Masters of Ceremonies
In the summer of 2022, Craig and best friend Catherine Wreford placed first in CTV’s “The Amazing Race Canada”, winning the hearts of Canadians coast to coast with their dancing and singing.
Craig Ramsay was born in the small Canadian farming town of Harrow, near the city of Windsor in Ontario, Canada. Craig’s passion for the arts began as a teenager when he was a dance student at the Walkerville Centre for the Creative Arts in Windsor. Craig continued his dance studies at The Banff Centre for the Arts under the care and supervision of Brian Macdonald and Annette Paul. Shortly thereafter Craig attended the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Professional Division under full scholarship.
As a true “triple threat”, Craig’s professional theatre career began in the famed Canadian production of “Anne of Green Gables - The Musical” at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
He moved on to be an original cast member of the North American pre-Broadway mega hit musical “Mamma Mia” and he appeared in numerous original Broadway productions including “Fiddler on the Roof” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” where he worked closely with famed choreographer Gillian Lynne.
Other notable credits include: original cast member of Stephen Sondheim & Hal
Prince’s “Bounce” the musical with MGM treasure Jane Powell; “On the 20th Century” playing opposite Joanne Worley; “Hair” with Jennifer Hudson and RuPaul; Rocky in “Rocky Horror Picture Show” with NBC Universal and Rum Tum Tugger in “Cats.”
Craig acted alongside John Hurt, Cynthia Nixon, Denis O’Hare & Swoosie Kurtz in the film “An Englishman in New York”; danced and acted with Carole Burnett & Tracey Ullman in the movie musical “Once Upon a Mattress” and regularly appeared on the daytime soap operas “All My Children” and “General Hospital” as well as guest starring on CBS’s “2 Broke Girls” and “The Graham Norton Show”.
Craig is also an internationally recognized fitness and stretch expert and best selling author.
Craig is an outspoken LGBTQ+ person whose same sex marriage and first year of
married life was shared worldwide in the award winning Bravo TV docu-series
“Newlyweds the First Year.”
Craig divides his time between the United States and Canada raising an 11 year old.
Fitness Pioneer Scott Cole brings 4 decades of knowledge, expertise, brains, brawn, and Spirit to his various presentations. Former National Aerobic Champion, star of the iconic Abs of Steel video series, and creator of the over 1-million selling Discover Tai Chi series, Scott is known for blending the martial and healing arts into palatable formats great for all audiences and fitness levels. His latest work involved 5 years in clinical Pain Management, where Scott developed exercises and methods for people to, as he puts it, "Move through and OUT of pain."
An avid writer, Scott has contributed to over 500 publications worldwide, including The Wall Street Journal, LA Times, Newsday, SHAPE, GQ, Family Circle, WebMD and as a columnist for Men's Fitness, Fitness RX for Woman, Fit Yoga, HWY 111, and Palm Springs Life magazines. He has appeared nationally on LIVE with Regis and Kelly, The View, CNN Headline News, Soap Talk, CBS' The Early Show, The Doctors, HGTV, The Food Network, and more.
Named one of the Top Five Fitness Instructors in the World by IDEA, Scott is also an AFAA Notable for his charity work with HIV/AIDS patients, and a continuing education provider for AAAI-ISMA for over 30 years. Scott Cole has facilitated and lectured at events in over 30 countries, headlining major conventions, specialty conferences, and Wellness Weekends as a featured presenter. Events include Frostburg State University, Pensacola Naval Hospital, National Take Our Kids to Work Day with John Chambers at Cisco, and his signature Wellness Weekends have been held at Canyon Ranch, The Lodge at Woodloch, Two Bunch Palms, Bacara Resort, Green Gulch Farm and Zen Center, Kripalu, Lake Austin Spa and others.
Scott's celebrity clientele includes actor Christian Bale, Music icon Barry Manilow, actress Stefanie Powers, Baywatch's Gena Lee Nolin, NFL Player and author David Kopay, and photographer Michael Childers.
Scott considers no audience off-limits, and his focus on improving Balance, Strength, Mobility, Flexibility, and Stress-reduction, is unwavering in all of his programs. For more on Scott, visit www.scottcole.com.