A man stands on the seventh floor of a tall building. He is about to jump. He contemplates his death. He is interrupted by the colourful characters of the seventh floor, who are too preoccupied with their own existence to bother about the life of a man prepared to end it all. 

Poster design by Erika Parra Bernal (Set and Costume Design, 3rd year, Palmira, Colombia)

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About the show

This play, written by Morris Panych and directed by Philip Akin, will be presented at the Ludger-Duvernay Theatre from December 10 to 15, 2018. The production includes the work of graduating students from the Acting, Set and Costume Design, and Production Design and Technical Arts programs. 

7 Stories, is a dark comedy written by multi-award winning Morris Panych and directed by Philip Akin, will be presented at the Ludger-Duvernay Theatre from December 10 to 15, 2018

7 Stories premiered at the Arts club Theatre in Vancouver, BC in 1990.
7 Stories is staged by arrangement with Pam Winter, GGA,

Interview with the Technical Director

2 000 pounds of metal - that’s what’s in the set of 7 Stories! 

Hannah Kirby (Production Design and Technical Arts, 3rd year, Ottawa) talks about the process of building the set, bringing the designer’s vision to life, and her role as Technical Director for the show. 

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Interview with the Costume Designer

Listen the interview with the Costume Designer of 7 stories, Erika Parra Bernal (Set and Costume Design, 3rd year, Palmira, Colombia).

Watch the video!

7 reasons to see 7 Stories


  • Preview: December 10th, 2018 at 7:30pm
  • December 11, 2018 at 7:30pm
  • December 12, 2018 at 7:30pm *stay for a talk back after the show*
  • December 13, 2018 at 7:30pm
  • December 14, 2018 at 7:30pm
  • December 15, 2018 at 3pm


1182, St-Laurent Blvd.


After booking your tickets, make an online donation or deposit the amount of your choice in the identified boxes after the show.



Graduating students in Acting 

  • Sophie Dube A3
  • Kajsa Engel-Wood A3
  • Chloe Giddings A3
  • Nathaniel Hanula-James A3
  • Rochelle Laplante A3
  • Jesse Lapointe A3
  • Tara Sky A3
  • Benjamin Thomas A3
  • Evelyn Wiebe A3


Set Designer: Lauren Acheson (Set and Costume Design, 2015)
Set Assistant: Christos Darlasis SCD3
Costume Designer: Erika Parra Bernal SCD3
Costumes Assistant: Marine Plasse SCD3
Lighting Designer: Samuel Boucher PT3
Sound Designer: Pedro Melão Ferreira PT3
Video Designer: Elizabeth Richardson PT3
Production Manager: Eryn Griffith ART
Technical Director: Hannah Kirby PT3
Stage Manager: MacKenzie Poole PT3
Assistant Stage Managers: Brenda Vaca and Caitlin Farley PT1

Third year Acting graduating students, SCD3 Third year Set and Costume Design graduating students,PT3 Third year Production Design and Technical Arts graduating students, PT2 Second year Production Design and Technical Arts students, PT1 First year Production Design and Technical Arts students, ART Artistic Residence in training


*Information coming soon*

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