Started in January 2023 to help grow community theatre in Victoria. It’s first matter of business is the organizing of the Victoria One Act Play Festival.
Kurt Archer – Festival Producer
Kurt has over 8 years experience working in community theatre in Calgary as a former board member of Morpheus Theatre, also as an actor, producer, director, and playwright. His experience includes Gilbert & Sullivans’ Gondoliers and Ruddigore, It’s a Wonderful Life, A little murder never hurt anybody, and Death of Salesman among others. He is also the former Curator for TEDxYYC, one of Canada’s largest independently organized TED events.
Kurt is the Founder of Between Words Theatre and is the President of the Board for the Victoria Event Centre.
Kurt also coaches speakers, and does communication consulting for small businesses and non-profits doing great work in the community. Kurt loves to work and be at the intersection of technology, climate issues, and art – which also inspires a lot of his Sci-Fi writing he does on the side.
Kendra Epp – Festival Manager
Kendra has background in broadcasting & communications from BCIT and was the cofounder of Makerspace in Saskatoon. A hairstylist by trade and works mainly in Film & TV for Hallmark, Netflix and Disney. She has produced barber battles in Victoria as well worked behind the scenes at Vancouver Fashion week and has had her work published in Todays’ Bride Magazine and West Coast Wedding Magazine. She loves every aspect of being behind the scenes of film & TV, live broadcasting, theatre, dance and music. She is very passionate about the arts and theatre and hopes to continue bringing together groups of like-minded people to create spaces for artists to express their work and talents.
Kathryn Patricia – Marketing Manager