Talent Training & Recommendations

Below are just suggestions. Before choosing an acting coach, you should visit with your talent agent for guidance on who might be best for you. If you do not have representation, contact the coaches directly, do your research and choose who would work best for you. The following list includes resources for acting coaches, voice training, actor reels, resume, headshot printing and photographers in the Houston, Texas area and beyond.

UPCOMING SEMINARS!

  • 2-Day Acting Intensive Workshop with Tom Todoroff in Austin 11/2 – 11/3! Click here for more info!
  • 2-Day Acting Intensive Workshop with Beth Sepko-Lindsey, Toni Brock, and Sally Allen in Austin! Click here for more info!
  • Headshot Opportunity with ABM Photography in Austin and Houston! Click here for more info!
  • Several Workshops with John A’Quino in Dallas 10/25 – 10/27! Click here for more info!
  • On-Going Classes with Next Level Acting in Houston! Click here for more info!
  • On-Going Voiceover Coaching/Demo Production with J. Michael Collins! Click here for more info!
  • On-Going Classes and Audition Camps with John Lansch! Click here for more info!
  • On-Going Improv Classes/Workshops here in Houston at CSz!  Click here for more info!

ACTING TRAINING

Deke Anderson/Shelley Black
Ph: 310.722.8303
Email: dekeit5151@gmail.com 
Web: www.nextlevelacting.com

Ricky Catter
Private Acting Coach
Ph. 832-865-3413
rickycatter@yahoo.com
Web: www.rickycatter.com

Mari Ferguson
Ph:  832-722-9069
Email:  mkeye@aol.com
Web: www.mariferguson.com

John Lansch
Web: www.johnlansch.com
Ph: 281.300.4613

Crystal Martinez
On-Going Acting Classes
Web: http://www.TheOGAC.life
Ph: 713-492-8621
Email: ogaccm@gmail.com
Classes Link

Mykle McCoslin
www.MykleMcCoslin.com
310-989-8860

Lee Stringer
Film Acting Academy
ph: 832-606-2438
lee@filmactingacademy.com
www.filmactingacademy.com

Brian Thornton
www.actorbrianthornton.com
briansactingclass@gmail.com
281-731-1522

Heather Williams
Taping and Coaching
Ph: 713-540-9925
Email: heatherwilliams.mail@gmail.com

Long Road Film Company
*Audition Taping ONLY
http://www.longroadfilmcompany.com/thirtythirty/

Joe De la Fuente
*DALLAS Taping ONLY
817-705-6236
jrmediaco@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/dreamstudiodallas
http://www.dreamteammediaproductions.com/

Connie Cooper
Ph: 281.830.7294
Email: Connie@ConnieCooper.com
Web: www.conniecooper.com

Ruddy Cravens
Ph. 713.829.7890
ruddycravens@gmail.com

Benji Cooksey
CSz Houston/ComedySportz
www.comedysportzhouston.com
Ph: 713.868.1444

Sara Gaston
Coaching and Taping
Email: Sara@ytbuff.com

Next Actor Studio
Ph: 713-532-2867
Email: nextactor@yahoo.com
Web: www.nextactor.com

Kim Tobin
Kim Tobin’s Acting Studio
Ph:  832-265-5931
Email: kimtobinactingstudio@gmail.com
Web: www.kimtobinactingstudio.com

David Rainey Acting Master Classes
Website: www.landingtheatre.org
Address: 1119 Providence St.
Houston TX. 77002
Ph: 562-502-7469

Marnie Cooper School of Acting
Acting Classes via Skype
Website: marniecooperschool.com
Ph: 818-760-8009

Price Hall and The Natural Act
Ph: 281.910.0214
Email: thenaturalact2@gmail.com
Web: www.thenaturalact.net

AUSTIN ACTING COACHES

Carol Hickey Acting Studio
Website: carolhickeyactingstudio.com
Ph: 512-517-6772

Mona Lee
BriteLites Acting Studio
Website: thebizonline.com
Ph: 512-323-2090

Marco and Diane Perella
Film Actor Workshops
Website: actorworkshop.com
Ph: 512-507-3301

Keene Studios Acting
Website: keenestudios.com
Email: keenestudiosacting@gmail.com

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Kristine Canterbury
Email:  k.c.photography@me.com (Please email to set up an appointment)
Web:  www.CanterburyPhotography.com

Debbie Porter
Ph:  713-523-7344
Web:  www.debbieporter.com

Dan Carter Photography LLC
Ph: 281-586-9500
Web: www.dancarterphotography.com

Jennifer Franco Photography
Ph: 281-222-1698
Web: www.jenniferfrancophotography.com

Arthur Garcia
Ph:713-961-2840
Email: info@selectstudios.com
Web: www.selectstudios.com

Gabriella Nissen
Ph: 832.722.8572
Web: www.gabriellanissen.com
Email: gaby@airmail.net

Claire McAdams
ph:(713) 304-9332
Web:http://ClaireMcAdamsPhotography.com
Email: clairemcadamsphotography@gmail.com

German Alexander
Ph: 818.332.6463
Web: www.santiagoshots.com
Email: santiagoshotsinfo@gmail.com

Calvin Pennick
Ph: (832) 483-4089
Web: calvinpennickjrphotography.com

HOW-TO VIDEOS

EXAMPLES

ACTORS REELS

RicOrnel Productions
Actor Intros, Demos, Headshots & More
facebook.com/RicornelPro
Youtube:www.YouTube.com/RicornelProductions 
Email: ricornelproductions@msn.com
Ph: 210-385-2722

Julie Dove
ActorEditing.com
818-231-3901

Wayne Slaten
f.64 Films
707-953-9064

Price Hall
Ph: 281.910.0214
Email: thenaturalact2@gmail.com
Web: www.thenaturalact.net

HEADSHOT PRINTING

Photo Lab and Digital Imaging
713-467-4099
thephotolab.us

VOICE TRAINING

Jim Conlan
Voice Over Demos & Coaching
Ph: 832.771.0901

John Swasey
Voice Over Demos & Coaching
281.794.6551

J. Michael Collins
Voice Over Demo Production
www.jmcvoiceover.com

Chuck Duran
Voice Over Demos
818.385.1000
chuck@demosthatrock.com

Bruce Abbott & Ray Schilens
Radio Lounge
Voice Over Demos and Production
www.radioloungeusa.com
Ph: 281.494.4680

Jim Johnson
Dialect Coach
www.accenthelp.com

Sara Becker
Dialect Coach
saraep77@hotmail.com

VOCAL COACH

Debbie Boily
Ph: 713-349-8135
Web: www.deborahboily.com
More Info: Click Here

Tom McKinney
Web: www.tommckinney.net

Abby Seible
Ph:713-858-1323
Web: www.abbyseible.com