Co-Artistic Producers

Christy MacRae-Ziss

The last several decades have seen Christy on stages in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Germany, Australia and Ontario. When not on stage or in front of the camera, she is an active director and producer.  She was the General Manager of Lost & Found Theatre for five years before co-founding Theatre Baddeck with her daughter Hannah. She co-wrote Theatre Baddeck's flagship comedy hit The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club, and also penned The Passion, a musical drama that has been produced twice in Cambridge, Ontario for audiences exceeding 8000.


Selected stage credits: For Windsor Theatre: Antigone, Antigone. Shelby and M’Lynn, Steel Magnolias (Kent St. Theatre and Mohawk Dinner Theatre respectively, and twenty years apart!). For Mohawk Dinner Theatre: Jacqueline, Don’t Dress for Dinner; Diane, Sinners; Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond. For Lost & Found Theatre: Fanny Dubeau, Cariboo Magi; Mrs. Dickens/Mrs. Cratchit, Charles Dickens Writes a Christmas Carol; Christine, How It Works. For Theatre Baddeck: The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club, HarvestMurder at the Inverary Inn, The Ladies Foursome, Dancing on the Elephant, He'd Be Your Mother's Father's Cousin, Sexy Laundry.


Selected film and television credits: No Place Like Home (Dwight Storring Productions), Dead Guy Walking (Cineflix), Family Business (Crystalline Productions), Ozion (Triben Entertainment Group), Norbert and the System (Pitcher Pictures). 


Selected directing credits: Wizard of Oz, The Music Man, The Easter Story, The Passion.

Hannah Ziss

Hannah holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Windsor and a Masters in Business Administration from the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics. She is an actor, writer, producer, administrator, and teacher. She was the Media and Marketing Manager and Young Company Co-ordinator for Lost & Found Theatre Inc. for two years before co-founding Theatre Baddeck with her mother, Christy, and moving to Nova Scotia where she currently resides. She co-wrote Theatre Baddeck's flagship comedy hit The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club, and has had success with her one-woman show God Doesn't Do Surgery  in Windsor, Toronto, and Kitchener, Ontario.  


Selected stage credits: for Theatre Baddeck: The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club, The Ladies Foursome, Pocket Rocket, The Shoplifters; Madison in You Were My Friend (Nortesur Artistic Productions), Belle in Charles Dickens Writes A Christmas Carol (Lost & Found Theatre), Cindy in Pocket Rocket (Lost & Found Theatre), Masha in Three Sisters (UP - Mainstage), Hermione in The Winter's Tale (UP - Studio Theatre), Lady Macduff in Macbeth (UP - Studio Theatre), Isabel in The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club (Theatre Baddeck)