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Peter N. Bailey: Dedication and Diversion

Peter N. Bailey: Dedication and Diversion

Mon, January 27, 2020

Forging a successful career in theatre requires a high level of commitment to craft, but that doesn’t mean the work can’t be a joy.

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Carlos Albornoz: On Stage and Screen

Carlos Albornoz: On Stage and Screen

Mon, January 27, 2020

Carlos Albornoz shows, good acting training is transferable – especially when it’s supported by lots of talent and hard work!

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Colin Bruce Anthes: In It Together

Colin Bruce Anthes: In It Together

Mon, January 27, 2020

Colin Bruce Anthes’ path from Humber has led him to theatre and film work and multiple cities.

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Sina Gilani: Creation and Collaboration

Sina Gilani: Creation and Collaboration

Mon, January 27, 2020

Since graduating in 2012, Sina Gilani has been making a name for himself as both an actor and a playwright.

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Michael Orlando: Hustle, Don't Wait

Michael Orlando: Hustle, Don't Wait

Mon, January 27, 2020

Michael Orlando graduated in 2007 and now runs Theatre Lab.

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Amanda Nicholls: Unknown Territory

Amanda Nicholls: Unknown Territory

Mon, January 27, 2020

Amanda graduated in 2008 and is excited to have received a grant to continue work on her play, Unknown Territory.

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Michael Luckett: Foundations

Michael Luckett: Foundations

Mon, January 27, 2020

Michael is known for his work in Bitten, The Basement, and The Intruders.

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Bahareh Yaraghi

Bahareh Yaraghi

Mon, January 27, 2020

Bahareh Yaraghi heads to Stratford for the 2016 season.

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Matthew Gouveia: From Clown to Chekhov

Matthew Gouveia: From Clown to Chekhov

Mon, January 27, 2020

Matthew Gouveia can be seen from April 5 - 24 in Coal Mine Theatre's Killer Joe.

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Grace Thompson: Devising Life

Grace Thompson: Devising Life

Mon, January 27, 2020

Grace Thompson hasn't yet graduated, but she hasn't let that stop her from creating her own work.

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Michael Kras: Always Be Curious

Michael Kras: Always Be Curious

Mon, January 27, 2020

Michael Kras graduated in 2015 and is already developing exciting new theatre.

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Sean Robertson-Palmer: Questioning Status Quo

Sean Robertson-Palmer: Questioning Status Quo

Mon, January 27, 2020

Sean Robertson Palmer graduated Humber in 2005 and returned 10 years later as an instructor.

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Dan Watson: Personal & Professional

Dan Watson: Personal & Professional

Mon, January 27, 2020

When Dan Watson graduated from Humber in 2002, he already knew that the program had changed his life, personally and professionally.

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Alisha Stranges

Alisha Stranges

Mon, January 27, 2020

"The Theatre Performance program at Humber allowed me to hone my practical actor skills and develop a solid foundation in performance."

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Dienye Waboso

Dienye Waboso

Mon, January 27, 2020

My time at Humber College is one the best of my life! I attribute my success so far directly to the time I spent there.

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Rising Stars: Humber Today Profiles Grads

Rising Stars: Humber Today Profiles Grads

Mon, January 27, 2020

Four Theatre Performance grads graced the Winter 2016 cover of Humber Today and we couldn't be prouder.

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Alessandra Vite on Second City's Mainstage

Alessandra Vite on Second City's Mainstage

Mon, January 27, 2020

Alessandra Vite can be seen throughout the month of December in the Second City Christmas show Unwrapped.

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Giacomo Gianniotti: "It never feels like work"

Giacomo Gianniotti: "It never feels like work"

Mon, January 27, 2020

Giacomo Gianniotti graduated from Humber’s Theatre Performance program in 2012.

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Kelly McEvenue: Walking the Walk

Kelly McEvenue: Walking the Walk

Mon, January 27, 2020

If you’ve ever wanted to walk the walk of somebody other than yourself, Humber faculty member Kelly McEvenue is the person to help you.

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Nina Gilmour: It Runs In The Family

Nina Gilmour: It Runs In The Family

Mon, January 27, 2020

Many people would rather do just about anything than work with their parents. But not alumna Nina Gilmour.

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Three Hats Are Better Than One

Three Hats Are Better Than One

Mon, January 27, 2020

When Joseph Recinos graduated from Humber’s Theatre Performance program in 2011, he had already signed with an agency.

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Cara Ricketts

Cara Ricketts

Mon, January 27, 2020

"The Humber Theatre Performance program made life outside of school very accessible."

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Adam Cawley

Adam Cawley

Fri, January 24, 2020

Humber helped introduce me to a variety of performance opportunities in the comedy world as well as to it’s history.

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Five Canadian Comedy Awards Go To Four Humber Grads

Five Canadian Comedy Awards Go To Four Humber Grads

Fri, January 24, 2020

Print Humour Workshop in NYC is a success

Print Humour Workshop in NYC is a success

Fri, January 24, 2020

Levi MacDougall

Levi MacDougall

Fri, January 24, 2020

Levi MacDougall has been called “one of Canada’s finest young comics” by Time Out New York.

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Bike Cops Competes in CBC's ComedyCoup

Bike Cops Competes in CBC's ComedyCoup

Fri, January 24, 2020

Jake Labow

Jake Labow

Fri, January 24, 2020

Labow’s an über-successful Humber Comedy alumni who came to speak to us at one of our “Prime Time” seminars this week Sept 26/2012.

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Tyler Morrison

Tyler Morrison

Fri, January 24, 2020

Tyler Morrison is an award winning Canadian comedian and writer quickly emerging as one of the most talked about young headliners in the country.

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Nikki Payne

Nikki Payne

Fri, January 24, 2020

Nikki Payne was born in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia in 1976. She starred in FRO - The Movie and Wolf Canyon.

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Karin Randoja: Theatre for Theatre’s Sake

Karin Randoja: Theatre for Theatre’s Sake

Fri, January 24, 2020

The Theatre Arts – Performance instructor is an actor, director, singer, composer, and one of Canada’s most sought-after dramaturges.

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Yvonne Wallace: Writing with Honesty

Yvonne Wallace: Writing with Honesty

Fri, January 24, 2020

Some subjects are so traumatic or personal that it is difficult to address them through art.

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Alex Bird

Alex Bird

Thu, January 23, 2020

"I’ll always be indebted to the faculty and to John Bourgeois... when someone believes in you, it means the world. You never forget that."

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Farid Yazdani

Farid Yazdani

Thu, January 23, 2020

"I’m proud of booking a role that would normally be cast as a Caucasian. Major props to Suits for being inclusive."

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Brittany Johnson

Brittany Johnson

Thu, January 23, 2020

"Nothing is more valuable than good training and your network of people."

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Ashley Comeau

Ashley Comeau

Thu, January 23, 2020

How does a Toronto actor and improviser end up co-founding an improv festival in Cape Town, South Africa? Ashley Comeau shares her story.  

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Spencer Litzinger

Spencer Litzinger

Thu, January 23, 2020

Spencer is a host on YTV’S The Zone and performs in various improv shows around Toronto.

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Jordanne Brown Honoured with 2017 Tim Sims Encouragement Award

Jordanne Brown Honoured with 2017 Tim Sims Encouragement Award

Thu, January 23, 2020

The 2017 graduate and past recipient of the Eugene Levy Award for Comedy Writing was named the winner of the 2017 Tim Sims Encouragement Award.

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Carol Leifer Visits Humber Comedy

Carol Leifer Visits Humber Comedy

Thu, January 23, 2020

Humber grad wins 2016 Tim Sims Encouragement Award

Humber grad wins 2016 Tim Sims Encouragement Award

Thu, January 23, 2020

Chris Robinson

Chris Robinson

Thu, January 23, 2020

Chris Robinson was runner-up at the 2016 Homegrown competition at Just for Laughs.

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Scott Adsit and Danny Robinson visit Humber Comedy

Scott Adsit and Danny Robinson visit Humber Comedy

Thu, January 23, 2020

Anthony Q. Farrell

Anthony Q. Farrell

Thu, January 23, 2020

Anthony is the creator/executive producer/head writer of BBC's Secret Life of Boys.

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Steph Tolev

Steph Tolev

Thu, January 23, 2020

Steph Tolev is a stand up and sketch comic born and raised in Toronto. 

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Humber Comedy grad poised for television success

Humber Comedy grad poised for television success

Thu, January 23, 2020

Humber grad wins 2015 Tim Sims Encouragement Award

Humber grad wins 2015 Tim Sims Encouragement Award

Thu, January 23, 2020

Kurtis Conner

Kurtis Conner

Thu, January 23, 2020

Kurtis Conner graduated in 2015 and has already made a name for himself on Vine.

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Comedy Grads Voted Funniest Stand-Up Comedians in Canada

Comedy Grads Voted Funniest Stand-Up Comedians in Canada

Thu, January 23, 2020

K Trevor Wilson

K Trevor Wilson

Thu, January 23, 2020

K. Trevor Wilson, the self proclaimed "Man Mountain of Comedy" has been performing for over 15 years.

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Rebecca Addelman

Rebecca Addelman

Thu, January 23, 2020

Rebecca Addelman graduated from Humber’s Comedy Writing & Performance program in 2005.

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"New Faces 2015" Industry Show

"New Faces 2015" Industry Show

Thu, January 23, 2020

Humber grad wins Tim Sims Encouragement Award

Humber grad wins Tim Sims Encouragement Award

Thu, January 23, 2020

Josh Saltzman

Josh Saltzman

Thu, January 23, 2020

In 2003, Josh Saltzman entered  Humber’s comedy program planning to do improv, but he emerged  a comedy writer.

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Jason Rouse

Jason Rouse

Thu, January 23, 2020

Jason Rouse is a renegade touring stand-up comedian taking the mainstream comedy world and turning it upside down.

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Michelle Shaunessy

Michelle Shaunessy

Thu, January 23, 2020

Michelle Shaunessy is a native of Peterborough Ontario.

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Nick Beaton

Nick Beaton

Thu, January 23, 2020

From a blue collar background, Nick Beaton cuts through the garbage of an overly bureaucratic society that takes itself way too seriously.

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Phoning It In Competes in CBC's ComedyCoup

Phoning It In Competes in CBC's ComedyCoup

Thu, January 23, 2020

Toronto After Dark Competes in CBC's ComedyCoup

Toronto After Dark Competes in CBC's ComedyCoup

Thu, January 23, 2020

Nathan Fielder

Nathan Fielder

Thu, January 23, 2020

Fielder has managed to both escape disaster and illustrate something fundamental to his comedy.

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Sara La Selva

Sara La Selva

Wed, January 22, 2020

"Community is unbelievably important to me both in my artistic practice and my experience as a person in the world." 

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Sid Sawant

Sid Sawant

Wed, January 22, 2020

"When you come to the conclusion that the only thing you can do is make movies, buckle up, because it’s one heck of a ride."

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Lovell Adams-Gray

Lovell Adams-Gray

Wed, January 22, 2020

"Nothing is more valuable than good training and your network of people."

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Evan Marsh

Evan Marsh

Wed, January 22, 2020

"The AFTV program was so full of different teaching techniques that I couldn't possibly list all the ways it prepared me for this industry."

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Tiffany Davidson

Tiffany Davidson

Tue, January 21, 2020

“I didn’t even apply for the audition – honestly, I didn’t even know they were looking for that role!”

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Alino Giraldi

Alino Giraldi

Tue, January 21, 2020

"It's amazing to see how much story can be told just with breathing and your eyes."

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Carlos Felipe Martinez

Carlos Felipe Martinez

Tue, January 21, 2020

"I can say that our faculty’s strong emphasis on being professional and being prepared for the shoot has proven to be fundamental."

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Grad Spotlight: Steve Onotera, The Samurai Guitarist

Grad Spotlight: Steve Onotera, The Samurai Guitarist

Tue, January 21, 2020

Steve Onotera AKA The Samurai Guitarist graduated from Humber's Bachelor of Music program in 2012.

Back in his third year at Humber, Steve made a case for a business which, he happily reports, has been his full time job for nearly 5 years. He told us a bit about the business and how Humber helped him make it a reality.

What are you currently working on and what was your career path to get there?

In 2014, I started a YouTube channel called the Samurai Guitarist. Since then I have built a following of 500k followers with over 54 million views. I've branched out to doing sponsored deals, merchandising, an online guitar course and a number of other things that have built a comfortable and fulfilling life in music. I've traveled the world because of this and can't go into a guitar store without being recognized (this is still weird for me).

What other projects have you worked on since leaving Humber?

A failed country band.

How did your time at Humber prepare you for what you’re doing now?

It was very beneficial, many of the skills I learned at school I still use on a regular basis. From working in the studio to my music business class with Andy Scott, there is very little I learned that I don’t use regularly. 

 

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Michelle McLeod

Michelle McLeod

Tue, January 21, 2020

"Humber Acting for Film and Television provides a great tool kit to those who are passionate about acting."

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Otis Williams

Otis Williams

Mon, January 20, 2020

With the improvisation, and music business courses Humber Music has to offer, theory might not seem like the most exciting subject.

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Faculty Spotlight: Kelsley Grant

Faculty Spotlight: Kelsley Grant

Mon, January 20, 2020

Talent is often the result of experience and hard work. I have consistently witnessed talent and natural gifts surpassed by dedication and focus.

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MusiCounts gives Humber student an inside look at the music industry

MusiCounts gives Humber student an inside look at the music industry

Mon, January 20, 2020

Fourth-year Bachelor of Music student Agneya Chikte put his own business skills to the test in September during week of networking and mentoring.

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Francois Klark

Francois Klark

Mon, January 20, 2020

2008 Humber Music graduate Francois Klark, who found a community of like-minded musicians at the College.

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Nathan Whitney

Nathan Whitney

Mon, January 20, 2020

Nathan Whitney loved his time studying music at Humber so much that he graduated twice.

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An Interview with Music Grad Emily Rockarts

An Interview with Music Grad Emily Rockarts

Mon, January 20, 2020

Emily Rockarts, a Toronto musician and Bachelor of Music grad, wasted no time starting her singer/songwriter career after graduation.

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Joe Bowden: Master of Reinvention

Joe Bowden: Master of Reinvention

Mon, January 20, 2020

Humber’s own Joe Bowden—program assistant to Acting for Film and Television, Theatre Arts – Performance and Theatre Arts – Production programs.

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An Interview with Rising Star Larnell Lewis

An Interview with Rising Star Larnell Lewis

Mon, January 20, 2020

Larnell Lewis, a Humber Music alumnus, instructor and world-renowned musician, talked to us about his amazing year.

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Humber Faculty Release New CD of Timeless Classics

Humber Faculty Release New CD of Timeless Classics

Mon, January 20, 2020

"Timeless Classics Volume One: Straight Up Groovin’" is a great introduction to the wealth of talented musicians associated with Humber College.

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"Sirfing" At Humber: Research Projects Benefit Students and Faculty

"Sirfing" At Humber: Research Projects Benefit Students and Faculty

Mon, January 20, 2020

Dr Andrew Scott, Acting Head of Humber’s Music Degree program (2014-2015 academic year) has been out SIRFing.

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Success Story: Hannah Hogan

Success Story: Hannah Hogan

Fri, January 17, 2020

"At Humber, I learned that the best way to succeed in acting is to reach out to the peers and colleagues in your community for help and support."

Hannah Hogan graduated in 2007 from Humber's Acting for Film and Television program where she received the Brian Linehan Scholarship for Outstanding Artistic Promise.

She credits the program with giving her the confidence to pursue acting as a profession, and for enabling her to approach acting as a technical craft. Since leaving, Hannah has done several commercials, as well as short and feature length independent films. She became a member of ACTRA a year after graduating, and enjoys working with the most talented artists in the Canadian film industry. Most recently, she can be seen starring in the YTV series That’s So Weird, which was nominated for several Canadian comedy and Gemini Awards. She is also working on producing a web series with fellow graduate Stephen Kew, and looks forward to increasing her profile as an up-and-coming Canadian actress.

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Success Story: Charlotte Hegele

Success Story: Charlotte Hegele

Thu, January 16, 2020

"There is a good reason Humber's AFTV program attracts the highest quality instructors."

"I would not have the career I do if it wasn't for the training I received from the unbelievably talented and dedicated faculty. Humber attracts the best because it is the best."

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Success Story: Dwain Murphy

Success Story: Dwain Murphy

Thu, January 16, 2020

"The teachers at Humber were wonderful with their ability to shape and mould young up-and-coming actors such as myself."

"It’s a great program that just keeps getting better and I recommend it to anyone seriously interested in acting."

Born on the small Caribbean island of Dominica, Dwain Murphy came to Canada when he was four years old. An only child with an active imagination, he loved to perform.

However, he was seriously bitten by the acting bug as a teen while watching Will Smith in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. When a high school teacher encouraged his talent in drama class, he resolved to pursue it earnestly and began looking into college-level programs after he graduated from high school.

Dwaine decided on Acting for Film & Television at Humber because, he says, it was local and not as expensive as some of the other schools he investigated. Dwain remembers that he auditioned doing a Charlie Brown monologue rather than the customary Shakespeare or scene from a movie. Nevertheless, he was accepted.

He didn’t, however, realize then just how much his time at Humber would change his life. Since leaving, he’s built up a pretty impressive list of credits including a starring role in the full-length feature How She Move; roles in Saving God and Poor Boy’s Game; a recurring role on Degrassi: The Next Generation; Guns, a mini-series; Three Rivers; and, most recently, Ghost Whisperer.

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Success Story: Hubert Tran

Success Story: Hubert Tran

Thu, January 16, 2020

"I would recommend this program for any aspiring actor..."

For someone who had no idea on how to approach the acting industry, the AFTV program at Humber college provided me with the essential tools in order to succeed.
The Business of Acting class proved very helpful in finding an agent for myself, the Auditioning class with Michael Caruana helped ease my nerves in the auditioning room, and having John Bourgeois and the rest of the staff coaching us students along the way helped me grow tremendously as an actor.

I would recommend this program for any aspiring actor wanting to propel their career forward.

Since I've graduated I've booked several commercials, a lead role on a web series and a recurring role on a television series called XIII. Had I not attended the AFTV program, I can confidently say that I would not have had the same opportunities.

Read more about Hubert on his
website: huberttran.com and follow him on
Twitter: @HubertTran

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Success Story: Allison Dawn Doiron

Success Story: Allison Dawn Doiron

Thu, January 16, 2020

"I really enjoyed my time at Humber. I found the teachers to be professional and very helpful."

"It was nice to be able to feel comfortable with them and take from their experiences in the industry. The program truly prepared me for what was to come for me in the industry."

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Success Story: Brock Morgan

Success Story: Brock Morgan

Thu, January 16, 2020

"This program prepared me for the reality of working as a film and television Actor."

"With the coaching of establish professionals, I gained training and connections that has proved to be an essential building block to my career."

Follow Brock on Twitter @BrockM31 and read more about him on IMDb.

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Success Story: Julian Robino

Success Story: Julian Robino

Thu, January 16, 2020

"Humber's acting program is responsible for helping me find deeply rooted passion and learning to harness it as a refined craft."

"Each class and teacher is a necessary inspiration for the industry."

Follow Julian on Twitter @JulianRobino and read more about him on IMDb.

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Success Story: Richard Young

Success Story: Richard Young

Thu, January 16, 2020

Richard Young is a South Asian-Canadian actor/screenwriter.

His screen acting credits include Taken (NBC), Jett (Cinemax), Endlings (Hulu-CBC), Kim's Convenience (CBC), Incorporated (SyFy) and The Strain (FX).

Besides being an alumnus of the Humber AFTV program, he's also an alumnus of both the Writers' Guild of Canada/Bell Media Diverse Screenwriters Program. He has written for the television cartoon 16 Hudson (TVO), co-created/wrote the digital series Sudden Master (OMNI/Rogers), and created the digital sketch series Off2Kali which screened at ReelWorld. Additionally, Richard serves as the ACTRA Toronto Treasurer.

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Success Story: Danielle Watling

Success Story: Danielle Watling

Thu, January 16, 2020

"The Acting for Film and Television program at Humber is the best experience a young actor looking for training could have."

"The teachers are all wonderful and go above and beyond to make sure that the right courses are taught so that grads enter the acting world feeling confident. I wouldn’t trade this training for anything in the world."

Danielle Watling graduated from Acting for Film and Television where she was the recipient of both the President’s Letter and the Academic Achievement Award. She studied improv after graduating from Humber in 2009 and is now also a graduate of the Second City Conservatory Program.

Danielle is very active in the improv community and began studying how to teach it at Second City’s LIT program. This led to the wonderful experience of leading a class of teens.

As a young actor, Danielle is busy developing her film and television credits. Currently, these include the Nickelodeon pilot Kicked in the Business, Forensic Factor-F2 and Breakout. She will make her first feature length film debut in A Kiss and A Promise. She’s also done voiceover work on the popular CBC Radio drama Afghanada, and her theatre credits include Ran-Tar the Terrible, Citizen Vain and Beyond the Moors.

She is also the co-creator of Hogan and Watling Productions. The young company recently produced Frosty The Show-Man, its first show, and Danielle played Cindy Lou-Who.

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Success Story: Dan McCarthy

Success Story: Dan McCarthy

Tue, November 26, 2019

Dan McCarthy graduated from Humber's Community Music program in 2001. He recently moved back to Toronto from New York City and

his first project after arrival involved making a recording with his former Humber instructors.

Dan told us more about the CD and what he learned at Humber.

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NOW

I recently released a new CD called City Abstract, featuring teachers from my Humber days: Ted Quinlan, Pat Collins, and Ted Warren. I had been living in NYC for the last 15 years and just moved back this spring, and this was the first project that I wanted to do. All three musicians had a huge impact on me when I was studying at Humber in the late 90’s, and it was an honour to be able to do a record with them.

THEN

I released a record in March of 2019 that features Steve Swallow on bass, Ben Monder on guitar, and Mark Feldman on violin. It was an absolute thrill to get to record with these legends, especially Steve Swallow, who played bass on all of my favourite Gary Burton records from the 1970s. So incredible!

I also did a trio recording with Thomas Morgan on bass and Rudy Royston on drums; that should be released in 2020. I'm very excited about this record too.

HUMBER

For me, it was huge to get to study with people that were actually out there playing on a regular basis. It really has a huge impact on young players, getting to learn from masters already out on the scene playing and doing their own thing.

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Follow Dan on social media at @DanMcCarthy on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. (Photo credit: John Rogers)

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Success Story: Erik Smith

Success Story: Erik Smith

Thu, November 21, 2019

Erik Smith is a 2016 graduate of our Comedy program, but his career path since then demonstrates both his diverse interests and his diverse skillset.

We caught up with him to find our what he's been working on.

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NOW

I recently completed the 48 Hour Film Project. It was exciting, partly because it’s a fast-paced creative project that forces you through all of the creative processes of film-making in a very short time-frame, and partly because I used it as a way to test myself as both a director and producer.

THEN

Since Humber, I’ve worked on a number of projects. I produced and acted in a couple episodes of a small web series called Business Inc. that Robbie Woods and I wrote together, I worked as a Knight at Medieval Times, and I’ve been involved with a number of different film projects. The latter were largely in a production support capacity and have been great for learning to eventually create my own work. Business Inc. is one of the projects I’m proudest of, and I eventually want to remake it with the production skills I’ve learned since then.

HUMBER

My time at Humber was really great for getting comfortable with my own voice, both on and off the stage. Learning about story structure and joke construction and then getting to practice both through performance was a pretty cool combination to get comfortable with all aspects of the creative process. Humber also gave me an opportunity as a work-study student to learn about more technical and production skills like stage lighting and managing performers; those skills have served me very well in my production endeavors since then.

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Find out more about Erik on social media at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, all under the handle @eriksmithcomedy. (Photo credit: Sammy Lo.)

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World Audio Drama Day

World Audio Drama Day

Wed, October 30, 2019

October 30th, the anniversary of the War of the Worlds broadcast, is World Audio Drama Day.

To celebrate, we're singling out three standout original dramas created by Radio and Media Production students for a second-semester course. 

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Bria Hiebert Wins 2019 Tim Sims Encouragement Award

Bria Hiebert Wins 2019 Tim Sims Encouragement Award

Wed, September 11, 2019

Bria Hiebert may have graduated from Humber only this spring, but she’s already making a name for herself as a stand-up comic, writer and actor.

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Comedy: Writing and Performance Student Success: Ashley Comeau, Part 2

Comedy: Writing and Performance Student Success: Ashley Comeau, Part 2

Thu, August 22, 2019

Ashley Comeau shares her recent experiences writing and performing comedy in Toronto.

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Bachelor of Music Student Success: Lydia Persaud

Bachelor of Music Student Success: Lydia Persaud

Mon, July 22, 2019

Lydia Persaud has been busy. Very busy since graduating from Humber’s Bachelor of Music program in 2013. 

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Comedy: Writing and Performance Student Success: Erika Ehler

Comedy: Writing and Performance Student Success: Erika Ehler

Mon, July 15, 2019

Award winner and student Erika took this year’s North West heat of the Chortle Comedy Awards by storm.

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Bachelor of Music Student Success: Ewan Divitt

Bachelor of Music Student Success: Ewan Divitt

Wed, June 26, 2019

Ewan is a trumpet player, composer and arranger, but he’s also an entrepreneur and craftsman.

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Marc Senior: Demanding Discipline

Marc Senior: Demanding Discipline

Mon, May 27, 2019

"My time at Humber prepared me immensely. It helped give me the discipline that is required for this industry."

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Bachelor of Music Student Success: Patric McGroarty

Bachelor of Music Student Success: Patric McGroarty

Wed, May 22, 2019

The 2008 graduate attended Humber Music as a trumpeter, but now makes a living as an audio engineer and entrepreneur.

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Comedy: Writing and Performance Student Success: Noah Farberman

Comedy: Writing and Performance Student Success: Noah Farberman

Tue, May 07, 2019

Noah Farberman graduated in 2018, but his collaborations with the Humber Comedy Writing and Performance community continue.

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Bachelor of Music Student Success: Isaiah Gibbons

Bachelor of Music Student Success: Isaiah Gibbons

Wed, March 27, 2019

"With only graduating Humber less than a year ago, I am super grateful for the opportunities I have been granted in music, TV and film."

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Glenys Marshall Wins Tim Sims Encouragement Award

Glenys Marshall Wins Tim Sims Encouragement Award

Wed, December 12, 2018

While theatre may have been Glenys Marshall’s first love, comedy is her true love. The match is a successful one for the Humber Comedy graduate.

Yolanda Bonnell: Telling Stories

Yolanda Bonnell: Telling Stories

Thu, December 06, 2018

Performer, director, writer, theatre company founder, workshop facilitator -- Yolanda Bonnell juggles many roles.

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Registration is Open for Music Audition Prep Workshop

Registration is Open for Music Audition Prep Workshop

Sat, February 18, 2017

Humber's Music Department presents: THE AUDITION PREPARATION WORKSHOP, Feb 18 & 19, 2017

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Study with the Pros at Humber's Summer Jazz Workshop

Study with the Pros at Humber's Summer Jazz Workshop

Tue, March 15, 2016

Open to high school and post-secondary students, first round application/Scholarship Deadline March 15th, 2016.

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Dr. Kira Payne Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Kira Payne Memorial Scholarship

Fri, January 01, 2016

A memorial scholarship has been set up in honour of the late Dr. Kira Payne.

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Schedule for 2015 Performance Week Released

Schedule for 2015 Performance Week Released

Tue, December 01, 2015

Final exams mean more than papers and written exams in Humber's music department.

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Humber Has a Gospel Choir??

Humber Has a Gospel Choir??

Sun, November 01, 2015

Yes, Humber has a gospel choir and, with over 40 members this year, it's the largest Humber ensemble in the history of the music program.

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Schedule for Performance Week Released

Schedule for Performance Week Released

Sun, November 01, 2015

Final exams mean more than papers and written exams in Humber's music department.

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Inaugural Listening Party a Resounding Success

Inaugural Listening Party a Resounding Success

Tue, April 28, 2015

The first-ever Listening Party was a great success, with students, faculty, and many industry insiders all listening to amazing student recordings!

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"Jazz in the Schools" program reaches over 10,000 students

"Jazz in the Schools" program reaches over 10,000 students

Thu, January 01, 2015

Humber's annual "Jazz in the Schools" program was a great success in 2015.

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Humber Well-Represented in 2015 JUNO Nominations

Humber Well-Represented in 2015 JUNO Nominations

Thu, January 01, 2015

Nominations for the 2015 Juno Awards were announced this week.

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Happily Busy, Al Kay, Head of Brass Department

Happily Busy, Al Kay, Head of Brass Department

Thu, January 01, 2015

Just about every gig that I have done over the last 38 years of my career has had some sort of a Humber connection.

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Faculty Updates and Successes

Faculty Updates and Successes

Thu, January 01, 2015

It is always inspiring to hear what our talented faculty are up to when they are not in the classroom molding musical minds.

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Remembering Kenny Wheeler: Musician and Friend

Remembering Kenny Wheeler: Musician and Friend

Wed, January 01, 2014

Kenny Wheeler, a Canadian composer and trumpet and flugelhorn player, died earlier this fall at the age of 84.

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Inside the Band, by Mike Downes

Inside the Band, by Mike Downes

Wed, October 17, 2012

Humber music welcomed Ryan Truesdell as Composer in Residence from Oct. 17th to 19th 2012.

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Humber New Venture Seed Fund

Humber New Venture Seed Fund

Sun, January 01, 2012

One of the most exciting recent Humber initiatives is the Humber New Venture Seed Fund.

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Remembering Suyun Kim

Remembering Suyun Kim

Mon, December 12, 2011

So many of us at Humber Music are deeply saddened by the recent passing of Suyun Kim.

 

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Vocal Showcase - Presented by Humber Music

Vocal Showcase - Presented by Humber Music

Humber

Fri, February 21, 2020 | 08:00 PM - 10:15 PM
All Campuses

Humber Music presents The Vocal Showcase!

Date: Friday, Feb 21, 2020
Time: 8pm
Location: Humber College Lakeshore Campus, A Building Auditorium

Tickets: General admission: $15, senior/student: $10. Humber Music Students are free. Tickets are available in advance here.

*Please note that only debit and credit will be accepted at the door*

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Artist-In-Residence Showcase - Presented by Humber Music

Artist-In-Residence Showcase - Presented by Humber Music

Humber

Fri, March 06, 2020 | 08:00 PM - 10:15 PM
All Campuses

Join us for the Artist-in-Residence Showcase with special guest, Terri Lyne Carrington.

Date: Friday, March 6, 2020
Time: 8pm
Location: Humber College Lakeshore Campus, A Building Auditorium

Tickets: General admission: $15, senior/student: $10. Humber Music Students are free. Tickets are available in advance here.

*Please note that only debit and credit will be accepted at the door*

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Spring Showcase - Presented by Humber Music

Spring Showcase - Presented by Humber Music

Humber

Fri, April 03, 2020 | 08:00 PM - 10:15 PM
All Campuses

Join us for the last big concert of the season!

Date: Friday, April 3, 2020
Time: 8pm
Location: Humber College Lakeshore Campus, A Building Auditorium

Tickets: General admission: $15, senior/student: $10. Humber Music Students are free. Tickets are available in advance here.

*Please note that only debit and credit will be accepted at the door*

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Performance Week - Presented by Humber Music

Performance Week - Presented by Humber Music

Humber

Mon, April 06, 2020 to Thu, April 09, 2020
All Campuses

Join us for Performance Week 2020, a week-long series of concerts running from 9am-6pm each day~

Check back for the full schedule, posted in late March.

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