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About Your Acting Coaches

“Every individual actor is unique!  I have found that an instinctual approach to dialogue and the willingness to improvise emotionally, as well as verbally, keeps you in the moment and stops you from acting.”

– Dan Gauthier, View Acting Credits (IMDB)

Learn more about your Acting Coaches Dan & Lisa



Actor Dan GauthierDan has been a working actor for over 30 years and recently did a guest spot on Criminal Minds (CBS).  In 2007 he received an Emmy nomination for the role of Kevin Buchanan on One Life to Live (ABC) during an eight year run (over 500 episodes).  He played Lt. Johnny McKay on the critically acclaimed television show Tour of Duty (CBS) followed by lead roles in over a dozen television pilots as well more than 100 guest spots on shows such as Friends, Star Trek: Next Generation, Melrose Place, Beverly Hills 90210, Ellen and Will and Grace.  Dan has also appeared in dozens of national commercial campaigns including Old Spice and an international Levis ad which both received CLIO Awards.


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Meet Your Acting Coaches - Actor and Musician Lisa Fuller

Lisa Fuller met Dan in 1987 on the film Teen Witch. Lisa appeared in a contract role on General Hospital, had numerous recurring roles most notably, Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Head of the Class and many guest spots on shows such as 21 Jump Street, and Doogie Howser M.D. She has appeared in many features including Baby BoomEarth Girls Are Easy and The Monster Squad.  After the birth of their son, Cole, Lisa decided to pursue her music and released an album, Teach Me Tonight, available on ITunes and Spotify.  During their 28 years of marriage Dan attributes much of his success to Lisa’s adept contribution to his audition and work preparation. 



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Ongoing Acting Classes in the Coachella Valley and Online

What we offer:

  • Online and in person acting classes. The weekly class include acting for film and television, improvisation and scene study as well as a separate commercial workshop.
  • The studio is also available for taped auditions for actors.
  • In-Person improv sessions are also available for team-building and group parties. Offered at our studio in Cathedral City and off-site.

Read our 5-star reviews! 

“I love this class! Dan and Lisa are such wonderful acting coaches and are very passionate about what they do.  I HIGHLY recommend attending these acting classes!