Playhouse Acting School, MFA (York)

Mark Wilson
Associate Professor


Professor Wilson began his professional theatre career as an actor, and has extensive performance credits in theatres across Canada, including productions with the National Arts Centre, Canadian Stage Theatre, Workshop West (Edmonton), Theatre New Brunswick, the Globe Theatre (Regina), and the Vancouver Playhouse. Most recently, he appeared in little tongues (the blood projects at The Toronto Fringe). His directing credits include Robert Fothergill’s Disciples (Summerworks), Cabaret (Toronto Youth Theatre), Mister Invisible (Resource Centre for the Arts, St. John’s), Caribou Song (Red Sky Performance), Romeo & Juliet (Theatre By The Bay), The Threepenny Opera (George Brown Theatre School), Road (George Brown Theatre School/Equity Showcase Theatre), and The Snow Queen (Canadian Children’s Opera Chorus). He received a Canadian Comedy Award nomination for best direction for That Dorothy Parker at the Berkeley Street Theatre. He has also taught at the American Community Schools of Athens Summer Institute (Greece), George Brown Theatre School, Equity Showcase, and the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, and has been an adjudicator with the Sears Ontario Drama Festival. Professor Wilson was Associate Dean, Academic, for the Faculty of Fine Arts, from 2009-2012. He is currently a juror for the Dora Mavor Moore Awards (General Theatre) in Toronto.