The Richmond Academy of Dance - Celebrating 31 Years of Excellence

A headshot of Jocelyn Gauthier.

Jocelyn Gauthier

Musical Theatre Instructor & Vocal Coach

Jocelyn grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she began acting, singing, and dancing at the age of seven, appearing in numerous dramatic and musical productions. She moved to Vancouver in 2005 upon receiving a President’s Entrance Scholarship to study performing arts. She graduated from the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting Program at the University of British Columbia, and then continued her studies at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in the oneyear Masters Classical Acting Program.

In addition to acting, she has been playing classical piano and flute from a very young age, has trained in ballet, jazz, and tap, and has been singing with a member of the Vancouver Opera since university. She also studies opera, musical theatre, and popular vocal styles. Her more recent theatre credits include Elle Chutney in Legally Blonde: The Musical (TUTS), Anais Pnin in The Idiots Karamazov (UBC), Beatrice in Unity 1918 (UBC), Anastasie in Old Goriot (Western Gold/UBC), Eponine in Les Misérables, and Ariel in Footloose, to name a few.