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the team


daniele bartolini

artistic director

daniele is a director, installation artist, playwright and performer born in florence, italy. he is a graduate of the production and management for performing arts program from the university of florence and throughout his career has collaborated with some of the leading italian companies and artists.

selected performances and art shows include: Ubu Roi (Award Winner of Best Production at PremioGirula 2006), Progetto PPP (by Letizia Russo and Cristina Pezzoli), Every Time you Stretch Your Arms… (Festival Natura Dei Teatri). 


DLT highlights
creator and director:


pane e pupazzi (winner of emergenze creative 2008), 2941 (zoon festival) il gratticielo sullo spillo ( prato, florence, bologna, benevento and naples). in 2009, he was a guest instructor for producing and directing at the university of florence. in 2010, he created the interactive installation k.i.t.e._ambiente di avvio odissea for the international festival fabbrica europa. in 2010/2011, he attended the école philippe gaulier in paris.  


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raylene turner

raylene is a theatre creator and multidisciplinary artist residing in toronto. she has been collaborating with DLT since 2016, acting, co-directing, and managing shows.

 including The Stranger (DLT 2017), Off-Limits Zone (Luminato Festival 2016), The Invisible City (SummerWorks 2017), The Curious Voyage (TIFT 2018), and most recently If on a Christmas Night (Villa Charities 2018). Her focus is on redefining the ways in which human beings interact and re-introducing human connection through the mediums of audience specific theatre and other art forms.


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performer in:

Off-Limits Zone (Luminato Festival 2016)

performer and stage manager in:

The Stranger (Toronto 2016)

performer and stage manager in:

The Invisible City (Toronto 2017)

performer, co-creator, and stage manager in:

An Italian Christmas Carol (Toronto 2017)

performer, co-creator, and stage manager in:

If on a Christmas Night (Villa Charities 2018)

co-creator, stage manager in:

Leonardo's Last Supper (Villa Charities 2019)


danya buonastella

core member

danya is a graduate of école philippe gaulier in paris and of the humber theatre performance program. she is the co-creator and performer in death married my daughter and the assholes (theatre smith-gilmour). she has also worked several theatre companies including common boots (formerly theatre columbus), theatre smith-gilmour and bad new days and has appeared in several television shows and short films.

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co-creator and performer in:

 midway along the journey of our life (summerworks, 2013)

the last seven steps of bartholomew s. (bata shoe museum 2014)

bata 20th anniversary (bata shoe museum)

the stranger (summerworks 2014, summerworks 2015, kilowatt festival italy 2016)

off limits zone (luminato festival 2016)

if on a christmas night (villa charities, 2018)


anahita dehbonehie

core member

anahita is an iranian stage designer, production designer and installation artist, currently based in toronto. her practice is founded on the principle that works of art return us to truths more powerfully by their relationship to evocative sensory experiences. she is precisely interested in the creative tension that exists between innovation and creative expression on one side, and tradition and structure on the other, in any medium.
her design work has been featured across canada and internationally, including at the prague quadrennial, the vilnius capital of culture, and the moscow museum of modern art. since making toronto her home, anahita has been recognized with a variety of nominations and awards in design.

DLT highlights


an italian christmas carol (toronto 2017)
if on a christmas night... (villa charities, 2018)

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thomas l mallon

producing has been a new direction in a career in the arts that has included, among other things, talent representation (actors and theatre artists) and intellectual property licensing.  Tom is currently represents the lighting designer, Mimi Jordan Sherin, and was formerly on the board of irectors of the siti company

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the stranger 2.0

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rory de brouwer

core member

rory is a graduate of the humber theatre for the performing arts program and a former member of the kadozuke kollektif, working under tatiana jennings year round for almost four years. during that time he co-created and performed in figaro; his marriage & the fine art of dressmaking, codex nocturno, richard III as well as the nuit blanche art installation and when i look in his eyes, it’s not his eyes that i see. He is also a regular performer with toronto’s theatrelab, performing in two original pieces written and directed by omar hady including smother (2012) and to the last cry (2013). rory is also interested in film and has co-written and produced several micro shorts including life is not all beer and skittles and fred wilson teaches you how: meeting girls


DLT highlights

Co-assistant director and performer in:
The Curious Voyage (London, UK, 2018)

Co-creator and performer in:
If on a Christmas Night... (Villa Charities, Toronto, 2018)
Invisible City (SummerWorks, 2017)
5 Unfinished Pieces (Experience Residency, Delhi, 2016)
Off Limits Zone (Luminato, 2016)
That Ugly Mess (InTheSoilFest, 2016)
The Stranger (SummerWorks & Revolver, 2014-2016)
The Last Seven Steps of Bartholomew S. (Bata Shoe Museum, 2014)
Midway Along the Journey of Our Life (SummerWorks, 2013)


vincent leblanc-beaudoin

core member

vincent is a two-time jessie award winning and a dora award nominated actor who works in both french and english. he has an honours b.a. with specialization in theatre from the university of ottawa, is a graduate of studio 58, and he has completed the manitoulin conservatory for creation and performance’s summer intensive. he has a kinesthetic and corporeal approach to theatre. his main areas of interest include devised theatre, physical theatre, clown, and work that creatively tackles social issues.

his film & tv credits include la malédiction de jonathan plourde (super écran), girlfriends' guide to divorce (bravo network) and abigaëlle et la séduction prénatale and abigaëlle et le date coaching (tv5/unis).

select theatre credits: camping royale (corpus), les zinspiré.e.s (théâtre français de toronto), dusk dances, the curious voyage (talk is free theatre), if on a christmas night (DLT), histoire d’amour (bouchardanse), unité modèle, bonjour, là, bonjour, mathieu mathématiques, selfie (théâtre la seizième), catacomb (summerworks), anonyme (vortex theatre), bull (rumble theatre), let’s talk about sex (the art of loving), and i can't tell you (various fringe festivals). he was recently awarded the pauline gagnon award and the power corporation prize from la fondation pour l'avancement du théâtre francophone au canada. vincent is also currently developing his solo show le concierge - an immersive experience about a lonely janitor working a night shift.

DLT highlights

co-creator and performer in:

secrets, thursday night iilve, and playlist d'artiste
the stranger 2.0

the stranger (revolver 2015, toronto 2017)

if on a christmas night (villa charities, 2018)

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