Inga Untiks is a PhD candidate in Humanities at York University specializing in contemporary art practice and display in the Baltics, Eastern and Central Europe. She has taught at the University of Toronto Scarborough in the Arts Management Program, and the Open University in London.
M G Vassanji is the author of seven novels, two collections of short stories, a travel memoir about India, and a biography of Mordecai Richler.
Don Vickery was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 1959, he relocated to Toronto where he has been a vital part of the jazz scene ever since.
Toronto-based jazz pianist and composer Nancy Walker is a mainstay of the Canadian jazz scene, praised for her work as a side player (live and in the studio) with instrumentalists and singers alike.
Dianne Warren is the award-winning author of the novel Cool Water, which won the Governor General’s Award for Fiction in 2010, as well as three books of short fiction and three plays. Her most recent novel is Liberty Street.
Professor for Introduction to Theatre 2
Dan is a graduate of Humber College in Toronto and École Jacques Lecoq in Paris.
Professor for Electricity
Roger has worked in the performing arts in Toronto for more than 25 years, mainly as a Technical Designer, Technical Director, and Production Manager.
David Willson has extensive experience in book distribution and operations. Currently David is involved in the sales and marketing of a major database organization expanding into the library marketplace, and previously assisted with the start-up of a new education division at Library Services Centre.
Steve Wilsher is a Master Instructor Emeritus with the Academy of Dramatic Combat and a former Fight Master of both the British Academy of Dramatic Combat and Fight Directors Canada.
Celebrated for her stunning virtuosity, nuance and broad musical versatility, Wisconsin-born violinist, Rebekah Wolkstein has established a strong presence on the Toronto music scene.
Tim Wynne-Jones is an English–Canadian author of children's literature, including picture books and novels for children and young adults, novels for adults, radio dramas, songs for the CBC/Jim Henson production Fraggle Rock, as well as a children's musical and an opera libretto.
In demand for his creativity and versatility, guitarist Geoff Young has appeared at clubs and festivals worldwide.