Danya Buonastella, Nina Gilmour

-7Nina Gilmour Training-Theatre Performance at Humber College, Toronto and École Philippe Gaulier, Paris. Theatre credits include Louison in Théatre Français de Toronto’s Le Malade Imaginaire, Semele in Tatiana Jennings’ Pentheus, Juliet in Shakespeare Link’s Romeo and Juliet, Dewey Dell in Theatre Smith-Gilmour’s As I Lay Dying. Spring 2014-Ensemble in FIXTPOINT’s Tale of a T-shirt and co-producer, co-writer and co-star in Death Married my Daughter at the Theatre Centre.

Danya Buonastella A recent graduate of École Philippe Gaulier (Paris, France) and a graduate of the Humber Theatre Performance Program (Toronto, 2008). She has had the pleasure of playing a number of diverse characters in her studies and young career as an actor including Hermia (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Humber Theatre) Doctor Freeman (Our Asylum, Fringe Festival 2009) Elizabeth (No Son of Mine, École Philippe Gaulier). She is currently collaborating with D.L.T. Teatro, an international theatre collective that is focused on site specific, interactive theatre and installation art on Midway Along the Journey of Our Life (premier at SummerWorks, 2013) and The Last Seven Steps of Bartholomew S. (Bata Shoe Museum, February 2014). Death Married my Daughter, a bouffon show she co-created with Nina Gilmour, Michele Smith and Dean Gilmour (Theatre Smith-Gilmour) premiered at the Toronto Festival of Clowns and played at the Fringe Festival of Toronto and Hamilton (WINNER: Best of Fringe and Patrons’ Pick, 2013, Best Ensemble) and will be remounted at The Theatre Centre in the spring, 2014.

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