Chuck Herriott (National Theatre School graduate, 1991)


Chuck Herriott portraitChuck began his acting career in 1977 at the age of 12 when he was hired by Barbara Barrett to work on a few plays in the Basement Theatre of the Arts an Culture Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

As a student at the National Theatre School of Canada, Chuck honed his craft with some of the best teachers on the planet. Since that time he’s had multiple television appearances, including a recurring role on CBC Television’s The Republic of Doyle. Chuck has also graced the stages in theatres across the country, including: The National Arts Centre (Ottawa), Odyssey Theatre, Third Wall Theatre, Repercussion Theatre (Montreal), The Blyth Festival, Rising Tide Theatre, Wonderbolt Circus, YPT (Toronto), RCA Theatre and Day-Job Theatre, to name a few. Chuck’s versatile voice can be heard on radios and TV sets across North America.

Chuck has taught acting at MUN (English 3350) on numerous occasions. He regularly gave workshops and master classes through the NAC’s Outreach Program when he lived in Ottawa. He continues to visit schools and leads ArtsSmarts projects every year.

Chuck’s eye for detail, and his actor-centred teaching style, offers students an opportunity to grow leaps and bounds as they venture into the creative world of the performing arts.