Originally hailing from Manchester England, Collin Barrett has made Toronto, Canada his home for many years. Collin is currently the Musical Director of Eva Avila and Esthero.
Christel is a graduate of The Second City Conservatory Program and the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts.
John Beale is a teacher and award- winning actor based in Toronto. He is a graduate of the Philippe Gaulier International Theatre School in Paris.
Juno-nominated Dylan Bell is a vocalist, instrumentalist (piano, bass, guitar, percussion), composer/arranger, music director and producer/engineer.
David Bergen has published nine novels and a collection of short stories. In 2005 he won the Giller Prize for The Time in Between.
Toronto born bassist Shelly Berger has been active as an arranger, composer, producer and leader in many jazz and contemporary music settings.
Sandra Birdsell has published 6 novels, and 3 collections of short fiction. She has written for television, theatre and radio.
Giles Blunt's first "Cardinal" novel, Forty Words for Sorrow, won the British Crime Writers Silver Dagger award, and the second, The Delicate Storm, won the Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis award for best novel, as did the latest, Until the Night.
Dennis' books have been shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Amazon/Books in Canada First Novel Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Prize, and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize (Regional Best Book).
Part-time Faculty, Music Business
Rob Bolton is a 25-year music and technology veteran who began his career in broadcast radio and in Marketing for BMG Music Canada while attending Queen’s University. Rob was later instrumental in the growth of two pioneering Canadian technology startups in streaming music.
Danila Botha is a fiction writer based in Toronto. Her first book was a collection of short stories called Got No Secrets; Too Much on the Inside is her first novel.
Robi Botos is a Jazz pianist of Hungarian decent who has quickly joined the ranks of Canada’s elite jazz musicians.