What I’ve been up to:

 

R. Dean Christy

 

778-677-2240

 

dean@islandsentiments.com

 

UBCP/ACTRA 

 

Represented by Hell Kat Talent

 

agency@hellkattalent.ca

 

Katie Bowdring

 

604-816-4528

 

 

 

Hair colour:

Grey/white

Height:

5’6”/167.5cm

Eye colour:

Blue

Weight:

180lb/83kg

 

Voice:

Baritone

 

 

Theatre:

 

 

My Three Angels

Uncle Henri

Peninsula Players

Murder on Harbour St

Maury Felony

Harbour St Players

Cement Shoes

Ryan O’Brien        

Play with your Food

Murder on a Hot Tin Roof

Mammy, Chance, Sheriff Bubba

Play with your Food

Murder at the Howard Johnson

Dr. Mitchel

Play with your Food

 

 

 

Film / TV:

 

 

Hotel Guest -haunted

Creepy Canada Eps: 1.4 (2002)

OLN

Golfer- Haunted

Creepy Canada Ep. 2.2 (2003)

OLN

Industry Expert Spas

Realty Reality Season 1 Ep. 13 (2014)

Cedar Wood Productions

Spokes Person

Commercial Capital Iron

Chek TV

Background

Various films (2011-present)

Hallmark, Mezo/CBC

Richard

LGBTQless  (2018)

Chosen Chicken

Norman

Customer 

da Boss

Father

                                                

Training:

Basic skills for film. auditions, scene work.

Advanced Scene Workshop.

Improv Skills.

Scene Study Workshop.  

Commercial Scene Study 

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Additional Relevant Work:

Standardized Patient Actor                                

Witch Doctor (2018)

London Drugs Corporate Video & Photo (2019).
 Music Video – Sirreal/Rev Ron/ Switch

Commercial USA release 2022

 

 

Jacqui Kaese 

 

 Natalie Krill
 Lex Dunn
 Clayton Neuwirth

 Whitney Benson

.

 

 

Various patients with illnesses for exams

UVic Production class

Apollo Artists..

Sirreal Official Channel

Qube Productions/ New York

 

 

Spotlight Academy Langford. 

 

Spotlight Academy Langford.

Spotlight Academy Langford.

Spotlight Academy Langford. 

Spotlight Academy ZOOM.

 

 

UVic School of Nursing

Medical Council of Canada 

 

Skills:

 

Kayaking, Scuba, Bike riding, Equestrian Experience

 

 

More than an Actor:

 

 

PROFILE

A training and marketing professional with well-developed administration, sales, training, and networking skills.
A seasoned public speaker and group leader with a record of building successful working relationships with clients, co-workers, staff, suppliers, and community
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Summary of Qualifications

   Experienced group training and class room/workshop facilitator, and stage performer..

   Corporate and small business administration, marketing, and sales success.

   18 year involvement with tourism and cultural service delivery in the Victoria area.

Relevant Business Experience:

Marketing Sales
Management

Director of Sales and Marketing

Established an award winning sales department with a major retailer.

Writing, updating and reporting on Marketing and Business Plan

Small business trainer, consultant, specializing in business plan & business case writing and development.

Designed marketing, promotional, and communication strategies, including web development.

Set and deliver sales targets- contributed to a 60%+ sales increase.

Established marketing department for biochemical manufacturer.

Capital campaign member Cridge Centre for the Family.

Program Management

Director of Entrepreneurial Programming

Managed Federal Government program budget of $350,000+ including preparation of RFP response.

Managed client base of 100 plus and a staff of 5 (2 full time 3 contract).

Collaborated with board, managers, staff and other divisions on program launches and promotions.

Liaison with government to comply with federal program.

Participated/supported dealers at shows, fairs and events including staff training.

International conference experience

Related Work Skills

Program Director and Trainer

Early adopter of online and computer technology for business.

Experienced computer user with client training experience.

Public Persona and Speaking

National Marketing Manager/Training Coordinator

International speaking engagements. (USA, Australia).

Directed training and marketing operations for the multi-national retail supplier.

Organized/coordinated national and international business training conferences and events including national and regional trade shows.

Classroom instructor at Simon Fraser University, Camosun College, University of Victoria- AMIT.

Cultural Entrepreneur and Involvement

Owner, Managing Director, Director, Performer

Performer, director, founder and owner operator of a local dinner theatre.

Responsible for all business activities and operations of a theatre company for twelve years.

Responsible for theatre venue and food service for four years.

Appointed to the Saanich Arts Culture and Heritage Committee, and Saanich Heritage Foundation.

Training and Personal Development

 

Canadian Market Studies
University of Toronto

Group Dynamics/Working with Groups
Justice Institute of BC

Trainer SuperHost and SuperHost
Trainer SuperHost Face to Face
& Customers with Disabilities
Trainer SuperHost Face to Face
& Service Across Cultures
– Ministry Tourism BC

Victoria Commonwealth Games, Train the Trainer
XVth Victoria Commonwealth Games Society, Victoria

Retail Selling Techniques
Bio Lab Training School, Atlanta Ga.

Interests:

Personal

Kayaking, hiking, theatre, golf, bike commuting, travel, cooking, creative writing, Alpha & C.E. leader.

See? So much more, and this does not even start to discuss my time as a Cowboy, outfitter, electrician’s apprentice, janitor, or waiter.