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
  • General consultation, Q&A on learning how to get into the business, no coaching $100 for 45 minutes
  • Coaching starts at $85 for 30 minutes, $30 per 15 minutes after
  • General consultation with a 30 minute coaching session, $175
  • Payment accepted through Venmo or Zelle.
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.

If you need to reschedule, please do so with at least 24-hours notice. If you need to reschedule with less than 24-hours notice, the minimum fee of $85 will be charged. If we can reschedule within the week, that fee will be rolled into payment for the coaching appointment.

To schedule a session, please email me with several requested dates and times and what you would like to work on. 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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