Program Director, Creative Writing
David Bezmozgis, a writer and filmmaker, is incoming Director of the Humber School for Writers. He is the author of Natasha and Other Stories, The Free World and The Betrayers.
Program Director, Acting for Film & Television
John Bourgeois is the Program Director for Acting for Film and Televison at Humber College. He holds a BA in English Literature and Theatre from Concordia University and is an alumni of the Webber-Douglas Academy in London England.
Program Director, Music
As Humber’s Director of Music, Denny Christianson brings a wealth of music business experience to the job. e spent several years on TV with Sammy Davis, Jr., recorded numerous movie soundtracks, hundreds of commercials and has served as producer for 15 albums.
Program Director, Comedy Writing & Performance
An award-winning author and screenwriter, Globe and Mail columnist Jeffrey Simpson called Andrew “the foremost chronicler of Canadian comedy." He writes the "Road Sage" humour column for the Globe and Mail.
Program Director, Television Writing & Producing
Lorne Frohman is an acclaimed comedy writer and producer with over forty years of experience working on sitcoms, variety shows, children’s series, and late-night television programming.
Program Director, Arts Administration & Cultural Management
Anne Frost began work in the arts at Keyano Theatre, Fort McMurray, Alberta; she moved to Toronto in the 1980s and worked for the Toronto Theatre Alliance's Dora Mavor Moore Awards and Jeunesses musicals/Youth and Music Canada.
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.
Program Director, Theatre Performance
Tatiana Jennings is an actor, director, dancer and choreographer. Born and raised in Moscow, she received a degree in theatre and film from the Academy of Theatre Arts, where she also studied dance.
Program Director, Creative Book Publishing
Alison Maclean has held a wide variety of executive positions in publishing, including associate publisher at Doubleday/ Seal and at Madison Press Books, and global resource manager at Wiley.
Program Director, Music Business
Thom McKercher, director of Humber’s Music Business graduate certificate program, is a music professional with almost 30 years of experience on both the label and retail sides of the music industry.
Program Director, Intro to Jazz & Community Music
Director of both the Community Music School and the Intro to Commercial/Jazz Music Program at Humber College, Catherine has been active in education for over thirty-five years.
Head of Theory, Music
JUNO-nominated and Galaxie award-winning musician Shirantha Beddage is a saxophonist, composer and educator from Toronto, Canada.