Cory is a director, performer, maker, and actor trainer. He is the artistic director of no comment. th(é)âtre, a company which investigates the questions ‘what is going on in the world right now?‘. Through international projects, no comment. aims to reveal the complexities and highlight the contradictions of our society through an eclectic mix of international forms and content. He is currently developing multiple projects, including new work in Denmark, a documentary theatre piece, and has other ideas in their research and development phases.
Cory holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Actor Training and Coaching from the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, and a Bachelor of Performing Arts from Capilano University. In 2020, he was the recipient of the Prix de l’École Nationale for artistic development.
With this residence, Cory will work to develop Dilemme (Dilemma), to explore a hybrid form of making, oscillating between theatre and film, and to create a genre that is little represented on stage, the psychological thriller.
Caroline Bélisle is an actor, playwright, and truly angry feminist primarily working in the Moncton region of New Brunswick. She graduated from the Playwriting program at the National Theatre School of Canada in 2020 and had previously completed her acting training at the University of Moncton a few years earlier. She received the prestigious Gratien-Gélinas Award for Les remugles ou La danse nuptiale est une langue morte, which was also a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Awards in 2022. Her works have been produced by Théâtre l’Escaouette, Satellite Théâtre, Théâtre Populaire d’Acadie, and Théâtre des Béloufilles. As an actor, she has recently appeared in Un. Deux. Trois. by Mani Soleymanlou and in the television series Garde partagée. Her plays Dîner pour deux and Les remugles are published by Éditions Perce-Neige.