• Theatre

  • Ron Singer

  • Professor Emeritus

E rsinger@yorku.ca

EDUCATION

BA (Sir George Williams), BEd (McGill)

BIOGRAPHY

Professor Singer is a professional actor who has appeared in many feature films, television series and commercials. He has also worked extensively as a director and producer for theatre, film and television.

As a director, Professor Singer has over 30 professional theatre productions to his credit. He has served as director of Actors Workshops at the Stratford Festival, artistic director of Young Companies at the National Arts Centre, Ottawa, and associate director of Toronto Arts Productions at the St. Lawrence Centre.

Ron Singer’s credits as producer include his work as assistant head of theatre for Expo ’67 in Montreal, executive director of Television Cable Network, Group W in Los Angeles, producer of City Pulse News at Citytv, Toronto, and executive producer of the television series Jake and the Kid for Global. He is currently producing two television series for the CBC, Life and Fox networks: the reality-based Class Act, and Life’s Little Miracles, chronicling the experiences of families and staff at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children.

Professor Singer taught acting in York University’s Theatre Department from 1972 to 2003.

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Jamie Robinson

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Mary Pecchia

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Rachel Katz

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Susanna Talanca

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Gavin McDonald

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Aaron Kelly

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Ian Garrett

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Magdalena Kazubowski-Houston

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Paula Thomson

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Anthony Stephenson

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Ron Singer

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David Rotenberg

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Jeff Henry

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Robert Fothergill

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Jill Courtney

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Douglas Buck

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Keith Bradley

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Ross Stuart

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Judith Rudakoff

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John Mayberry

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Laura Levin

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Shawn Kerwin

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Alberto Guevara

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Michael Greyeyes

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Ines Buchli

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Erika Batdorf

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Elizabeth Asselstine

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Eric Armstrong