A well known Canadian actor, acting coach and teacher, John Boylan is founder and director of Toronto’s Centre for the Arts. A graduate of Canada’s National Theatre School, recent film and television credits include Killing Time, Rogue, Safehouse, Alphas and Pamplemousse.
In addition to his ongoing classes at Centre for the Arts, John teaches at Ryerson Theatre School and is a guest tutor at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London. He recently taught at George Brown Theatre School and delivered a Master Class to members of the acting company at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. He has taught at New York University: Graduate Film School, University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theatre; The Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin; Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh; The Actors Centre, London, and in Zimbabwe for FIA (International Actor’s Federation). He taught the the first ever on-camera class at The Yale School of Drama.
Additionally he has taught at York University graduate and under-graduate theatre departments; the National Screen Institute, Winnipeg; Humber College; Workshops in the Performing Arts, Vancouver; Moving Images Group, Halifax; and Queen’s University. He designed and delivered workshops in the Vancouver, St. John’s and Halifax CBC studios for ACTRAWORKS