By Donna-Michelle St. Bernard
It can be hard to find your place in a twosome. Threepiece is an exploration of domestic relations through intimacy, imbalance, and obligation. This latest play in DM St. Bernard's 54ology is a work in development inspired by stories from Senegal.
Director: Grace Phan
Ensemble: Daniel Ellis, Sabah Haque, En Lai Mah
Dramaturge: Christine Quintana
Presented by: New Harlem Productions in association with Pandemic Theatre
ARTISTS' Biographies follow below
Donna-Michelle St. Bernard
Donna-Michelle St. Bernard, aka Belladonna the Blest is an emcee, playwright, administrator, and agitator. She is a coordinator with the AdHoc Assembly, artistic director of New Harlem Productions and former General Manager of Native Earth Performing Arts. Her work has been recognized with nominations for the Governor General’s Award, Siminovitch Prize, KM Hunter Award, Herman Voaden Award, Enbridge PlayRites Award Dora Mavor Moore Award. She is co-editor with Yvette Nolan of the Playwrights Canada Press anthology Refractions: Solo and the upcoming Indian Act. DM is currently the emcee in residence at Theatre Passe Muraille and playwright in residence at lemonTree Creations. Canadiens en Arts.
Grace Phan-Nguyen is a theatre practitioner, arts administrator, researcher and professional napper. Selected credits include Stage managing for Ceasar (Wolf Manor Theatre), The Mother Tongue Project (Then They Fight), Absolutely!(Perhaps!) (Leigha Lee Browne Theatre), Bodies Warm (Toronto Fringe 2016), #TheDonnellysProject (Tarragon, Scarborough Arts), Assistant producing for Oraltorio (The Riser Project), acting for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (Leigha Lee Browne Theatre), and assistant directing for Rent (Mainstage Theatre Company) and Provenance (Alumnae Theatre). She is currently one of the leaders for the Ad Hoc Assembly.
(সাবা হক্, صباح حق)
Sabah Haque (সাবা হক্, صباح حق) is a multidisciplinary artist, and producer. She is first generation Turtle Island settler with roots in Bangladesh. Sabah is the Development Coordinator at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, a graduate Generator’s Artist Producer Training Program, and the Apprentice Artist Producer at Pandemic Theatre. She has created multidisciplinary work with Paprika Festival and York University, where she graduated with a specialization in Devised
daniel jelani ellis
daniel jelani ellis is a Toronto-based artist raised in Jamaica by a village of theatre artists, poets and educators. He is grateful to be grounded in their community strength and honoured to carry their creative legacy forward.
En Lai Mah
En Lai Mah is a Toronto based theatre creator/performer/mover and martial artist. In the past he has collaborated with Cahoots Theatre, Pandemic Theatre, Pressgang Theatre, and the Silk Bath Collective.