The Raft
Live at Studio 58 
October 17-22, 2023 
An original production created with and performed by fourth term students. 

Five people stranded at sea with no recollection of how they got there share a doomy prophetic dream and rescue a girl adrift at sea.


Tickets are also available at the door by donation on a first come, first served basis. 

About the Director

Sierra Haynes she/her

Sierra-Haynes.jpgSierra Haynes is an emerging, award winning, multi-disciplinary artist from Treaty 4 (Regina, SK), now establishing herself in Toronto, ON. Working primarily in theatres across the country, some of her recent credits include: The Drowning Girls (Guild Festival Theatre) as asst. director and sound designer and composer; The Red Priest as The Woman (Guild Festival Theatre); Miss Caledonia as Peggy Ann Douglas and music director (Globe Theatre); A Tonic for Desperate Times (Theatre Gargantua); Stage Write: The Playwright's Podcast (Globe Theatre). She’s also worked in film, commercial and cartoon as an actress. When she’s not on stage, she can be found writing, facilitating conversations and playing her fiddle. Sierra is a proud graduate of Studio 58 and she's so excited to be back directing!

Cast & Crew


Michelle Avila Navarro (she/her)
Yorlene Bernido (she/her)
Lynny Bonin (she/her)
Sewit Eden Haile (she/her)
Lucy Jeffery (they/them)
Filip Fufezan (he/him)

Studio 58 offers professional theatre training for actors and production personnel. The six terms of practical training consist of intensive classroom work as well as performance and backstage experience in productions. Production students and third term acting students operate sound, lighting and video and act as running crew and stage management.

Stage Management
Stage Manager – Philippa Ryder (they/she)

Stella Jack-Rennie (they/she)