Audition Coaching

Luciana Carro

 Members $60/hr

Non members $85/hr

Luciana Carro is a Toronto-born actress known for her dramatic and comedic roles on American television and

feature films. Before landing her first major role on Ronald D. Moore's critically acclaimed, Emmy award-winning TV series, Battlestar Galactica (2004), Carro booked recurring roles on award-winning shows, such as The Chris Isaak Show (2001) and The L Word (2004). As "Louanne 'Kat' Katraine" on Battlestar Galactica, Carro worked with Academy Award nominees Edward James Olmos and Mary McDonnell. Carro's international following has grown as a result of her work on Battlestar Galactica and her subsequent roles in major feature films and TV shows. Carro's film roles include work with Will Ferrell in Blades of Glory (2007), Christina Milian and Lorainne Bracco in Snowglobe (2007), Al Pacino and Rene Russo in Two for the Money (2005), and with director Keenan Ivory Wayans in White Chicks (2004). Carro's prowess as a screen actress has landed her recurring roles on TV shows, including, "Stephanie Meyer" in Greg Berlanti's Everwood (2006), "Priya Magnus" in Ronald D. Moore's Caprica (2010), "Crazy Lee" in Steven Spielberg's Falling Skies (2012-2013), and "Anana" in Ronald D. Moore's Helix (2014). Executive producer Charlize Theron cast Carro to play "Trina McCoy" in the ABC pilot, Hatfields & Mccoys (2013).

Laura Carswell

 Members $5o/hr

Non members $60/hr

Laura Carswell has a Masters Degree in Classical Theatre from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA), one of the oldest and highest ranking drama schools in the world. She has been a passionate student of acting coach Larry Moss for the last 12 years. Laura Carswell grew up in Vancouver, Canada and has been working in film/tv/theater since the age of 5. She is an incredible teacher who has been coaching actors since 2013”.

Matthew D. Matteo

 Members $5o/hr

Non members $60/hr

 Matthew has executive produced, created and developed many programs in the film/television and theatre genre over the past decade. They have won Dora (Canadian Tony), Accolade and Gemini Awards (Canadian Emmy). His award-winning film Othello the Tragedy of the Moor, for which he co-executive produced earned rave reviews with high ratings for an arts program on CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation).

 He is also well-established actor. His recent credits include: Castle Rock (HULU), Madam Secretary (CBS), Molly’s Game (Aaron Sorkin), The Strain (FX) by Oscar winner Guillermo Del Toro, Copper (BBC America) by Emmy winner Tom Fontana (Oz, Homicide Life on the Streets, The Borgias) and Oscar winner Barry Levinson (Rain Man/Good Morning, Vietnam), The Listener (FOX) opposite award winning recording artist Fefe Dobson, Foxfire directed by Laurent Cantet (Palm D’Or winner/Oscar nominated).

Dialect Coaching

Maggie Surovell

 Members $150/hr

Non members $250/hr

Maggie Surovell teaches voice and speech as well as dialect coaching for film and theater. She has been a certified associate teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework® since 2005 and is currently a core faculty member teaching voice and speech for the BFA acting program at SUNY Purchase. With over sixteen years of experience teaching actors in theater and film, Maggie has taught at Circle in the Square Theater School, the MFA graduate program at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, Yale School of Drama Summer Program, Sarah Lawrence College, Wagner College, and University of Georgia. Recently she did pre-production and on-set dialect coaching (Angolan Portuguese) for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival selection Farewell Amor directed by Ekwa Msangi and starring Ntare Mwine, Zalnab Jah and Jayme Lawson, as well as pre-production dialect coaching (Dominican) for the character of Manny in Bottom of the Ninth, starring Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara. She has worked as a dialect coach with directors Evan Cabnet, Trip Cullman, Alex Timbers, Evan Yionoulis, Victor Maog, José Zayas, and K.J. Sanchez on Off-Broadway and Regional productions including: Bhutan (Cherry Lane Theatre), A Steady Rain (New York Stage and Film), Shipwrecked (Long Wharf Theatre), Becoming Adele (Theatre Row), Davy and Stu (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Southern Promises (P.S. 122), and Two River Theater Company among others. A certified teacher in Fitzmaurice Voicework®, Maggie has an MFA in acting from University of Georgia and a BA in theater from Temple University, and studied under the late renowned acting teacher Wynn Handman, co-founder and Artistic Director of the American Place Theatre.

Voice/Speech Coaching

Elena Mcghee

 Members $75/hr

Non members $85/hr

Elena has always believed in the transformative power of the voice. After training with world-renowned voice teacher and author Kristin Linklater, Elena began her own career in coaching and teaching in 1998, while continuing her own acting career.   Her private coaching clients have included Actors, Financial Analysts,  Lawyers, Technology Startups, Software Engineers, Stock Traders, College Professors and Television Hosts. 

Elena has coached hundreds of actors and performers appearing on Broadway, film and television. Elena has taught at  numerous top tier colleges: Fordham University, Sarah Lawrence College, Syracuse University, Eugene Lang College at The New School, Stella Adler Academy in Los Angeles, and Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. In addition, Elena offers Accent Reduction to learn Neutral American speech for non- native speakers.