CRAZY AND A HALF
About the Playwright
Originally from Toronto, Liz's theatre credits include Antigone, Electra, Tony and Tina's Wedding (Toronto). "Hagfish" in Which Witch Is Which?, "Martha" in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" and "Levene" in an all female version of Glengarry Glen Ross (Vancouver). Liz has also appeared in television and independent films. Liz enjoys simulated patient role playing and studying with acting coach Warren Robertson.
Derek has appeared in such Film and T.V. projects as Da Vinci's Inquest, Cold Squad, NBC's Just Deal, Steven Speilberg's Taken, and the award winning film Sleeper Cells for which he was nominated for Best Actor. Feeling fortunate to have acquired his theatre chops with the First Impressions Company, Derek has worked on projects in the Deep Cove Theatre, including the lead role of Clifford in Deathtrap. Along with the rest of the cast, Derek is a student of acclaimed acting coach Warren Robertson.
Treena, originally pursuing a career in international marketing when she lived in Cannes, France, was swept up by the acting buzz and returned to land her very first audition with 12 BIG lines!!! She immediately followed this up with the lead role of Miss Hardcastle in "She Stoops To Conquer". Treena has played her hand as a reporter for "Plugged In, a model and spokesperson for BC Lions & Vancouver Indy. She was also granted the Toastmasters award for "Best New Speaker" of the year. Focusing solely on acting now with dreams of returning to Cannes on the red carpet, she has been studying with and inspired by Warren Robertson who has described her as a "juicy peach".
Raised in Abottsford, Nicholas D'Angelo began his pursuit of a life long dream of becoming an actor by beginning his study with AWA. Nicholas' theatre credits include Private Wars and Tony and Tina's Wedding. Film credits include Shady Lane, which he wrote and starred in and independent films - Where High Meets Low, Eyes of Deceit and Part of the Game. He is currently studying with acting coach Warren Robertson. Nick thanks his girlfriend Jody, his family, Jim Purcell for allowing him to feel the rush of live theatre for the first time and Liz Iversen for believing in him and giving him the opportunity to be a part of this production.