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Journey Down the Rabbit Hole - Meet Nathan Taylor

Rabbit Hole is Nathan's introduction to the Toronto theatre scene! He is proud to share that he was the recipient of Sophie Ann Rooney's RAW studio scholarship for 2017 and is incredibly excited to fine tune his acting technique and push his artist to new limits while immersed in classes at RAW.

You can find Nathan behind the lens snapping photos at some of Toronto's top industry events so be sure to check out some of his amazing photography featured on his Instagram page. Nathan recently became an ACTRA Apprentice after booking an OSPA commercial, so keep an eye out for Nathan on your T.V screen. Past TV credits include “Motive and Murders” on DiscoveryID. 


Exclusive Interview with Nathan who plays Jason.

1. What drew you to this story?

What draws me to the story of Rabbit Hole is the amount of truth that can be told within it, from the perspective of a family losing a child at a young age. It's heart wrenching material, a story that makes people feel uncomfortable but should be known and expressed because the world isn't perfect.

2. Tell me a little bit about your character.

My character is Jason Willete, a teenager about to leave his family to go off to college. He loves science and has good friends at school who care about him. A determined and caring person. 

3. How are you similar/ different to your character?

I'm similar to Jason in the way, I've been through high school, I've got good friends, I love science like him, and I care about other peoples feelings over my own, even in dire situations.

4. What has been the biggest challenge so far tackling the subject matter involved in the play?

Rabbit Hole is an important story to tell because in the world we live in now, people are told to forget about their past more often and focus on the future, but this story shows the past shapes our futures. As a family and as people, events that have happened within our lives are never forgotten, they always leave a mark that doesn't just fade away like people expect. This story shows, the time will pass but the hurt never disappears. 

5. Do you have a favourite rehearsal memory yet?

The first time reading through the play, Lindsey thought I was 15 because I put on my younger voice while reading. That was funny. Plus the food was good and we drank wine afterwards.

You can follow Nathan on Instagram HERE

To order advanced tickets (at a discounted price) check out Rabbit Hole's Eventbrite page!!!  There are 17 performances to choose from. 

If you'd like to take advantage of exclusive opening/closing night parties with complementary Frisky Beaver Wine and hors d'oeuvres, dinner/theatre packages with Braised or Triple A, behind the scenes time with the cast or would like to donate directly to Bereaved Families of Ontario please check out our Indiegogo Campaign HERE.

See you at the theatre!



DwT PRESENTS Rabbit Hole

It's getting close to Christmas and we all know that you've got that one (or 5) people on your list that you don't know what to buy for... SO we've come up with a solution for you!

We have just launched our Indiegogo campaign to help us produce our first live theatre production in January 2017 at The Red Sandcastle Theatre. By supporting our campaign, you won't only be helping to get our production off of it's feet, but you will be spreading awareness and supporting an incredible cause.

We have decided to donate a portion of our ticket sales to Bereaved Families of Ontario. A non-profit, volunteer run, organization that supports family members who have lost loved ones. We also have some awesome perks that you can choose that will go directly towards BFO.

Please check out the video and head over the campaign link HERE

We have some incredible sponsors for the run of our show.... January 24th - February 11th. We've teamed up again with Smokin Beaver Winery to bring you a selection of Frisky Beaver Wines at intermission and after the show.

We've also teamed up with two incredible Leslieville restaurants to bring you exclusive dinner and ticket packages for our show. Triple A Toronto's top spot for Texas Style BBQ and Braised Queen Street's go-to place for modern comfort food. Be sure to check back in for exclusive blogs featuring each restaurant!

We can't wait to share this beautiful story with you, but we can't do it without your help. Please check out the campaign (in case you missed the link before, HERE IT IS AGAIN), spread the word about Bereaved Families of Ontario and know that no donation is too small. Any support you can give WILL make a difference.


We can't wait to see you at the theatre.




Wow!!! What an incredible weekend! 

Thank you SO MUCH to all of the amazing people who came out to join us for our 1st NOT Another TIFF Party Fundraiser! We had a wonderful night celebrating LambLion's music with you all and we can't wait to keep you updated on our journey shooting their "Maria Come" music video next month.

And now to announce the winners of the evening:

The winner of DEELEN with TROUBLE's Demo Reel - #186613 Gwyn Jones

The winner of the JAM Session with LambLion - #186634 Taylor Lavigne

The winner of the Mini-Headshot Session with Jessica Rose Photography - #186631 Danny Parkes

The winner of the 5 Class Dance Card at Metro Movement - #186623 Caroline Sawyer

The winner of the Pink Bath & Body Works Gift Pack - #186628 Andra Gray

The winner of the Blue Bath & Body Works Gift Pack - #186638 Sara Price

The winner of the Oracle Reading at Roots for Wings Healing - #186627 Amanda Jane Smith

The winner of the Flex & Smash Fitness Package - #186624 Jess Rose

The winner of the Reiki or IET Session at Robin's Healing Nest - #186632 Sophie Ann Rooney

The winner of the Mini Headshot Session with Photo by JoH - #186622 Franck Fon

The winner of the $50 Shop_M Boutique Giftcard & Style Consult - #186635 Tyler McMaster

The winner of the Second City Tickets - #186620 Jemma Robinson

The winner of the Avoca Chocolate Shoe - #186619 Scarlett Larry

The winner of the $25 Giftcard to Rainbow Cinemas - #186604

The winner of the handmade necklace with blue/gold beads - #186613  Marlene Matos Jones

The winner of the handmade necklace with purple/gold beads - #186603 Marija Bozic

The winner of the Yoga Package with Studio Blue - #186618 Judith Nichols

The winner of the Personally DJ'd Party with DJ D-Rock - #186602 Biljana Scepanovic 

The winner(s) of the Smokin Beaver Winery social media contest  - Sam Hachey & Kelsey Wilmmott


AND THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER of Sophie Ann Rooney's 6 week Thursday Scene Study Class was.... 0027767 

If you were the lucky winner of this grand prize, please send us an email at with a photo of your ticket stub and we will post the winnner's name soon!


Thank you again to our amazing sponsor's and everyone who donated to our raffle table. We can't wait to see what next year's NOT Another TIFF Party will look like!










Countdown to our NOT Another TIFF Party Fundraiser

DAY #13 - BONUS BLOG!!!!

As promised, we've put together a quick video of the behind the scenes tour we got to take of our official sponsor Smokin' Beaver Winery home of Frisky Beaver Wines!

This tour is something that YOU can also take, all year long. After the tour, you can hang out in their gorgeous lounge and enjoy a tasting of their incredible selection of Frisky Beaver and Smoke & Gamble wines.

In addition to wine tasting in the lounge, Smokin' Beaver Winery also has a patio overlooking the winery where you can take in the amazing Port Dover atmosphere, enjoy a bite from local food trucks and take in live entertainment. 

This Port Dover gem is definitely a place you'll want to check out the next time you're looking to get out of the city! Get directions HERE 

Come taste Frisky Red, Frisky White and Blushing Beaver wines at our NOT Another TIFF Party celebrating RAW and LambLion on Sept. 17th!

We've an added BONUS PRIZE for everyone who comes out to the fundraiser!!!

Come enjoy a glass (or two) of our Frisky Beaver wines, then tell us all about it using our event hashtag #FriskyAtTIFF on Twitter & Instagram. 

Be sure to tag and follow @FriskyBeaver1 on Twitter and FriskyBeaverWines on Instagram and the social media guru who garners the most attention will win this Smoke & Gamble Reserve Wine gift box worth over $50.00!  

We can't wait to celebrate with you!



Countdown to our NOT Another TIFF Party Fundraiser

DAY #3 - Today's post is all about the life of the party, our incredible alcohol sponsor!!! We were lucky enough to get a tour of the winery today in Port Dover and have an exciting behind the scenes tour to show you BUT we're not gonna give it all away at once! Keep checking in as we get closer to the event for more goods, a lucky reader may even get some Frisky Swag out of it before the party.

Because of the incredible generosity of Smokin' Beaver Winery , we will be serving 3 different wines throughout the evening Frisky Red , Frisky White and Blushing Beaver.

Join us and give all three a try!  If you love it as much as we do (which we guarantee you will) you can pick some up and enjoy it at home. 

Order online or from your local LCBO.

It started as a dream...

Then some wine drinking, serious thoughts, more wine, and some outlandish plans and the result was Frisky Beaver.

100% Canadian - made from 100% Canadian grapes. Where else would you expect your Beaver to be from? We pledge to provide magnificent wines that you would be proud to share and enjoy with friends.

Frisky Beaver is an award winning wine being named a Top 20 Under $20 Wine twice! On top of that, it has been featured on CTV News! 

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Take the opportunity to get out of the city and visit Smokin' Beaver Winery in Norfolk County's gorgeous, beach town Port Dover home of Friday the 13th! When you visit, you can do some shopping in their retail store or take advantage of one of their private events - group tastings, private tastings, wine & cheese pairings, and even bachelorette parties!

Be sure to check out Smokin' Beaver Winery's other brands  HERE

Be sure to check out Smokin' Beaver Winery's other brands HERE

We can't wait for you to try this incredible wine, so be sure to get your NOT another TIFF Party tickets and join us!

Keep in touch with Smokin' Beaver Winery and let them know what you think on September 17th with the #FriskyAtTIFF hashtag

Twitter - @FriskyBeaver1

Instagram - FriskyBeaverWines

Facebook - Frisky Beaver Wine Co