Get an insight into the integration of voice and movement in Revisor as well as Kidd Pivot’s approach to marrying movement, text, music and rich visual design, through this workshop crafted by Kidd Pivot’s playwright-in-residence Jonathon Young, and actress Amy Rutherford.
Canadian actor/writer Jonathon Young has collaborated on the making of over 20 original productions with Electric Company Theatre including: Tear the Curtain! (a film/theatre hybrid for Arts Club Theatre and Canadian Stage), No Exit (a re-working of Jean-Paul Sartre’s play performed in San Francisco at the American Conservatory Theatre) and Studies in Motion (Vancouver Playhouse, Edmonton Citadel, Theatre Calgary, Canadian Stage). In addition, Jonathon has worked across Canada as a freelance actor. Some recent projects include: All But Gone (Necessary Angel, Toronto) , The Waiting Room (Arts Club Theatre, Vancouver), The Great Gatsby (Theatre Calgary), Hamlet (Bard on the Beach Festival, Vancouver). Jonathon has collaborated with Crystal Pite on two projects for Nederlands Dans Theater: Parade andThe Statement, which was performed at New York City Centre in November 2016. Jonathon is a recipient of the UK National Dance Award and several Jessie Richardson Awards for acting and writing.
Amy was classically trained at both The National Theatre School and Stratford Festival of Canada’s Conservatory. She’s worked for close to twenty years in TV, film and theatre with many of Canada’s leading directors and writers. She’s been nominated for several Dora Mavor Moore Awards, one Calgary Critter and was named one of Toronto’s Top Ten Theatre Artists by Now Magazine. Amy has played some of Shakespeare’s most celebrated characters, including Viola in Twelfth Night and Rosalind in As You Like it. Amy recently reprised her role of Carmen in Hannah Moscovitch’s award-winning play Infinity in January 2020.