Stuck in Transit by Hallie Ann Jacobson

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STUCK IN TRANSIT is a play about two young women who meet at a bus stop, where they struggle to accept the events that brought them there.

Performance Times: |March 24th 7:30pm | March 25th 2:00pm | March 26th 7:30pm

PLAYWRIGHT:

jacobsonheadshot3Hallie Ann Jacobson is a fourth-year student at the University of British Columbia and will be graduating this spring with a Creative Writing major and Film Studies minor. Her main genres are writing for television and screen. In Hallie Ann’s third year she began playwriting, and since then has found it as a genre of interest.

DIRECTOR:

headshotGavan Cheema is in her last year at UBC and has been involved in theatre, dance, and residence life while pursuing a double major in History and Theatre Studies. She is a strong advocate for using theatre as means to celebrate diversity and make political statements. When she’s not in the studio or classroom she can often be found hanging out with her friends, hiking or having a cup of delicious coffee.

 

CAST:

barry_mariam_headshotMariam Barry  (Cristina) is a mixed-race actor and activist of Norwegian and Gambian ancestry. As a woman of the Diaspora, Mariam is passionate about creating spaces, and stages, for diverse folks. Barry is honored to be working with female director Gavan Cheema on yet another compelling project. To Cheema’s budding career, Barry sends Cheema showers of blessings. With regards to formal training, Mariam is a UBC graduate of the BFA Acting program. Her previous credits include The Arabian Nights, Eurydice, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, The Bacchae 2.1, Chamber Music (UBC all above), Disgraced (UBC Players Club), Dry Land (Rumble Theatre), and Belfast Girls (Peninsula Productions). Mariam is also a member of Urban Ink’s Actors Collective.

LOW RES-7146.jpegKristy Fielding (Molly) Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Kristy has been living, studying, and working in Vancouver for four years. She is a dedicated actor passionate about exploring the human condition through thought-provoking stories and complex characters. She is happy to be part of a show with fellow emerging artists and hopes the audience is just as inspired as she is.
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