Meet the Cast
Our cast consists of a dynamic group of individuals with Down Syndrome. They are committed and excited to provide an evening of entertainment for people of all ages to enjoy.
Here are the stars of the show!
DJ Jazzy Hogg – handled by Jillian Dunn
Hi, my name is Jillian Dunn. I’m 16 years old. I’m in grade 11 at the best school in the world, Sydney Academy.
I love to dance, sing and play guitar. I also love to read. My favorite book is Twilight. I like to hang out or go to the movies with my best friend Brandy. I’m happy to be a member of the Weird Beard Troupe. It’s a lot of fun.
I live in Sydney with my parents and older sister Lauren, and my dog Zoey.
Beoinkse Hogg – handled by Adele Warner
Hi, my name is Adele Warner. I live in Glace Bay. I graduated from Glace Bay High and audited some courses at CBU. I worked 4 years at Jewels and Gems Daycare and go to Cooking class at Marconi Campus. I like to stepdance, act, bowl, and I like all kinds of music. In 2004 my biggest dream came true when “The Accents “ invited me to perform with them on stage at the Savoy Theater in their Christmas show. I love the WeirdBeard Troupe. There are lots of new things to learn and nice people to meet. Remember, follow your dreams and make all of come them true. Believe in yourself and you can do anything.
Mick Hogg – handled by Ian MacIssac
Hi, my name is Ian MacIsaac and I am 13 years old. I live in River Ryan with my parents and my sister Clare and twin brother Blair. I am now in grade 7 at Breton Education Centre and love junior high. I love acting with the WeirdBeard Troupe and have fun every week practicing on stage and with just hanging out with the cast and crew. I hope you will enjoy the show as much as I do.
BB Wolf – handled by Brian MacIntyre
Hi my name is Brian MacIntyre and I would like to tell you a little bit about myself. I am 17 years old and in Grade 12 at Sydney Academy. I live with my Mom & Dad, brother Brandon (15) and my dog, Sampson.
WeirdBeard Troupe is made for me because I am a great actor and I also have Down syndrome.
The Butterfly – handled by Emma Wilson
Hi! My name is Emma Wilson and I am in grade 8 at Malcolm Munroe Jr. High. I live in Westmount with my parents, older brother and my dog Roscoe. I love swimming, art, listening to music and going to concerts, especially Taylor Swift! Being a part of the WeirdBeard Troupe has been so much fun, I can't wait for the next show!
A Flower – handled by Jenna Gouthro
Hi, my name is Jenna Gouthro. I am six years old. I am in grade 1 at Brookland Elementary School.
I love books, drawing, legos and music. I have two cats; Angus and Soxs which I adore. I love to hang out with my friends at Sparks and play soccer. I live with my parents and older brother Quinn. My favourite thing about the WeirdBeard Troupe is the friends that I have made and getting involved. I have lots of fun!
A Flower – handled by Ryan Delaney