REBECCA BENSON - Acting Instructor
​Rebecca Benson has worked as an actor, director and assistant director in Canada and the UK with Three Sisters Theatre Company, Bear and Company, Theatre Kingston, Soulpepper, the NAC, The Stratford Festival, Actors Repertory Company, The Ramshorn Theatre and TACTICS. She completed her BA in Drama at the University of Alberta, actor training at George Brown College, and her MFA in Directing at the University of Ottawa. Rebecca is passionate about political theatre that deconstructs systems of power, including the relationship between the actor and the audience, and is committed to creating space for under-represented voices and stories. Director credits include: The Russian Play (Ramshorn Theatre), Churchill’s Far Away and Bond’s Restoration (Unicorn Theatre) AutoShow (Kick and Push Festival/Convergence Theatre), The Mountaintop (Theatre Kingston), The Hours that Remain (Queen’s Native Student Association), and Heartlines (staged readings for TACTICS). Actor credits include: Cymbeline (Bear and Co), The Clean House (Three Sisters)(2018 Prix Rideau Nomination), Anybody Can Be Pussy Riot (StoreFront Festival), She Stoops to Conquer (Soulpepper), Sunday in the Park with George (GBC/Equity Showcase). Rebecca has taught with Carleton University, The University of Ottawa, The Prairie Theatre Exchange School, The Acting Company, and Ottawa Children’s Theatre. She also works in community art as an Associate Facilitator with Naomi Tessler’s Branch Out Theatre and is the Facilitator/Director for the Creative Well Theatre Project.

Ottawa's Premier Acting School

for Theatre / Film / TV since 2013

​​Acting 2: Technique 

Ready to take your acting to the next level? In this new Acting 2 course, you will gain valuable tools to create imaginative characters and give amazing performances. As a professional actor and long time acting instructor, Chris has a deep knowledge and a passion for both the classic and the most up to date acting techniques. Every week there will be a new exercise, tailored to meet a particular acting challenge. Study what the professionals study - and Chris will make sure you are challenged and entertained.

Location: AC Downtown

Wednesdays, July 10th - August 21st

7 Week Course

8:00PM - 10:00PM
$280.00 + HST