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109 | Nicholas Harrison - Actor, Writer, Producer, Abuse Survivor

April 22, 2022

109 | Nicholas Harrison - Actor, Writer, Producer, Abuse Survivor
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Nicholas Harrison was trained as an actor in London, England and the London Academy of Performing Arts, has a Masters in Directing from the University of Victoria and a PhD from the University of British Columbia.

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Nicholas Harrison was trained as an actor in London, England and the London Academy of Performing Arts, has a Masters in Directing from the University of Victoria and a PhD from the University of British Columbia. Harrison is a member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada. He is an award-winning actor and is the co-creator of the celebrated Web-Series Fools For Hire. He has written a book about the origins of stage combat in Canada and continues to choreograph violence for film, television and theatre all over the world. He wrote a one person play about child abuse based on the true story of his time at a private school in British Columbia and how he credits Star Wars with saving his life in December of 2017. It was nominated for the 2018 Jessie Richardson awards. His book, Safe Space: The True Story of faith, Betrayal and the Power of the Force, is scheduled for publication this coming fall. At present he teaches theatre and film at Capilano University, stages violence for various companies including Vancouver Opera and and continues to act in film and television. In his spare time he likes to raise money for various charities through his work with the 501st and Rebel Legions. Recently separated, he lives in Tsawwassen with his daughter.

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Nicholas Harrison

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Nicholas Harrison was trained as an actor in London, England and the London Academy of Performing Arts, has a Masters in Directing from the University of Victoria and a PhD from the University of British Columbia. Harrison is a member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada. He is an award-winning actor and is the co-creator of the celebrated Web-Series Fools For Hire. He has written a book about the origins of stage combat in Canada and continues to choreograph violence for film, television and theatre all over the world. He wrote a one person play about child abuse based on the true story of his time at a private school in British Columbia and how he credits Star Wars with saving his life in December of 2017. It was nominated for the 2018 Jessie Richardson awards. His book, Safe Space: The True Story of faith, Betrayal and the Power of the Force, is scheduled for publication this coming fall. At present he teaches theatre and film at Capilano University, stages violence for various companies including Vancouver Opera and and continues to act in film and television. In his spare time he likes to raise money for various charities through his work with the 501st and Rebel Legions. Recently separated, he lives in Tsawwassen with his daughter.

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