Our Team

Zach Fraser

Artistic Director

zach@infinitheatre.com

Zach is a Montreal-based director, producer, actor, puppeteer, puppet maker, teacher, and the newly appointed artistic director of Infinithéâtre. Directing credits include King of Canada (Infinithéâtre), Indra’s Web (NTS) and Fifteen Dogs (John Abbott College). The Water Chronicles, which he directed for Geordie Theatre, won the 2020 META for Outstanding PACT Production. His award-winning Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Stage Play (RustWerk ReFinery) based on Chester Brown’s graphic novel continues to tour occasionally across the country. Puppet designs include Stars: Together (Crow’s Theatre), B-612 (La Roulotte), MacBeth – Walking Shadows (Shakespeare in the Ruff), The Nisei & the Narnauks (Persephone Productions), The Aeneid (Talisman Theatre) and The Heretics of Bohemia (Scapegoat Carnivale / Segal Centre). Zach teaches in the Theatre Department at John Abbott College, in the specialized puppetry program at UQÀM, and at the National Theatre School of Canada.

Caeleigh McDonald

General Manager Intern
& Outreach Manager

514-987-1774 ext 101

manager@infinitheatre.com

Originally from New Brunswick, and six-and-a-half years into being a Montrealer, Caeleigh looks forward to her third year as part of the Infinithéâtre team. She may not have the extensive professional theatre experience of the rest of her co-workers, but she sure has a good time performing with local community theatres in her spare time. 

Oren Safdie

Head of New Play Development

plays@infinitheatre.com

Oren Safdie helmed the Malibu Stage Co. where the off-Broadway / London hit PRIVATE JOKES, PUBLIC PLACES debuted. (The Wall Street Journal mentioned it as one of the top six new plays of the decade.) His next play, THE LAST WORD also moved off-Broadway, starring Daniel J. Travanti. Other productions include MR. GOLDERBERG GOES TO TEL AVIV, UNSEAMLY, FALSE SOLUTION, CHECKS & BALANCES, THE BILBAO EFFECT, WEST BANK, UK, JEWS & JESUS, FIDDLER SUB-TERRAIN, and LA COMPAGNIE, which he developed into a pilot for CBS. (Four of his plays have been New York Times Critic’s Pick.) As a screenwriter, Oren scripted the film YOU CAN THANK ME LATER starring Ellen Burstyn, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Newport Film Festival; and the Israeli film BITTERSWEET. He has taught Playwriting and screenwriting at the University of Miami, Douglas College in Vancouver, and California School of the Arts.

Tristynn Duheme

Production Manager/Technical Director

production@infinitheatre.com

Riley Wilson

Box Office & Sales Coordinator

box-office@infinitheatre.com

Riley Wilson is a Montreal-based multidisciplinary artist dedicated to creating contemporary and inclusive theatre. Aside from her background in acting, she has enjoyed delving into playwriting, and is a co writer of Dirty Mirror Collective’s inaugural show titled (SH)ED. She is committed to creating thought provoking theatre and is extremely excited to explore the more administrative side of theatre creation with the Infinithéâtre team.

Leticia Chicoine

Assistant Technical Director

atd@infinitheatre.com

Born and raised in Montreal, Leticia has always had a passion for the arts. After graduating from the Professional Theatre program at John Abbott College, she is excited to be taking her first steps into the field with the Infinithéâtre team working as ATD.

Ina Angelidou

Web Master

inabydesign@gmail.com

Web Development (analysis, design and implementation) is more than my career, it is my passion. It is very satisfying to build a beautiful website for a happy customer. As an independent free-lance professional it is with joy that I have been working with Infinitheatre on their website for over five years.

Janis Kirshner

Publicist

jkirshner@sympatico.ca

As a theatre and literary publicist, Janis loves to promote the stories & people that make great art happen. In addition to work as a sought-after publicist, Janis has created a range of writing for diverse media, publications and organizations, including theatre and comedy writing as well as feature articles, columns, and theatre interviews and reviews. She has sat on a number of professional committees including CAEA, the METAs, and the MECCAs, and has participated in various fundraisers and events with the acting community that she holds so dear. Janis is a long-time ACTRA/CAEA member who enjoyed years on the radio as a traffic reporter (though she’s never owned a car), an entertainment reviewer, and host of open-line talk shows, often quickly thinking on her feet for topics she knew very little about. Janis has also been a stand-up comic and co-founded the sketch comedy duo TITTERS, co-writing and performing numerous hit shows at festivals, theatres and comedy clubs.