Intro

Handsome Alice welcomes you to experience theatre devoted to unleashing the human voice. At the heart of everything we create lies a commitment to artistic excellence driven by passion and spurred by daring.

Staff & Board

Staff

Meg Farhall

Artistic Director

Meg Farhall is a Calgary based actor, arts educator, and administrator. She was Artistic Director of Alberta High School of Fine Arts (2008-2009) and is Co-founder and ensemble cast member of The Late, Late Breakfast Show; a company committed to developing provocative and inclusive sketch comedy.

As an arts educator and administrator, Meg has worked for many Calgary-based organizations including: Pumphouse Theatre (Programming and Box Office Management), Alberta Jr. High Drama Festival (Instructor), Calgary One-Act Play Festival (Festival Director), Shakespeare Company Outreach Program (Curriculum Consultant), Sage Theatre: Ignite Festival (Front of House Manager) and Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio (Director of Teen Programming,).

Meg holds a Theatre Arts Diploma in Performance from Mount Royal College (2000), a BFA Acting degree (2002) and a B.Ed. Drama Education degree (2005) from The University of Lethbridge.


Kate Newby

General Manager

Kate Newby is a Calgary based award-winning theatre maker whose work in new play development and the staging of contemporary plays has appeared on numerous stages across western Canada.

As a festival producer, she has curated events and festivals for Beakerhead, the Canada Winter Games, the Canadian Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA), Calgary 2012, and the Calgary International Children’s Festival.

Kate has received five theatre awards and eighteen nominations for directing, acting and production. She holds an MFA Directing degree from The University of Calgary.


Bianca Miranda

Artistic Associate – Communications

Bianca Miranda is a Filipino-Canadian actor and theatre-maker based in Calgary. As an artist, she aims to conscientiously and authentically tell stories and advocate for diversity. Recent credits include: Trophy (High Performance Rodeo), inVISIBLE (Handsome Alice Theatre), In & Out of Love (One Yellow Rabbit,) Little Red (Ghost River Theatre/ Major Matt Mason Collective), and Timmy, Tommy, and the Haunted Hotel (Pape & Taper). She is also continuously co-writing and developing, “The F Word”, a piece reclaiming the word “fat”, with her art partner, Keshia Cheesman.

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Board of Directors
Executive
  • Audra Stevenson – Chair
  • Abeer Habibullah – Treasurer
  • Nolan E. Hill – Secretary
Directors
  • Carrie McManus
  • Alyssa Briggs

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