Guest instructor, Robert Mello, will be teaching repetition basics.
Robert is the former on set acting coach for MTV’s Finding Carter. Though mostly retired from acting, he most recently worked opposite Ed Helms in the feature film, Bastards. He also recently appeared in a co-starring role in Devious Maids. Prior, he worked opposite Hugh Jackman in the role of Roger in the feature film, Prisoners, booked two spots for Pantech phones and appeared Pinch N’ Ouch Theatre Company’s production of Speed The Plow. In Chicago, he worked at many top theater companies, including the internationally acclaimed Steppenwolf Theater Company.
The Robert Mello Studio is the only acting studio in Atlanta offering complete Meisner-based training by an instructor with over 17 years of teaching experience. Students from The Robert Mello Studio have worked on dozens of hit TV shows, in feature films, Broadway and off-Broadway. Robert has coached winners and nominees of THE GOLDEN GLOBE AWARD® and THE TONY AWARD®
Robert is an active film producer. His film, Coffee, Kill Boss, with Oscar nominee Robert Forster, Hung series regular, Eddie Jemison, and Anger Management star Nouren DeWulf – opened The Austin Film Festival, closed the Soho Film Festival, won the Grand Jury award at the Maryland International Film Festival. It won Best Comedy Feature at the Eugene International Film Festival, and won Best Feature, Best Director and Best Actress at L.A.’s Comedy Ninja Film Festival.
In addition, in 2012 he produced a SAG short Finale, featuring Necessary Roughness series regular Hannah Marks, which premiered in Atlanta at the Out On Film Festival and was an audience favorite at the San Jose International Short Film Festival.
Currently, he is preparing to make his second feature film, Book of Jake, which he hopes to be shooting in spring 2016.
Robert’s teaching style is compassionate, straight-forward and filled with joy and humor.
Teaching is Robert’s greatest passion.