Program Director, Theatre Production
Tanya Greve is thrilled to be returning to Humber as an instructor in Theatre Production this year. Having graduated from the University of Toronto Drama Program in 1993, she has been a working stage manager since graduation.
Full-time Faculty, Theatre Production
Ray Salverda has worked in theatre and live entertainment for over 35 years, primarily as a production manager, technical director and project manager.
Professor for Computers 1
Rick Banville has been a Production Manager for almost twenty years, working alongside some of Canada’s leading artists and companies while having the great fortune of touring theatre, opera, dance and music to Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Canada and the United States
Professor for Stagecraft 1, 2 and 3
After graduating from York University in 2006, Tom worked as a lighting designer, technician, carpenter and technical director for various theatre companies and shops in and around Toronto.
Professor for Lighting Technology 1 & 2, Lighting Design and Computer Applications 2
Paul is teaches Lighting Technology 1 & 2, Lighting Design and Computer Applications 2, and has worked professionally as a stage manager, lighting designer, technical director, carpenter and production manager.
Professor for Introduction to Theatre 2, and Drafting 1
Glenn teaches Introduction to Theatre 2 and Drafting 1.
Puppetry Intensive Instructor
Faye Dupras has worked as a director, puppeteer and educator throughout Eastern Canada and the USA. As an image based theater artist she is dedicated to creating visually and thematically rich, cross-disciplinary new works.
Varrick Grimes is from Newfoundland, where he began his vocation in theatre as Associate Director at Theatre Newfoundland Labrador establishing the Gros Morne Theatre Festival.
Professor for Properties 1
Nina has worked as a props builder and scenic artist across southern Ontario. Recent career highlights include: sewing a tyvek elephant, carving monster nail polish bottles, casting an army of tiny Aladdins, painting marble pillars and making bouncy bread.
Richard Lee is an award-winning actor, fight director, sound designer and theatre producer.
Professor for Wardrobe 1 & 2 and Theatre Effects for the Body
Barbara has costumed for many highly regarded professional theatres such as Mirvish Productions (Lion King, Mama Mia, The Producers, Hair Spray, Jane Eyre), Stratford Festival, the Canadian Opera Company, The National Ballet, Canadian Stage, and Tarragon Theatre.
Professor for Sound 1 and 2
Peter spent 13 years as the Resident Sound Designer for the Stratford Festival, where he designed over 60 productions. He has designed and consulted for most of the major venues in Canada, including Mirvish Productions, The Shaw Festival, The National Arts Centre, and Canadian Stage.
Clare Preuss is a multidisciplinary artist who has collaborated with innovative companies in Canada, Germany, Uganda and the United States
Professor for Scenic Painting 1 & 2 and Visual Communications
David has a Master's of Education in Art Education from the University of Victoria, as well as a BFA in Intermedia from the Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
Technical Director, Professor for Safe Working Practices and Rigging
John first came to Humber Theatre as a student in the Production Program. After graduation, John was invited to join the staff of Humber Theatre as Technical Director for the Program.
Puppetry Intensive Instructor
Shawna Reiter is the co-founder and artistic director of CLUNK Puppet Lab, where she creates original work through the exploration of highly visual theatre.
Sean Robertson-Palmer is an interdisciplinary performer whose work has been seen at Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto's Nuit Blanche and the Summerworks Festival just to name a few.
Dan is a graduate of Humber College in Toronto and École Jacques Lecoq in Paris.
Professor for Electricity 1 and Special Effects for the Stage
Roger has worked in the performing arts in Toronto for more than 25 years, mainly as a Technical Designer, Technical Director, and Production Manager.