Ian Walker (he/him) is originally from Yorkshire, England. He is a versatile artistic collaborator, an artistic associate of Small Matters Productions, and co-creator of and performer in For Science! (2018-21). Ian has created tons of amazing theatre effects, props, projection and art installations: the shadow puppet play Le Voeu/The Wishadapted by Eileen Sproule and Marissa Kochanski (2021, Flying Canoe Volant Festival), For Science! (2018-20), Over Her Dead Body (2017, Fringe Theatre Presentation Series), Dead Centre of Town (2015-19, Catch the Keys Productions), The Object of Constellations (2016, Small Matters Productions), and The Water Project (2016, The University of Alberta).
Christine Lesiak (she/her) is an Edmonton/Treaty 6 Territory based theatre artist, and founder of Small Matters Productions. She is director of Play the Fool Festival for clown-theatre and physical comedy. She specializes in clowning, interactive comedy, and physical storytelling. She is co-creator of and performer in Small Matters’ six full-length shows, including the Edmonton Fringe Holdover interactive comedy, For Science! (2018-21), and Fringe Performance Series show Over Her Dead Body (2017). She is the recipient of the 2018 Alberta Playwright’s Network Novitiate Prize for her play, The Space Between Stars.