Mel Tuck


The Master Class – for Advanced/Experienced Actors

Both the Gastown Actors’ Studio Ltd. and Austin-Tuck Studios were the creation of Mel Tuck. Mel is a highly regarded pioneer of Canadian Theatre, a Director of international reputation and an innovator in theatre training technique and philosophy.

With Mel’s experience in the education and direction of Canadian talent, he has been honoured to have seen many of his students move on to major roles in the Stratford Festival, the Shaw Festival, and regional theatres. Mel Tuck has been gratified to watch his students gain international exposure in the North American film industry as well.

Mel’s students’ credits include Street Legal, Wiseguy, 21 Jumpstreet, The Commish, Madison, Highlander, Dead Man’s Gun, The X-Files, and Millennium, with Genie awards going out to Molly Parker as Best Actress and Martin Cummins as Best Supporting Actor, and Emmy award winning actor, Eric McCormack.