Mary Krohnert is a classically trained actor who has worked in a diverse array of award-winning theatre, television and film productions. She´s regularly recognized by Toronto critics for outstanding performances in theatre work, and has been nominated for a Dora Award in the category of best actress. On camera, Mary has been described as a powerhouse, crafting performances for film and TV that are both highly moving and enjoyable to watch. Mary has played a number of guest roles on the small screen, including appearances in Warehouse 13 (SyFy), Murdoch Mysteries (CBC), Flashpoint (CBS/CTV), and Little Mosque on the Prairie (CBC), as well as playing the role of Sarah Burkholder opposite Neve Campbell in Lifetime´s An Amish Murder (Sworn To Silence). In addition to Nocturne, her film work has included leading roles in Sex After Kids (IndieCan), The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard (IndustryWorks), and Bruce McDonald´s Fort Goof (Shadow Shows).
Known for his work in Take the Lead (2006), Ice Princess (2005), and Hairspray (2007), Knickoy Robinson also played a man afflicted by a sudden loss of vision in Fernando Meirelles´ Blindness (2008). Nocturne is his first leading role.
Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Andrew has been involved in the arts his whole life. He began acting in theatre at an early age, progressing to film and television work in his late teens. After graduating from Dalhousie University with a degree in Political Science and moving to Toronto, Andrew studied acting at Michael Howard Studios in New York City. He has appeared in Sarah Polley´s acclaimed Stories We Tell, as well as on TV shows such as Being Erica, The Border and Alien Mysteries. Andrew also fronts and writes songs for the band Hello Companion, who recorded their debut EP in June 2013.
Céline Lepage began her acting career in her early teens when she joined her local community theatre. Born on the west coast, Céline and her family moved six times, including a year-long stint in France, before she turned eight. Community theatre and her high school drama program allowed Céline to transcend the feeling of being “new“ into confidence and artistic expression.
After completing high school, Céline relocated once more to Toronto to further pursue her passion for acting and engage in the film and television industry. Céline has had the pleasure of working with remarkable directors such as Ken Finkelman (The Newsroom), Allen Coulter (Hollywoodland), and Edgar Wright (Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), as well as numerous outstanding performers who have inspired the continued evolution of her craft.
Currently, Céline is working on a new web series written and created by up-and-comer Konstantine Kurelias.
Laytrel McMullen has appeared in recurring roles on Degrassi: The Next Generation (Teen Nick/CTV) and The Weight (The Movie Network), and played the title role in the acclaimed short film Pudge (Canadian Film Centre), for which she accepted the 2009 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in Los Angeles. She has also appeared on Really Me (Family Channel), in the feature The Repossession Mambo, and on stage as a dancer for clients such as Showcase, Maple Leaf Sports and Toronto Argonauts Football.
Veteran actor Ian Downie has been acting for most of his life. His first leading lady in 1940 was Joan Plowright, and 60 years later he played butler to her and Peter O´Toole in the feature film Rock My World. In 1949, as a university student, he toured the British zone of Occupied Germany in Doctor Faustus. In 1966, while appearing in a Hamilton Players´ Guild production of St. Joan, he was invited to join the Shaw Festival´s Major Barbara, which went on to Expo ´67. Since then, he has appeared in feature films (The Tuxedo, Vendetta, The Marriage Fool, That Old Feeling), movies for TV (Butterbox Babies, Lethal Tender, The Glow, Crossed Over, Devil´s Pass, The First Martian War) and episodes of TV series (Street Legal, Scales of Justice, PSI Factor, Twice in a Lifetime, Queer as Folk, Traders, Odyssey 5, Sue Thomas: F.B. Eye, 72 Hours, Murdoch Mysteries, Crash & Burn, Lost Girl, The Listener, What´s Up Warthogs!, Michael Tuesdays & Thursdays, Call Me Fitz, Rookie Blue). He played Art in the children´s series Art´s Place and leading roles in short films The Old Ways, Henry & George and Mine. His long stage career includes leading roles in Tuesdays with Morrie, On Golden Pond, The Gin Game and A Christmas Story. He is most familiar to Canadian audiences as one of the Grumpy Old Men in the long-running TD Canada Trust commercials.
Marcia Bennett has enjoyed a long and varied career in film, television and stage, both in the U.S and in Canada where she´s lived since 1975. On stage, Marcia has appeared in leading roles across Canada. In 2011, she played “Nat” in the Toronto premiere of Rabbit Hole in The Fringe Festival. Her performance as “Julia” in Madre (Aluna Theatre Company) earned her a 2008 Dora Nomination. Her many television roles include a recent “Mrs. Claus” in The Night Before The Night Before Christmas, as well as guest appearances on Breakout Kings (“The Bag Man”), The Firm, Warehouse 13 (“Trials”), Murdoch Mysteries (“Love and Human Remains”), Masters of Horror (“Sick Girl”), the Emmy-nominated The Wool Cap, and the Lifetime Movies of Week At Risk, Still Small Voices, Widow on the Hill and The Dive from Clausen´s Pier, among many others. Marcia played the recurring role of the feisty “Rose” in Happy Town, as well as the popular “May Silverstone” in season one of the award-winning Slings and Arrows. Films include The Woods, The Stone Angel, The Hurricane, Serendipity, Fugitive Pieces and Mr. Magorium´s Wonder Emporium, as well as the controversial horror film The Woman (which premiered at Sundance in 2011). This past year, she guested on the outrageous Bill and Son´s Towing, starring The Imponderables, playing “Angry Customer” in the webisode of that name. Marcia is pleased to have been the voice of “Mrs. Muskrat” on Franklin the Turtle.