Keep Good (Theatre) Company is Gillian Clark, Karen Gross, and Laura Vingoe-Cram. We make theatre that is honest, sharpened by the interplay of comedy and tragedy, and always attentive to the fact that the audience is in the room with us.
Gillian Clark (artistic co-director)
Gillian Clark is the artistic co-director of Keep Good (Theatre) Company and is a theatre creator residing in Montreal, Quebec with a large part of her heart in Nova Scotia. Her solo piece Let’s Try This Standing continues to tour across the country. She is currently developing an adaptation of Peter Pan titled Adventures which is set to premiere in 2020 with Keep Good (Theatre) Company. She is heading into her final year in the playwriting program at the National Theatre School of Canada.
Laura Vingoe-Cram (artistic co-director)
Laura is a co-artistic director of Keep Good Theatre Company. Her recent directing credits include, Love and Information (The Fountain School of Performing Arts), The Children ( Keep Good Theatre Company) Miss N Me (Eastern Front Theatre) Interactions with Art (Halifax Theatre for Young People) Time of Trouble (Opera Nova Scotia) Constellations (Keep Good Theatre Company). She recently completed a year at the Stratford Festival working as an Assistant director under Nigel Shawn Williams and as a member of the Michael Langham Workshop for Classical Direction. In 2015 she graduated from The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow with a masters in direction.
Karen Gross (consulting artistic co-director)
Karen Gross is a queer theatre producer based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is the Managing Producer of 2b theatre company (The Bridge, Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story). Karen is also an artistic co-director of Keep Good (Theatre) Company (Let’s Try This Standing, The Children) and the resident producer for the Accidental Mechanics Group (Let’s Not Beat Each Other To Death, The Unfamiliar Everything). As a consultant with Strategic Arts Management, she works with a range of theatre and dance artists and companies on grant writing and planning. Karen has previously worked with Zuppa Theatre, Live Art Dance, HomeFirst Theatre, and the Magnetic North Theatre Festival. She is the co-founder of the StART Festival, an interdisciplinary festival of art by emerging artists at the Bus Stop Theatre. She graduated from the University of King’s College in 2014 with a combined honours degree in theatre and contemporary philosophy.