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Creative Team

The Gondoliers 2019 - 2020

Nicholas is a Concordia Undergraduate in Biochemistry who is working in Environmental Chemistry. He has been playing music for 18 years starting with piano at age 8 and continuing with flute, cello and recently accordion. He has played in symphony and pit orchestras such as l’OAM, WIYSO, OSJM, WISTA and the McGill Savoy Society for whom he was also orchestra director for their last production of Ruddigore. He also performed as band leader for Contact Theaters production of Bonnie and Clyde. He is additionally a member of the Accent String Quartet.

 

He has been doing musical theatre for 13 years starting in high school and continuing with WISTA being involved with many of their productions either in the cast, stage crew or orchestra.

 

He is thrilled to be working with the McGill Savoy Society again as co-musical director alongside Malika Pharand on this production of The Gondoliers.

Amy is a first-year Life Science student at McGill. Despite being new to the city of Montréal and having to handle the changes and struggles of adulting, Amy has realized that her appreciation for the performing arts is one of the few constants in her life. Having been working in different productions as stage manager, actor and lighting designer throughout the past few years, Amy is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with this group of talented musicians and artists at Savoy Society. Other than rehearsal rooms, people usually have better luck finding her in labs armed with goggles, gloves and a white coat.

Devon Ellis-Durity is in her last year of geography at Concordia University. She is originally from Vancouver British Columbia; where she participated in competitive dance from the ages of 3-18, as well as The Royal City Youth Ballet’s Nutcracker. In secondary school, she partook in the schools musical productions, and was apart of the hair, makeup, and costume crew.She has missed the world of production and was extremely excited when she heard that the Mcgill Savoy Society was in need of assistant stage managers.

Adeline Li (she/her/they/them) is a second-year English and Classics student at McGill who has betrayed her "beloved" Desautels Management Department. In the past she has had the honour to play leading roles, supporting roles, and extras in plays and films, including Sanity in Progress(2018) and Medea(2019), all of which she absolutely enjoyed. She is also a freelance photographer, playwright, and song writer, etc; In fact, she claims to be a "freelance everything".

 

Fun fact: They love their dark circles due to lack of sleep, and aim to keep creating and learning till the day they say bye-bye to this world. This is their first time working with the McGill Savoy Society and since there are no words to describe how exciting that is (as they believe that words are just representation of their true feelings after all), this paragraph is just going to end here.