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Carbon Twins

Carbon Twins is a humanization of carbon atoms, as interpreted by the performers through remote, virtual rehearsals during the spring of 2021, and filmed (by the glorious Kendra Epik) in the lush, humid days of June. Lucy Rupert is a Toronto-based dancer, choreographer, astrophysics enthusiast, mom, the artistic director of Blue Ceiling dance and the editor of this film. Augusto Bitter is a performer, writer, and producer born in Venezuela, based in Toronto. Jascha Narveson is a Canadian composer based in Brooklyn who makes music out the unexpected, in this case the sounds of his printer.

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Lisa Robertson She/Her

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The Age Of Anxiety

Lisa’s roots are in theatre, performing on Toronto stages including the Canadian Stage, Tarragon and YPT. After 15 years she transitioned to film/TV production. Her award-winning short films have screened around the world including AFI & TIFF Circuit. An alumna of the CFC, “X” University, Lisa is an NSI Drama Prize Winner. Her work has been shown on CTV & CBC.  Apocalyptic Rant which she created with Mary Walsh through ARCA, aired on This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Lisa is a founding member of ARCA.  In the past decade she has developed 3 environmental scripts, Age of Anxiety is her latest.

Multiple award-winning actor/playwright/director Andrew Moodie

has performed in countless productions all across the country. Some selected credits include: Better Living (Great Canadian Theatre Company), Macbeth (Stratford), Satchmo Suite (Eastern Front), Death in New Orleans (One Yellow Rabbit), Hamlet (Soulpepper), Race (Ground Zero), Othello (Shakespeare in the Rough), Master Harold and the Boys (Prairie Theatre Exchange), Thirsty (National Arts Centre), Romeo and Juliet (Globe Theatre) and Lear (Ad Hoc Collective). Playwrighting credits include: Riot (Factory Theatre, GCTC, 1995), (winner of the 1996 Chalmers Award for Best New Play), A Common Man's Guide to Loving Women (Canadian Stage and the National Arts Centre, 1999).

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Marcia Johnson She/Her

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Diego Matamoros He/Him

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Playwright and actor, born in Jamaica, emigrated to Toronto when she was six, where she still lives. Marcia appeared in TheReal McCoy by Andrew Moodie at Factory Theatre in Toronto and Great Canadian Theatre Company in Ottawa. More recently, she performed at the Blyth Festival in Mark Crawford’s The New Canadian Curling Club and the Canadian classic 1837: The Farmers Revolt. Her latest play, Serving Elizabeth premiered in February 2020 at Western Canada Theatre followed by runs in 2021 at Thousand Islands Playhouse, Stratford Festival and Belfry Theatre. Its US debut will be at Peterborough Players in July 2022. Marcia is a member

of ARCA.

Diego Matamoros is a Canadian actor who has performed in theatre, television, film, radio, and voice animation, both across Canada and in the United States. In 1998, he won a Gemini award for his performance as Dr. Goldman in CBC Television's miniseries The Sleep Room. He is a founding member of SoulPepper Theatre and off to London’s world renowned Globe Theatre this spring to start rehearsals as Earl of Gloucester in King Lear. He is often seen at climate protests carrying an oversized ARCA globe that is stored in his living room.

Robyn Stevan is a Canadian actress best known for her role in the film Bye Bye Blues, for which she won the Genie Award for Best Supporting Actress. Stevan developed an interest in acting in her last two years in highschool in Delta, British Columbia. She is now a Waldorf Teacher and continues to perform whenever she can on material she cares about.  Her most recent performance was at Crow's Theatre in Wolves. She is a global citizen who cares about climate change and is finding hope in the powerful movement that is gaining momentum! She is a very active, founding member of ARCA, Artists for Real Climate Action.

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Philippa is known as a Canadian theatre and film actor, and choreographer. She was born in Montreal , Quebec. She is a graduate of The National Theatre School and has worked in theatres across Canada, including the Stratford and Shaw Festivals. She has originated roles in over fifteen new Canadian plays including Margaret Atwood's Penelopiad. She has choreographed at the Stratford Festival, and the The Grand Theatre and for her own work with her company, Petit Jeu. She most recently played the role of Martha in the USA network production of Damnation (2017). She is a founding member of ARCA.

Philipa Domville She/Her