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Meet the Team

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Tracey Guptill

Artistic Director

Tracey founded anARC while working on her Master's degree in Environmental Studies - the coLABoratory was born through her research thanks to an amazing group of collaborators. She is an actor, mover and maker - and sometimes a teacher.


Jane Kirby

Associate Artist

Jane is a circus artist and a writer; a thinker and a dreamer. Her desire to create comes from a passionate curiosity and the belief that we can, collectively, do better.


Mariah Horner

Associate Artist

Mariah Horner is an artist based in Kingston, Ontario. Selected credits include: assistant directing Unholy (GCTC, upcoming), directing Hana Hashimoto: Sixth Violin (Thousand Islands Playhouse, 2019), assistant directing Behaviour (GCTC/SpiderWebShow, 2019).She works as Digital Content Producer with SpiderWebShow. She is the Festival Director of CFRC's Shortwave Theatre Festival and helmed Kingston's Storefront Fringe Festival from 2016-2018. Co-founding the Cellar Door Project with Devon Jackson in 2013, Mariah has produced 15 original site-specific works. Mariah played Kate Unger in George F. Walker’s HBO Canada Series Living in Your Car. Mariah has an an MA in Theatre Theory & Dramaturgy from uOttawa and has been published by SpiderWebShow, Visit Kingston, Canadian Theatre Review, the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario.


Erin Ball

Associate Artist

Erin Ball is a circus artist and coach and the owner of Kingston Circus Arts. In 2017 she developed a workshop called Flying Footless, a course for aerial coaches working with amputees and aimed at increasing accessibility in circus arts. In addition to hosting an annual circus camp for amputees, Erin travels internationally to teach courses to coaches and the disability community.  Erin has many current artistic projects, including her company LEGacy Circus, various aerial and ground works and experimental audio description projects. Erin regularly collaborates with companies including Femmes du Heidi Latsky Dance, Anandam Dance Theatre and many more.

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Board of Directors


Liam Karry


Katie Abeles


Carlyn Brown

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