Cast Biographies


Andrew Wade

Andrew Wade is an actor and playwright with a BFA in Acting and a BA in Writing from the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. His recent acting highlights include  playing Malvolio in a sold-out, critically-acclaimed run of Twelfth Night at the Phoenix Theatre, as well as a portrayal of Iago in Othello, The Moor of Venice (Big Ideas/VSS). His short story, A Journey of Barren Landscapes, won the 2010 Martlet Fiction Competition, and he has performed regularly with The Impromaniacs, Theatresports, and Sin City Improv. Upcoming, he is directing BFA: The Musical! and performing William Vs. The World for the Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival, before turning to the Vancouver International Fringe Festival with The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.

He also writes a blog on acting and writing at


Shaan Rahman

Very recently graduated from the Acting Specialist program at UVic, Shaan is enjoying his last couple of months in Victoria doing short films, embracing the Fringe stage and then heading off to Vancouver to continue chasing the stage and screen. Recent credits include the world premiere of Daniel MacIvor’s Inside (Phoenix Mainstage 2011), A Long Walk (HTVBC 2011), The Ethical Sixsome (SatCo 2010) and Problem Child (Phoenix Mainstage 2010). He is thrilled to have been a part of this gnarly project cast and crewed by this gnarly team.



Morgan Cranny

Morgan is an Actor/Scientist living in Victoria, BC. He has performed in Hedda Gabler, Boys in the Band, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Isn’t it Romantic, School for Scandal and Circus Fire as well as the award winning War of 1812. He is regular member of Atomic Vaudeville and Sin City Improv. Morgan co-wrote and performed in The MoneyFast at last years Victoria Fringe and will be performing a new play co-created with Wes Borg at this years Victoria Fringe called Rerentless. Morgan has acted in several film shorts, has some modelling experience and is even a voice for a video game in development. He is deceptively tall and loves penguins. During the day he makes science for the federal government in Forestry.



Donna Barnfield
Rowan’s Mother

Donna recently moved to Victoria from Calgary where she was involved in theatre as an actress and costumer for many years. She recieved C.A.T. Awards for roles in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Shirley Valentine, and Blood Brothers.

How Socrates Bought the Farm marks her film debut.




Allen Agopsowicz
Rowan’s Father

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