9 to 5, The Musical
May 24-27, 2017, Riddell Centre, University of Regina
Directed by Kenn McLeod with Musical Director Ben Redant.
Kenn McLeod, Director
Kenn is a director, performer, and educator. He holds a BFA in Acting from the University of Regina and an MFA in Directing from The University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
As a clown, puppeteer, physical theatre performer, improviser, and acrobat, Kenn has taught, trained and performed across North America. He is Artistic Director of both Hectik Theatre (Regina) and Souris Valley Theatre (Estevan), a regular with Combat Improv, a founding member of the Prairie Puppet Underground, and very proud to be a Saskatchewan artist.
Ben Redant, Musical Director
Actor, writer and musician Ben Redant was born and raised in Yorkton, SK but has spent the latter half of his life living and working in Regina, having completed his BFA in the Acting program at the U of R. While a student, he wrote and directed No Sleep (which he revised and staged for the 2012 Fringe Festival). In recent years, he has appeared in various roles including ‘Orin’ in Little Shop of Horrors, ‘Hunter’ in [title of show], ‘Boris Karloff’ in Swept Off Our Feet, and 'Dave' in The Full Monty. He has also musical directed and played for shows such as Smokey Joe’s Café, The Marvellous Wonderettes, The Rocky Horror Show, Avenue Q, and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
Ben appeared in Man of La Mancha and Ring of Fire, both produced by Regina's Globe Theatre. He teaches piano and voice at Long & McQuade and can sometimes be found playing shows with his rock band, Mother Night. Ben recently produced the successful Rock is Dead fundraiser at the Artful Dodger Cafe and Music Emporium.
Announcing our talented 9 to 5 cast:
Judy Bernly (new employee): TJ Hall
Doralee Rhodes (sexy spitfire secretary): Kylie Dahlstrom
Violet Newstead (Hart's Admin Asst): Karen Jarowicz
Franklin Hart (lecherous boss): Jon Fearnside
Roz Keith (office gossip): Nicole Hicks-Wedge
Joe (accountant): Ryan Riopay
Dick Bernly (Judy's ex): Jason D. Fedorchuk
Mr. Tinsworthy (chairman of the board): Neil Webster
Missy Hart (Franklin's unsuspecting wife): Melissa Stevens
Kathy (secretary): Sheila Taylor
Maria Delgado (secretary): Candice Armstrong
Margaret (secretary, drinker): Amanda Schenstead
Detective: Terri Ahl
Candystriper: Ilse Pretorius
Ensemble Adriana Putz
Ensemble Alyssa Mitchell
Ensemble Angela Willford
Ensemble Cassandra Curley
Ensemble Catherine McEwan
Ensemble Kelsey Brodner
Ensemble Lynette Piper
Ensemble Megan Horne
Ensemble Mercedes Williams
Ensemble Ron Blechinger
Ensemble Sabrina Cataldo
Ensemble Sean Dunham