It’s that time of year again! Are you a female-identified storyteller living in or around the Waterloo Region? Pat the Dog Theatre Creation and Sonderlust want to hear from you! The Women’s Room is the first and only female playwrights unit in the Waterloo Region. It is a collaboration between Sonderlust and Pat the Dog Theatre Creation, and was […]

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Exciting news! Sonderlust is looking to add to the Creative Team of This Place I Call Home: an immersive, interdisciplinary project in development. We’re seeking an individual who is keen to create original music/soundscape in a deeply collaborative setting; someone who has a thorough understanding of/background in music composition/sound design and is interested in exploring […]

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Nicole Smith holds a BA in Theatre Studies from the University of Guelph. She is a writer, director and Metcalf Foundation Producing Intern with Pat The Dog Theatre Creation. In 2015 she co-founded The Muddy Mary Project, a theatre festival for emerging artists. Finding Temperance – a play she co-wrote and performed in – was produced by The […]

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Lara Gordon is an actor and improviser in the Guelph and K-W region. She completed her BA in Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph, where she wrote, directed and performed in a number of shows, including Quiet Time: a one woman show inspired by her foster sister. Lara has studied improv under various trainers across […]

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Hannah Briggs McNeill is a Guelph-based dancer and creator. She attended Ryerson Theatre School from 2009-2012, where she majored in Performance Dance. Since then she’s worked as a contemporary choreographer and instructor. In 2015 Hannah choreographed and stage managed The Muddy Mary Project’s production of Finding Temperance. Interested in people and performance cross-culturally, Hannah is currently […]

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Sarah Dennison is a playwright, props builder and designer based in Cambridge, ON. After graduating from the University of Guelph’s theatre program, she spent three seasons with the Thousand Islands Playhouse and built props for over thirty productions. During that time she also worked as a freelance props builder for St. Lawrence College and Theatre […]

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We want to hear from you! Here it is, folks! We teased you last month, but we are officially on the lookout for participants for our next project. Sonderlust is proud to begin work on This Place I Call Home (TPICH) — a multidisciplinary piece of theatre inspired by… you? We’re looking for 7 women who are […]

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Theatre saved my life. It saved me from my loneliness, from the horror that was high school. It saved me from never feeling like I fit in, never feeling like other people understood me. But most importantly it showed me that I, this eccentric, weird girl that felt invisible growing up, could have a voice… […]

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Moonwriting A writer all-nighter Open to 10 female-identified creative writers whose days have been too jam-packed with other responsibilities to focus on their craft. A chance to flip that nonsense on its head! Come pull an all-nighter with other writers and participate in a full moon of prompts, tea, chats, candlelight, music, comfy chairs, pillows […]

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HAPPY GALENTINE’S DAY! What is it?! Galentine’s Day (as popularized by the one and only Leslie Knope) falls the day before Valentine’s day and is a day to celebrate friendship and sisterhood. Who Cares?! We do! And we hope you do, too! If you’ve been following us, you know that Sonderlust is a Kitchener-Waterloo based […]

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