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HomeFacultyActingCorey Turner

Classically trained, Corey’s career has spanned for almost three decades playing roles in plays from Shakespeare to Sam Shepard, working in theatres across Canada and the UK, as well as performing numerous roles in the Film and Television forum. 

As an educator, Corey has worked as an acting instructor at York University and has led dozens of acting courses, workshops and scene study classes. Corey also held the position of Drama Department head for two years at Roland Michener Secondary School in Slave Lake, Alberta. 

Notable Film and TV work includes, Ambulance Girl opposite Academy Award winning actress Kathy Bates, The Dive from Clausen’s Pier, Stargate Continuum, The Elizabeth Smart Story and Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion. Corey can also be seen in the upcoming Season Two series Home Before Dark for Apple TV and Anne Rule’s Circle of Deception for Lifetime. 

Accomplished stage work includes performing at the Shaw Festival, playing Happy Loman in Neptune Theatre’s Death of a Salesman; some other favourites include, The Melville Boys, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, The Drawer Boy, A Lie of the Mind, Speed the Plow, Lion in the Streets and Antigone. Corey is proud to have written and performed his One Act Play, Big Rock Candy Mountain as a tribute to his late father. 

Corey holds a Professional Theatre Training Diploma from Studio 58, an MFA in Theatre with an emphasis on teaching from York University, a BA with a Theatre major from UBC and a BEd with a specialization in teaching Drama from Memorial University. 

In his teaching practice, Corey Strives to guide his students down a path that allows them to experience the art of acting through a flexible working environment and an honest straight-forward approach. Using various methods, Corey encourages students to interact with the work through an intense personal relationship with the material. Corey allows his students to take artistic risks in a safe and secure environment within the studio setting.

 

 

 


 

Classically trained, Corey’s career has spanned for almost three decades playing roles in plays from Shakespeare to Sam Shepard, working in theatres across Canada and the UK, as well as performing numerous roles in the Film and Television forum. 

As an educator, Corey has worked as an acting instructor at York University and has led dozens of acting courses, workshops and scene study classes. Corey also held the position of Drama Department head for two years at Roland Michener Secondary School in Slave Lake, Alberta. 

Notable Film and TV work includes, Ambulance Girl opposite Academy Award winning actress Kathy Bates, The Dive from Clausen’s Pier, Stargate Continuum, The Elizabeth Smart Story and Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion. Corey can also be seen in the upcoming Season Two series Home Before Dark for Apple TV and Anne Rule’s Circle of Deception for Lifetime. 

Accomplished stage work includes performing at the Shaw Festival, playing Happy Loman in Neptune Theatre’s Death of a Salesman; some other favourites include, The Melville Boys, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, The Drawer Boy, A Lie of the Mind, Speed the Plow, Lion in the Streets and Antigone. Corey is proud to have written and performed his One Act Play, Big Rock Candy Mountain as a tribute to his late father. 

Corey holds a Professional Theatre Training Diploma from Studio 58, an MFA in Theatre with an emphasis on teaching from York University, a BA with a Theatre major from UBC and a BEd with a specialization in teaching Drama from Memorial University. 

In his teaching practice, Corey Strives to guide his students down a path that allows them to experience the art of acting through a flexible working environment and an honest straight-forward approach. Using various methods, Corey encourages students to interact with the work through an intense personal relationship with the material. Corey allows his students to take artistic risks in a safe and secure environment within the studio setting.