Cast

Touch is pleased to work with the following actors
Krystin Pellerin

Krystin Pellerin

Best known for her portrayal of Sgt. Leslie Bennett on Republic of Doyle, Krystin’s last St. John’s stage performance was in 2013 when she wowed audiences in Sweetline Theatre Company’s production of David Mamet’s Oleanna. Krystin was in the summer 2015 Stratford production of Possible Worlds, and is appearing as Lady Macbeth in the Stratford Festival production of Macbeth directed by Antoni Cimolino.
Brian Marler

Brian Marler

Brian holds a BFA Acting degree from the University of Alberta and is a former company member of the Shaw Festival in Ontario.  He played Detective Pike on Republic of Doyle and was in the winter 2015 production of Colony of Unrequited Dreams, originating the role of Prowse. Brian is also half of MarlerWorks Inc., a St. John’s-based company that restores heritage buildings and provides customized renovations, with a predilection for bathrooms.
Jorja King

Jorja King

Touch is 7-year-old Jorja’s first acting role. Her initial audition resulted in Jorja making the short-list.   After subsequent auditions, she was cast in the role of Emilie. Jorja is very excited to be working with Krystin Pellerin. Jorja hails from Mount Pearl and attends Morris Academy.  In her free time she enjoys singing, dancing, and acting.
Benjamin Harris

Benjamin Harris

Touch introduces first-time actor Benjamin Harris as Ben.
Darryl Hopkins

Darryl Hopkins

Darryl is an actor and musician from Mount Pearl, Newfoundland. In the past decade, he has had the pleasure of performing live to over 125,000 people across three continents. Back in 2014, Hopkins released an album of original songs under the moniker of Avalon Stanley. He has appeared on CBC in both Republic of Doyle & Murdoch Mysteries, as well as the docudrama based on Michael Crummey’s Hard Light. Currently he is working on Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland’s Between Breaths (penned by Governor General Award winning author Robert Chafe). Future projects include; a tour with Poverty Cove’s acclaimed production of Falling Trees (written by Winterset winner, Megan Gail Coles), as well as a tour of Ottawa, Halifax and London in 2017 with Colony of Unrequited Dreams, a stage play adapted from Wayne Johnston’s bestselling novel.

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Rick Boland

Rick Boland

Rick Boland played Phonse Furey in the CBC comedy series, Hatching, Matching and Dispatching. Rick has been involved with theatre since the 1970s and has worked with The Newfoundland Traveling Theatre Company, the Mummers’ Troupe collective and was a founding member of Rising Tide Theatre Troupe. He is a writer-actor-director. Rick’s past roles include Divine Ryans, Finding Mary March, Diverted, and Behind the Wall.
Willow Kean (understudy)

Willow Kean (understudy)

A graduate of the theatre program at Grenfell, Willow has spent the past fifteen years working with several companies across the province. Most recently she appeared in Artistic Fraud’s The Colony of Unrequited Dreams. Other credits include The Merry Wives of Windsor and Henry V (Perchance Theatre), Stars in the Sky Morning (Bare Boards Theatre), a national tour of Tempting Providence (TNL), The Infinity Plays (RCAT), and Salt-Water Moon (Theatre St. John’s). Willow can also be seen in the award-winning National Film Board docudrama Hard Light and in the pilot episode of the upcoming web series Sex in Cars.

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