Martin Julien has enjoyed an active career as actor, singer and playwright for over 30 years. He has appeared with virtually every established professional company in Toronto, and holds three Dora Mavor Moore Award nominations for Outstanding Performance. He was selected as the Toronto weekly NOW Magazine’s No. 1-Rated Performer in 1995. Martin intermittently toured North America for over 10 years as Tchaikovsky in Classical Kids’ Tchaikovsky Discovers America, working with some of the continent’s best orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, and Toronto Symphony. As a playwright, his work has been produced by Canada’s National Arts Centre, World Stage, Nightswimming, Summerworks, High Performance Rodeo, and the acclaimed Caravan Farm Theatre, where he was an associate artist from 1999 to 2013. He has also maintained an active career in television, including recurring lead roles in Murdoch Mysteries, Lost Girl, Street Legal, and Black Harbour. He is well-remembered for playing opposite Brian Dennehy in the mini-series To Catch a Killer, and was seen in Guillermo del Toro’s feature Crimson Peak in 2015. Martin is also a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, and holds two Ontario Graduate Scholarships, as well as a SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship for 2015-2017.