Is an Acting Career Right for You?


Scott Patey

Scott Patey is originally from Alberta and came to Vancouver in 2009 to enrol in our Dramatic Arts Program Diploma. “I specifically came to Vancouver to train at

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Joel Semande

Joel Semande is a Canadian-born actor originally from a suburb in LaSalle, Ontario. The youngest of two children, he began acting in a middle school,

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Jessica Garcie

Jessica Garcie has been acting since her formative years in high school, graduating with honours in theatre. After earning her Diploma in Acting for Film

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Chris Shields

Chris Shields A true industry professional, well-seasoned actor and writer best known for his recurring role work on The 100 (2014-2017). However Chris’s industry credits span

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Akshaya Pattanayak

Akshaya Pattanayak An Indian-Canadian working in the arts, Akshaya is a practitioner who is used to wearing multiple hats as an Actor, Voice and Movement Instructor, PA,

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Vanessa Schaefer Acting instructor at VADA

Vanessa Schaefer

Vanessa Schaefer Vanessa Schaefer is an Irish/German actor, writer and director. After finishing high school in Cape Town, she returned to Ireland to pursue acting.

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Kian Pitman Acting Instructor VADA

Kian Pitman

Kian Pitman Kian is the epitome of a third culture kid, from being born in Australia, to growing up in the multicultural nation of Malaysia.

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