Teaching artists - Acting

École nationale de théâtre
Photo: Maxime Côté

Our teaching artists

Our students are taught and mentored by working professional artists who have their finger on the pulse of the artistic community. They share a wealth of theatre experience from across Canada and around the world. NTS has an overall ratio of two instructors per student. Our group of teaching artists varies each year according to student needs.

Artists who mentor our students

  • Jani Lauzon (Associate Director)
  • Rebecca Harper (Head of Movement)
  • Laurel Thomson (Head of Voice)
  • Floydd Ricketts (Head of Music)
  • Caroline Aki Matsushita-Guertin (Head of Professional Development and Coordinator)
  • Shauna Thompson (Apprentice, Movement Direction)
  • Meegwun Fairbrother (Associate Artist)
  • Quincy Armorer (Associate Artist, English Section)
  • Alisa Palmer (Program Director)
  • ahdri zhina mandelia
  • Alain Goulem
  • André Sills
  • Andrew Kushnir
  • Anita Nitoly
  • Anita Rochon
  • Ann-Marie MacDonald
  • Arianna Bardesono
  • Brad Cook
  • Brenda Bazinet
  • Brian Dooley
  • Cherissa Richards
  • Danielle Irvine
  • Erin Flynn
  • Fiona Byrne
  • Graeme Sommerville
  • Jackie Maxwell
  • Jessica B Hill
  • Joanna Abbat
  • Joe de Paul
  • Leah Jane Esau
  • Lucinda Davies
  • Marcus Yousef
  • Marla McLean
  • Mel Hague
  • Mike Payette
  • Rebecca Northan
  • Rose Plotek
  • Shauna Thompson
  • Tim Welham
  • Todd Houseman
  • Wahsonti:io Kirby
  • Willow White
  • Yousef Kadoura