ALLISON GRAHAM - Film Acting Instructor
Allison Graham is a respected member of ACTRA and WGC. She is a graduate The American Academy Of Dramatic Arts (Los Angeles, California). She holds an Associate Degree in Theatre Arts from Pasadena City College. In addition to an extensive list of Feature Film & TV credits, Allison has also appeared in 'Da Vinci's Inquest', 'The Line', 'Being Erica', 'The Ron James Show', 'Stargate: Atlantis', 'Rumours', 'The Best Laid Plans', 'Doc', 'Trailer Park Boys', 'Deadfall', among many others.

ROBERT BOCKSTAEL - Film & TV Program Director 
​Two-time Gemini Award nominee Robert Bockstael has been an actor, director, writer and producer for more than 30 years – with over 100 film and television credits to his name, including North of 60, The Newsroom, Nero Wolfe Mysteries, and Wind at My Back. An experienced stage actor, Robert was instrumental in the formation and growth of GCTC in the early years of the company and has performed in many premieres of Canadian plays. 


Being on Camera with Allison Graham, Robert Bockstael & Sean Weekes

Have you ever wanted to act on film & TV? This introductory course teaches students the foundations of acting for film and television. Practical experience will be gained by practicing audition technique, learning what to expect on a set, and participating in numerous on camera exercises, as well as receiving an introduction to the business of acting. Receiving coaching from professional film / television actor Robert Bockstael and camera operator / film editor Sean Weekes.

Location: AC West End
Thursdays, July 5th - August 23rd
8 week course
$315.00 + HST

Location: AC Downtown
Saturdays, July 7th - August 25th
8 week course
$315.00 + HST

​​On Camera Scene Study with Robert Bockstael

This class is for actors who want to build on the skills they have learned from their Being on Camera experience. In this hands-on course, students will work on advanced scene work and learn nuanced approaches to acting for the camera. Whether students aim to jump directly into the Ottawa film scene, apply to film schools or find an agent, they will receive expert guidance from veteran film actor Robert Bockstael to help them achieve their goals.

Location: AC Downtown

​Saturdays, June 2nd - June 23rd

4 week course   ​


$295.00 + HST

Ottawa's Premier Acting School

for Theatre / Film / TV since 2013

SEAN WEEKES - Camera Operator & Film Editor

Sean grew up in Kemptville, Ontario, and has been in love with Film as long as he can remember. He is an Independent Filmmaker who spent most of his formative years watching and shooting films of his own with family and friends. Sean is a graduate of the Film Studies
program at Carleton University and is an experienced First and Second Assistant Camera Operator.