Kelsey Landon teaches our audition class and our Shakespeare class.
Kelsey has been a performer on Broadway, at Lincoln Center, and toured nationally with John Houseman's the Acting Company.
She’s also been an acting teacher and coach for over a decade. Currently a professor at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, she has been a member of the Michael Laskin Studio for 8 years, and teaches our online classes: "Auditioning for Camera" and "Shakespeare: "Big Stakes, Close Up".
A multi-talented hyphenate, Kelsey is a festival award-winning producer with three short films running the festival circuit this year, and will be starring in the new tv pilot, DEPARTMENT OF ONE.
John Redlinger teaches our ongoing Monday night in-person class.
John is a hyphenate with filmmaking and acting credits across all
contemporary media. His directing/writing work have received accolades in festivals and competitions in Los Angeles, San Diego, Austin, Dallas, Italy, Mexico and the UK.
Additionally, his short film The Crossing secured an exhibition screening at the Cannes International Film Festival. Commercially, John has produced and directed content for major brands and popular social media influencers.
And as an actor, John has
appeared in popular shows such as NASHVILLE, SWITCHED AT BIRTH, and DEVIOUS MAIDS.
Brian Tichnell teaches our audition class and our Shakespeare class.
Brian received his MFA in acting from the California Institute of the Arts and since then his acting career spans film, television, and commercials as well as numerous theatre productions. His credits include SILICON VALLEY, THE ORVILLE, THE NEWSROOM, STATION 19, BODY OF PROOF, and many others.
Onstage he has done the National Tour of THE GRADUATE (LA Theatre Works), MACBETH (Antaeus), DREAM CATCHER (The Fountain Theatre), CAMINO REAL (Boston Court), HAMLET (Oxford Shakespeare Festival), among many others.
Brian is a true Shakespeare expert who believes that acting is and should always be a team sport. His passionate and detailed approach to our work excavates the human condition, illuminating our collective truths as humans and artists.