offers aerial and ground performance, as well as visual accompaniment in the form of three dimensional installation .
Specializing in aerial silks, hoop, object manipulation, and stilt walking. Faeya Tal has performed and choreographed solo, duo, and ensemble acts. She focuses on integrating movement with music and is deeply intrigued by the interaction of space and body.
Faeya Tal books locally, nationally, and internationally for aerial performance, instructon, and installation, and is available as an artist and aerialist.
Michela grew up in a small coastal town in Scotland named after a green oak tree. She moved to Canada with her family at sixteen and graduated from Ryerson with a BFA in Performance Acting in 2011. Her experiences at Ryerson helped her to realize her love of movement, and of the creative potential
when freed of language. In her last semester, she created and produced a movement piece, fragment, in Ryerson’s New Voices Festival. The piece ran for 30 minutes and involved 10 actors and no text. The challenges and rewards of working this way led this young lass to understand two things about her dreams beyond Ryerson: she wanted to work on physically based theatre projects, and she wanted to work with strong women. She is so thankful to be fulfilling both of these desires No Parachute Theatre.