Stephanie Kast, originally from Dorchester ON, moved to North Bay to pursue a career in the arts graduating from Canadore College’s Theatre arts program. Steph has appeared as Prissy Andrews in Anne of Green Gables, Mrs. Lovett in Sweeny Todd: The String of Pearls, and A Bride of Dracula in Joshua Bainbridge’s adaptation of the classic novel. Steph played the role of Alex in both the Canadore College production of I Live with Him Every Day: The Tragedy of David and Dave then re-praised the role in the shows professional premier, which toured in Fall of 2016. In winter 2017, Steph appeared as Balthazar in the Watershed Shakespeare Festival Collective production of Romeo and Juliet. She directed the world premier of her original script The Bonds That Hold Us for the On The Edge Fringe. She also appeared as Lady Macbeth in Macbeth. Winner of two Best in Fringe Awards; Jurors’ Choice and Audience Choice. In the Proscenium Club’s 2017/2018 tour Steph appeared as Joan Marshall in The Life and Death of John the Milkman. At the 2018, On the Edge Fringe Festival, she directed One Man, All Woman, as well as the her newest work, The Cavewoman. She is currently plays Beth in The Proscenium’s newest work, Sit, James, touring 2018/2019.
As a textile artist Steph focuses on making wearable art pieces that challenge convention and inspire imagination. Her work provokes thought while functioning as utility clothing or fashion depending on the environment she is giving response to.