Private Coaching

Why Private Coaching?

As a working actor with more than 20 years under my belt, I’m excited to help you find new ways “in” to your creative self. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to acting well, and if you need to break your molds and habits, I want to help you make that happen. Throughout my career I’ve consistently used improvisation to find character, dive deeper into emotion, flesh out a story, and discover new things about a script. I believe that acting is playing, and it should be messy and unselfconscious.


What I Do

I offer audition and voice over demo prep, character and creature development work, on-camera commercial coaching, and theatrical on-camera scene study. I also offer general career consultation, to help you learn more about the industry, and pursuing different avenues within the acting profession. Whether you are new to the industry, need a shake-up or want to adapt to changing trends in either commercial, theatrical or VO, I am able to help guide you to achieve your unique goals.

All coaching is done via Zoom, FaceTime, or over the phone.

Fee Breakdown
  • Coaching starts at $65 for 30 minutes, with an additional $20 per 15 minutes after.
  • General consultation, no coaching, $75 for 45 minutes.
  • General consultation with a 30 minute coaching session, $135.
  • Payment accepted through Venmo or Zelle and is required to hold your session time.
Work with Me

An actor’s life is unpredictable, due to bookings and auditions. I want to be flexible for your schedule, but please recognize I also may have last minute things come up that will affect our session.

Payment is required to hold your session time, and is non-refundable. If you need to reschedule or cancel, please do so with at least 24-hours notice. I will do my best to reschedule you in a timely manner.

To schedule a session, please click here to pick a date. Payment in full is required to secure your appointment. Once you’ve requested a date I will send you a Venmo or Zelle invoice. When payment is received, we’ll confirm your appointment. I’m located in California, so please keep that in mind as we’ll be scheduling in Pacific Time. I will get back to you as soon as possible!


Working with Amanda is incredibly freeing and a great workout. As someone looking to loosen up in the booth, her knowledge, kindness, and love of play unlocks a part of acting that is often overlooked (and the key to success): having fun!
– Nicholas Leung
Amanda led me out of my habitual patterns in a most delightful way!
– Alison Inconstanti
Amanda has an incredible sense of fostering an actors ability to boundlessly play, while creating a safe environment to just keep throwing things at the wall. Working with her feels like a true remedy for finding the joy and loving the journey!
– Darius Marquis Johnson
Truly the most fun I have had in a while! Thank you for a spectacular class filled with so much laughter and so many smiles!
– Eva Allen
I’m beyond glad I had the opportunity to learn from you. I felt challenged, encouraged, and free in my wildness. There was a point in which fear and self-consciousness completely melted away. I felt so safe in the learning environment you created which in turn made me feel confident and safe in myself to push myself to higher stakes and bolder choices — it was absolutely liberating and I’ll carry that with me here forward. Thank you so much, Amanda.
– Colleen C. Darling

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