1) What makes your studio a stand out in Atlanta?
We keep our class sizes small, make learning fun and help Actors book! Lighthouse Acting Studio is committed to the success of each student as an individual. We believe keeping class sizes small, allows each student the time & attention they need to grow as a performer. We offer both experienced actors and beginners a place to work on their craft with drop-ins of experienced industry professionals. Our training program is founded on the belief that every human being is unique. Our goal is to help each student recognize what they naturally bring to the table, embracing what makes them special while learning how to bring it to each performance effortlessly, without hesitation.
Commitment to our students means that sometimes we assist in finding theatrical or commercial representation.The founder of Lighthouse Acting Studio, Julie Still, has a great track record of helping students secure top representation in the Southeast & beyond. Each month we invite an Industry Professional to observe or give feedback to our students.These intimate sessions allow students to ask all burning questions and have them answered by a working professional. Guests include Casting Directors, Agents, Directors, Producers & Writers.
Lighthouse has helped various groups win awards, the most recent include a public high-school mock trial club & a toastmaster competitor. Even celebrities have sought our help with public speaking events. We also help corporate professionals use Acting Techniques to succeed in various industries. Whether you are a Public Speaker, a High-School Mock Trial Team, a competitive Toast-Master finalist, a corporate executive overcoming a fear of speaking or an emerging stand-up comedian that needs a little help with delivery and timing, we can help!
Lighthouse has strong connections in the Music Industry for many reasons. While living in Los Angeles in the early 90's, Julie Still worked at a busy record label which created lifelong ties to the industry. When she moved back to Atlanta, she worked at Catspaw Recording Studio for several years which was the dominant studio for all things Voice-Over.
Fast forward to 2018, Julie Still married to a Grammy Winner and three time Nominee. Her husband, Matt Still helps Lighthouse Acting Studio with all things related to Audio & Voice-Over. He is the guy that mixes the Voice-Over Demos for students of Lighthouse.
Read more about Matt Still here: http://www.mattstill.net/Matt_Still/Home.html
Lighthouse has recently added a new instructor, Stephanie Wyatt to teach our comedy improv troupe and classes. Stephanie Wyatt is a writer, actor, director, producer and now a teacher. After her studies at University of Kentucky she went to Chicago where she studied at Second City, IO and with Steppenwolf ensemble members at Profiles Theater. In Chicago she met up with an independent production company CNGM headed by Mike Noens and worked with them on several feature films, this was her transition from stage to the independent movie world. Four years laster she moved to L.A. and studied more improvising at Groundlings and Upright Citizens brigade while working on various TV sets. In 2015 she moved to Atlanta and the following year was brought on staff at Fizz City Films as a producer. Since living in Atlanta she has produced the Stephen King short, “Rainy Season” with Vanessa Wright and continues to write and act.
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