Juvenis Festival Team

Festival Producer - Fiona Fox

Email: fiona.fox@bluecanoetheatrical.ca

Fiona Fox (she/her) grew up in the windy city of Kingston where she developed a keen interest in the arts. Over the past few years, she has been working on several creative writing projects in varying genres. In 2020 she graduated from Queen’s University in Art History and then returned to school a year later to graduate with a certificate in Scriptwriting from Algonquin College in 2022. During her role with the Juvenis Festival, Fiona hopes to continue to build experience in the creative arts as well as form meaningful relationships with the Kingston community through helping facilitate accessible arts programming in the city.

Associate Producer - Haley Sarfeld

Email: haley.sarfeld@bluecanoetheatrical.ca

Haley Sarfeld (she/they) is a writer, performer, and composer-lyricist living in Katarokwi/Kingston. Since completing an MA in Cultural Studies at Queen's, Haley has worked in administrative roles with SwirlsXaRt, Calliope Collective, Kingston WritersFest, The Gertrudes, Birdbone Theatre, and the Juvenis Festival. Haley's recent appearances on stage, screen, and airwaves include the Kick & Push Festival, Watershed Festival: Reimagining Music Theatre, and Shortwave Theatre Festival. Haley writes crossword puzzles for the Skeleton Press and works as a theatre criticfor the Kingston Theatre Alliance and the Kingston Whig-Standard.


Technical Director - Tessa Vazquez

Email: tessa.vazquez@bluecanoetheatrical.ca

Tessa Vazquez (she/they) is a multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, producer and audio engineer from Sonora, Mexico and based in Kingston, Ontario. While studying Music And Digital Media at St. Lawrence College she started working as the house tech for St. Larry’s Pub and played, recorded and mixed for the musical “The Midway Dive”. After finishing the program Tessa got involved in theatre with Blue Canoe and Theatre Kingston and hopes to continue bringing plays, musicals and other performances to life.