News & Media

February 3, 2018. The Toronto Star article by Karen Fricker.

Five ways to fix Canada’s theatre schools


January 27, 2018. The Dialog (GBC Student Newspaper) article by Steve Cornwell.

Former students call on theatre school to change its act


January 12, 2018. Patrick Cieslar interviewed by Kelly Cutrara, Global News Radio AM 640.

George Brown Theatre School facing complaints from former students


January 12, 2018. The Toronto Star article by Michele Henry and Bruce DeMara.

George Brown Theatre School teacher left job after ex-student alleged inappropriate sexual comments


January 12, 2018. CBC article by Ieva Lucs.

Former George Brown theatre students allege they were humiliated, abused by faculty


January 9, 2018. She Does The City article by Kaitlin Morrow, Class of 2008.

Time’s Up: My Experience At George Brown Theatre School


March 21, 2017. Intermission Magazine article by Maija Kappler. National Theatre School CEO Gideon Arthurs quoted in regards to George Brown allegations: “What that story was about is simply unacceptable. It can’t be allowed to exist. It’s a hangover from a patriarchal age.”

Changes are Coming to the National Theatre School of Canada


March 1, 2017. NOW Magazine article by Glenn Sumi. Interview with Twitter user “PhantomOfTheTarragon” including question about naming alleged perpetrator.

Anonymous Toronto Theatre Twitter User Is Generating Offstage Buzz


February 17, 2017. Intermission Magazine article by Megan Robinson describing her experiences at George Brown Theatre School. Numerous further allegations follow in the comment section from former George Brown students and other artists from across the performing arts community.

Confessions From Theatre School

Update: March 10, 2018: All of the comments to Megan’s article have since been removed by Intermission Magazine. An archived version of the article with the comments can be found at:

Confessions From Theatre School (Archived)


March 28, 2012. The Eyeopener article by Jeff Lagerquist. Includes mentions of abuse allegations at George Brown Theatre School.

RTS Professor Accused of Verbal Abuse