2018 featured guests

Cast Guests

  Melanie Scrofano   Melanie Scrofano grew up in Ottawa, Ontario where she began modelling at the age of thirteen and transitioned into acting when her agent began submitting her for local roles.  By the age of sixteen Melanie found herself regularly riding the bus between Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal for auditions and jobs. She went on to have an array of film and television roles over the years such as Rebecca in CBC’s   Being Erica  , Tia Tremblay in CTV’s   The Listener  , but her most recent and notable role is SYFY/Space’s   Wynonna Earp   where she plays the lead of the same name.  In 2017 Melanie won E! online’s fan voted award ‘Girl On Top’ which is a true testament to how much fans appreciate what her talent brings to the series.

Melanie Scrofano

Melanie Scrofano grew up in Ottawa, Ontario where she began modelling at the age of thirteen and transitioned into acting when her agent began submitting her for local roles.

By the age of sixteen Melanie found herself regularly riding the bus between Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal for auditions and jobs. She went on to have an array of film and television roles over the years such as Rebecca in CBC’s Being Erica, Tia Tremblay in CTV’s The Listener, but her most recent and notable role is SYFY/Space’s Wynonna Earp where she plays the lead of the same name.

In 2017 Melanie won E! online’s fan voted award ‘Girl On Top’ which is a true testament to how much fans appreciate what her talent brings to the series.

  Tim Rozon   Tim Rozon plays the infamous lawman and charismatic gambler Doc Holliday in the 13 x 1-hour SyFy series   Wynonna Earp  .  Tim’s first major role was playing heartthrob Tommy Quincy opposite Alexz Johnson and Laura Vandervoort for four seasons on the teen drama series   Instant Star   for TeenNick (USA) and CTV (Canada). He was then cast as the series lead Alex Caine, playing a gang infiltrator, in   Befriend and Betray   for Shaw TV (Canada). Recent series leads include three seasons playing Mutt Schitt on CBC’s runaway comedy   Schitt’s Creek   opposite comedy icons Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara and Chris Elliott. Tim has done guest starring roles on many of the hit shows made in Canada over the last decade, including   Rookie Blue, Flashpoint, The Listener, Heartland, Combat Hospital, Lost Girl, Being Human,   and   19-2  . Tim won a prestigious Gemini Award for his performance in   Flashpoint   and was nominated for another Gemini for work in   Befriend and Betray  . He is also a voiceover actor, playing a leading role in the animated feature film   The Legend of Sarila  , opposite Christopher Plummer and Genevieve Bujold.  In addition to acting, Tim produced the documentary feature   Shuckers  , about the world of oysters and those who shuck them.  When not acting, Tim plays the role of restaurateur in Montreal at his hit restaurants Garde Manger and Le Bremner opposite star chef Chuck Hughes.

Tim Rozon

Tim Rozon plays the infamous lawman and charismatic gambler Doc Holliday in the 13 x 1-hour SyFy series Wynonna Earp.

Tim’s first major role was playing heartthrob Tommy Quincy opposite Alexz Johnson and Laura Vandervoort for four seasons on the teen drama series Instant Star for TeenNick (USA) and CTV (Canada). He was then cast as the series lead Alex Caine, playing a gang infiltrator, in Befriend and Betray for Shaw TV (Canada). Recent series leads include three seasons playing Mutt Schitt on CBC’s runaway comedy Schitt’s Creek opposite comedy icons Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara and Chris Elliott. Tim has done guest starring roles on many of the hit shows made in Canada over the last decade, including Rookie Blue, Flashpoint, The Listener, Heartland, Combat Hospital, Lost Girl, Being Human, and 19-2. Tim won a prestigious Gemini Award for his performance in Flashpoint and was nominated for another Gemini for work in Befriend and Betray. He is also a voiceover actor, playing a leading role in the animated feature film The Legend of Sarila, opposite Christopher Plummer and Genevieve Bujold.

In addition to acting, Tim produced the documentary feature Shuckers, about the world of oysters and those who shuck them.

When not acting, Tim plays the role of restaurateur in Montreal at his hit restaurants Garde Manger and Le Bremner opposite star chef Chuck Hughes.

 
  Dominique Provost-Chalkley   Born in Bristol, South West England, Dominique began dancing at the age of 4 and after quickly discovering her passion for all performing arts trained in acting, singing and all genres of dance to become as versatile a performer as possible.   At 16 years old Dominique went on to train for 3 years at Laine Theatre Arts and prior to graduating managed to secure a part in the West End’s hit Musical   Dirty Dancing   where she played the Alternate Baby Houseman at only 19 years old.             Whilst starring in Dirty Dancing Dominique discovered her real passion for straight acting. She then went on to feature in E4’s comedy series   The Midnight Beast  .  Paul Hyett’s   The Seasoning House   (2013) was Dominique’s first feature film which was a huge success premiering as FrightFest’s opening night movie and making cinema release. Dominique then starred in the West End’s hit musical  Viva Forever  based on the songs of the Spice Girls.   In 2015, Dominique filmed Marvel’s   The Avengers - Age of Ultron   where she gained invaluable experience. Other TV and film credits include   12 Monkeys, Murdoch Mysteries   and   Buckout Road  .   Most recently Dominique is filming   Wynonna Earp   in Calgary, Canada - where she plays Wynonna’s younger sister Waverly. You can catch it on Syfy when it airs next summer.

Dominique Provost-Chalkley

Born in Bristol, South West England, Dominique began dancing at the age of 4 and after quickly discovering her passion for all performing arts trained in acting, singing and all genres of dance to become as versatile a performer as possible. 

At 16 years old Dominique went on to train for 3 years at Laine Theatre Arts and prior to graduating managed to secure a part in the West End’s hit Musical Dirty Dancing where she played the Alternate Baby Houseman at only 19 years old.           

Whilst starring in Dirty Dancing Dominique discovered her real passion for straight acting. She then went on to feature in E4’s comedy series The Midnight Beast.

Paul Hyett’s The Seasoning House (2013) was Dominique’s first feature film which was a huge success premiering as FrightFest’s opening night movie and making cinema release. Dominique then starred in the West End’s hit musical Viva Forever based on the songs of the Spice Girls.

 In 2015, Dominique filmed Marvel’s The Avengers - Age of Ultron where she gained invaluable experience. Other TV and film credits include 12 Monkeys, Murdoch Mysteries and Buckout Road

Most recently Dominique is filming Wynonna Earp in Calgary, Canada - where she plays Wynonna’s younger sister Waverly. You can catch it on Syfy when it airs next summer.

  Katherine Barrell   When Katherine was little, dreams for her future were split between being a star basketball player in the WNBA and “the voice of the Disney characters”.   A proud Canadian, Katherine is an actor, producer and most recently a director. She studied at the prestigious George Brown Classical Theatre School and fell in love with the intricacy of film acting soon after graduation.  Katherine has appeared in numerous television shows in both Canada and the USA. She has a strong love for comedy performance and studied improvisation at the famous Groundlings Comedy School in California. She is most know for her role as Officer Nicole Haught in The SyFy Network's   Wynonna Earp  . She plays sorority dictator, Jacqueline Gill, in The Scarehouse, which was released by Universal Pictures across North America in 2015. Following, she starred along side Bollywood superstar Jacqueline Fernandez in the psychological thriller   Definition of Fear  , helmed by Oscar winning producer Christopher Branch and set for international release in Winter 2017. Katherine has has just completed filming on feature film,   Girls Night Out  , starring alongside Mackenzie Mauzy (Into The Woods, Bold and the Beautiful). This fall she is thrilled to join the cast of CBC's new half hour comedy,   Workin Moms  , helmed by showrunner Catherine Reitman.  On the other side of the camera Katherine had produced 7 short films. Most notably her comedy short,   Issues  , was named one of the top three Canadian short films of 2013 by Television critic Richard Crouse. Through her production company, Kit Media, She developed Issues into a television show that was optioned by Edyson Entertainment. She is currently adapting her most recent short,   Dissecting Gwen  , into a half hour comedy for television.    Although acting continues to be her focus and first love, Katherine’s newest endeavour is directing, finding it the perfect marriage between her acting roots and business brain. She is currently in post-production with two directing projects   Cannonball   and   Dissecting Gwen  .

Katherine Barrell

When Katherine was little, dreams for her future were split between being a star basketball player in the WNBA and “the voice of the Disney characters”. 

A proud Canadian, Katherine is an actor, producer and most recently a director. She studied at the prestigious George Brown Classical Theatre School and fell in love with the intricacy of film acting soon after graduation.

Katherine has appeared in numerous television shows in both Canada and the USA. She has a strong love for comedy performance and studied improvisation at the famous Groundlings Comedy School in California. She is most know for her role as Officer Nicole Haught in The SyFy Network's Wynonna Earp. She plays sorority dictator, Jacqueline Gill, in The Scarehouse, which was released by Universal Pictures across North America in 2015. Following, she starred along side Bollywood superstar Jacqueline Fernandez in the psychological thriller Definition of Fear, helmed by Oscar winning producer Christopher Branch and set for international release in Winter 2017. Katherine has has just completed filming on feature film, Girls Night Out, starring alongside Mackenzie Mauzy (Into The Woods, Bold and the Beautiful). This fall she is thrilled to join the cast of CBC's new half hour comedy, Workin Moms, helmed by showrunner Catherine Reitman.

On the other side of the camera Katherine had produced 7 short films. Most notably her comedy short, Issues, was named one of the top three Canadian short films of 2013 by Television critic Richard Crouse. Through her production company, Kit Media, She developed Issues into a television show that was optioned by Edyson Entertainment. She is currently adapting her most recent short, Dissecting Gwen, into a half hour comedy for television.  

Although acting continues to be her focus and first love, Katherine’s newest endeavour is directing, finding it the perfect marriage between her acting roots and business brain. She is currently in post-production with two directing projects Cannonball and Dissecting Gwen.

  Varun Saranga   Varun Saranga was born and raised in Scarborough, Ontario, where he attended Woburn Collegiate Institute. He became interested in acting through filmmaking, directing and starring in two student films   Nerdman   and   Small Fry  . Both films were praised at the Toronto Youth Film Festival, especially for his performance. Varun was inspired to pursue an acting career professionally and landed his first major role playing the geeky but lovable AJ Mehta on the hit YTV show   How to Be Indie  . Other roles soon followed on Cartoon Network's   Unnatural History  , Showcase's   Cra$h and Burn  , and CBC's   Schitt's Creek  , CBC's   Workin' Moms  , and CityTV's   Young Drunk Punk   alongside Kids in the Hall alum Bruce McCulloch.  He plays Jeremy Chetri, the Black Badge lab assistant on Season 2 of   Wynonna Earp  . He can also be seen next February playing Vijay Gill on AXN/Bravo Canada's   Carter   starring Jerry O'Connell.  Varun is a member of ACTRA and is represented by Ryan Goldhar at The Characters Talent Agency. He completed the CBC Actors Conservatory program at the prestigious Canadian Film Centre in Toronto and holds a degree in Political Science from York University.

Varun Saranga

Varun Saranga was born and raised in Scarborough, Ontario, where he attended Woburn Collegiate Institute. He became interested in acting through filmmaking, directing and starring in two student films
Nerdman and Small Fry. Both films were praised at the Toronto Youth Film Festival, especially for his performance. Varun was inspired to pursue an acting career professionally and landed his first major role playing the geeky but lovable AJ Mehta on the hit YTV show How to Be Indie. Other roles soon followed on Cartoon Network's Unnatural History, Showcase's Cra$h and Burn, and CBC's Schitt's Creek, CBC's Workin' Moms, and CityTV's Young Drunk Punk alongside Kids in the Hall alum Bruce McCulloch.

He plays Jeremy Chetri, the Black Badge lab assistant on Season 2 of Wynonna Earp. He can also be seen next February playing Vijay Gill on AXN/Bravo Canada's Carter starring Jerry O'Connell.

Varun is a member of ACTRA and is represented by Ryan Goldhar at The Characters Talent Agency. He completed the CBC Actors Conservatory program at the prestigious Canadian Film Centre in Toronto and
holds a degree in Political Science from York University.

  Dani Kind   Toronto based actress Dani Kind stars in the series regular role of 'Anne' in CBC's half-hour comedy series   Workin' Moms   starring writer/producer Catherine Reitman.  Kind can also be seen guest starring as 'Mercedes Gardner' on SyFy's hit series   Wynonna Earp  , and recently won Best Performance at the FAVA awards for her lead role in the short film   Yellow Lines  .  She most recently worked with director Veena Sud on her latest film,   Between Earth and Sky   starring award winning actor Peter Sarsgaard.

Dani Kind

Toronto based actress Dani Kind stars in the series regular role of 'Anne' in CBC's half-hour comedy series Workin' Moms starring writer/producer Catherine Reitman.

Kind can also be seen guest starring as 'Mercedes Gardner' on SyFy's hit series Wynonna Earp, and recently won Best Performance at the FAVA awards for her lead role in the short film Yellow Lines.

She most recently worked with director Veena Sud on her latest film, Between Earth and Sky starring award winning actor Peter Sarsgaard.

  Meghan Heffern   Canadian actress Meghan Heffern has worked with comedy greats such as Eugene Levy, Colin Mochrie, Paul Reiser, Martin Short and Ricky Gervais. Recently she went behind the camera for the first time with her film   Flung   which she wrote, produced and starred in.   Flung   was chosen to take part in Telefilms Canada: Not Short on Talent at Cannes, and has started its festival run with screenings at the NYLA film festival in New York and the Canadian Film Fest in Toronto.   Meghan is recently finished a recurring role on the SYFY drama   Wynonna Earp   and a Guest Star on   Designated Survivor   for ABC. Other acting credits include lead roles in   Old Stock  ,   A Sunday Kind Of Love  , and the horror films   The Fog  ,   Home Sweet Home   and   The Shrine  ; Series Lead roles on the Showcase series   Almost Heroes   and the New Zealand-based series   Road Trip  ; recurring roles on Spike’s   Blue Mountain State  , Disney’s   Aaron Stone  , CW’s   Backpackers  , and   Degrassi: TNG  ; and guest spots on   Lost Girl  ,   Saving Hope  ,   Rookie Blue  , CW’s   Reign   and the Hallmark Channel’s   The Good Witch  . She will next be seen in Season 4 of Lifetime’s   UnREAL  .

Meghan Heffern

Canadian actress Meghan Heffern has worked with comedy greats such as Eugene Levy, Colin Mochrie, Paul Reiser, Martin Short and Ricky Gervais. Recently she went behind the camera for the first time with her film Flung which she wrote, produced and starred in. Flung was chosen to take part in Telefilms Canada: Not Short on Talent at Cannes, and has started its festival run with screenings at the NYLA film festival in New York and the Canadian Film Fest in Toronto. 

Meghan is recently finished a recurring role on the SYFY drama Wynonna Earp and a Guest Star on Designated Survivor for ABC. Other acting credits include lead roles in Old Stock, A Sunday Kind Of Love, and the horror films The Fog, Home Sweet Home and The Shrine; Series Lead roles on the Showcase series Almost Heroes and the New Zealand-based series Road Trip; recurring roles on Spike’s Blue Mountain State, Disney’s Aaron Stone, CW’s Backpackers, and Degrassi: TNG; and guest spots on Lost Girl, Saving Hope, Rookie Blue, CW’s Reign and the Hallmark Channel’s The Good Witch. She will next be seen in Season 4 of Lifetime’s UnREAL.

Production Guests

  Emily Andras   The Boston-born, Calgary-bred Andras has a diverse list of television credits to her name. Currently, she is the Showrunner and Executive Producer of SyFy’s new hit series   Wynonna Earp  . Previously, she spent three seasons as the Showrunner and Executive Producer of   Lost Girl  , and recently worked as the Supervising Producer on   Killjoys  , where she got to write about spaceships.  Andras’ other recent credits include writer and Co-producer of the police drama   King  , and Showrunner and Executive Producer of   Instant Star  . She has written for numerous other series such as   Degrassi: The Next Generation  ,  Sophie ,  Total Drama Island  , and   11 Cameras  . She was also hand-picked by Nora Roberts to shepherd her New York Times’ #1 best-selling   Blood Magick   trilogy to series.  Andras is known for her fresh and witty take -- CNBC called her “a genre darling” with a “cult following” – and that’s nice. But what Emily really wants to be remembered for is being pulled onstage to dance with Bruce Springsteen. Which totally happened.

Emily Andras

The Boston-born, Calgary-bred Andras has a diverse list of television credits to her name. Currently, she is the Showrunner and Executive Producer of SyFy’s new hit series Wynonna Earp. Previously, she spent three seasons as the Showrunner and Executive Producer of Lost Girl, and recently worked as the Supervising Producer on Killjoys, where she got to write about spaceships.

Andras’ other recent credits include writer and Co-producer of the police drama King, and Showrunner and Executive Producer of Instant Star. She has written for numerous other series such as Degrassi: The Next Generation , SophieTotal Drama Island, and 11 Cameras. She was also hand-picked by Nora Roberts to shepherd her New York Times’ #1 best-selling Blood Magick trilogy to series.

Andras is known for her fresh and witty take -- CNBC called her “a genre darling” with a “cult following” – and that’s nice. But what Emily really wants to be remembered for is being pulled onstage to dance with Bruce Springsteen. Which totally happened.

  Noelle Carbone,  Writer

Noelle Carbone, Writer

  Caitlin D. Fryers,  Writer

Caitlin D. Fryers, Writer

  Brendon Yorke  ,  Writer

Brendon Yorke, Writer

  Peter Chapman  ,  Composer

Peter Chapman, Composer

  Matt Doyle  ,  Writer

Matt Doyle, Writer

  Shelley Scarrow  ,  Writer

Shelley Scarrow, Writer

  Andrea Higgins  ,  Head of Music Supervision

Andrea Higgins, Head of Music Supervision

  Rob Car  li  ,  Composer

Rob Carli, Composer

Fandom Guests

  Bonnie Ferrar , @WynonnaFans & co-host of Tales of the Black Badge

Bonnie Ferrar, @WynonnaFans & co-host of Tales of the Black Badge

  Kevin Batchelder , @WynonnaEarpPod & co-host of Tales of the Black Badge

Kevin Batchelder, @WynonnaEarpPod & co-host of Tales of the Black Badge

 

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