Faculty & Associates


James Wilson

James has been working as an actor in both New York and Vancouver and teaching for over ten years, having studied under Christiane Hirt before moving to New York to attend the HB Studio’s full time program. He has also completed The Hagen Teacher Training course under Carol Rosenfeld at HB. Most recently, James appeared in the feature She Who Must Burn.  He currently works as the Administrative Coordinator for Rogues West.

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Frank Zotter

Frank has acted in over 100 professional productions across Canada, Off-Broadway and as part of the acting ensemble at the Court Theatre in Chicago. A graduate of the National Theatre School, he has accumulated over a dozen acting nominations for the Betty Mitchell and Sterling awards, (garnering one of each). He has also appeared in over 20 of Shakespeare’s plays, including Puck in A Midsummer Nights at the Stratford Festival. Other classical companies include: Bard on the Beach, Shakespeare in the Park (Calgary) and SoulPepper. Frank is our Uta Hagen Scene Study instructor.

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Trish Allen

Trish has taught Voice, Text, Speech, and Dialect for 27 years. Mentored by David Smukler (National Voice Intensive, York U), Trish has trained the best in every discipline with Kristin Linklater, Larry Moss, Patsy Rodensburg and Catherine Fitzmaurice. She regularly coaches hosts of several Lifestyle shows, and has coached on Fringe and Hawaii Five-O. Her Voice & Text in Action classes as well as her Standard American Dialect workshop run out of Rogues West. For more information contact her at ta9942@gmail.com or visit http://www.trishallen.ca/ 

Glynis Davies

Glynis Davies

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Dolores Drake

Dolores is a graduate of the “Studio 58” Theatre Arts program in Vancouver and has worked across the country in theatre, film, and television. A twice-over Jessie Award nominee, Dolores has been teaching and coaching for 8 years through the Vancouver Youth Theatre, Theatrix, and Crichlow Actors’ Studio. She teaches acting classes & workshops for aspiring young actors aged 10-16 in Rogues West studio space. For more information on her classes, contact her at doloresdrake@telus.net