Darcy attended the National Theatre School of Canada for acting, graduating in 2013. She joined the Shaw Festival ensemble in 2014. Now in her second season at The Shaw, she plays Hilde Wangel in Ibsen’s “The Lady From the Sea” and Madeline Courteline in the world premiere of “The Divine: A Play for Sarah Bernhardt“, by Quebec playwright Michelle Marc Bouchard.
Born in Toronto, Anjelica Scannura is an award-winning dancer and has appeared on stages around the world with her dance company Ritmo Flamenco. Her expertise is dance is vast, as she has studied ballet, contemporary, Irish and Belly Dance; performing and teaching throughout the world. Her recent achievements include winning dance competitions in both Canada and abroad as well as premiering several critically acclaimed productions for Harbourfront Centre’s NextSteps Dance Festival. She is also pursuing a career in acting and has had lead roles in several films and TV series.
Actor, Model, Choreographer, Teacher & Philanthropist Currently residing in Los Angeles as a recipient of the O1 Artist visa.
Post ESA Highlights:
- Scholarship Recipient, Graduated with honours from Point Park University’s Conservatory Dance Program in Pittsburgh, PA
- Professional Show Credits include: Beauty and The Beast (Walt Disney Company), West Side Story (WVA Symphony Orchestra), The Snow Queen (Playhouse Dance Co.) and multiple shows for Royal Caribbean Productions across Asia.
- Adjudicates, Choreographs and Teaches Master classes across Canada & USA
- Creative Team, Asst. to Linda Garneau, for Theatre20’s Inaugural Production of “Bloodless: The Trial of Burke and Hare” (Panasonic Theatre, Toronto, 2012)
- Artistic Director of PrePro Artist Collective, Co Founded with ESA Alumni Samantha Berardesca for triple threats
- Co-founder and Chairman of the Team Brother Bear Foundation of Canada, which supports children living with brain tumours
Benjamin Kamino is an artist living and working between Montreal and Toronto. His work has been shown in Austria, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the United States. Through the embodiment of cultural, critical, and philosophical theory, his work is a continuous research into performance as a site where ethical positions can be put into question.
Aside from making choreography, Kamino maintains his practice as a dancer by engaging in contracts with Independent choreographers as well as Dance companies most notably, Peggy Baker Dance Projects, Ame Henderson, Michael Trent, Sasha Kleinplatz and Virgil Baruchal.
Kamino holds a BFA in Dance for the Tisch school for the Arts (NYU), and is currently a curator at Dancemakers Centre for Creation (Toronto).
For more information, see Dancemakers Centre for Creation.