Natasha MacLellan – Artistic Producer
Natasha is a director, playwright, and actor originally from South West Margaree, Cape Breton. She joined the Ship’s Company in 2013 as the Artistic Producer. Natasha has worked with Mulgrave Road, Eastern Front, Lunchbox, Live Bait and many more, including acting in the Ship’s Company productions of McGregor’s Hard Ice Cream and Gas and Out the Meadow. Natasha is a co-founder of Forerunner Playwrights Theatre which has premiered many award-winning productions, including Governor General Award winning Bone Cage by Catherine Banks, Brightest Red to Blue by Graham Percy and Naked by Lisa Rose Snow. MacLellan has had success as a performer, most notably for co-staring with Christian Murray in Lauchie, Liza and Rory by Sheldon Currie, which toured extensively. Of her recent appointment to the Ship’s Company she comments “I am simply thrilled to be the incoming Artistic Producer of Ship’s Company. I have spent two summers in Parrsboro as an actor and loved playing a part in such an illustrious history. I believe in the mandate of staging and developing new plays, I love the community of Parrsboro and am eager to get to work, bringing the voices of Atlantic Canadian artists to the stage”
Cindy Guilderson – Administrative Manager
Cindy has worked at the Ship’s Company Theatre for six years and is a resident of Parrsboro. She is a proud wife, mother of three, and grandmother of two beautiful girls, Mailie and Malia. Cindy enjoys travelling and spending time with her family. She has a zest for life and a contagious laugh often heard at the Ship!
Clare Waque – Director of Marketing & Development
Clare Waqué is three sheets to delighted to be on Cindy & Natasha’s Crew. Once a fixture at and founder of the Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative in Halifax, Clare’s taking a breaking from enterprising to enjoy a summer on the shore promoting the great shows at the Ship. When not at the Ship, Clare can be found at Red Clay running a summer camp for artists, helping out on the farm, or taking out trees for her tiny cabin in the woods. Her primary interests are art & business. Clare’s favourite tools are a spreadsheet and a chainsaw. Check out her websites for more info: redclayarts.ca & cwaque.com…she is also responsible for all the spelling errors on the Ship’s Website 🙂