Founders


​Joanna Williams 

Current projects include playing Lil Bit in a staged reading of Paula Vogels "How I learned to Drive", with Peninsula Productions, directed by Guy Fauchon. She received the 2015 CTC award for "Best Actress in a Supporting Role", as Gail in George F. Walkers "Escape From Happiness", at the Langley Playhouse, directed by Helen Embury. Joanna holds a BFA in Acting from UBC, a Diploma in Perfoming Arts from Douglas College, and is currently a Theatre Instructor at Arts Umbrella. 


Christine Bortolin 

Christine has a BFA in Acting with a double major in Creative Writing from UBC. Recent credits include: "Roll For Damage”, "The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story”, "The Two Character Play", “Motive”, and "Penny's For Tea” (which premiered at VIFF).  With her comedy partner Bita Joudaki, she recently wrote, produced, and starred in the web series "Golden Futures”.  Every Tuesday she performs with Little Mountain Improv here at LMG. Thanks to Ryan, Woody, & Charlie.

 @theonlybortolin

Jordan Kerbs 

Jordan Kerbs is from Idaho. Her family moved to Washington when she was just six so she pretty much grew up and became involved in Theatre in the Seattle area. She moved to Vancouver to start her college years at 19 and has been studying and involved in acting here from the time she arrived. She graduated from the BFA Acting Program at UBC and has since been immersed in the Vancouver acting scene.  Of late, she has spent time with Vancouver Film School Sketch Comedy program and recently appeared in her first commercial which has been showing in BC Theatres. 

Melanie Reich 

Melanie Reich holds a Bachelor or Fine Arts in Acting and a Bachelor of Education from UBC. She also received a Diploma in Theatre from Douglas College and participated in Canada’s National Voice Intensive. Credits include: Cecily (The Odd Couple) with Main Street Theatre, Daphne (Present Laughter) with United Players, Denise (Problem Child), Jean (Canadian Gothic), Deedee/Nun (Trial of Judith K.), Polyxena (Hecuba) with Theatre at UBC and Sue (Bash) with Two Plank Productions. Melanie teaches in the Delta and Surrey School Districts and is an instructor at Arts Umbrella. 

www.melaniereich.com

www.facebook.com/melaniereichactress

@lifeinplay