Cast

CHRISTOPHER MURDOCH (actor)
“Quintipus”

Christopher MurdochChris has been studying the performing arts for over fifteen years. Specializing in contact juggling and fire spinning, Chris draws inspiration from many studies: dance, mime, toss juggling, diabolo (Chinese yoyo), hoop illusions, and many forms of world percussion. He teaches prop manipulation/juggling arts at Western Canada's oldest circus school, Circus West. He has created performances for the Avatar Circus Project, The Vancouver Fringe Festival, and for Brian Froud, the designer of the hit movies the Dark Crystal and Labyrinth (the world's first introduction to contact juggling).

Chris' work also extends behind the scenes, as a producer, writer, director, builder and costume designer. In 2007 he co-produced and designed costumes for “the Absurdessey” a hit show at the Vancouver Fringe Festival. From 2009 to 2011, he produced and wrote a series of stories the In The House Festival Interactive Haunted House, which included over 30 burlesque, theatre, circus, and musical performers.  His many live performance videos can be found online at http://mistermurdoch.blogspot.ca/

CAMERON FRASER (actor)
“Male Hand”

Cameron FraserCameron Fraser is a contemporary circus artist, with an extensive background in performing and visual arts. In April of 2011, He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts focused in design from the University of Victoria's Department of Theatre. At UVic, Cameron pursued a passion in scenography, including lighting, projection and set design, which has grown equal to his passion for performing. He has performed both private and public events, shows, parties, and festivals in a variety of venues ranging from intimate shows on the streets of Vancouver to 50,000 seat stadiums in Chennai, India.  Cameron also teaches at Circus West in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

MARIYA OLSHEVSKA (actor)
“Lady Hand”

Mariya OlshevskaMariya Olshevska is a freelance illustrator based in Vancouver, Canada. She has flair and passion for creating intricate, whimsical works that are rich in detail and colour. To complete her illustrations she prefers to work with traditional media such pen, ink, watercolour, and gouache. Her favourite themes include: flora, fauna, humorous incidents, tea, and mythology, yet she's always curious to explore new topics and techniques. With her art, she aspires to leave her audience delighted and enchanted.  Her sketches and artwork can be seen at http://www.mariyaolshevska.com/ Mariya has also pursued an active modeling career. Quintipus marks her debut acting performance.

BRENT HALFYARD (Narrator)

Brent HalfyardBrent began working with his voice when he formed his first rock band at 13. He specializes in three areas, Narrative/TV Promo, Commercial, and Character work. He provided all the narration for season 2 of the documentary crime series Very Bad Men (2012). He also pursues art, writing, animation, and his first love of music. His variety of work can be seen at http://brenthalfyard.com/