Jeffrey Renn


Jeffrey Renn is an actor, director, teacher, clown, and storyteller. He is an alumnus of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, where he studied acting, and has an MFA in Directing from the University of Victoria. Jeffrey was a member of the acting ensembles at the Shaw and Stratford Festivals and has also appeared on Broadway in Moliere’s The Miser and Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.

An acclaimed director and acting teacher, Jeffrey taught Acting and Movement at the University of Victoria, the Gastown Actors Studio, George Brown College, the University of Winnipeg, Queensland University of Technology, Bond University, and the Lismore School of the Arts in Australia.

He was honoured to be the interim Artistic Director of Realwheels, a Vancouver-based, professional theatre company that produces performances that deepen the audience’s understanding of the disability experience, and continues his work in this community with Kickstart Disability Arts Organization. At present he resides on Salt Spring Island building exitStageLeft’s summer Shakespeare program and his one-man show, At Your Service – the story of the life of Robert Service.

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