Director
Jay T Schramek

Jay T Schramek is a Dora Mavor Moore Award nominated performer, educator and adjudicator.


An accomplished voice-over actor, Jay is the voice of Platy the Platypus on Arthur (PBS Kids), Data Bot, Build Bot & Garbage Bot on Space Ranger Roger (Family Jr), Mr. Security on Inspector Gadget (Teletoon/Netflix), Felix on Trucktown (Treehouse), Blinky on Willa’s Wild Life (YTV / Discovery), Satoru Kakuta on Slam Dunk and Tad in the animated feature Totally Spies-The Movie. His voice has been used by Royal Bank, Microsoft, Pfizer, Subaru, CBC, Aleve, Cepacol, Air Transat, and Motorola.

As a performer, he continues to work in theatres across the continent. He has performed for The Stratford Festival, Mirvish Productions, Capitol Theatre, Charlottetown Festival, Stage West, Drayton Entertainment, Clearchannel Entertainment and dozens more. He’s appeared on Netflix/Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Discovery Channel’s Mayday, Showcase’s Lost Girl, CBC’s Getting Along Famously, Showtime’s Queer As Folk and the Gemini nominated film From Time to Time. He also provided the motion capture for the lead character Hadyn in the PS4 game Dark Sector.

His twenty-five year teaching career spans Canada’s most prestigious post-secondary arts institutions and dozens of dance studios. A graduate of Ryerson University’s dance program and a former Mr. Dance of Canada, he has been a faculty member at the Randolph College, George Brown College and Saint Lawrence College. Jay has been a guest teacher at Sheridan College, Canada’s National Ballet School, Etobicoke School of the Arts, Pearson School for the Arts, the Eastern Arkansas Ballet, Duboforce Mexico, Metro Movement and the Charlottetown Festival Young Company.

Jay is Police Check certified to work in the Vulnerable Sector from the Toronto Police Service and has Commercial General Liability & Professional Liability insurance from HUB International.

@jaytschramek

www.jaytschramek.com

 

Engineer

Eric Abel

Eric Abel is a Toronto-based performer and sound mix engineer. Eric received his Bachelor of Arts (Hons) with a major in Multimedia from McMaster University, where he focused on digital audio editing and sound recording.

 

Eric has been working with Make Me A Tape Studios since its inception, and being a performer himself, gives a unique perspective of how to effectively translate each artist’s voice from themselves to their recordings.

 

Eric can currently be seen on stage at The Stratford Festival where he is in his 5th season, performing in “Chicago” and the world premiere of “Here’s What It Takes”. 

@ericmackabel