Susan Leblanc

Actress, Member of the Legislative Assembly

The first year of university is often portrayed as the time when young people discover all of their passions; that this is their one chance to reinvent themselves and decide on their future plans. Sus...

Alex McLean

Co-Artistic Director, Zuppa Theatre

As a film lover and someone who became involved in school plays as a high school student in Dartmouth, Alex McLean knew from a young age that he wanted to have a career in the arts “in some way.” ...

Griffin McInnes

Director, Playwright, Producer

Griffin McInnes is an award-winning playwright and theatre director. Not bad for a guy who hadn’t considered that as a career path before going to university. “I was never a drama kid,” Griff...

Chloé Hung

Writer. Director. Actor.

“I was walking across the King’s quad when I got the call,” Chloé Hung explains. “I had got the part of Juliet! I was jumping up and down!” To get a lead role in a King’s Theatrical So...

Hannah Rittner

Playwright, Screenwriter, and Producer

“I’m still so early on in my career. My best work is still ahead of me,” says Hannah Rittner. Maybe in her eyes, however she is certainly being noticed by others, including the organizations ...

Natalie Meisner

Associate Professor at Mount Royal University

Natalie Meisner is both thoughtful and eloquent when she talks about her craft as playwright. “I do think of the play as a kind of exquisite blueprint. It is still a work of art but it isn’t re...

Kate Cayley

Writer

Kate Cayley has published works of fiction, collections of poetry and produced several plays; but she didn’t always know she was a writer. After graduating from King’s, she and some fellow alum...

Wanda Taylor

Executive Director, Stepping Stone; Acquisitions Editor, Formac Publishing; Author

Wanda Taylor is probably one of the busiest people you’ll ever meet. If you ask her what she does she’ll say, “I am an author, an educator and a social justice activist. I’m also an artist ...

Dr. Roberta Barker

Associate Professor, Dalhousie University

In her final year of high school, Roberta Barker saw the reading list for King’s Foundation Year Program (FYP) and knew she had found the right program. As a teenager, Barker had trained in class...

Gillian Clark, Karen Gross & Laura Vingoe-Cram

Artistic Co-Directors, Keep Good (Theatre) Company

“We just kind of hit it off, complementing each other’s personality,” says Laura Vingoe-Cram. She’s talking about her friendship with Karen Gross. Both were theatre buffs, taking advantage ...

Mitchell Cushman

Artistic Director, Outside the March

Mitchell Cushman is a triplet, which is interesting in its own right as triplets account for just one in ten thousand births, far more rare than twins (one in 250). But what are the odds of a set o...