THE CAST OF HELLO CITY
Gil Anderson (she/her) is a multidisciplinary artist and theatre arts educator based in Halifax, NS. Select Theatre Credits:The Realistic Joneses (KaZan), This Is Nowhere (Zuppa), One Night Stand (Comedy Bar), Everything’s Fine (K. Hall/TO Fringe), Confession (Mulgrave Road) Select Film and TV: Diggstown (CBC), Cavendish (CBC), Splinters (Thom Fitzgerald/Emotion Pictures), Trailer Park Boys (Netflix), Covert Affairs (USA network), Crash Canyon (Teletoon/MTV), Bakugan (Teletoon, YTV), Lunar Jim (Alliance Atlantis), Poor Boy’s Game (Clement Virgo/Astral Media). Gil can currently be heard as the voice of DONNIE on the hit television series, ‘Addison’, on CBC. (imdb.me/gilanderson)
Liam Fair (he/him) is a Halifax based improviser and founding member of Hello City. Getting his start with the Canadian Improv Games, he eventually continued on to become a National Judge and the Regional Producer for Nova Scotia. Liam has been teaching and performing in Halifax close to a decade now, and is committed to helping grow the improv community in Halifax.
Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Stevey Hunter (they/them) is an actor/comedian/writer/multi-disciplinary artist based out of Kjipuktuk (Halifax, Nova Scotia). They have been improvising for over 10 years and have taught and performed improv across the country. They have worked with numerous Nova Scotian theatre companies such as: Neptune Theatre, Ships Theatre, Eastern Front, Zuppa, and more. TV/FILM: Diggstown (CBC), Feudal (CBC), Swearnet (TPB), I Hear You (Interwoven Films), Look At Me (Afroviking)
Beth Poulsen (she/her) is an improviser born and raised in Sackville, NS. She is a founding member of FLiNT Improv Co. (Sackville, NB) and Make em ups Improv (Halifax, NS). With over 15 years of improv experience Beth has trained with Second City Toronto and was apart of the inaugural Bad Dog Feature Players cast (Toronto On). Although she misses her Toronto improv family she couldn’t wait to return to beautiful Halifax, NS and join Hello City. When Beth isn’t performing or teaching she’s chasing after her fur babies and human baby.
Henricus (he/him) is an actor, improviser and creator based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His solo show King of the Goats won the the "Fringiest Fringe show" award in the 2019 Halifax Fringe. Select theatre credits include: The Lear Project (Neptune); Joyride, Peter Fechter's 59 minutes, King of the Goats (Matchstick Theatre); Ben Hur, The Goodnight Bird, Burnin' Love, Hope and Gravity (Festival Antigonish); Pugwash, The Mystery Play (Ship's Theatre). Henri is also a teacher with the Neptune Theatre School, and has taught improv and theatre workshops in conventions and classrooms across the country.
Colin (he/him) is an improviser hailing from Fall River, Nova Scotia. Passionate about building community, he enjoys teaching improv and fostering a positive learning environment! Colin also teaches through the Neptune Theatre School, and performs with Midnight Storm Improv. He likes to write sketches, be outside, and chill with his big fluffy cat. Favourite colour? Blue. Least favourite show? The news. Biggest fear? Writing bios
Shahin Mohammadi (he/him) is a teacher/improviser/poet/
musician/paper folder/climbing enthusiast who moved to Halifax in the fall of 2018. His career in improv started in Victoria, BC as an ensemble member of Paper Street Theatre. Over the past 10 years he has had the pleasure of teaching and performing improv in several cities across Canada. When he’s not on stage, you can find him at the local climbing gym hanging from a wall or steaming milk. Shahin recently completed his Masters in Adult Education and hopes to engage in work and research that finds the connection between improvisation and educational practice.
Peter (he/him) is an actor and improviser based in K’jipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia. You may have seen him in some of the following things! No Man Is an Island (Atlantic Repertory Company), Macbeth (Steady Theatre Co.), This Is Nowhere (Zuppa Theatre Co.), Twelfth Night, Othello, Alice in Wonderland, Julius Caesar, All’s Well that Ends Well, Peter Pan, As You Like It, King Lear, Pinocchio (Shakespeare by the Sea), Peter Fechter: 59 Minutes (Matchstick Theatre), Miracle on 34th Street (Neptune Theatre). Film credits include: Let’s Get Physical (Pop TV), Diggstown (CBC), I Hear You (Interwoven Films), and Cavendish (CBC)