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

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.
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Roderick Glanville

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.
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Trevor Hinton

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.
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Wesley Salter

Wesley has worked extensively in Film & TV as an Actor, Producer, Host, Associate Casting Director [Clark & Page Casting], International Film Publicist & Press Manager. His most recent & notable Film & TV acting credits include: Recurring roles on Chesapeake Shores, When Calls The Heart, Bletchley Circle, & Shadow of The Rougarou. Wesley is an avid supporter of independent film and is always seeking out offbeat & unique projects. Inspired by his 9 years working at the Sundance Film Festival he teamed up with award winning Director Kevan Funk, both acting & producing in many of their amazing short films. ​ With his years of experience on both sides of the negotiation table, he’s uniquely positioned to support actors in making the right choices – both in auditions and careers.
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Amanda Lisman

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…
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Jonathan Mason

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.
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Joe McCoy

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.
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Britt Small

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…
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Adam Thomas

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
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Joanne Wilson

Joanne brings a wealth of experience to the classroom, both as an acting instructor and a working actor. Most recently she has been seen in supporting-lead and major principal roles for Hallmark, GACTV, Lifetime and various streaming platforms. Selected credits include Cranberry Christmas, A Christmas Star, Love at the Ranch, Open for Submission, Tron Legacy, The Mermaid Chair, Trophy Wife, Augusta Gone.  Selected TV credits include Motive, The Intruders, Arrow, The L Word.
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