Bruce Horak is originally from Calgary, Alberta where he trained in theatre and improvisation. He has been a part of the Blind Date team since 2010. He has won numerous awards for his work as an actor, writer, and director. His latest work Assassinating Thomson combines his two great loves: storytelling and painting. Horak paints a portrait of the entire audience while he tells the tale of becoming one of Canada’s only Legally-Blind Visual Artists and solves the mystery of who killed Tom Thomson. It will be presented at the Stratford Festival as part of the Forum Series, June 11 and 18. His work can be seen at