“It seems as though we’ve hit that sweet spot that we were hoping for. People who really enjoyed the original show are liking the new version, and people who are coming to Corner Gas for the first time are enjoying this version.” – Brent Butt, creator and star of Corner Gas Animated
Sleight follows 17-year-old Genevieve Flannery, who has grown up in the Cinzio Traveling Players Company with her mother, Delia, and other circus performers.
“The characters, their backstories, what they want, and their obstacles, all those kinds of things are front and foremost. We tried not to hang too much on the time and place. We just wanted them to live in it.” – Alan Hawco, star and showrunner of Caught
This year’s winners, Blake Rayment and Hannah Ewing, tied for first-place and both received gold awards.
“That’s what the play is really about: The way we connect and how it’s ignored or interrupted through so much going on.”
The exhibit’s title, Jayeonmi, is the Korean word for natural beauty, which suits the multicultural, nature-themed exhibit.
“Whatever spirits linger at the Bernie Legge Theatre are welcoming to me. It’s a strange and magical place.”