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  Dakota Daulby is an emerging actor and writer originally from Vancouver, Canada.   Daulby is the UBCP ‘Best Emerging Performer’ Award Winner who created an international following with work that includes THE 100, FALLING SKIES, and BLACK FLY (VIFF).   He has successfully written and produced over 20 independent films and worked with the  Read more ➝

Harrison has acted in over 100 episodes of television.   He hosted 3 seasons of an educational children’s science show called Finding Stuff Out (2011-2014) in which he won a Canadian Screen Award for in 2016 the highest accolade in Canadian film. You may also have seen Harrison as Scaredy in Spooksville (2013-2014).   Harrison  Read more ➝

Rick Tae Acting Instructor With an entertainment career spanning 30 years, built upon a BFA in Acting from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Rick has created, developed, produced, written and starred in feature films, short films, TV, theatre and multimedia content currently in various stages of development, production, broadcast and distribution. Returning from two years  Read more ➝

Andy Krieger Acting Instructor   Andy is an expert in areas important to actors wanting to work in Vancouver. He teaches ACCENT REDUCTION for those of you who have a foreign accent. For Canadian English speakers, Andy, who is an American, teaches the American accent (Los Angeles and San Francisco). With Andy, you will learn  Read more ➝

Jessica McLeod Acting Instructor   Jessica McLeod has been acting for an embarrassing amount of time (more than two thirds of her life… ew) in the Vancouver film and television world. Vancouver was like, fine, we’ll give her some Leo nominations (four as of 2019), and eventually a win for Best Lead Actress in a  Read more ➝

Ksenia Ogolikhina Hair & Makeup Instructor   Growing up Ksenia was always a visual person who loved the arts, but she never knew what was in store for her and her future. She enrolled in University for Art where she took a part time job at a hair salon where a defining moment came upon  Read more ➝

Samantha Dempsey Makeup Instructor   Samantha Dempsey is a Vancouver-based makeup artist. She moved to the city from Duncan, BC, to pursue a career in makeup for film and television.   After graduating from the Cutting Edge Advanced Prosthetics Diploma program at New Image College, Samantha soon became a permitee with IATSE 891. She has  Read more ➝

Rebecca Matzov Acting Instructor Rebecca Matzov is a local Vancouver Actor, a New Image Graduate, and holds a BFA in Theatre from the University of Victoria. Her teaching philosophies revolve around bringing out what each actor offers as an individual. She believes that a complete performance integrates the actor with the character. How we move, how  Read more ➝

Richard Keats Acting Instructor   Richard had the great fortune of studying under Robert Cohen, Acting Power, at the University of California, Irvine, where ha also had the opportunity to learn from several other noted Hollywood Instructors.   His teaching approach incorporates his mentors and his own ‘out of the box’ strategies.   He’s appeared  Read more ➝

Ali Pavlinovich Makeup Instructor Ali Pavlinovich is an Australian born international make-up artist working professionally in the industry for over 13 years.   Ali’s skills in creating beautiful faces has seen her working in editorial, advertising, theatre and tv/film. Most recently Ali has extended her skills in educating fellow artists in numerous workshops and guest  Read more ➝