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Coaches

Experienced coaches understand what it takes to teach young people!

Our experienced coaches understand the special requirements of our potential actors and the challenges they face.  Our mandate is to work diligently with each and every student to maximize their potential.

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Matthew Sauvé

Matthew Sauvé is an international multi-award winning “Best Lead Actor” from Toronto, Canada. He’s appeared in over forty film and television productions. Matthew has won 28 “Best Lead Actor” awards all over the world, such as Los Angeles, New York City, London England, Spain, Italy, Amsterdam, India, and South America to name a few. His most recent win was at the West Europe International Film Festival, nominated in the same category as Hollywood veteran Vincent D’Onfrio. He is the proud father of a 16 year old daughter.

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Samantha Ballard

Samantha Ballard is a graduate of New York’s Circle In The Square Professional Musical Theatre School with a Bachelor of Musical Arts (Honours) from the University of Western Ontario. Samantha can be seen in T. V film print and many international commercials. However, her heart lies in theatre and teaching. Notable Theatre Credits include Jesus Christ Superstar (Mary), Waiting For Lefty (stenographer), Into The Woods (Cinderella) and Oklahoma (Laurie) to name a few. Mostly recently seen as Eva Peron in the sold-out Run of Evita.

Jessica Allen

Jessica Allen is currently working in Toronto’s commercial, television, and film scene on both sides of the camera. She is a production assistant, set dresser/dec, session runner, reader, casting assistant and researcher as well as an actor/improviser. Formally trained in theatre and dance, she has been educating, choreographing, and performing within the youth arts realm professionally in both NL and ON.

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Danielle Watling

Danielle Watling is an actress who has performed with the Education Company at Second City in Toronto. Shows: Meme, Myselfie and I, Stop Punching Judy, Zombie Boot Camp. She has worked extensively in television; her credits include Best Christmas Party Ever, Mistletoe Over Manhattan, True Dating Stories, Breakout. You can also see Danielle in numerous national television commercials. She has worked closely as a Casting Associate and assistant for various Toronto Casting Directors for nearly 10 years now.

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Tracy Hamilton

Tracy Hamilton is a stand up comedian, improviser,and a contributing writer for CBC Comedy. She is a graduate of McMaster University’s Theatre & Film Studies program and has been acting and performing for over 15 years. Tracy is a rising star in the Canadian comedy scene performing in the SheDot Festival and the United Comedy Festival.

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Breanne Dietrich

Breanne Dietrich is a Toronto based performer and teacher. She holds an MFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory and a Degree in Classical Voice from Western. After having studied in Boston, Breanne moved to New York where she could be found performing off Broadway. Now situated in Toronto, she has consistently worked in the Canadian Theatre scene.