Our acting instructors have developed careers in film, television, and theatre. We offer an outstanding career training program with high-quality instruction in each department: acting, voice, and movement. Under our faculty’s training, our students have gone on to successful acting careers — some working with A-list actors.
Faculty may vary slightly year to year due to instructors’ work obligations.
Ian Ferguson is an award-winning and bestselling author with an extensive career as a director and writer in theatre, film and television. He has taught acting and improvisation at York University, Second City, The Improv Studio, Canadian College of Performing Arts, and the Victoria Academy of Performing Arts, among other colleges and post-secondary institutions. He has developed a unique curriculum to teach on-camera acting techniques that has become the foundation of training for Working Reel Actors Lab in Cambridge.
Kara Flanagan is one of the founders of the Victoria Academy of Dramatic Arts. As an Administrator, she works on new program and business development for the school.
Roderick has a wide range of professional performance credits as an actor on film, TV, commercial, documentary, radio and stage. His training started with The National Film Board in Toronto as principal actor in the short Nothing Personal.
Trevor brings an accessible, practical approach to fight choreography for film, television and the stage thanks to over twenty years as a combat martial artist as well as more than a decade of work as a professional actor.
A graduate of the University of Victoria (BA in Anthropology), the University of Alberta (BFA in Acting), The Citadel/Banff Theatre Program and The Stratford Festival’s Birmingham Conservatory, Amanda works across Canada, including…
imdb.com/… Courses taught Education & Training Biography Kevin has been performing improv and sketch comedy in Toronto for the past thirteen years.Past performance credits include: S#@t My Mayor Says, Best. Monday. Ever., Best of theSecond City and The Dysfunctional Holiday Revue for The Second City National TouringCompany and The Best is Yet to Come Undone…
Jonathan Mason is a Masters with Distinction Graduate from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts and local Vancouver actor. Jonathan has worked professionally in Canada and abroad.
Joe McCoy is the Senior Educational Administrator. A graduate of the William B. Davis Centre for Actor’s Study, he is a gifted teacher of the craft he has been honing for many years as an actor and as a director.
Britt has over 20 years experience as a director, producer, performer, curator, storyteller and teacher. She is the Co-Founder of Atomic Vaudeville Theatre Company and performs musically as Boss Saint B. She created the show REALBOY for Intrepid’s UNO Festival and played Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at BlueBridge…
Jason Stevens is a classically trained actor from the prestigious Drama Centre London, where he studied under the legendary founders Yat Malmgren and Christopher Fettes.
Adam is a professional actor and has been active in the entertainment industry since 2003. Some of his film, TV and voice acting credits are associated with production companies such as Fox, Netflix, Hallmark, Forbes Books and Nintendo
Kirsten Van Ritzen
Kirsten is an actor and comedienne who has performed on stages and screens across Canada and the US. She is also a writer and producer.