John Bourgeois

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For the conductor and composer, see John R. Bourgeois.
John Bourgeois
Born (1956-08-11) August 11, 1956 (age 60)
Occupation Actor, director and teacher
Years active 1987-present
Spouse(s) Maria Ricossa

John Bourgeois is a bilingual actor, director, and educator.

Life and career[edit]

John Bourgeois was born in Ottawa, Ontario. He received his training at Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London and Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English and theatre.[citation needed]

John has appeared in leading and character roles on stages in Montreal, Quebec; Toronto, Ontario; Edmonton, Alberta; Regina, Saskatchewan; Fredericton, New Brunswick; as well as the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Off-Broadway, and the Walnut Street theatre in Philadelphia. He has appeared in several leading roles for the Manitoba Theatre Centre.[citation needed] As a director, he has staged both modern and classic plays across Canada and has produced and directed several short films. In 2002, his one-man show Tansey's Brag was acclaimed at the Toronto Fringe Festival and was subsequently taped for television and radio.[citation needed]

An accomplished screen actor, he has appeared in character roles in episodic television, movies of the week, international mini-series as well as in both major studio and independent feature films.[citation needed] In 2010, he appeared in The Kennedys, an eight-part series for the History Channel.

He is the director of the screen acting program at Humber College in Toronto, Ontario.


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