co-investigator Jamie Robinson

Jamie Robinson


Jamie is an assistant professor of Acting and Directing for the York University Theatre & Performance department, where he is co-founder and member of the Equity, Diversity, Decolonization and Inclusion committee for the School of Art, Media, Performance and Design. He has been a Toronto based professional theatre artist since 1997 as an actor, director, producer, teacher and writer. This summer in Toronto, he will be directing A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Canadian Stage’s 40th anniversary of “Dream in High Park”. Other directing credits include: Stag & Doe (Capitol Theatre, Port Hope); 1184 (Aga Khan Museum/Phoenix Arts Productions); Madness with Rocks (CBC Gem/Obsidian Theatre); Copy That (Tarragon Theatre); Scotian Journey (Black Theatre Workshop); She Stoops to Conquer and Romeo & Juliet (Guild Festival Theatre, also as Artistic Director). Theatre acting credits include: Four seasons with the Stratford Festival of Canada; Much Ado About Nothing and Measure for Measure (Canadian Stage in High Park); Risky Phil (Young People’s Theatre. Dora Award Winner, Outstanding Performance); Gas Girls (New Harlem Productions. Dora Award Nomination); Title role in Richard III (Metachroma Theatre. META Award nomination); Comedy of Errors (Western Canada Theatre/Theatre Aquarius). Film/TV acting credits include: Hudson & Rex (Rogers); Believe Me (Lifetime); Murdoch Mysteries (Shaftesbury); Celeste in the City (ABC); and a recurring role in Condor (AT&T). Additionally, Jamie has taught acting for U of T Mississauga, George Brown College and The Armstrong Acting Studio, and is a current board member for Theatre Passe Muraille.