Shalyn is a graduate of the Trinity Western University acting program with a BA in Theatre, and she has also trained with Vancouver's Arts Club Actors Intensive. Having spent her earlier years in Southern California and NYC before moving to Canada to live in Vancouver and now Toronto, she has carved a giant Zorro-style "Z" across North America. Shalyn's experience as a performer has ranged from Musical Theatre to Shakespeare and her interest lie in classical texts and new adaptations thereof.When not performing, she can be found with making friends with the nearest cat, sewing, knitting, or obsessively baking and force feeding others with it.
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Boeing Boeing at Hart House Theatre

Coming up at Hart House Theatre, I have the pleasure of playing the Teutonic temptress Gretchen in the 1960’s comedy Boeing Boeing, originally written in French by Marc Camoletti and translated by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans. This farce set in 1960’s Paris finds a swinging bachelor who has been juggling three fiancees, all international stewardesses, when his best friend from back in the Midwest comes for a visit.

Boeing Boeing at Hart House Theatre

Having won the Tony for Best Revival of a Play for its triumphal return to Broadway in 2008, this Mile High comedy is sure lift you out of the Winter Blues.

Running February 26th through March 5th at Hart House Theatre.

Call 416.978.8849 or visit www.uoftix.ca for tickets.

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The Winter’s Tale with Leroy Street Theatre

The Winter's Tale | Leroy Street Theatre

Pleased as punch to work with Leroy Street Theatre on this production of The Winter’s Tale, imaginatively framed as a dark fairy tale, which I get to create the world of as the Narrator and step into as the Shepherd.

The Winter’s Tale September 15-19 & 22-26 8pm $20 at the door or online – The Theatre Machine 376 Dufferin Street Toronto, ON.

There is one simple act that can rob a couple from their relationship, their happiness, and their very identity: an a ffair. This act of transgression can shatter everything once thought real and destroy the perception with which one views not only the world around them, but their inner selves. In an adaptation by Lauren Horejda, Leroy Street Theatre proudly presents one of Shakespeare’s most controversial plays. An enigmatic story that cannot be defined as either tragic or comic, a play fraught with love, loss, jealousy and fate. Relaying the frailty of the human condition under the lights through its’ most accessible form, the art of storytelling. A fable for anyone who has ever trusted their heart to another.

Please contact our team at [email protected] to reserve tickets or go to LeroyStreetTheatre.com to purchase online. http://www.mooneyontheatre.com/ 2015/09/18/the-winters-tale-leroystreet-theatre/

“Leroy Street Theatre’s production of The Winter’s Tale lives up to its mighty themes, creating a beautifully raw depiction of the tale” – Mooney on Theatre

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New Ideas Festival at Alumnae Theatre

This week I explore life as it might be if our Tech Love grows as Anna in the show Devices, now playing as part of the New Ideas Festival at Alumnae Theatre

New Ideas Festival at Alumnae Theatre

Arts Club Actor’s Intensive

Over the past six weeks I have been privileged to participate in the Arts Club Actor’s Intensive program. During this time, I have had the joy and challenge of studying under some of the best theatre professionals in Vancouver (Scott Bellis, Dean Paul Gibson, Jillian Fargey, Wendy Gorling, etc.), as well as training beside some wonderful people. This Sunday May 11th, we will wrap-up our time together with a showcase of the work we have been doing on monologues and scenes.

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The Launch of Something New

Hello and welcome to my finally realized goal of a website! Thanks to much help from my wonderful husband Joshua of Beard Savvy Web Development, this is now the place where you can find out a bit more about me and my experience thus far.

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