ADMIN TEAM

CATHERINE (CAT) LOUGH HAGGQUIST

Owner & Instructor

An actor with over 140 Film and TV credits on IMDb, Cat can currently be seen in the role of "Petra Bellweather" on the new hit series Motherland: Fort Salem for Freeform, and as "Terry Sternholz" in The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries for Hallmark. In addition to acting and coaching, which she has done for over 20 years, Cat was an associate producer of Reel Women Seen, a short film that has won numerous awards including the 2018 Jury Choice Award at the Diversity in Cannes Short Film Showcase. Cat received the 2008 Women in Film and Television Vancouver's Special Jury Award, was named as the Union of BC Performers’ 2013 International Women’s Day Honoree and was awarded Life Membership by UBCP in 2017. 

Check out Cat's credits on IMDb

CARL ANDERSSON

Website & Social Media

 

Carl Andersson was born in Sweden, and spent his formative years in the UK. He studied acting in Canada as a teenager before finally settling in London where he attended the prestigious Arts Educational School.

A performer since the age of nine, Carl got his start as the Swedish voice of multiple well-known characters on several international TV series and has since worked primarily in Film & TV in the UK and Sweden. 

Check out Carl's credits on IMDb

RAGINI KAPIL

Department Head, Education Programs

 

Ragini has taught a variety of students and has consistently incorporated drama into her learning activities. Her inclusive approach to education, as well as her focus on learning vs. teaching led her to develop activities that incorporated the arts, movement, and technology. Her passion for writing, directing, and acting led her away from school administration into developing her screenwriting skills and becoming a stand-up comedian. She is living proof that it's never too late to follow your dreams and that having a passion for learning in engaging and meaningful ways can lead you down a path never imagined.