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Gural, Altaire

Biography: 

Altaire has directed/coached many actors (youth and adult) who have gone on later to appear in film and television (DC's Titans, Shazam, Clarice, Northern Rescue, Frontier, October Faction and Locke & Key for Netflix, Burden Of Truth and Coroner for CBC, Left For Dead:The Ashley Reeves Story and The Good Father for Lifetime, You Can Live Forever ( feature@ Tribeca), Castle In The Ground (feature@ TIFF), Flint, Hudson & Rex, Emerald Code, Degrassi, Once Upon A Time, Life With Boys, Motives and Murders, The Railway Children for Mirvish, and Toronto Fringe.

A member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada, Altaire has adapted and directed various plays for youth: A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Magician's Nephew (performed by The Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit), Through The Looking Glass, (and The Breakfast Club with permission of Universal Studios and the estate of John Hughes).

Her original play, Forgotten (a re-imagining of Peter Pan that takes place some years after Wendy leaves Neverland, and with a cast of 30+ youth and adults) was produced at The Academy Theatre in Lindsay, Ontario in 2014, and has since been performed by many schools and companies around the world.

Nominated for Best Director for PROOF at EODL (also nominated for Best Production).

Alaire offers private and group classes for acting, and for clients looking to acquire representation, as well as self tape audition coaching sessions for film/television.

A member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada, her short stories have appeared in the June/2022 issue of Luna Station Quarterly, and the anthologies Matters of Time, and Kawartha Lakes Stories.

Professional Role(s): 
Director
Actor
Playwright
Teacher