MEET OUR TEACHERS
"One of the most important keys to acting is curiosity - to the point of being nosy. What that means is you want to devour lives. You're eager to put on their shoes and wear their clothes and have them become a part of you. All people contain mystery, and when you act, you want to plumb that mystery until everything is known to you."
Atlanta-based actor starring as Dr. Allen in Tyler Perry's new TV series, Too Close To Home on TLC. Alpha is also known for his recurring role as Israel Proctor in Banshee; Judge Stone in Drop Dead Diva; the Landlord in Tyler Perry's The Haves and Have Nots and Dr. Purks in Roanoke - Search for the Lost Colony on the History Channel. You will also see Alpha in Shots Fired on Fox this fall (directed by Jonathan Demme) ; as Judge Linkletter in (Tom Cruise's) Mena. Judge Welch in A Baby for Christmas, Morris Dole in Sons 2 the Grave, Captain Harris in SLAW and on stage (Broadway) as The Announcer in Bull Durham the Musical
Scene Study Intensive, Ages 16+
Erin’s career launched with nearly 8 years performing for the Walt Disney Company. Most recognized for her starring role in the 2008 hit film, Fireproof, she has since starred in nearly 20 films including in The Heart of Christmas with Candace Cameron Bure, Amazing Love with Sean Astin, This Is Our Time with Eric Roberts, & more! A voice-over actress & host of an Emmy Award winning series, Erin also wrote, produced & starred in the film New Life with Terry O’Quinn & Jonathan Patrick Moore. Her work expands behind the camera as a producer & writer with her company Argentum Entertainment.
Meisner Technique, Ages 16+
David A. Cox began his career in NYC studying acting with the famous teacher, Sanford Meisner. He then moved to Los Angeles, appearing in films and television series at Universal Pictures, Paramount and several independent films. He has directed over 60 plays and in 1984, with permission from Sanford Meisner, David began teaching the technique that made Mr. Meisner famous and put thousands of his students in productions from film, Broadway, local theatre and television. David was also the co-founder of the NoHo Arts district, that today is the most thriving theater district of Los Angeles.
Teen Scene, Ages 12-16
Reel Kids, Ages 6-11
Growing up in Alvin, Texas, Amey gained a passion for theatre beginning in high school under the guidance of her theatre teacher, Judy Radigan. Her onscreen roles include Josie Hudson in The Last Astronaut, Spencer Taylor in My Life in a Soap, and Mae-Belle in the short film Little Texas. In addition to acting, Amey enjoys writing and has won two screenplay competitions for her scripts.
Dramatic Improv Through Storytelling, Ages 16+
Owner and Founder of Atlanta Hollywood Acting Studios, Kelly Sirois is a content creator and entrepreneur. After receiving her film degree from Georgia State University, Kelly began pursuing opportunities both in front of and behind the camera. Having worked in tv, film and broadcast, Kelly has held roles from actor to Executive Producer on a wide variety of industry projects.
Heather has had a passion to entertain since childhood, with a passion for acting taking root in her teenage years. She has studied under John Ammerman at UGA, Nick Conti at Professional Actors Studio, Meisner methods at Actor's Express and Mono Myths under Brent Brooks at Blank Stage Acting Studios. She has appeared in plays and short films including the role of Claire in Rumors and Alexi Ha'Aloman in How To Get A Life.
Matthew Seiden got his start as an actor working in New York before moving to Hollywood to pursue his dreams. He appeared on shows like Sister, Sister and Party of Five. He also appeared in feature films like Hard Bounty and Twice upon a Time with Molly Ringwald. He now works as a full time drama teacher and still pursues acting. Now based in Georgia, he has appeared in commercials, industrials, and films.
ATLANTA HOLLYWOOD TEAM
"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams."
- Arthur O'Shaughnessy