The Hunting Guide

Business has been slow for Gord, but his landlord Erma has a plan to bring the rent out of arrears. As fate would have it, this plan may not be as easy as he had hoped.

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The Cast

Stuart Bentley

Stuart Bentley - "Gord"

David Sklar

David Sklar - "Thomas"

David is an actor/playwright who currently divides his time between Montreal and Calgary. He is a graduate of theatre from Dawson College and the Bristol Old Vic. He also holds a B.F.A. in playwriting from Concordia University. He has toured with the Montreal Shakespeare Theatre Company in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Hamlet as well as playing Banquo in Humber River’s Macbeth. Crazy Love, his first play has been published in an anthology entitled, Out on a Limb. He was artist-in-residence at the Jerusalem Theatre Company, Shakespeare-in-the-Rough, and assistant directed the Canadian Badland’s Passion Play in Drumheller. He has also acting with Theatre Calgary in Bad Jews, Lunchbox’s After Jerusalem and Theatre BSMT’s The Only Good Boy. He is currently in rehearsals up in Prince George for Theatre NorthWest’s It’s a Wonderful Life. He was last seen on film (for the briefest of seconds) in X-Men: Apocalypse.

Deborah Ferguson

Deborah Ferguson - "Sandi"

Deborah Ferguson is a Calgary actor, educator and director. She has recently been seen in Steel Magnolias as Clairee and in Family Tear as a Mom with 5 stages of Alzheimers. She holds a diploma in Performing Arts from MacEwan and a BMus, BEd from Calgary. Education took her to Ontario where she worked in that artisitic community. Deborah sends kudos to Justin Guild for his passion and hard work to create Darkside Drive.

Wendy Froberg

Wendy Froberg - "Erma"

Selected credits: The Only Good Boy (Theatre BSMT); Under Milkwood, It’s a Wonderful Life, Death of a Salesman (Morpheus); The Trojan Women (Urban Curvz); The Savannah Disputation (Fire Exit); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet (Full Circle); Julius Caesar and Love’s Labour’s Lost (Prime Stock); Summer on Fire (Scorpio). Wendy’s solo show, A Woman of a Certain Age™ won “Best Original Script” at the 2013 Calgary One-Act Play Festival, “Best of Fest” at the 2015 Calgary Fringe Festival, and played to sold-out audiences at the 2016 Edmonton Fringe. She thanks Justin for his creativity and hard work in breathing new life into radio plays; and her kids for their undying support.

The Writer

Jason Long

Jason Long

Jason has been writing for film and theatre in Canada for close to twenty years now. He’s written three feature films alongside frequent collaborator, Robert Cuffley, Turning Paige, Walk All Over Me, and Chokeslam, which was part of the Canadian Film Centre’s Comedy Exchange Program in 2015 and premiered in the fall of 2016. (**AMPIA AWARD WINNER, 2017 – Best Feature Screenplay – Chokeslam**)

In addition to story editing on many Alberta based film and television projects, Jason is the screenwriting instructor in the film and video department at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

Jason is currently helping the feature film In Plainview, funded by Telefilm Canada’s Microbudget Program, into production as Associate Producer, Casting Agent, and Story Editor. His latest feature length screenplay, Ice Blue, went to camera in 2017 with the assistance of Telus Optik Local and the Shaw Rocket Fund and premiered at the 2017 Calgary International Film Festival. He’s also currently developing his television series, Snaring Junction, with Catapult Entertainment Group in Los Angeles.

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