Pro Actors Lab

Glen GastonGlen Gaston, Instructor 

Originally from Montréal, Mr. Gaston is currently based in Toronto where he shares his life with his wife Kristine, his daughter Meredith and son Owen. He has appeared in theatres across Canada; most recently appearing with The Classical Theatre Project (The Great Gatsby), The Canadian Opera Company (Beatrice et Benedict), Hamilton’s Theatre Aquarius (Death of a Salesman and The Crucible), and with Toronto’s acclaimed Soulpepper Theatre (Don Carlos).
      Glen has worked extensively in Theatre, Film, Television and Radio appearing along side such Canadian luminaries as Fiona Reid, Brent Carver, Don Cherry and Sean Cullen. While attending the University of Alberta’s BFA Acting Program, he became a founding member of Edmonton’s political theatre company The Rough Theatre, which produced and toured throughout Alberta and British Columbia. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta, he began his professional career at Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre as an apprentice actor under the artistic direction of world renowned master director Robin Phillips, appearing in over twenty productions and also serving as an assistant director.
      Glen has developed acting and directing workshops for film and television professional and semi-professional theatre companies and community theatre groups in Ontario, Alberta and the Yukon. He has served as a guest director (Little Women) for the School of Dramatic Art at the University of Windsor and as a guest director (As You Like It) for the Department of Drama at the University of Alberta. Glen recently completed his Masters of Fine Arts (Theatre) at York University in Toronto directing a one-hour version of Shakespeare’s King Lear and the Frank Galati adaptation of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes Of Wrath. Glen is the founder of Blue Beret Company and the Blue Beret Cabaret.

Please contact glen@proactorslab.com if you have any questions about his classes.

 

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