All-American World-Wartime gal, superstar stewardess of the airforce, masculine nasty woman, tragicomedienne.

 Photo by Alex Nirta.

Photo by Alex Nirta.

"One of the most welcome additions to Toronto's performance scene... Pearle is glamorous, poised, and devastatingly funny." (Daily XTRA)

An all-American gal who's sweet-as-pie and sharp-as-nails, Pearle Harbour was born on [information withheld], when America was still Great. During the War, she served as a stewardess aboard top-secret bomber missions, including [information withheld], and even [information withheld]

An accomplished soloist - on the boards and in the sheets - Pearle has played to audiences at The SummerWorks Performance Festival, The Second City, Buddies In Bad Times Theatre, Theatre Passe Muraille, The Theatre Centre, Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival, Opera5, Videofag, The Comedy Bar, The Wrecking Ball, Pressgang Storytelling, The Gladstone Hotel, and countless cabarets, concerts, and clubs across Canada. 


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Pearle Harbour Presents

Company Members

Justin Miller (artistic director) is a queer, Toronto-based theatre artist. As a creator, his work explores bouffon, clown, drag, and the writing that can be magnified by those styles. As a writer, he's the author of seven full-length shows in the Pearle Harbour series. As an actor, his work has been called "riveting" (NOW) and "a tour de force" (Stage Door). He has won the Audience Choice Award at SummerWorks; nominations include the Dora Award for Outstanding Male Performance, and Outstanding Solo Performance by My Entertainment World.  

Rebecca Ballarin  (co-founder, director) is a freelance director and producer, and an alumna of the Centre for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto. In addition to her training under Leah Cherniak at U of T, she has completed directing workshops with Adam Seelig, Matthew Jocelyn, and Kim Collier. Rebecca also has experience as an arts administrator, having held positions at the U of T Drama Centre, Canadian Stage, and Theatre Ontario. 

Giuseppe Condello (SM) is a Toronto based stage manager, theatre technician and budding lighting designer. He has managed stages for Canadian Rep Theatre's remount of TOUGH! (2016) and Dreams (2016) by Wajdi Mouawad. As lighting designer, Giuseppe lit the stage for the world premiere of George F. Walker's Damage Done (2016)and more recently, The Beckett Shorts (2017) for director Adam Paolozza. Giuseppe has been Pearle's stage manager since the very beginning, and has become her good luck charm.


Allies

Kelly Anderson, Sandra Balcovske, Emma Bortolon-Vettor, Sara Bortolon-Vettor, Nicole Byblow, Deanna Choi, Steven Conway, Tom Arthur Davis, Marcel Dragonieri, Karen Hines, Keith Lam, Byron Laviolette, Erin Lawson, Kate LeDeuce, Kat Letwin, Jareth Li, Deborah Lim, Edith Nataprawira, Joseph Pagnan, Jivesh Parasram, Steph Raposo, Haley Reap, Mirabella Sundar Singh, David Benjamin Tomlinson, John Turner, Amanda Wong.