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Acting Instructor Nick Conti

Nick ContiNick Conti has been a working actor and teacher for over 30 years.

Having been a member of Actor's Equity, SAG and AFTRA, Nick Conti has starred on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Regional, Stock and Repertory Theater. Mr. Conti has guest starred with Margo Kidder in The Shell Game, Bruce Glover in The Killing Time, Tony Randall in Love Sidney, Jack Warden in Night and Day, Cagney and Lacey, The New Love American Style, and series regulars on The Edge of Night and Search for Tomorrow. He has also worked in over 75 other stage, film and television projects. A well respected voice-over and looping actor, Mr. Conti's voices can be heard in the feature films Mobsters, Robo Cop 2 and 3, Look Who's Talking Now, The Last Seduction, Bad Boys, The Hit Man, Misfits of Science, The Frank Sinatra Mini-series and many others. Having worked and taught in both New York and Hollywood, Mr. Conti has enjoyed working and sharing his skills with the Atlanta Talent for many years. Mr. Conti is the primary reason why the Professional Actor's Studio is the leader among Atlanta's acting schools.

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Improv Acting Instructor Brian Chapman

Brian ChapmanBrian Chapman, a Georgia native, has been acting for over ten years. He is currently SAG-eligible and has been a member of the Actor's Studio since 2003.

In 2004, Brian began teaching the studio's first Improv class. The class quickly morphed into the Studio's first and only performance troupe, Playing in Traffic. The troupe performs on a regular basis at the Actor's Studio and at Red Clay Theatre in Duluth.

Brian was an actor and emcee at Whole World Theatre from 1999 to 2008. In his tenure there, he acted in or directed over 850 improv shows (he kept count!). He also taught classes for the Youth & Teen program. In addition, he participated in countless corporate workshops and corporate shows. He has acted in and emceed Whole World's annual Improv In The Park, performed in numerous festivals like The Charleston Comedy Festival, and a 24-hour improv marathon in St. Louis to benefit The Chris Farley Foundation.

In 2004, Brian was one of the top three finalists to compete for a spot in the World Cup Comedy competition in Los Angeles. He, and his fellow company members, were voted the Reader's Choice award for best local improv group by The Sunday Paper in 2006 and 2007. Also in 2007, Whole World was voted Best Theatre Company by Atlanta Magazine. Brian is also an adjunct instructor at West Georgia Technical College, where he teaches a film history course.

Acting Instructor Matthew Cornwell

Matt CornwellMatthew Cornwell, a Florida native, has been acting for over 20 years. He has been a part of the Professional Actor's Studio since 2001.

Represented by Houghton Talent, Inc. since 2002, he has built a substantial resume with credits including Anchorman 2, We're the Millers, Resurrection, Nashville, Reed Between the Lines, The Gates, Army Wives, Drop Dead Diva, Meet the Browns, and many more...

In addition to his work as an actor, he has produced, written, and directed over 15 short films. Three of these films have garnered national recognition. He co-founded MAVIN Productions in 2004 as a vehicle for producing his own work. Most recently, you can see him in his self-produced web series, Becky & Barry: The Series (


Instructor Angela Davis

Angela DavisAngela has been acting since the age of four. A member of SAG and AFTRA, Angela is represented by two top agencies in Atlanta and has been seen in numerous independent films, industrials and commercials.

Some of her credits include work for companies such as Macy’s, Georgia Power, Callaway Gardens, and Mircosoft, N.A. She has also worked on many independent films including First Offense, Acquaintance, and was seen nationally on Single In the City Atlanta on Women’s Entertainment Network, (WE). She is no stranger to the stage where her training started and worked on plays, A Raisin In the Sun, The Baccalaureate, and Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. She has also done modeling and voice over work. Angela brings to the studio years of study and work experience including a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications. Angela has a knack for writing and speaking and truly understands script analysis and art of acting. She calls acting “public solitude”-- her personal motto: “God has placed in you all you need to be successful-- quit outsourcing!”


Acting Instructor Franco Castan

Franco CastanFranco brings nearly ten years of experience in the industry as a working actor in Atlanta and Los Angeles. Franco embarked on his professional acting career as a student at the Professional Actors Studio. He quickly realized his passion and moved to Los Angeles and trained under Bob Carnegie at the famed Playhouse West. Franco has starred in a slew of commercials. Franco's film and television credits include The Hunger Games: Catching Fire opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ridley Scott's TV mini-series, Coma opposite James Woods and Richard Dreyfuss and BET'S Being Mary Jane opposite Gabrielle Union. Most recently you can see Franco opposite Reese Witherspoon in The Good Lie coming out Fall 2014! In addition to being in front of the camera, Franco has written, produced and directed a number of productions ranging from music videos featured on MTV to official selections at Sundance, the LA Film Festival, The Atlanta Film Festival and The Toronto Film Festival. Franco is represented by Mystie Buice of Houghton Talent.;

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Nick Conti has been teaching acting lessons in Atlanta, Georgia area for many years. He has been an actor and teacher for 30 years and a member of Actor's Equity, SAG and AFTRA. Having worked and taught in both New York and Hollywood, Mr. Conti is excited to now call Atlanta his home.
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