Our Class

by Tadeusz Słobodzianek
english version by Ryan Craig
directed by Blanka Zizka
October 12, 2011November 13, 2011

Meet the Artists

Cast

Krista Apple-Hodge • Zocha
Ross Beschler • Menachem
Kate Czajkowski • Rachelka/Marianna
Dan Hodge • Heniek
Emilie Krause • Dora
Kevin Meehan • Rysiek
Allen Radway • Zygmunt
Michael Rubenfeld • Abram
Matteo Scammell • Jakub Katz
Ed Swidey • Wladek

Production Team

Tadeusz Słobodzianek • Playwright
Ryan Craig • Adapter
Blanka Zizka • Director
Marsha Ginsberg • Set Designer
Oana Botez • Costume Designer
Thom Weaver • Lighting Designer
Daniel Perelstein • Sound Designer
Michael Rubenfeld

Michael Rubenfeld is an actor, writer, director and producer from Toronto, Canada.  Most recently, he performed in Yichud (Seclusion), by Julie Tepperman for Toronto's Theatre Passe Muraille and The Magnetic North Theatre Festival in Ottawa.  He also played the role of Abram in the North American Premiere of Our Class for Studio 180/Canadian Stage Company in Toronto.  He received a dora-mavor moore nomination for this performance.  Other favourite stage credits are: Tideline, by Wajdi Mouawad, Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet, Dromio of Ephesus in Comedy of Errors and originating the role of Josh in Michael Nathanson's, Talk.  Film/TV: Lucky Number Slevin, Fever Pitch, The Recruit, Honey, Flashpoint, Queer as Folk and Summer.  Upcoming, Michael will be performing in an Ontario tour of The Book of Judith (bookofjudith.com), a piece he proudly co-created with director, Sarah Garton Stanley.  He will also be playing Louis in Angels in America 1 and 2 for Winnipeg Jewish Theatre.  Michael is the Artistic Producer of Toronto's SummerWorks Theatre Festival (summerworks.ca) and a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada in the acting program.  Many thanks to the Wilma Theater for welcoming me.