Please welcome the multi-talented artists for this year’s Summer Camp!
These artists will provide campers with experience in theatre and performance. They will teach a variety of workshops, such as singing, acting, improv and props and set design. In the end, the campers showcase their work with a production of Peter Pan!
Chris Tsujiuchi’s performance credits include Box 4901, Recurring John, Paradises Lost (Summerworks Festival), and Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors (Lower Ossington Theatre). Musical Direction credits include The Last Five Years (YRG Productions), Onegin (Musical Stage Company/National Arts Centre/Arts Club Western Canada Tour), 35MM (Toronto Premiere), Any Dream Will Do (Angelwalk Theatre & Theatre Collingwood), A Misfortune (Next Stage Festival), HAIR (FirstAct Productions), Mickey & Judy (Toronto Fringe/Best of Fringe), and bare (Canadian Premiere/WatersEdge Productions). Chris has worked as an accompanist and teacher at Sheridan College, Randolph Academy, and George Brown College. He has toured extensively with Sharron Matthews, the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, and can also be seen performing in Asian Riffing Trio (aka ART).
Originally from Barrie Ontario, Matt studied acting and received his BFA from Ryerson University in Toronto, and has been acting on stage and on screen ever since. Selected film credits include working with director Roger Avary (Pulp Fiction) on his recent feature film Lucky Day, also recently with Carlo Liconti in his new action film, Charity. Selected television credits include the Murdoch Series, TV movies Home for Harvest and Country Crush, and of course, The Carmilla Series. Matt has also appeared on stages throughout Canada from Charlottetown P.E.I. to the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton, in various plays and musicals; the Riff in West Side Story is one of his favourite parts to play. He is also a contracted arts educator in performing arts schools, after school and summer programs, and recently has had the pleasure of directing a year-long pilot program in theatre exploration with Community Living Toronto.
Anne Douris is a director, production designer and animator and Juno-nominated graphic designer from Toronto, Ontario. Her directorial animated work ranges from music videos for bands like Tokyo Police Club and Rural Alberta Advantage, to children’s programming such as the Emmy-nominated Miss Persona and Mini Pop Kids. She also works in children’s television production designing award-winning series’ such as CBC’s (delightfully titled) “Does it Fart?” and “Hope Works: Little Lights”, and recently Shaftesbury’s “Space Dragon and Kim”.