Co-Founder, Composer, Music Director, Collaborator, Performer
Duncan Cox is a young performer who combines theatre with music. A proud instrumentalist (including guitar, piano, tin whistles, button accordion, several forms of percussion, and many more), Duncan is a singer/songwriter and revels in opportunities to create songs that work both individually and as parts of a whole. Duncan has written the music for Walk&Talk Theatre Company’s four shows (“KING”, “The Ballad of Johnny Boy”, “The Last Garden” and “The Headliners”). Duncan created a solo presentation that he takes to elementary schools, playing his original songs, juggling pins, and storytelling to spread a message of kindness to each other and ourselves.
Co-Founder, Production Manager, Movement Director, Collaborator, Performer
Tanner Manson (he/him) is a queer artist specializing in devised performance creation, poetry and physical theatre. He grew up in rural Manitoba and currently resides in Winnipeg, Treaty 1 Territory. Expect absurdist thoughts filled with love in his work. He does a little bit of everything and loves everything a lot- from performing, to administration, to constructing sets, to constructing scripts.
Co-Founder, Lead Writer, Collaborator, Performer
Ben Townsley is a creator, performer and singer with a love of language, music and the absurd. Ben is a big believer in the idea of “accessibly deep theatre” and creates work that is both fun and raucous as well as thematically intricate. He has served as Walk&Talk’s playwright for both “KING” and The Headliners (finalists for the Harry Rintoul Award for best new Manitoban play 2017 and 2019) and The Ballad of Johnny Boy (winner of the Harry Rintoul Award 2018).
Artist, Illustrator, Graphic Designer
Danielle was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
She graduated the Red River College Graphic Design Program in 2019.
Danielle’s studio is located in downtown Winnipeg where she has been able to do work alongside local artists and businesses in creating visual solutions. One of those collectives being Walk&Talk. Danielle has been thrilled by the opportunity to create for Walk&Talk over the past 5 years. She is forever thankful for the trust of this incredible theatre company and looks forward to what is next in their scripts.
Maddy Wery is a lover of theater, comedy, and the general absurdity of life. While she got her start with highschool plays, acting on stage, Maddy soon became enamored with everything behind it. With focuses in stage management, set design, and stage makeup, she soon found that this is where she's truly passionate.