Academy Director: Bruce Dow

July 9 – 22, 2018 – Prince Edward County

Launched in 2018, The Festival Players Academy for Young Actor Training is a professionally-focused training program directed by Bruce Dow (Broadway/Toronto/ Stratford award-winning actor). This intensive program focuses on acting, voice, speech, movement, scene study and text work examined through the lens of Shakespeare’s plays, as well as Master Classes from guest instructors from the Festival Players’ company, including Artistic Director Graham Abbey.

Young Academy

Presenting the 2018 Academy

We are proud to introduce the participants in the inaugural Academy: Fiona Dodsworth, Marina Gomes, Luke Kimball, Claire MacMaster, Brady Madsen, Bobby Markov, Kelli-Anne Maycock, Quinlan Shearer, Suzanne Wilkie, Isabella Wolder and Kevin Matthew Wong.

Showcase Performance

The Academy will culminate with two public showcase performances. Please join us!

DATE: Saturday July 21, 2018
TIMES: 1 PM & 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Wellington Town Hall, 246 Main St. Wellington, ON.
TICKETS: Pay-What-You-Can/ $10 suggested
RESERVATIONS: or 613-476-1991