OUR FACULTY

Our instructors are our difference.  We take a very different and special approach as to what we expect from our teachers and what they will provide to our students.  Vancouver Acting School isn’t just a place for you to listen to lectures, learn and get a diploma.  That might be okay for other schools, but not for us.  Our instructors are here to mentor you through the initial phases of your career, and work with you to not just acquire the artistic skills to work professionally, but to help you with the business acumen that make them successful.  That’s the key: VAS instructors have been there before, have already forged the path and are happy to show you how to follow it.

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Artists helping the next generation of artists

Our instructors aren’t just people who know a lot about their subject and are here to teach it; they are professionals in that industry.  Many are here on their day off from working in their given field to help our students get relevant experience of what is happening in the world today. Our instructors are professional actors and writers from cartoons, TV shows, and movies you see every day.  They’ve done, and do this for a living.  And now they are here to show you how to do it too.

It goes without saying that every school obviously has instructors.  But, not many have mentors who are committed to your success.  And even less have mentors who have current experience in their fields and are ready to share it with their students so they can work together, side-by-side in the future.  This is a huge difference that will help you turn your passion into your career.

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Beverley Elliott Teaches Acting

Beverley Elliott

With over 100 film and TV credits to her name, Beverley Elliott is ...
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Daniel Bacon Teaches Acting

Daniel Bacon

Over the past 20+ years Daniel has amassed a resume over well over ...
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Bronwen Smith

With a career spanning over two decades, Bronwen Smith is a seasoned actor ...
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David James Lewis Teaches Acting

David James Lewis

Born and raised in Vancouver BC, David James Lewis knew from an early ...
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Jeff Evans-Todd Teaches Acting

Jeff Evans-Todd

Jeff Evans-Todd is an actor, writer and voice-over artist located here in Vancouver. ...
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Francesca Bianchi Teaches Acting

Francesca Bianchi

Francesca is originally from Australia where she completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts ...
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Sarah Troyer

Sarah Troyer is a highly experienced and versatile performer with almost 20 years ...
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Mark Ratzlaff

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Larry MacDonald

Starting in comedy in his university years, Larry worked throughout the east cost ...
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Stephanie Webster

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Shelby Wyminga

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Scott Patey

Scott Patey is a professional actor, improvisor & host with over 15 years ...
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Kalyn Miles Teaches Screenwriting

Kalyn Miles

Kalyn teaches sketch comedy writing at Vancouver Acting School. Kalyn won’t do that ...
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Eduard Witzke

Eduard Witzke has been working as an actor for over 10 years. He ...
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Geoff Gustafson Teaches Acting

Geoff Gustafson

Geoff Gustafson is becoming one of the most sought after and prolific working ...
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Gary Jones

Actor, writer and comedian, Gary Jones began his 30-year career with Toronto’s legendary ...
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Katrina Salisbury

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Matthew Kowalchuk

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Zahf Paroo

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Laura Adkin

Laura is a Writer, Producer, Actor and Director. Laura began her professional career ...
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Johannah Newmarch Teaches Acting

Johannah Newmarch

Johannah Newmarch has worked extensively in film, television, and theatre for 20 years. ...
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Enid-Raye Adams Teaches Acting

Enid-Raye Adams

Enid-Raye Adams was born in 1973 in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. Since then, ...
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Ely Jackson

Ely is a Greek-Australian voice over artist, fiction writer and film and television ...
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Alex Zahara

His varied screen credits include: A Viking in The Thirteenth Warrior, starring Antonio ...
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Andrea Drepaul

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