The Acting Craft
A weekend workshop with Stellina Rusich


SATURDAY October 28th | 9am – 3

SUNDAY October 29th | 9am – 2

WHERE: 750 Hamilton Street Vancouver

PARTICIPANTS: Only 16 Seats available!


Saturday – Acting exercises. There will also be individual work assigned to be prepared.

Sunday – Scenes on camera with a partner. All video will be sent within 48hrs of workshop.

FEES: $225 + GST. Prior payment is required to reserve a seat.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Participants will not be able to cancel for this special workshop. Seats can be transferred to friends and we will do everything we can to find a replacement as there is usually a wait-list for these workshops.


Stellina Rusich has had a rewarding and varied career in the arts. Over her 30 year career she has worked in all facets of the acting industry.

First as a performer, then as a Director, Composer Teacher and acting coach. She’ taught the Full time acting program at Schoolcreative, (now Vancouver Acting School) for six years as well as maintaining a private coaching business. She has appeared in over 60 commercials and numerous Stage, TV and Film roles.

Most notable TV & Film credits include: Terminal City, Carpool with David Paymer, Unforgettable opposite Ray Liotta, and Tony Shalhoub’s wife on Monk, the Television series.

Stage performances include: Amadeus, Merchant of Venice, Are You Lonesome Tonight, Women in Bed, Night of the Iguana, Little Shop of Horrors, Dark of the Moon, Pal Joey, Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Sunshine Boys, Anne of Green Gables, Kiss Me Kate, and many others.

These performances have taken her from the Cincinnati Playhouse, to the Citadel Theatre, Stratford Festival, Stage West, Charlottetown Festival, and the North Pole. Directing Credits include: Almost Maine, Mental the Musical, Stiff Cuffs, Italian American Reconciliation, Four Dogs and a Bone, Twenty Something, Pizza Man, Farewell Ambrosia, Misconduct and many School Creative and VAS showcases.

Stellina has been a dialogue coach for the past 7 years on ‘Mr. Young’, ’SomeAssembly Required’, 2 sit-coms produced by Thunderbird Productions and has been the acting coaching for Mech X4 season one, produced by Disney and currently being shot in Maple Ridge and Abbostford B.C.


  • Find new ways to prepare a scene.
  • Deal with audition nerves before, during, and after an audition.
  • Play the opposites in a scene.
  • Stay away from the material.
  • Make dangerous choices.
  • Do’s and Don’ts in the audition room
  • Your strengths & challenges as an actor
  • Know the “tone” of the material
  • Develop an “actor’s work ethic”

Purchase your seat to reserve your spot!
Seats will go fast, sign up today!

OCT 28 | 29

SAT | 9am – 3pm
SUN | 9am – 2pm



Any questions, please contact Marc at 604 805 3291 or

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