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Industry Professional series

New offering for 2023!

Occasionally, or as much as possible, we're going to offer a series of classes where we'll work hard for two to three weeks—and then get feedback from an industry professional at the final class!


At the Andi Matheny Acting Studios, we've always offered affordable classes for actors working hard to build their career. The tuition for the Industry Professional series will vary by guest, remaining reasonable for the working actor. This series is only recommended for experienced actors with previous training. (For newer actors, please check out the Act ALIVE program.)

As usual, the presence of an industry professional is not an audition or guarantee of employment. But it will be a great learning experience and a chance for you to flex your acting muscle!


If you’re ready to take on the challenge of preparing a scene, practicing, fine-tuning and ultimately performing for an industry professional (and receive their feedback), this is the class for you! Not only do you get to work with like-minded actors looking to better their skills, you receive weekly feedback from Andi which allows you to shape/mold your scene throughout the course. It’s excellent practice if you’re in-between bookings.

I’ve already signed up for another session and can’t wait for the next experience. 

Matthew Kinback


The Industry Professional series will be scheduled to accommodate our guests

Popular days are Sundays 10:30a PT/1:30p ET

or Thursdays 4p PT/7p ET

All classes on Zoom


(If this is your first time with us, you may be requested to submit a self-tape upon enrollment)

Stay tuned!

To make sure you snag a spot, email to get on the

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Q&A with Tara Feldstein Bennett CSA

Upcoming Guests

four Sundays
starting September 10!


A Q&A with Tara Feldstein Bennett and Chase Paris of

Feldstein/Paris Casting

Sunday, September 10

starts at 1:30pm ET (10:30am PT)

If attending this event only, donation requested (see below)



Class size limited!

Tuition for the four-week session $165

Zelle payments accepted at

Four-week session SOLD OUT

Spots available in Q&A only

Juliet Reeves

from 22Talent Agency

We are so excited to have dynamic agent Juliet Reeves join us!  Juliet studied acting at Art Sake Studio in Winter Park, Florida and then The Dee Wallace Stone Studio in Los Angeles. She landed roles in projects such as Dallas Buyers Club and the HBO series Treme. She also spent over 10 years as an acting coach. Juliet transitioned into being a talent agent in 2017 and found she is passionate about helping actors achieve their goals. She was previously the Head of Film and TV at one of Florida’s largest agencies. She joined 22Talent in May of 2022, which according to, is considered one of the Top Ten agencies in Orlando. Some notable recent bookings of 22Talent include series regular on the CW's The Winchesters, recurring guest stars on HBO's The Righteous Gemstones, upcoming films including Rebel Wilson's Bride Hard and Clint Eastwood's Juror #2.

Actors will work on a scene of their choice during this session, Juliet will join on the final Sunday, October 1.

1:30 - 4:30pm ET (10:30am - 1:30pm PT)

SOLD OUT! To get on the wait list,


Albert Bramante

Just announced! Albert Bramante, Co-Founder and Theatrical Director of Bonafide & Emerging Artists

TBA Fall 2023 


Past Guests


Dawn and George Landrum from Landrum Arts LA Talent Agency will be joining us on March 5, 2023.

(NOTE: This is a past date)


Landrum Arts LA aka Landrum Talent aka LALA was established in 2005 with a family of professional agents from both California and the Southeast.

Landrum is home based in Shreveport, Louisiana which is a prime centralized location within the United States.

Logistically, Louisiana is a “right to work” state meaning that agents based in Louisiana may submit and book in any other state without having a boundary limit.  Also, both union and non union actors can work on union projects in "right to work" states.  This freedom remarkably opens the market to book Talent in all states from Los Angeles to New York and all states in between. Landrum is a one-stop shop for all types of industry jobs and opportunities including commercials, print, voice over, motion capture, audio books, series, web/tv, feature films, live events, comic cons, and all manners of stage and screen.


Landrum has in-house management that works diligently to educate Talent with information and consistency to maintain a uniform professionalism.  Reputation, work ethic, respect, and quality is very important to us and we like to believe that this is the heart of our success.


Some of our successes and resume credits: (feature films, tv/series episodic/series regulars, leads, supporting, top of show guest stars, recurring, etc) :


Feature films/series: Five Nights At Freddy’s, Bass Reeves, Spy Kids Armageddon, The Secrets of Sulphur Springs, multiple episodes on Young Rock, The Chosen, Will Trent, Lisa Frankenstein, The Winchesters, Stargirl, multiple seasons Stranger Things, Series Guest Star multiple actors & episodes Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches, Los Angeles series multiple recurring episodes: Platonic, Tyler Perry Studios feature film A Madea Homecoming, Are You There God? It's Me Margaret, Queen Sugar multiple seasons recurring guest stars


Marvels: Guardians of the Galaxy 3, Ms Marvel/Jersey,The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Suicide Squad, The Black Panther, Venom, Antman, Cloak & Dagger Disney/Marvel network series regular and recurring guest stars, Jessica Jones, and more. 

Feature films Dog Gone, Canvas,Meteor: First Impact, Behind the Movement, Women of the Movement,  Antebellum, Jurassic World, Sydney To The Max, multiple seasons of Stranger Things, DC’s Doom Patrol multiple seasons, recurring top of show guest stars multiple seasons of Your Honor, Cobra Kai multiple seasons, Genius: Aretha, James Cameron’s Alita Battle Angel, Mark Wahlbergs Mile 22


The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, The Walking Dead 3 aka TWD World Beyond, TWD Dead In the Water


NY Blue Bloods, The In Between, Reminiscence, Sacrifice, ABC Mouse, David Makes Man, Adam The First, Black Mafia Family, Sydney to the Max, Outer Banks, NCIS Los Angeles, NCIS New Orleans, Scorpion, Tomorrow War, Greyhound, The Originals, Vampire Diaries, American Horror Story, Happy Death Day, Happy Death Day 2 You, The Purge, Jumanji, The Goldbergs, Blood Moon, Criminal Minds, Lodge 49, Queen of the South, Claws, A Christmas Wish, Christmas on the River, Queen Sugar, MacGyver, Dynasty, The Underground Railroad, Brooklyn, The Son, Better Call Saul and hundreds more!


LA Casting Director

Lisa Zambetti!

Get on the wait list!

Thursdays March 16 - March 30 4pm-7pm PT

(note -  this is a past date)

Join us for this very special session with Lisa Zambetti, a member of the Casting Society of America, who cast 138 episodes of Criminal Minds, among other credits on her impressive resume. Lisa has worked with an A-list of Hollywood decision makers, including Ryan Murphy and Taika Waititi, and legendary casting directors Jason LaPadura & Natalie Hart, Debra Zane, Sharon Bialy and Sherry Thomas, to name just a few. Lisa will select a scene for you, which you will work on in the first two classes of the session, with Lisa joining on Class #3.

CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED! To get on the enrollment list and receive payment instructions, email
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Just announced! TV & Film director

Michael Berry


to get on the wait list, email

Three Sundays April 16 - 30 (Michael joins Class #3)

10:30a - 1:30p PT

Michael Berry is an actor/writer/director whose career has spanned from appearing on Broadway to writing and directing feature films and television. He wrote and directed the feature films Frontera and Stuck and recently directed episodes of Chicago Med. As a director, Michael has worked with a long list of notable actors, including Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Michael Peña, Eva Longoria and Giancarlo Esposito. His short films have won multiple awards in national film festivals.


Michael's Broadway credits include Les Miserables, Next to Normal, Sunset Boulevard and Mamma Mia. He received a Drama Desk Award nomination for his performance as Starbuck in the stage production of Moby Dick and he has directed several award-winning stage productions in New York and regional theater.

We will be studying the procedural genre with shooting scripts from Chicago Med during the first two classes. Michael will join to give feedback on Class #3! 

This session is going to be a special one, getting invaluable feedback on TV auditions from a working director with acting roots on film and Broadway. Enroll by emailing!

Zelle payments accepted at ApplePay also accepted, please email for details. Or, use the PayPal button below!


Just announced! Casting Associate

Becca Burgess

Three Sundays July 9 - 23 (Becca joins Class #3)

10:30a - 1:30p PT


Note: this is a past date

To get on the wait list, email

We're so excited to have Becca join us to give her expertise, having worked on casting projects filming in the Southeast and Los Angeles. (One of our AMAS alums was cast in her studio feature "The Menu!") Becca will assign you a scene based on your headshot and will join to give feedback during Class #3. Tuition for this short series is $150. Get ready for a top tier session with this industry pro!

Becca Burgess hails from the Los Angeles side of casting with an extensive background in both TV and film and has been casting projects bicoastally since 2021. She has worked on several critically acclaimed projects such as "Shrinking," "Me & Earl & The Dying Girl," "Last Man Standing," "Candy," and "The Menu" - which she received a 2022 CSA Artios Awards nomination for. Becca brings a unique eye to the market having worked primarily on casting series regulars and lead roles, along with prior experience on the agency side of the business.


Just announced! Casting Associate

Brian Sutow

Three Sundays August 13 - 27 (Brian joins Class #3)

10:30a - 1:30p PT


To get on the wait list, email

Note: this is a past date

We are so excited to have Brian Sutow join us! He is a Heller Award nominated Casting Associate in the LA office of a large, bi-coastal casting company, where he works on projects for TV, film and theater. Past TV credits include work on shows such as This is Us (NBC), Atypical (Netflix), The Big Leap (Fox) and Little America (Apple TV+). Films include All Together Now (Netflix) and upcoming features Snow White (Disney), and The Idea of You (Amazon). At present, he is casting a feature for a major studio. Prior to his current position, Brian assisted the Casting Department at The Goodman Theatre, and won a Helen Hayes Award for his producing work at the company he founded, No Rules Theatre Company.

Brian has worn many different creative hats in his career. He is a former Equity actor, an accomplished voice over artist, and a former Kennedy Center Playwright in Residence. In his free time, he continues to pursue his passion for writing, and is also enjoying his most important job to date: being a dad. He is a proud alum of UNCSA with a BFA in Drama.

Tuition for this limited series is $150. Zelle payments accepted to


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