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May 10-12th

Mayy Readings

Two great new plays!

Ron Cameron-Lewis - Secretary

Ron is one of the founders of Theatre Starts Inc. He is a teacher, adjudicator, dramaturge and workshop leader, and during his career has directed over 100 plays and musicals. Ron taught acting and directed shows for 37 years at Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning in Oakville -- both for Music Theatre Performance and Sheridan's joint program with UTM in Theatre and Drama Studies. Sheridan appointed him Professor Emeritus following his retirement in December 2009.

Most recently, Ron was Consulting Director on "Fame: The Musical" for Unionville Theatre Company at Markham Theatre, February 22-26, 2012.

Ron was text coach for the 2009 Gemini-award winning production of Othello for CBC TV and radio, and currently coaches emerging photojournalists, network executives and corporate leaders. He has adjudicated well over 2,000 productions throughout Ontario and internationally. In the last two years, he conducted 3 adjudicator training workshops for Theatre Ontario and the AACT national organization, training 28 new theatre adjudicators.

In 2010, Ron was appointed International Associate Faculty at the Institute of Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice. He now works as communications consultant for the Leadership Development Initiative, teaching presentation and media skills to palliative care physicians from 22 countries at conferences in San Diego and via Skype. This multi-year project is funded by the National Cancer Institute, Open Society Institutes, and the Diana, Princess of Wales Trust Fund.

Ron's textbook "Acting Skills for Life" is in its fourth printing with The Dundurn Group. Receiving a BA from UWO, Mr. Cameron-Lewis trained in theatre at the Banff Centre, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in UK and the University of London. He received a 2009 Award from the National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development in Austin, Texas, the President's Award of Excellence at Sheridan, a Star in Sheridan's Walk of Fame in 2011, and the 2004 Maggie Bassett Award from Theatre Ontario for sustained commitment to the development of theatre throughout the province.