CHRIS RALPH - AC Co-Founder, Executive Director & Instructor
Recent acting credits include roles in The Virgin Trial (GCTC); Up to Low (NAC); Half Life (Theatre Northwest); A Christmas Carol (NAC); Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike (Plosive Productions); The Amorous Servant (Odyssey); Glengarry Glen Ross (Avalon Productions – Capital Critics Award for Best Production); Billy Bishop Goes to War (Plosive Productions – Capital Critics Best Actor nomination); The Game of Love and Death (Odyssey); and Death and the Maiden (Plosive Productions). Chris has taught Voice and Acting at York University and the University of Ottawa. He is a proud member of Plosive Productions – one of Ottawa’s longest-running theatre companies. Chris also serves as a Board Member for the Ottawa Little Theatre. He is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada and has an MFA Theatre from York University.


​​Acting 4: Showcase

The class that ends with a performance! One of our most popular courses, the AC's Showcase course offers participants an opportunity to develop a practical process for acting --- through preparation, rehearsal and right up to the performance. This 8 week course is an excellent opportunity to build upon your existing skills. Participants will work on a one-act play or scene showcase throughout the 8 week course and perform it for an invited audience of family and friends!​ ​​Pre-requisites: ACTING 1, 2 or some acting experience. 

AC Downtown

Mondays, March 4th - April 22nd

8:00PM - 10:00PM​
PERFORMANCE: Friday, April 26th: 7:30PM
​$315.00 + HST

"The most fun I've had in a class, working on a short play for a sold out audience! The director took us through the whole process, from the read through, the rehearsals and tech rehearsal. Great experience!" - M. Thompson

Ottawa's Premier Acting School

for Theatre / Film / TV since 2013