Our Team:

Kenn McLeod - Executive Director
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Originally from Treaty 4, now living and creating on Treaty 6 territory, Kenn is an award-winning performer, director, educator, intimacy director, dramaturg, and Clown. He received his BFA in Acting at the University of Regina and his MFA in Directing from The University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Kenn has directed over 40 productions across North America and beyond. As a performer, he has worked most recently with Saskatoon’s Persephone Theatre in The Little Mermaid, and The Fiancée. He is a dramaturg, a clown consultant, and an Intimacy Director with training from Intimacy Directors and Coordinators.
He has taught Clown and Acting for the University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, University of New Mexico, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Tricklock Theatre, as well as at the National Hispanic Cultural Centre in New Mexico. Kenn has trained with Vancouver Circus School (Vancouver), Dell Arte International School of Physical Theatre (California), Old Trout Puppet Workshop (Alberta), NIPAI (Austria), and The Manitoulin Center for Creation and Performance (Ontario). He has been the dramaturg and/or clown consultant on several shows including Creepy Boys  & Something in the Water (Scantily Glad Theatre), The Newcomer (Ay Caramba Theatre), Identity Crisis (Prism Productions) and Half Breed Vaudeville (Sorry/Grateful).
He is a sessional lecturer at the U of S Drama Department, the Executive Director of Saskatoon Summer Players, and Co-Executive Leadership of On the Boards. He is a D&D enthusiast, a proud father, and thrilled to be a Saskatchewan Artist. Cheers.

Cynthia Olson - Operations Manager
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Cynthia (she/her) is her own woman, first and foremost. She is also a wife, mother, family member, friend, artist and teacher. She has completed three degrees from the University of Saskatchewan, including her Master’s in Education (Curriculum Studies, specializing in Assessment). She has been involved with theatre, both as cast and creative team, on and off for over two decades. Beyond the stage, Cynthia enjoys travel, reading, being outdoors, and spending time with those most important to her.
Lately, she has been focusing on her health and family. Cynthia is excited to be taking on this new challenge as Operations Manager for Saskatoon Summer Players. SSP has a warm place in her heart and she looks forward to her work within the organization.