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Festival and a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Feature Screenplay. Martin and Bond recently collaborated on a feature adaptation of the short film Patch Town (official selection of the Toronto International Film Festival) , also a winner of Best Feature at the Canadian Film Festival, and a selection of the Palm Springs International Film Festival and the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival. For the stage he co-wrote the comedy George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead Live with Dale Boyer and Christopher Bond (executive producer George A. Romero) , and with Bond, adapted the Trey Parker film Cannibal the Musical for the stage, which is due to premiere in Toronto in the upcoming year. AARON EYRE: Music Director/Composer Aaron is thrilled to be a part of this talented team! He is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University with degrees in Composition and Theatre, and is the recipient of the NUMUS Award for Composition for The Poison Tree. Selected credits as Music Director include Little Women (Theatre Sheridan), In Flanders Fields (Smile Theatre) Evil Dead: The Musical U.S. Tour (STARVOX) Let the Sunshine In (Welcome Wood), Central Park Tango (Theatre Sheridan/CMTP), The Last Five Years (Angelwalk). Also an accomplished choral conductor and vocal arranger, Aaron conducted the Note by Note Singers in a tribute concert for Canadian choral composer Alfred Kunz. Aaron arranged music for The Nick Drake Project and composed new material for Trey Parker’s Cannibal! MIKE TREBILCOCK: Arranger  Mike is a Juno-award winning composer, producer, singer/songwriter and guitarist. His previous band, The Killjoys, recorded four albums throughout the 90s  garnering nation-wide  acclaim with singles such as, “Soaked” and “Rave and Drool”. Trebilcock has since composed music for many short films (The Tenant, Seedless Suicide) and television shows (Christine Cushing Live, Comedy at Club 54). His music has appeared in films starring the likes of Chris Penn and Charles Bronson.  Mike’s strong network of top-rate internationally-celebrated musicians, songwriters, and producers puts him in the unique position of being able to create signature sounds with wide appeal for his own projects and for those who seek his talent, guidance, and artistic integrity. Mike has most recently  co-composed, performed and produced music for “George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead Live”. JACKIE CHAU: Set Designer Jackie has worked as a set and costume designer in Montreal, Chicago and Toronto, and her work has toured internationally. She has taught set and costume design in the US, and studied theatre design at Concordia (Montreal) and Northwestern (Chicago). In addition, she is a production designer and art director for film and television. Selected theatre design credits include: Sexy Laundry (Theatre Aquarius) Annie Mae’s Movement, The Place Between, Salt Baby, Almighty Voice and His Wife, Giiwedin, Tombs of the Vanishing Indian, From Thine Eyes (NEPA), Antigone Insurgency, Someone is Going to Come, Talking Masks, Like the First Time, Charge of the Expormidable Moose (One Little Goat), Gas Girls (New Harlem Productions), The Making Of St. Jerome (eastBOUND Theatre), Romeo and Juliet (TD Dream in High Park/Can Stage), Zadie’s Shoes (Factory Theatre), Brown Balls (Fu-Gen), The Swearing Jar (Prairie Theatre Exchange), Dirty Butterfly (Bound to Create). Jackie was named in NOW magazine’s Top 10 Theatre Artists of 2009 and has received 4 Dora nominations for outstanding set design. This is Jackie’s 7th year designing for the George Brown Repertory productions. Thanks to Sue, Todd and the entire production team. CLAUDIA KADA: Costume Designer  Claudia is a Toronto based designer for theatre and television. She has designed sets for Isaac Mizrahi, Joan Rivers, and Suzanne Somers for broadcast (Rogers Media). Theatre credits include “Evil Dead the Musical” (Jeffrey Latimer Entertainment/Just for Laughs/Starvox Entertainment) and “Night of the Living Dead” (Nictophobia Films). Claudia is a graduate of York University’s Theatre Program and the University of Toronto’s Graduate Drama Program. 13