Performer of Me Love BINGO!
Kyle Loven is a Vancouver-based performance and visual artist. His work combines both constructed and found objects, unconventional storytelling, and various art forms with the human presence. His live performances have been seen inAmsterdam, Taipei, New York, Vancouver, Minneapolis, Seattle, Portland, and other US cities. His work has premiered at venues such as the Guthrie Theater and On the Boards. Kyle is the recipient of grants from the Jim HensonFoundation and numerous US-based arts organizations. Awards include theInnovation in Puppetry Award at the 2013 National Puppetry Festival. He is the creator and host of the lively game night, MeLove BINGO!. www.kyleloven.com
Jess Amy Shead immigrated from South Africa when she was two years old. She is a performer, creator, and producer, with a focus on site-specific micro-performance, puppetry, theatre for young audiences, physical theatre, and musical theatre. She has created her own work, most recently TheSomewhere Cedar, co-presented by the rEvolver Festival and The OnlyAnimal. She has worked as an actor at The Globe Theatre, Pacific Theatre, Chemainus Theatre, The Belfry Theatre, and Theatre SKAM, among others. She is currently learning more about Deaf Theatre, and collaborating with Deaf artists, by studying ASL and attending Deaf theatre conferences and Festivals across Canada. www.jessamyshead.com