Mary Harvey

Improv

John Muggleton

Co-Founder & Instructor

Chris Ralph

Co-Founder & Executive

Director

Ottawa's Premier Acting School

for Theatre / Film / TV since 2013

Pierre Brault

Writing & Comedy

Mike Kosowan

Improv

Allison Graham

Acting

What You Can Expect at The AC


A friendly greeting
Our staff are welcoming and focused on ensuring you have the best experience in our learning community. We want you to feel at home in our studios. 

Professional Instructors
Our instructors are all professional artists in their respective fields, with years of teaching experience. ​

Professional service
We pride ourselves in providing expert, supportive, and respectful service to our students and clients. 

Derek Price

Film & TV Program Producer

Matt Hertendy

Office Administrator 

Founded in 2013, The Acting Company is Ottawa's most comprehensive recreational performance arts school. Our program includes over 30 different courses ranging from acting to writing to improv to cinematography. Our students range from 13-80 years old, and during any given week we have over 250 students working and playing in our studios.

We emphasize fun and warmth, and we laugh a lot in our classes! Students get up on their feet and begin working right away. We focus on providing a practical and dynamic approach to the creative acting process. Our professional instructors aim to give you personalized feedback throughout your learning journey. 

Melinda Roy

Voice Over

ABOUT THE ACTING COMPANY

Meet Our Team

Rebecca Benson

Acting

Mary Ellis

Acting

Robert Bockstael

Film & TV Program Director & Instructor