Jonathan Higgins continues to be one of Toronto's most versatile character and leading actors. He holds a B.A. cum laude in English Literature from Middlebury College and received his MFA in Acting from Temple University in Philadelphia where he also taught in the undergraduate acting department. In 2009 he co-founded Actor's Imagination Studio along with Soulpepper founding member Michael Hanrahan. In addition to its many on-camera and theatrical classes, AIS is also a producing studio. Their ?rst production, EVENING IN SAMARRA: AN APPOINTMENT WITH JOHN O'HARA, written and performed by Jonathan Higgins and directed by Michael Hanrahan, premiered at the Signet Arts and Letters Club at Harvard and was then chosen to be performed at the Elizabethan Club Centenary Celebration at Yale.