Acting Conservatory Acceptance List 2020

Second-Year Acting Offers of Placement 2020

Thank you to all who auditioned for second-year acting. Your talent and commitment are much appreciated by the panel members.

Contingent upon meeting the minimum grade point average requirements in the 2019/20 academic year and meeting the requirements and deadlines of the Department of Theatre, the following students are offered placement in second-year acting for the fall term of the 2020/21 academic year:

Stéphane Arcand

Alexander Boese

Zoe Cason

Mercedes Clunie

Rachel Cucheron

Lisha Gicana

Elya Khairul Azhar

Robert Leitner

Cassidy Marat

Dana McCarty

Tristan Moore

Isaiah Morra

Shelby Mwambu

Rachel Quintanilla

Liam Ryan

Hope Van Der Merwe

Waiting List

The following people are on the waiting list. Mark Wilson will contact you if a placement becomes open. Please ensure he has your preferred summer coordinates (phone/email).

If a placement becomes available, the position will be offered in the following order:

  1. Kyle Granada
  2. Claudia Lamaj
  3. Mackenzie Mccallum-Mallory
  4. Faith Andrew

Students must accept or decline offers via email by NOON on May 4th, 2020*, to Mark Wilson ( or the spot will be given to the next person on the wait list (although you need not wait until May 4 if you have made up your mind!). If you have been accepted into more than one area, please notify the area whose offer you are accepting and the area(s) whose offer(s) you are waiving. Acceptance into any area/series of courses is conditional upon final grades at the end of the 2020 winter term.

NOTE: Please ensure that Mark Wilson ( has your preferred coordinates for the summer: e-mail and telephone number. If you have any questions regarding the program, or your place within it, he is happy to entertain your questions. He will be in contact several times over the summer about preparing for September.

IMPORTANT: Students who accept an offer into acting or production must submit a request to change their degree from Honours BA (Specialized) to Honours BFA by going online and electronically submitting the form “Change My Program” by June 30th (

For students entering the Second-Year Acting Conservatory:

All three general education requirements must be completed within your first 90 credits, and it is strongly recommended that you complete them within your first 60 credits. Because of the intense workload in fourth-year acting, it is highly recommended that students complete all courses outside the Department of Theatre before entering into their fourth year. Students enrolled in second-year acting are requested not to schedule non-theatre classes (Gen Eds, out/out, or in/out) during the evening or on Saturday as this will conflict with rehearsals and performances. Students are encouraged to schedule all non-theatre classes for Monday during the day. If there are no other options, a non-theatre class may be taken on Wednesday evening.

Acceptance into second-year acting does not automatically guarantee entrance into third- or fourth-year acting.  Students will be reassessed at the end of each term.

Assessment is based on academic standing, evaluation/audition and progress in class work. Students in the acting conservatory must maintain a grade of “B” or higher in each course of voice, movement and acting classes each term in order to be allowed to advance to the next term.

Anyone leaving the Acting Area for a period of one year or more, for whatever reason, even if in good academic standing, will be expected to re-audition to re-enter the Area unless a statement to the contrary has been received in writing from the Area at the time of withdrawal.