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Program(s): Acting for Film & Television

Dixie Seatle

Full-time Faculty, Acting for Film & Television

Dixie Seatle trained at Dawson College and graduated from the National Theatre School in Montreal. Her many stage credits from Canadian theatres include leading roles in Moon for the Misbegotten, Long Day’s Journey into Night, The Goat, The Secret Rapture, Philadelphia Story, Top Girls, Plenty, and Mother Courage. In five seasons at the Stratford festival she performed in Othello, Merry Wives of Windsor, Macbeth, Death of a Salesman, Equus, and An Ideal Husband.

In addition to a long list of individual television credits, she has been a series lead in four television series, receiving “Best Actress in a Continuing Role” Gemini awards for her work in Adderley (CBS/Global) and Paradise Falls (Showcase). She was also a Gemini nominee for the CBC shows A Gift to Last, Population of One, I love a Man in a Uniform, and she received a Genie nomination for the film A Ticket to Heaven.

Her teaching credits include an on-camera Master Class at the Stratford Festival, regular camera technique classes at Toronto Centre for the Arts and the Armstrong Acting Studio, and five years of Shakespeare Scene study at George Brown College. She was a guest artist at Earl Haig School for the Arts, and the Shakespeare in the Schools program. She directed a Claude Watson School for the Arts showcase, worked as acting coach on the television series Metropia, Connor Undercover, Overruled, and also, frequently coaches audition technique privately.