TV & Film (Drama) - Coaches
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BILL DEMERITT * MFA Yale * BFA Marymount Manhattan College

Bill's a dynamic New York vet, with appearances in HBO's The Normal Heart (based on the Tony-award winning play by Larry Kramer), Law & Order: SVU, The Lennon Report, Person of Interest, Guiding LightOne Life to Live, and Vimeo's original series, The Outs, along with national VO & on-camera campaigns, video games, a number of brilliant audiobook performances . . .  full bio

                                           

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DAN BITTNER * BFA MMC * Broadway, TV, VO, Audie Award winner

 

Dan is a prolific NY actor, appearing in TV series including Marvelous Mrs Maisel, Law & Order, Bored to Death, Elementary, Person of Interest, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods and The Leftovers; along with films Brittany Runs a Marathon, The Post, Marshall, The Wolf of Wall Street and Adventureland.  On stage, Dan appeared on Broadway in The Vertical Hour, directed by Sam Mendes . . .  full bio

JEREMY O'KEEFE *

Casting Director & Filmmaker

BFA UNC Chapel Hill * BADA

Jeremy is an accomplished casting director, writer, director and producer. Born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, Jeremy began his career in the arts at the Wilmington Drama League. At 16, he had his first internship on Broadway shadowing director Mike Ockrent on "A Christmas Carol" at Madison Square Garden. Jeremy studied with Fiona Shaw at the British-American Drama Academy . . .  full bio

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BIANCA AMATO * University of Cape Town * Emery Battis Award, Elliot Norton Award, Helen  Hayes & Irene nominee, Audie & Earphones multi-award winner 

Bianca's distinguished career began in her home country of South Africa, before moving to NYC, appearing in celebrated Broadway productions including Tom Stoppard's Tony award-winning Coast of Utopia trilogy, Arcadia and MacbethThe Importance of Being Earnest at BAM, Top Girls, Pride & Prejudice, As You Like It and Pygmalion at the Guthrie, King Lear . . .  full bio

 

Brian is a physical, dynamic actor, teacher & coach that has worked for over a decade on both coasts. Since graduating UCSD's MFA Acting program, Brian's booked work for every platform, but his primary focus has been on theater that "moves the social conversation forward" - stage credits include: The Lifespan of a Fact (St. Louis Rep),  Angels in America . . .  full bio

* MFA UCSD * BFA Univ. of Wyoming

BRIAN SLATEN

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GINIFER KING

 BFA Western Michigan University * Broadway & TV, Musicals, Comedy

Ginifer is a charismatic, successful stage and screen actress with a love for mentoring and coaching people to be at their best -  whether auditioning, on set, or interviewing for an agent. She made her Broadway debut right out of college in Sam Mendes’ revival of Gypsy starring Bernadette Peters, playing the title role of Gypsy Rose Lee on numerous occasions. Other Broadway credits include . . .  full bio

GRETCHEN HALL  * MFA NYU * BA Fordham University

 

Gretchen is an accomplished actress, teacher & acting coach, with a wide range of work including the title role in Major Barbara at A.C.T & Theater Calgary, Nora in A Doll's House at The Old Globe, Imogen in Cymbeline and Isabella in Measure for Measure at Shakespeare Theatre Company, Trouble in Mind at Arena Stage, Kate in Taming of the Shrew at Shakespeare Santa Cruz . . .  full bio

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STACEY SARGEANT  *  BFA Syracuse - Drama Desk, Drama League & Lortel nominee

                                                           

A "luminous" actress on both stage and screen, Stacey's a graduate of LaGuardia High School of Music & the Performing Arts & received her BFA in Acting (Musical Theater) from Syracuse University.  She recently received lead actress Drama Desk, Drama League, and Lucille Lortel nominations for her work in the NY Times Critic's Pick, Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future at Ars Nova . . .  full bio 

                                 

Victoria's an accomplished actress, director and teacher, currently Professor of Performing Arts at the Savannah College of Arts and Design. Professional directing includes Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit at the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, The Lacy Project and Sophie Scholl: The Last Days in New York City; educational credits include Constellations, Sense and Sensibility, Steel Magnolias . . .  full bio

VICTORIA MACK *

MFA NYU *

 BA Barnard College 

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Liz Elkins Newcomer brings a wide and varied background in music, art, theatre and spirituality in her current role as an Educator and Director at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, and owner of Art of the Enneagram as a Certified Enneagram Teacher. Liz has a Bachelor’s Degree from NYU and the Atlantic School, and an MFA from USCD where she performed in . . .  full bio

 

LIZ ELKINS NEWCOMER 

* MFA UCSD *

BFA NYU (Atlantic School)