Ottawa's Premier Acting School
for Theatre / Film / TV since 2013
LAURIE FYFFE - Instructor
Laurie is a playwright, actor, dramaturge, and Artistic Director of Evolution Theatre. Acting credits include, Ava Wolfe in the Counterpoint Players production of Corpus, and France Brooke in The Secret Life of Emily/Frances, 2015 Fringe, which she also wrote. Laurie’s plays have been produced at the Tarragon Theatre, Factory Theatre, Blyth Festival, and Theatre Kingston. Her ten-minute play In Kabul premiered at New Theatre of Ottawa’s 2012 Short Play Festival and was subsequently produced at InspiraTo in Toronto, and the Short & Sweet Festival in Sydney, Australia. The Malaysia Hotel placed second in the 2003 Herman Voaden Competition. From 2014 to 2017, Laurie was Managing Artistic Director of Ottawa StoryTellers (OST), where she adapted James Bartleman’s Raisin Wine (2014), and co-wrote A Winter Tale: The Journey of the Blind Harper (2015). Laurie received her MA in Theatre from the University of Ottawa (2010), where she subsequently taught the Principles of Play Analysis. Recently, Laurie assistant directed Jacqui Du Toit’s Hottentot Venus for TACTICS 2017, and directed Evolution Theatre’s The Home Showproduced at the 2017 Ottawa Fringe. In March 2018, Laurie’s play Mirage: The Arabian Adventure of Gertrude Bell received a reading as part of Alumnae Theatre’s New Ideas Festival, and Being Helen received a workshop and public reading courtesy of the Ergo Pink Arts Festival. Laurie teaches Scriptwriting for Actors at Algonquin College, School of Media Design.
STORYTELLING with Laurie Fyffe
Do you have a story to tell? Join multi-award winning solo show creator, Pierre Brault, as he teaches you everything you need to know about the classic art of storytelling.