Starry Starry Skies Productions started to support and grow the arts community in Victoria, BC. Our mission and vision is produce professional musical theatre, bring a new spin on classic musicals, take on rarely seen productions, and create our own original works. Our plan is to help emerging artists find their start, hone their skills, and exact their craft. We believe that the more we work together the greater we will achieve.
Artistic Director - Autumn Antonsen
Autumn founded Starry Starry Skies in 2015 to support and grow the arts community in Victoria, BC. Her mission is to produce quality original works alongside presenting new spins on classic musicals. Born and raised in Victoria, BC Autumn's love of musical theatre began with the absence of TV in her childhood home, meaning all she watched growing up was copies of classic musical movies. To this day, musical theatre gives her profound joy. Autumn hopes that Starry Starry Skies can become a professional theatre company.
Content Director - Corin Wrigley
Corin Bert Wrigley is a Victoria raised actor/writer/director/musician. He is the content/fight choreographer at Starry Starry Skies, overseeing the review, edit, and creation of original material, as well as all stage combat. He is also the co-founder and current co-president of CorAx Productions.
Choreographer - Chantelle Potier
Chantelle Potier is a Victoria based performer, and has been dancing since she was 7. She has trained in ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop, musical theatre, and (some) tap. She has about four years of acting experience, in both plays and musicals, and was a member of her high school’s musical theatre and acting company. Also in high school, Chantelle has performed in Divine Providence (2019), Once More with Feeling: An Unlicensed Parody (2019), the Original Works Showcase (2019), and Little Bird (2020). Her first choreographing experience was for Starry Starry Skies’ production of Once More with Feeling, as a co-choreographer, and has since choreographed the company’s Original Works Showcase and Little Bird.
Costume and Props Designer - Clara Van Horn-Foy
Clara is a 2017 Alumna of the UVic Theatre program, born and raised in Victoria, BC. Previous works in Costume Design include: Gut Girls (UVic), Everlast (Victoria Fringe), and Jocasta Regina (Theatre Inconnu). She has been with Starry Starry Skies since 2018 and did Production design for Divine Providence (2019), Once More With Feeling: An Unlicensed Parody (2019) and Little Bird (2020). When she isn't doing Theatre she does Graphic Design, Interior Design, and fuels a serious passion for historical fashion with regular thrifting.
Composer - Gabe Lagos
Gabe Lagos was born in Chile, but raised in Victoria, BC. As a young child, he had a fond affection for classical music and was often entranced by his grandmother’s jazz playing, which influenced his desire to learn the an instrument. Gabe has played the piano since the age of six, and began performing at the age of nine.
He studied jazz with Jan Sterling, and in high school began to accompany the several choirs present at Oak Bay High School. He later studied music at the University of Victoria, and gained experience accompanying various school choirs and private choirs, performing with soloists, playing in bands of various styles - including rock, funk, R&B, punk, and pop, and has been the primary accompanist for the UVic Vocal Jazz Ensemble.