LISA MARIE DILIBERTO
Founder | Artistic Director (2006-2018)
Lisa Marie is the founder and previous Artistic Director of FIXT POINT. She co-created The Tale of a Town, a site-specific theatre and media project which has now toured to every province and territory in Canada. With The Tale of a Town, Lisa Marie has devised and directed over 20 original productions in collaboration with over 70 artists from across the country. She is a Dora-Award nominated director, and has a range of experience in the field, most notably as Playwright-in-Residence at Theatre Passe Muraille, Associate Artistic Director at Jumblies Theatre, and Education Coordinator at Canadian Stage. Lisa Marie is a graduate of George Brown Theatre School and Ecole Philippe Gaulier in Paris, France. Recent highlights include Co-Creator of The Tale of Harbourfront Centre (Fresh Ground Commission / World Stage), Creator and Director of The Tale of a T-Shirt (Theatre Direct / Dora Award Nominations for Outstanding Direction and Best Ensemble), Director of The Keith Richards One Woman Show (Dora Nomination for Best Touring Production) and Associate Director for The Double (Bad New Days / Tarragon / 5 Dora Nominations).
Charles is the Managing Director of FIXT POINT and Co-creator / Producer of The Tale of a Town - Canada, a national project which has brought him all across the country conducting interviews, recording sound and designing interactive audio performances. Charles started his career as a technician at The Second City in Toronto, went on to produce radio plays for National Lampoons as well as becoming a broadcast engineer for CBC Radio. Most recently Charles produced and directed a 10-part television and web series for TVO featuring stories from The Tale of a Town titled Main Street Ontario. Season two is on its way!
Mariel joined the FIXT POINT team in January 2019 as a producer of the Canada Service Corps program of training and volunteerism with youth across Toronto. She has over a decade of experience in performance, producing and theatre making. Mariel co-founded Sundown Theatre in Kincardine Ontario in 2012, and produced four summers of programming with the company, including hosting The Tale of a Town - Kincardine and managing an annual youth mentorship and training program. Mariel is also an associate artist with bluemouth inc. (Toronto/ Brooklyn). The company’s newest work, CAFE SARAJEVO, will premiere in 2019.
Brina Romanek is a documentary filmmaker and storyteller. She has directed and produced for Rogers TV and True Calling Media and is currently directing a short documentary for Loud Roar Productions, which will air on CBC. Brina has also worked as a video editor and assistant editor for companies such as Pearson Education, Analog Content, and Cybele Young, as well, she has been a guest instructor at U of T. Brina is passionate about sharing stories of local communities and the environment.
Will is a Toronto based digital media creator whose work has been featured online, in-print, and on both broadcast radio and television. He holds a B.A. in Theatre from the University of Waterloo and has focused on collaborating with theatre artists and companies in the GTA. Entirely self trained, he works in audio/video production, motion graphics animation, graphic design, and photography. Recent projects include; Specimen, an uncanny performance experience adapted from a psychology textbook, Dance for Me Toronto, an intimate encounter between Toronto musicians and dancers, and The Tale of a Town Canada. In addition to digital media, William has performed as an actor, improviser, singer, musician, director, and stage manager.
C. MELVINA NWANNA
Melvina is currently acquiring an Honours B.A. in Digital Enterprise Management, Professional Writing and Communication from the University of Toronto. She has interests in both Business and the Arts, specifically in creative writing, data analysis, digital marketing and advertising strategies, and User Experience (UX) design. She intends to pursue book and short story publications and ultimately transition into a creative managerial role.
Jumping aboard the FIXT POINT ship last summer and finding another Aidan already on board, Aidan McMahon patched Jr. onto the end of his name and joined the team. He first stumbled into the lap of the audio arts through an internship at The Dark Studio. There he discovered sound design for film and television, and through FIXT POINT wanders into non-fiction storytelling. On the CKDU Radio outlet, He attempts to combine these interests through audio collage, atmospheric documentary, and fiction. Some of his work can be found at CKDU Podcasts under the name Stereo Threads.
BOARD of DIRECTORS
ANNIE WILSON - Chair