Cynthia Bain

Cynthia has been training young actors for 12 years and has established herself as one the premier coaches and performance consultants to young actors in the industry today. Her students include some of the top young actors in film and television. 

Cynthia's uncanny understanding of the young performer is rooted in her own career as a young actor which started at age 14 when she was cast as a guest star in a top-ten TV show after her first very first audition. Numerous starring roles in feature films, MOW's, miniseries, network pilots and episodic television followed.


Joshua Lebar

Joshua is a working actor and producer in Los Angeles. He is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio where he attended LaSalle High School. Joshua went to Butler University  in Indianapolis, Indiana on a football scholarship, and graduated cum laude from Butler, with both Theatre Performance and Broadcast Journalism degrees. Upon graduation he performed inOthello at the Indiana Repertory Theatre and was directed by Scott Wentworth.

Joshua is best known for his work recurring six years on the hit HBO show Entourage. 

​ Joshua has been teaching acting in Los Angeles since 2003.  He has been a teacher or assistant at some of the most popular, well respected, and expensive acting schools in Hollywood. His classes offer some of the best value you can find in Los Angeles. What sets him apart from many other acting coaches in town, is that he is putting his process into action himself. He is currently working on some of the best shows on T.V, with 2015 being one of his best years to date. Joshua teaches actors of all ages and skill sets his process with the material. He covers what to do from the time you get the script, until you are shooting it on the screen. It gives the actor a consistent way to approach the material and master the material in a timely fashion, since most auditions give less than 48 hours notice.  His clients have booked series regular roles, guest stars, co stars, and feature films.



Andrew Magarian

Andrew has coached Taylor Lautner, Abigail Breslin, Brie Larson, Emma Roberts, Natalie Portman, Dakota & Elle Fanning, Kirsten Dunst, Miranda Cosgrove, Neil Patrick Harris, Leelee Sobieski. 
He has been hired as on set coach for One Tree Hill, Buffy Vampire Slayer, Promisedland, Daddy Day Care, Warner Bros, Dreamworks, Fox, Universal & CBS.

Andrew Magarian, the founder of Simply Acting, Inc. continues to be the film, television and theatre industries most sought after acting teacher, coach and director's "right hand man" after more than 25 years.

Andrew trains and mentors his clients today at Simply Acting, Inc. through group class settings, private in studio and internet coaching as well as on location when appropriate.

His technique fine-tunes a strong moment-to-moment foundation process, enabling actors to succeed from preparation, audition and finally as professionals working on the stage, screen and all areas available for work as an actor. - See more at:


Acting Coaches & Schools

Stage Right Acting Studio

A top notch Regional Acting School and Coach located in Lexington Kentucky. Miles and his team do a great job coaching and taping our talent for national auditions.

859-224 0080



The Groundlings School offers improvisational classes in a structured atmosphere, taught only by teachers trained in the Groundlings program.


Walter Pridgen

Walter Pridgen is recognized as on of Hollywood’s top acting coaches for young actors. He currently works for Disney as an on-set coach for the new hit show, “GAMER’S GUIDE TO PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING”. Walter also coached on Disney’s “JESSIE” and was the on-set coach on Disney’s “KICKIN IT” for all 4 seasons. Walter has been training actors for over 20 years and has helped many young actors attain their goals of working in television and film. Walter’s classes, workshops and camps are recommended by many of Hollywood’s top talent agencies and managers. 

(818) 754-4463

Mikki Schaffner - Cincinnati, OH 

859 322 8665


Katalyst Resource Center

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Helen Gordon Studios

Has been coaching acting in Los Angeles for over 18 years. As an accomplished trainer and creative force behind an industry acclaimed training center, Helen holds beginning and master classes for young actors. She offers Parent Consultations and Private Coaching, and has successfully coached many young performers to series. Helen was the on-set acting coach for the hit TV show, The Haunted Hathaways.


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