Katie O’Grady is founder and owner of Acting for Kids & Teens, the Northwest’s premier acting studio.
Coach Aaron Fitzgerald
Aaron Fitzgerald has worked as an actor in TV & Film plus stage and as a casting director for CBS/Paramount Pictures.
Coach Austin Young
Austin Young resume includes: Netflix’s The Black Mirror, Warner Bros.’ Gotham, CBS’ The Detour, and more.
Coach Erin Way
Erin Way is an actor and storyteller, with over 15 years of TV/Film experience in LA. After graduating from PSU with a BA in Theatre Arts.
Coach Danielle Valentine
Danielle Valentine enjoys performing in theater and in front of the camera. She has a passion for working with youth in music & theater.
Coach Chris Conner
Chris Conner is an accomplished actor and can be seen on STARZ-Gaslit, Netflix-Altered Carbon & heard in the popular podcast Agent Stoker.
Coach Delaney Barbour
Delaney Barbour is a local Portlander, actor, teacher, and artist. They received their Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from Southern Oregon University,
Coach Max Tapogna
Max is a writer, musician and actor. He graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a degree in Theater Arts and minors in English and music.
Coach Jordyn Brown
Jordyn is an actor and dancer with over 10 years of experience. She grew up training with AFKT. She has been in many local projects that include: “We Nation” and “We Are”.
Coach Eric Martin Reid
Eric Martin Reid has been acting professionally for over 15 years. He is a graduate of the Professional Actor’s Training Program.
With a degree in Communications: Cinema and Television Arts from Cal. State University – Fullerton, Hallie is major TV & Film buff.
We are especially grateful to our Special Guests who are Industry Experts who graciously lend their time, talent and expertise to our students.