RUMINARILIVE ARTS

Jannis Sanford 

Fine Artist, Canada

Jannis Sanford is a Nova Scotian artist who studied Fine Arts at Mount Allison University, New Brunswick. Her artwork allows her the fluidity to move between photorealism and abstract paintings.  The balance between resilience, tenderness, and the ability to feel is recurrent in her artwork. (The Ability to Feel Gallery September 2019)

Erica May-Wood

Erica trained Claude Watson School for the Arts at LAMDA in the U.K. She has performed on stages across the country in such shows as  The Importance of Being Earnest, Godspell, Pinter's The Lover, Beauty and the Beast, Guilty Secrets, Brighton Beach Memoirs and the hit zombie comedy Dine Her.  Erica brings her amazing talents as teacher and Performer to RuminariLive.

  (Theatre Slam January 2019, The Gin Game February 2020)

Scott Witt


Founder of Combat Circus, Australia

Fight Master, Actor, Choreographer, and Physical Genious. With 30+ years of experience, Scott brings Slapstick / Physical Comedy / Knock-about, Clowning, and Stage Combat to RuminariLive. (Theatre Slam January 2019)

Bruce Hunter

As well as teaching improvisation for the last 30 years at Second City and various Institutions, Bruce is a working actor and has performed in dozens of theatre, television and film projects:" 12 Monkeys",  "Suits", "The Red Green Show", "Good Will Hunting,  "Waiting for Godot", "Mean Girls", "Degrassi", "Falling Skies"  "Canadian Bacon", "Eerie, Indiana", and "White Mice" to name a few.  He is also one of the founding members of the award-winning improv troupe", Illustrated Men".  He has directed: "The Kids in The Hall", "Killer Bees", "The Maddest Kind of Love", "The Puck Stops Here", "A Freudian Slip of The Jung", among others. He has written plays "A Clever Boy", "Circus Town", "Garageband land", "The Rise and Fall of Khamai Leon." and "The Getaway" which took place in a moving van. "Dine Her" is his latest offering.  Bruce tackled the Gin Game at RuminariLive for it's first Valentine dinner and Show.

(The Gin Game February 2020)