A list of some of the people Janine has had the honour and pleasure of knowing, coaching and
working with over the many years...
(Oscar winner, "Dances with Wolves), Tom Cavanagh (currently starring in "Trust Me"),
Robert Carradine, Bruce Dern, Louis
Gosette Jr. (Oscar-winner, "An Officer & a Gentleman"), Currie Graham (currently in
"Raising the Bar"), Mark Harmon, Michael Ironside ("Top Gun", currently "Terminator Salvation"), Diana Scarwid (Oscar-winner for
"Silkwood"..... (more to come)
DEBT DO US PART" "NEAT" "DESIGNER GUYS" "AVENTURA" "BY REQUEST"
"BECAUSE I SAID SO" "THE DEADLY ARTS/BUSHIDO" "DIVINE RESTORATION" "IN-LAWS
Josette Normandea ("The Deadly Arts" 6 part series, National
Geographic - *Gemini Nomination)
& COMERS COACH"
Scotty Cook ("Sea
Wolfe"), Robert Seeliger ("Miss Texas", "Summer '08" TIFF), Krista Moore ("Victor"
CBC), Kris Holden Reid ("The Tudors", currently "Lost Girl") (more to come)
from Doctors, Lawyers, Therapists, Stay-at-Home moms, Computer Experts, and anyone interested
in learning new ways of thinking/being/living.
Created FIRST "Ensemble Workshop" (more) in Canada, based on the principles of the Actors' Studio NY, under the auspices of the National Film
Board, with the generous support of filmmaker, Beryl Fox.
Taught Master Classes at:
- Women in Film & Television, Canada
University of Toronto
University (Speaking engagement/book - more about that here)
Janine currently does private coaching only, and speaking engagements. No workshops are
being held at this time. For more information go to Contact.
- "AFTER THE AXE" Oscar Nomination - Docudrama - (Lead
- "I, MAUREEN" (Feature Film) Adaptation of Elizabeth Spencer Short
Story, Introducing Michael Ironside, Toronto Film Festival, 3 Genie Nominations, went to Cannes
MOTHER" (Docu-Drama) Nominated New York Film Festival
- "GOLDENROD" (MOW) Adaptation Herbert Harker
TIMES THEY ARE A CHANGIN' " (Docu Series) CBC
- "OTTAWA VALLEY" Adaptation Alice Munro Short
A FAR COUNTRY" ** Adaptation Jack London Short Story
Carradine and Scott Hyland
GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER…" *** (Stage) Starring Judith Landers
- "KEY EXCHANGE" (Stage) Starring
Mark Harmon and Diana Scarwid
will be available on the Actor/Director page in future.
"Ensemble, The Method & All That Jazz" (more)
- Article/Interview published in the book "Directing & Authorship" by Anna Migliarisi,
Legas Publishing, 2005
from the book "Stanislavsky in Canada" by Anna Migliarisi,..... TBA, 2009
Contributor/Interview... "Starring Brian Linehan"
by George Anthony, published 2007.....
Exercises for Everybody", Book in Progress, to be published, currently available to preview at www.actorsexercisesforeverybody.com, by Janine Manatis with Krista Moore
Please see Publishing page for more.
for TVO "Saturday Night at the Movies" and First Theatre/Film Critic on Canadian Television for CBC. Please see the Broadcasting page for more.