Talent Coaching by Courtney
Courtney began performing at the age of four and has over 25 years’ experience in the entertainment industry. She has traveled from coast to coast as an Actor, Director, Acting Coach, Drama Teacher and T.V. & Film Agent. She graduated from American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York City, with a major in Musical Theatre and Dramatic Arts. During her time at AMDA, Courtney studied under some of the top Broadway actors and directors!
When Courtney was only a teenager she formed the group, Vivid and was signed by Sony. As lead singer and co-writer of the group’s music, she has performed where legends have walked; at places such as, Hard Rock Live, House of Blues, and Bob Carr Performing Arts Center. Vivid was one of few local groups to be featured on and win Orlando’s XL 106.7's Survival of The Freshest.
Saturating the T.V. and Film industry, Courtney has worked with many national networks; such as, Nickelodeon, Disney and ABC’s "Very Merry Christmas". Whether it is working with national networks or Independent and Student films, performing is what Courtney does best. At the young age of four, she starred in her first commercial and did over 20 during her Acting career. Her work has been featured on Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Radio Disney and The Disney Channel.
Courtney also worked as a T.V. and Film Booking Agent alongside some of the industry's top casting directors. She coached and placed talent on hundreds of projects! Some of Courtney’s talent and students can be seen in the feature films "Divergent: Allegiant", “Pain and Gain”, "Tomorrowland", "Neighbor's 2: Sorority Uprising", and "Sunlight Jr". Her talent can also be seen in episodes of “The Glades”, “Graceland’, “Disappeared”, "The Vampire Diaries", and ABC'S "The Middle". Her talent has also graced the pages of Seventeen Magazine! Even while working as a Booking Agent, Courtney has devoted the last 8 years to being an Acting Coach.
After studying under the lights of New York City, touring the south with Radio Disney, and working relentlessly to staff her talent on national networks, Courtney has planted her roots in Orlando, Florida. Courtney’s passion is to help strengthen each student’s weaknesses and perfect his or her strengths. Her philosophy is that Talent Coaching should be uniquely catered to each student. Coaching should be personalized to individual learning styles, utilizing a unique approach for each individual actor.
"Acting is a competitive industry; it takes hard work and dedication. Having the correct training can help set you apart from the competition and better prepare you for the Industry!"