The Story Team

Mariella Costanzi

Student Experience Coordinator

(604) 802-8751

SMariella brings a diverse background in Arts & Entertainment Management, Hospitality and Life Coaching. She has travelled extensively throughout Australia, Europe and North America and lived in Mexico for 12 years. In her spare time, she loves Photography, Art, walks and lots of coffee and hanging out with her kid!! She loves to be a part of people’s process as they navigate the human experience. 

Favourite Movie: Love Actually


Andrea Balcazar The Story Team

Andrea Balcazar

Admissions Advisor

(778) 222-8677

Andrea is originally from Mexico. She spent the last decade exploring the Canadian East Coast. She studied a Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality which helped her develop exceptional decision making and customer service & problem-solving skills at George Brown College in Toronto. Andrea loves helping others’ dreams come true. She truly believes that as long as you create a plan, anything is possible. She is well known for her love of coffee and dark chocolate, sense of humour and caring personality. In her spare time, you can find her listening to a podcast, baking goods or biking around the city.

Favourite Movie: The Fifth Element

Stephen Bulat

Technical Services Manager

Stephen has over 30 years experience working as a music producer, composer, sound designer, recording engineer, musical director and musician. He has  worked for include The Arts Club Theatre, Bard on the Beach, The Vancouver Playhouse Theatre, Pacific Theatre and Shameless Hussy Productions. As a musical director, he has directed such shows as The Rocky Horror Show, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War Of The Worlds, West Side Story and the Vancouver premiere of Hedwig & The Angry Inch which was nominated for a Jessie Richardson Award. 

Favorite Movies: Star Wars

Instructors Michael Coleman

Michael Coleman


Senior Educational Administrator

Best known these days for his comedic portrayal of the dwarf HAPPY on ABC’s Once Upon a Time, Michael Coleman is a character actor with memorable roles on numerous high profile franchises. Michael’s early voice work in the series Dragonball Z, Hamtaro, X-Men, Hello Kitty, Megaman, to name a few, grew his international reputation as a versatile character performer.

Favourite Movie: The Princess Bride