Robi Botos is a Jazz pianist of Hungarian decent who has quickly joined the ranks of Canada’s elite jazz musicians.
Daniel Brooks is one of Canada’s most accomplished theatre makers. As a writer, director and performer he has collaborated with some of the country’s finest talents in producing a body of daring and original work.
Matt Brubeck is a JUNO award-winning performer/composer specializing in improvisation on the cello. Raised on jazz and classically trained at Yale, Matt is at ease in multiple genres.
Rob Bulger is an honours graduate of the Humber College Music Program (1983). He has been playing professionally since 1970. In the early 70’s Rob was a member of the Canadian progessive rock band “Spirit of Christmas”.
Shawn is an acting coach and director, as well as a teacher. He is a member of the Ontario Talent Bank, and of the Toronto Association of Acting Studios.
Juno-nominated trombonist William Carn has emerged as one of Canada’s leading contemporary jazz composers and performers. He currently leads the Juno-nominated William Carn Quintet as well as his newest project, Run Stop Run.
Michael has been a working actor for over thirty years in the theatre, Canadian & U.S. film & television, TV commercials, radio and animation voices. He attended the Banff School of Fine Arts and was a member of William Hutt’s Young Co. at the Grand Theatre in London, Ont.
Bruce Cassidy is known for inspiring players with whom he works, bringing into focus for them their own voice and amplifying their experience of the joy of music making.
Randy Chan has worked in the publishing industry for 20 years, specializing in strategic marketing and partnerships. Presently he is the Senior Marketing Manager at Harlequin.
Julia Chanter has held a number of digital publishing roles, at Wiley, Dragnet Magazine, and as a consultant.
Wayson Choy is the author of the critically acclaimed The Jade Peony, which shared the Trillium Book Award with Margaret Atwood, won the City of Vancouver Book Award, and was chosen to compete in the 2010 Canada Reads competition.
Trevor Cole has been called "one of the best young novelists in Canada" by The Globe and Mail, though, admittedly, "young" is getting to be a bit of a stretch. His first novel, Norman Bray in the Performance of His Life, published in 2004, garnered enormous acclaim.