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Alexa Higgins

Co-Artistic Director


Alexa Higgins is a Toronto-based actor, playwright, and educator who has appeared on stage and screen across Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and England. She recently completed her MA in Drama at the University of Toronto. She is a co-creator of Falling Iguana Theatre. Recent stage credits include Sibs (Don't Look Down Theatre), DIANA (I knew you when we were fourteen) (Falling Iguana Theatre), Afterbirth (NIF), Skyline (Don’t Look Down Theatre), The Valley (Don’t Look Down Theatre), A Record of Us (Solo Chicken Productions), Stars (NIF), Just Enough (Newmarket Play Festival), Pericles (Bard in the Barracks), Angel’s River (Notable Acts Mainstage). Film credits include Entropic (dir. Rob Gray), My Husband’s Jump (dir. Rob Gray), The Beautifully Drowned (dir. Jon Dewar), Chiaroscuro (dir. Amy Bourgaize).

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Ian Ottis Goff

Co-Artistic Director


Ian Ottis Goff is an actor, sound designer and playwright based in Toronto with strong ties to New Brunswick. Recent theatre credits include DIANA (I knew you when we were fourteen) (Falling Iguana Theatre), Jillian Jiggs and Tree Boy (To Be Determined Theatre co.) An Enemy Of The People (Saint John Theatre Company). As a musician in theatre Ian has written and performed music for several productions in New Brunswick and Toronto including DIANA (I knew you when we were fourteen) (Falling Iguana Theatre), Sibs (Don’t Look Down Theatre co.), Skyline (Don’t Look Down Theatre co.)  Hamlet (Bard In The Barracks) and others. Ian is the co-founder and co-artistic director of Falling Iguana Theatre Company.


Iguana Collaborators

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Sarah Higgins

Co-creator and stage manager of DIANA (I knew you when we were fourteen) (PEI, 2018 & ON, 2019)

Sarah Higgins is a playwright/stage manager/theatre artist hailing from settler-named Vancouver, BC: the unceded, ancestral lands of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh nations, where she moved to complete an MFA in Creative Writing (2016). Select credits: Love's Labour's Lost (SM, Alchemy Theatre, Vancouver); ocean.net (SM/playwright, Promethean Theatre Company, Vancouver); This Is Now (SM, Kate MacColl, Vancouver); an-thro-poph-a-gy (playwright, Little Mountain Lion One-Act Showcase, Vancouver); Alice Loves The Beach and A Little Wordplay Between Friends (playwright, NotaBle Acts Theatre Festival, Fredericton).

Gillian Armstrong

Consulting Director, DIANA (I knew you when we were fourteen) (ON, 2019)


Gillian Armstrong is a Toronto-based director and arts administrator. She currently works as the Development Officer at Young People’s Theatre. Selected directing credits include Director of Final Exam (Toronto Fringe 2018), Stars (New Ideas Festival (2018) and The Doorknocker (Drama Studio Series 2016). She was Assistant Director on This Willow Be Our Last Transmission (FireWorks Festival 2017), No Bombs on Monday (Commonplace Theatre 2017), The Seer (Commonplace Theatre 2017), Volpone: A Staged Reading (Shakespeare BASH’d 2017) and Much Ado About Nothing (Hart House Theatre 2016). 

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Sharisse LeBrun

Dramaturg for DIANA (I knew you when we were fourteen) (ON, 2019)

Sharisse LeBrun is a New Brunswick based director, actor and theatre educator. Having grown up in New Brunswick, she has long been involved with the local theatre community with companies including Theatre St. Thomas, Theatre UNB, Bard in the Barracks, TNB Next Stage, Notable Acts, Solo Chicken and The Hot Garbage Players. After completing her MA in drama, theatre, and performance studies at the University of Toronto, she returned home to take on the role of Director of the Theatre School for Theatre New Brunswick where she gets to spend her days sharing her love of theatre with young people.

Barry McCluskey

Photographer, DIANA (I knew you when we were fourteen) (ON, 2019)

Barry is an art and stage photographer from the East Coast, but has called Toronto his home since 2016. Passionate about creating visual art and documenting the best theatre this city offers, Barry has documented productions all over Canada, and had the fortune to photograph at Toronto Fringe, Crow's Nest, The Assembly, The Commons, and Dark Day Monday, to name a few. Barry is always ready for the next opportunity to create and catch some theatre.

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