Almost, Maine

I tried to make you love me by giving you every bit of love I had. And now I don’t have anything left for me.

– Almost, Maine by John Cariani

The month of April marked an exceptional milestone for senior students in the Acting for Stage and Screen diploma program at Capilano University. As a member of this graduating class, CJ McGillivray took a pivotal step forward in her artistic career. She was incredibly honoured to perform on stage at the Stanley Theatre for her graduation showcase under the direction of local director Nicholas Harrison. The graduating students were showcased through a contemporary rendition of the stage play Almost, Maine by John Cariani. CJ had the opportunity to explore her neurotic but romantic side in the role of Gayle during the scene Getting it Back. Throughout this scene, CJ performed alongside fellow graduate Davin Reid in the role of her longtime boyfriend Lendell. The performance also included a visual film component produced by Jackson Davies to complement the stage production: