Friday, September 19, 2014

meet the apprentice | shona struthers

Here's your introduction to the third of four apprentices this season: Shona Struthers!

Shona is so excited to be working at Pacific Theatre! Fresh out of high school, she is excited to be learning and growing a lot this year. She was trained for 8 years in acting at Grace Academy for Dance and Performing Arts, as well as West End Studio Theatre in Oakville, ON.

Shona Struthers

What were you doing last year?:
I was in high school (yawn)

What are your favourite shows you've worked on so far?:
God of Carnage has to be my favourite, Waiting for Godot, The Heist (original production)

What's your non-theatrical specialty?:
Kayaking, playing piano + singing, knitting.

What's the number one thing you're excited about doing during your apprenticeship?:
I am very excited to be involved with all aspects of theatre, and just learning all the time.

Where have you trained in theatre?:
I have been trained in acting for 8 years at Grace Academy of Dance and Performing Arts, with additional classes at W.E.S.T (West End Studio Theatre) in Oakville, ON. (also drama class at high school, but I don't know if that really counts...)

What was your favourite part of your training?:
My favourite part of training had to have partner and scene work.

Is there anything coming up in the apprenticeship that will be totally new to you?:
Hanging lights is totally new, and incredibly nerve wracking at the moment; WHAT IF I DROP ONE

What would be your top three categories in Trivial Pursuit (invented or real)?:
Geography, Star Wars Characters, Food

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Yay Shona (Dolcé)! You're awesome!