A WORD FROM THE FOUNDER

 

Welcome to the Gilles Plouffe Actors Studio. I am very proud to have founded and developed this wonderful school!

I have put in place here in Montreal a complete and continuous professional training program inspired from the great realistic acting studios in New York.

Whether you want to simply satisfy your curiosity or develop your passion, my team of trainers and myself offer classes and workshops to meet your needs. By offering you the possibility of long term training, you can increase your chances of becoming a realistic credible actor that will get noticed among the many actors who, as you, aspire to land roles in the film, television and theater industries.

The work of an actor is a craft, a profession, even a calling! This art form is my life passion and I am thrilled to be teaching it. 

We have created a trusting, reliable and safe place where you can work and learn with assurance and peace of mind from professional trainers who will support you in your process. You will learn to know yourself and develop a professional attitude and a realistic perspective in regards to this amazing craft! You will also have the possibility to exercise your art and reep the fruits of your work by participating in school showcase productions presented each year.

Whether you are a seasonned actor, an aspiring actor, or whether your are simply looking for a place where you can express yourself and come out of your shell, join us for an earnest and memorable experience!

We commit to helping you become the artist you dream of being.

 

Gilles Plouffe

 

BIO

 

Member of ACTRA, CAEA and UDA, Gilles Plouffe is a seasoned bilingual professional actor who has been working in film, television and theater industries for more than 25 years. He started as an amateur stand-up comic, then moved into theater where he worked on plays from Shakespeare, Tchekhov, Henrik Ibsen, Tennessee Williams, Harold Pinter, Neil Simon, from classical to contemporary, from comedy to drama to tragedies, in both English and French.

He has also performed on television in many commercials and many television series such as: L'ÉCHAPPÉE, UN TUEUR SI PROCHE, LES RESCAPÉS, THE FOUNDATION, 100 FARCES, PRANK PATROL, JUSTE POUR TOI, CANADIAN CASE FILES, VIRGINIE, ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK, SCIENCE.COM, et OMERTA III. 

In film, mostly in the independent production arena, he has performed in over 20 movies including THOSE WHO MAKE REVOLUTION HALFWAY ONLY DIG THEIR OWN GRAVES, THE BADGE, BURDEN OF EVIL, CHOICE : THE HENRY MORGENTALER STORY, NUREMBERG, HOUSE OF LUK et HUNT FOR THE UNICORN KILLER. 

In 2006 he founded INTENTIONAL DREAMS PRODUCTIONS, a Montreal based non-profit organisation, owner of PLATEAU THEATRE, providing a place where actors can practice and hone their skills while creating theater and web-series productions. 

 

He is the founder of the GILLES PLOUFFE Actors Studio, a realistic acting school inspired by the great New York acting studios.

A realistic acting technique that has evolved from the work of the actors at the famous New York Actor's Studio

TRAINING ACTORS SINCE 1997

 

5445 av. de Gaspé, suite 407, Montréal, Qc H2T 3B2

(located  on the 4th floor in the  Plateau Theatre space)

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