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  • Anyone can learn to read, even if you are currently
    having trouble learning

  • Reading helps you in
    your life.

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    you to new worlds and
    new things.

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    to be.

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Tonia Szkurhanís Bio

Tonia Szkurhan trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London , England where she received her Masterís in Acting Musical Theatre. She had the opportunity to be part of the London premier of Howard Goodallís newest musical, A Winterís Tale playing the roles of Arkadia and the Prison Warder. For Soren Bennick Productions, she performed in The Power of One in Winnipeg , Montreal , New Brunswick , and throughout the GTA.

Most recently, Tonia was on stage playing the Rocking Horse in The Velveteen Rabbit and singing in the Sondheim in September concert series. She was part of the workshop for R. Murray Schaferís The Childrenís Crusade with Soundstreams Canada. Tonia worked with Joyce Dewitt and Cindy Williams in the Vagina Monologues at Stage West where she performed the monologue I was Twelve, My Mother Slapped Me. She was an ensemble member with Opera Hamilton for their productions of Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci.

Her film and television experience includes the dance film, SLIP produced by Plural Productions for Bravo! as well as a televised Public Service Announcement for the Health Council of Canada. Tonia also had the opportunity to sing the National Anthem for the WCT Masters of Curling Grand Slam for CBC Sports/Curl TV, and was the National Anthem soloist for the Toronto Rock at the Air Canada Centre as well as for the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre.

Mike Ferfolia

Mike Ferfolia is one of the hardest working musicians in Southern Ontario. A veteran session musician, recording artist, and live performer, Mike has lent his talents to many radio and television commercials including spots for Molsons, KFC, and Kellogs Mini Wheats. Mike also fronts numerous live musical acts that can be seen across southern Ontario. 

For more information on Mike and where he can be seen and heard, visit