Call for Submissions

BRIDGES FESTIVAL 2022 APPLICATION CALL Our application process for Bridges 2022 has officially closed, but we want to stay in touch. Even if our applications are closed, our doors to talk are always open. What does that mean? It means you can always reach out to us here. Bridges Festival organized by Crane Creations Theatre […]

Carl Jackson

Board of Director Carl is a Senior Data Scientist at Shopify with over 15 years’ experience in data science, software development, research, writing, editing, and teaching. Carl comes from a theatrical family; he was born in the UK where his parents ran a professional theatre. Carl continues to cultivate his theatre interest in Toronto by […]

Rosanna Ramirez

Member of the Board Our board member Rosanna is a trained engineer and a successful entrepreneur. Her business is involved manufacturing and research consulting. As a mom of two children with autism, Rosanna is very passionate about mental health and inclusion, and she devotes her time to advocate for more opportunities for children with mental […]

Faisal Rasheed

Board of Director In addition to being our Board member, Faisal is a founder and CEO of a successful international marketing company Ambient Squared. Their clients include IKEA, BMO, Hyundai and Sony. Ambient Squared specializes in large scale experiential campaigns. Their campaigns have gathered a lot of attention at the Toronto Nuit Blanche and Montreal […]

Arun Pillai

Chair of the Board In addition to being the chair of our board, Arun is a successful entrepreneur helping the private sector obtain government tax credits and grants. As an Engineering graduate from University of Waterloo, Arun was a part of the dot com tech boom working for tech giant Trilogy in Austin Texas before […]

Andreja Kovac

FOUNDING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Directing, producing, creating theatre and being an artistic director. Andreja always wanted to be  theatre director. When she was 5 and a half she did my first show with a group of 7 friends. They wrote a story about winter kidnapping spring and she played a snow bell, one of the early […]

One by Mani Solemanlou

One by Mani Soleymanlou One is the first in a trilogy of plays that explores identity through important self-defining moments of the characters life. It explores who this character is, and helps us to reflect upon who we are. Mani is an internationally renown actor and playwright who has lived in Tehran, Paris, Toronto, Ottawa […]

Alicia Plummer

Summer Ensemble: Actor 2020 Summer Ensemble Actor Alicia Plummer is a proud Black woman, who is all about representation in the arts. She went to the University of Windsor for her BFA in Acting. Her recent acting credits include: A Period Piece by Missus Productions, a reading of The Laramie Project for Muskoka Pride, Can […]

Devin Barnes

Summer Ensemble: Actor Devin Barnes is an aspiring actor, writer, director, and improvisational comedian. He has attended Fanshawe College’s Theatre Arts program, the Second City’s Improv for Actors, and Centennial College’s Advanced Television and Film: Script to Screen program. He has a  BFA in acting, but for the philosophers, Devin also has a BA in […]

Jessica Rose

2020 Summer Ensemble: Actor Jessica Rose is a theatre creator and actor, who was born and raised in Kitchener, ON. A former member of the 2020 Ensemble member, she graduated from Humber College’s Theatre Performance program and was a recipient of the Mark Shoenberg Award, The Big Step Award and the School of Creative and […]