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Fridge Door Live Theatre Company
is a Federally Incorporated Not-for-Profit Organization.

STAFF

Len Cuthbert
President, Executive/Artistic Director
Len's career has involved working with Youth & Children since 1990. For the same length of time, he has been involved in many areas of theatre. His plays have been published and produced in Canada, US and Europe, some winning awards. He collaborated in writing and producing two musicals, Garce Mission and Short of 30, with his son Fynn Cuthbert. He continues to produce his own work, the most recent can be seen at OnStageLive.ca. Reunited Shorts, his collection of short plays about reunions, is published with Dramatic Publishing. Len studied at Trinity Western University (AA Degree), Centennial College (AMT Diploma), Heritage College (BRE Degree) and Western University (Not-for-Profit Management, Post-Grad Certificate). He has also taken writing courses through schools in Connecticut and New York City. He is married to Rebecca and they have a son and a daughter.

www.LenCuthbert.com

ADJUNCT

Naomi Simpson
Director of Music (Weekend Theatre and Garage Theatre Canada 2020-21)
Naomi is a music major graduate of Western University and is presently a Bachelor of Education student at Althouse College. She appeared in the London Fringe Festival production of Len Cuthbert's, Reunited Shorts that received raving reviews and has been acting in Garage Theatre Canada shows. In late June 2019, she spent two weeks in England studyinig theatre with professional artists. Naomi's past roles include the Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Doris in Miracle on 34th Street, and Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors.

Haley Kriz, Fynn Cuthbert, Lauryn Andersson
Actor (Garage Theatre Canada 2020-21)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Rebecca Cuthbert
Board Director, Secretary/Treasurer
Rebecca has experienced most of her career working in the not-for-profit setting and presently is the Data Base Liason (& Donor Relations) for Save A Family Plan. She has a wide range of education, including studying music at McMaster University. She is married to Len.

Dr. David Reist
Board Director
David is a registered psychologist with a private practice in London. He is married to Nicole and has two amazing young daughters.

Mallory Meuhmer
Board Director
Mallory is a graduate of Brock University with an Honors BA and B.Ed. She spent the 2015-2016 school year teaching in South Korea and in 2016-17, was a full time as a teacher at Faith Christian Academy in St. Thomas. She now teaches with the Waterloo Regional School Board. Mallory was the Director of Drama for our Summer Theatre Camp in 2014 and brings extensive theatre, music, teaching and leadership skills to the board.

Nancy French
Board Director
Nancy has worked with not for profit organizations for over 25 years, focusing on Social Services and Children's education and care.  Along with her husband Laird, she has 2 wonderful daughters. Both girls have  been involved in FDLTC programs and productions.


MISSION
PROGRAMS: Build Confidence, Develop Competence, and Encourage Collaboration, in a personal and caring atmosphere, through a performing arts experience.

PRODUCTIONS: Influence, Inform and Inspire, cast, crew and audiences, through the process and production of a live production.

HISTORY
Fridge Door Live Theatre began in 2006, offering Summer Theatre Camps to children and youth in London. Since then, FDLTC has become a mobile company, creating theatre programs and camps in London, Strathroy, Ingersoll and St. Thomas, Ontario, investing into many youth and their families each year.

In 2011, Fridge Door Live Theatre Company officially became incorporated as a non-profit organization.

In 2015, Fridge Door Live Theatre Company began On Stage Live, an annual production using experienced local actors. See www.OnStageLive.ca. Most of these productions are original plays and musicals by Len Cuthbert.

In 2020, Garage Theatre Canada was created in response to Covid. Short plays were staged and recorded in a garage and made available for streaming-on-demand at www.GarageTheatre.ca.

Link here to learn more about the creator and director, Len Cuthbert.

Fridge Door Live Theatre Company
Mount Brydges, ON N0L 1W0

519-495-7305

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