Alistair Hepburn (BFA 1994) is a Production Manager working freelance in Toronto. We catch up with him for his perspective on working in Theatre, and what he got from his time at York.
Director Weyni Mengesha (BFA 2005) has had a lot of success since graduating. She talks about how an independent study she did in her third year at York blossomed into many wonderful opportunities once working professionally.
Michelle Jamieson (BFA 2005—Theatre Production and Creative Ensemble) has worked as a Propmaker for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival for the past 7 seasons. Now she’s embarking on a project to teach propmaking and maskmaking in Suchitoto, El Salvador.
Joanna Barrotta (BFA 2004—Theatre Production) is a stage manager in both theatre and opera, and has been building her career since even before she graduated. Her very first paid “Assistant Stage Manager” position actually meant being cast as “The Bear” while she was still in school. Things have changed quite dramatically since.
Actor Katelyn McCulloch (BFA 2011) shares her tips on getting the best out of your York experience, and updates us on her high-flying adventures since she graduated.
Playwright Kate Fenton (MFA 2005) discusses her show “Mister Baxter,” which plays September 20 – 29 at Theatre Passe Muraille’s Mainspace as part of their Bring the Buzz Festival.
Actor Kaleb Alexander (BFA 2010) shares some intimate details about his first two years out in the profession: he’s been busy doing mostly classical theatre, and has had to find balance in his life.
Actor Grace Lynn Kung (BFA ’02) has an exciting career in television, theatre and film, including her Gemini-nominated role as JoJo Kwan in the CBC Television series InSecurity.
After a busy first year out of the BFA Acting program, Bronwyn Caudle (BFA 2010) has some simple advice for current students: “Breathe. LOL.”