Melissa-Jane (MJ) Shaw

Melissa-Jane (MJ) Shaw

Advanced Media Training – Thursday, 1:30 pm

MJ is a Jill of All Trades: performer, director, choreographer, dance/yoga/fitness expert and entrepreneur. MJ is the founder of not-for-profit theatre company Seventh Stage, co-founder of LaRouge Entertainment and founder of Dynamic Retreats & Fitness. She has been nominated for two Dora Mavor Moore Awards for acting, one BroadwayWorld Toronto nomination for Best Female Lead Actor and two BroadwayWorld Toronto nominations for Best Original Choreography. MJ can be seen and heard regularly on Canadian screens and radios, and has worked across North America in hundreds of live productions. She has made expert appearances on The Dr.OZ and Steven & Chris Show, improvised for two seasons on the Howie Mandel “This Is How We Do It” for NBC, and hosted two seasons of “What’s Cooking” for the W Network. As an actor, she is most notable as Melanie on the TVO/APTN medical drama, Hard Rock Medical. Currently, she is directing for the University of Toronto “Theatre & Drama Studies” program, creating a show about Canadian Sex History! For more information
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