Renaldo Frederick: Wayne
Renaldo “Red” Frederick has an undying passion to inspire people. He believes that if he can inspire change in anyone, even in the smallest way, he has been successful in his craft. Contributing through platforms in both theatre and film, he seeks to fulfill his purpose by any means necessary. Red continues to sharpen and develop himself to always maintain innovation, creativity and “extra-ordinism” in what he does. “I may not be ready, but until then I’m re_d_.” Renaldo’s recent film credits include the award-winning Pan! Our Music Odyssey and Girlfriends‘ Getaway.
Sophie Wight: Megan
Sophie manages to work both in front of and behind various cameras, magazines, blogs, commercials and events. Sophie appeared in the first season of the television series, The Reef. See more about her (and a bit about her “fabberlus” four-year old daughter) by following @SophieKMW on Twitter and Instagram.
Che Jardine: Mariel
Che was born in the UK in 2005, and moved to Trinidad with her family when she was five. She has always loved drama and continues to do it as an extra curricular activity at school. She also enjoys modern dance and gymnastics, but her real passion is singing!
Alessandra Jardine: Saffrey
Alessandra is a busy six-year old who loves all sorts of extra-curricula activities including painting, gymnastics, ballet, tennis, steelpan, violin and drama. Her interests are countless however she spends a lot of her spare time at home writing stories in her journal, or writing make-believe notes to friends.
Nigel Scott: Narrator
Nigel has been associated with Trinidad Theatre Workshop, founded by Derek Walcott, since 1968. He has acted in several of Walcott’s plays including creating the role of Don Juan in The Joker of Seville. He played Harry Trewe in Pantomime and Odysseus in The Odyssey (staged reading). He has also worked on film projects with Walcott including The Rig and Hart Crane, the latter for PBS television. Other credits include, Serge in Art, Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music and Cassio in Othello. His last acting role was in 2013 when he performed as Theo Van Gogh in Derek Walcott’s O Starry Starry Night, at the Essex University in England, St Lucia and Trinidad.
Nigel is also one of this country’s leading documentary narrators and voice-over talents. His credits include Wild T&T and Inward Hunger.
Nickolai Salcedo: Wayne
Nickolai Salcedo is an actor, singer/songwriter, musician and visual artist. Frontman for the band Gyazette that he founded for seven years, Nickolai has also been seen in a wide variety of theatre roles, including his critically acclaimed performance of King Oberon/Duke Theseus at the Trinidad Theatre Workshop’s 2013 production of A Midsummernight’s Dream. He was most recently seen on stage as the lead in an original rewrite of the Faustian story titled Jab Molassie, directed by Pat Cumper. He plays the title role in docu-drama HERO: The Life and Times of Ulric Cross, directed by award winning director/writer Frances Anne Solomon, which is currently in post-production. He has recently broken out as a solo musician, with an album currently in the studio planning for a release date early in 2016. A storyteller as well as performer, Nickolai is currently working on a multi-media art installation which creates a world and multiple story lines.
Patti-Anne Ali: Vere/ Rachel
Patti-Anne Ali, with her company Sugar House has worked in multiple areas of the Performing Arts and Advertising Industries locally, regionally and internationally for over twenty years. Her numerous theatre, film and television acting credits have earned critically acclaimed reviews. Her play Single – An Act of Love was nominated for multiple Cacique awards in 2004, and in 2006, she won the Cacique for Best Supporting actress for Vera in Funny Farm’s The Odd Couple. Internationally, she has acted in New York and in Texas and directed three Shakesperean productions, one in NY and two for the Shakespeare in Paradise Festival in The Bahamas. Film and television appearances include: Westwood Park, The Mystic Masseur, Home Again and Sally’s Way. She is a graduate of the Festival Centre for the Creative Arts, UWI (1991) and the New York Conservatory for the Dramatic Arts (2007), both on scholarship. In addition to acting and directing, hats worn include: writer, producer, editor and voice-over performer. She has occasionally worn some of these hats simultaneously, resulting in a rather unusual fashion statement.