Teaching artists - Directing

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

  • Arianna Bardesono
  • Brenda Bazinet
  • Antoine Bedard
  • Michael Blake
  • Audrey-Anne Bouchard
  • Catherine Bourgeois
  • Naomi Campbell
  • Jessica Carmichael
  • Andrea Donaldson
  • Audrey Dwyer, Associate Artist, Directing program
  • Fatma Sarah Elkashef
  • Marie-Eve Fortier
  • Julie Fox
  • Zach Fraser
  • Michael Gianfrancesco
  • Eda Holmes
  • James Long
  • Eric Micah Holmes
  • Tanja Jacobs
  • Jackie Maxwell
  • Seana McKenna
  • Clea Minaker
  • Rose Plotek
  • Jessica Poirier-Chang
  • Anita Rochon
  • Erin Shields
  • Troy Slocum
  • Graeme Somerville
  • Sarah Garton Stanley
  • Melanie St-Jacques
  • Leigh Ann Vardy
  • Michael Wheeler
  • Willow White
  • Adrienne Wong
  • Maiko Yamamoto
  • Marcus Youssef

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