#59 – Nicole Wilson & Alexander Offord: Good Old Neon Theatre
Good Old Neon is a theatre and performance company committed to interrogating moral, social, and political paradoxes by integrating avant-garde aesthetics with traditional storytelling. Since its founding in 2013, Good Old Neon has mounted four productions, each of which has received universal critical acclaim, but then of course what do critics know anyway?
Good Old Neon Presents Dennis Potter’s Blue Remembered Hills February 13-24th at Artscape Youngplace.
Alexander Offord is a writer, director, performer, &c. His written work includes the plays The Hystericon, Potosí, and the upcoming Donald Trump-inspired Willy Loman’s America, as well as numerous essays and articles for publications as diverse as #CdnCult Times, BlogTO, The Literary Review of Canada, and his own blog, alexanderofford.com. He is periodically involved with various kinds of political agitation. He was born in Montreal and will most likely die here, in Toronto.
Nicole is a Toronto-based actor, director, and improviser who recently won a People’s Choice My Theatre Award for her portrayal of LeBlanc in the 2014 Toronto Fringe Production Potosí. She holds a diploma in Theatre Performance from George Brown Theatre School and two Honours degrees in Pure and Applied Mathematics from the University of Waterloo. She also teaches acting and improv across the city and runs a math tutoring business which you can find out more about at www.themathroom.ca. Favourite recent credits include: Kim in Mixed Messages (Mixed Company Theatre), Jaquenette in Love’s Labours Lost (Dauntless city Theatre), Pattie in Brimstone and Treacle (Precisely Peter Productions), Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest (Hart House), Nina in The Seagull (Chekhov Collective), Catherine in Waiting for the Parade (Jordan Pettle), and Octavia in All for Love (Jeannette Lambermont-Morey).