Faculty, alumni & students in “The Dick Knost Show” at Toronto International Film Festival

UBC Dept of Theatre & Film Alumnus Bruce Sweeney (The Last Wedding) is the director of one of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival’s most talked about comedies “The Dick Knost Show”. Alumnus and Associate UBC Professor Tom Scholte stars in, and is a producer of, the film – and Adjunct Professor Rafi Spivak is […]

Women in the Fray: Staging Macbeth

I’m in my third year at UBC, and in the intermediate year of the BFA Acting program – with one year left to go. Right now, we are gearing up to open Macbeth, a date that is fast approaching on March 22nd! I am playing Angus in Macbeth, a Scottish thane and warrior usually played […]


The chilling ring of swords lights up Rehearsal Room 128. Young men in jeans and girls in hoodies perfectly execute a slow-motion war scene after only one full day of fight choreography. And as we all watch from the side of the room, the jeans and hoodies refuse to matter. It looks unreal. I’m the […]

L-R Theatre at UBC alumnus Andrew Cohen with Robert Markus and Beth Graham

Alumnus Andy Cohen in The Hunchback!

Every so often, a show comes along that you are proud to be a part of, which you feel makes you a better person, by getting to speak those words and wear that vest and glue your eyebrows; a show where you go to bed at night wanting morning to come so badly so you […]

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