UPEI Theatre Studies alumnus Devin MacKinnon who graduated from UPEI in 2012 with a minor in Theatre Studies, has been selected as a 2017/2018 participant of the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. The Conservatory is a program of the Stratford Festival to nurture talented young actors for a future in classical theatre. Just ten performers are selected for each prestigious, six-month intensive program. After fiinishing at UPEI, Devin MacKinnon went on to further his training at the National Theatre School of Canada. He is credited for performances on stage and screen, including a principal role in Don McKellar’s It’s Not You…., and a Betty Mitchell Award nomination for his part in Crime Does Not Pay.