Coach Katie O'Grady

Katie O’Grady is founder and owner of Acting for Kids & Teens, the Northwest’s premier acting studio.

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Coach Vin Shambry

Vin spent seven years on Broadway as Tom Collins in “Rent”. He is an accomplished actor, producer, artistic director, published writer and painter.

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Coach Danielle Valentine

Danielle enjoys performing in theater and in front of the camera. She has a passion for working with youth in music & theater.

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Coach Katie Prentiss

Katie has received multiple awards as an actor, writer, director, and producer including best original screenplay IndieX Film Fest.

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Coach Aaron Fitzgerald

Aaron Fitzgerald has worked as an actor in TV & Film plus stage and as a casting director for CBS/Paramount Pictures.

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Serena Audrey

Coach & Social Media Coordinator
Serena trained at AFKT in the Advanced & Master program.  She currently is a student at Portland State University.

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Coach Mikyla Bordner

Mikyla Bordner has been acting for 15 years on stage and in front of the camera.

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Coach Austin Young

Austin Young resume includes: Netflix’s The Black Mirror, Warner Bros.’ Gotham, CBS’ The Detour, and more.

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Nick Medina

Coach & Improv Extraordinaire
Nick Medina is a performer, director, and educator with two decades of experience onstage.

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Coach Erin Lehn

Erin Lehn has been a voice actor for more than 20 years. Her voice can be heard all over the globe in commercials, video games & more. 

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Jessica More

Program Director
Jessica has a background in running multiple business’.  Her passion for kids and community makes her an awesome team leader.

Hallie Beatty

Program Manager
With a degree in Communications: Cinema and Television Arts from Cal. State University – Fullerton, Hallie is major TV & Film buff.

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.

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