Dean works in film, TV and stage. His credits include lead + guest starring roles in ALPHAS, WRONG TURN 4, THE LISTENER, HAVEN, SAW 3D, 5 seasons on Showtime’s QUEER AS FOLK, the host of the CBC 6 part mini-series TRIPLE SENSATION II as well as 2 years on Broadway in Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize + Tony Award winning musical RENT.  Up-coming screen creds include the role of Mr. Ostrog in the Dolphin Entertainment feature, HIDING. 

the actor

Dean is the Founder and Executive Producer of APPULSE FILMS.  The company’s first feature entitled VERONA, directed by Laurie Lynd (BREAKFAST WITH SCOT), is currently in production.  VERONA (The Short) was shot in the fall of ’09.  Scenes from the movie can by found on YouTube or by visiting

the producer

the instructor

Director of Armstrong Acting Studios, Dean is one of North America’s most sought after episodic and feature film preproduction and on set acting coaches.  Some of his alumni include Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana), Nina Dobrev (Vampire Diaries), Devon Bostick (Diary of a Wimpy Kid), Miriam McDonald (Degrassi: The Next Generation), Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (The Bold and the Beautiful) and Daytime Emmy winner Brittany Allen (All My Children).