Hockey: A People’s History and Naked Josh.
Corry Burke has been working in the film, television, and theatre industry for over 15 years.
With a varied formal background and a desire to help others achieve, he has been a guest instructor with ACT Ottawa for a number of years.
Having worked alongside well-known and well-respected talent, he brings the benefits of those experiences to the classroom.
In addition, his work over the past eight years with the ever evolving Lonsdale Smith Studios (www.lonsdalesmithstudios.com), ensures a connection and continuity with an equation that will benefit any level of actor.
In his own pursuit of the art he continues to work towards egoless, effortless, and truthful storytelling
A.C.T. IS GRATEFUL FOR THE GENEROUS CONTRIBUTIONS OF FORMER INSTRUCTORS, ASSISTANTS & ADMINS:
Krista Morin has been acting for over a decade. Within that time she has studied, and continues to, with Claudia Jurt and Michèle Lonsdale Smith. Throughout her travels Krista has been exposed to variousacting techniques and all walks of life. Krista is the current 3 time Toronto Monologue Champion. Favorite film & television & stage credits include Decoys, Shockwave & Saturday Night Live (Hollywood). Working with children has become an integral part of keeping one’s imagination alive.
Born and raised in Australia, Aphra studied theatre at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia. At the age of 21, she set off to travel the world but only made it as far as Canada, where she fell in love and began studying with Claudia Jurt and Michèle Lonsdale Smith.
Studying with Claudia and Michèle has helped Aphra learn the skills and techniques required to support her talent and the courage to lean into the fear.
“Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be”
– George Sheehan
“To dream anything that you want to dream. That’s the beauty of the human mind. To do anything you want to do. That is the strength of the human will.To trust yourself to test your limits. That is courage to succeed.” – Bernard Edmonds
Some of Aphra’s favourite credits include: Moments (Award for ‘Best Actor’/2011 Digi60 Film Festival), Cure, Charlottes Web, etc.
Coming up, Aphra will be starring in the feature film ‘Murder Night by Danger Cave Media.
Aphra is very excited to share her love of acting with the students at A.C.T.!