Theatre Studies alumnus honoured by Stratford Festival

Devin MacKinnon named a participant of the prestigious Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre
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Thursday, October 26, 2017
Devin MacKinnon

Devin MacKinnon, who graduated from UPEI in 2012 with a minor in Theatre Studies, has been selected as a 2017/2018 participant of the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. The conservatory is a program of the Stratford Festival to nurture talented young actors for a future in classical theatre. Just ten performers are selected for each prestigious, six-month intensive program.

Devin MacKinnon went on to further his training at the National Theatre School of Canada. He is credited for performances on stage and screen, including a principal role in Don McKellar’s It’s Not You…., and a Betty Mitchell Award nomination for his part in Crime Does Not Pay.

Congratulations, Devin!

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