Gen Tait, writer and director of The Commuter, and Irene Mihaljek who stars in Commuter, are co-artistic directors of the newly formed company. Queer Combo with Cheese Production 's mandate is to produce video and film of sociopolitical interest to the lesbian, gay, and queer communities. Gen and Irene have no experience in video or film. This is their first kick at the can.
Gen Tait lives and works in Toronto as a writer, video student and part-time sales associate. After attending three post-secondary institutions Gen finally graduated from the University of Toronto last year. Commuter is her first video.
Irene Mihaljek graduated from York University's Theatre Program in November 1996. She is currently enjoying belly dancing in nursing homes and hospitals as well as apprenticing with a professional belly dance troupe. The Commuter is her first video.