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Frank Coppola

Current Jobs – Director/producer of theatre, on-camera and voice actor

Previous Jobs – On-camera and theatre actor

Training and Education – Kent State University and John Carroll University – Ohio, Acting & Directing training in New York and Los Angeles with David LeGrant, Paul Richards, Viola Spolin and Stella Adler

Credits – Producing and directing credits include The Power of a Promise: 90 Years of Girl Scouting at ARCO Arena, Sacramento, over 50 theater productions around the country in venues such as the Paper Mill Playhouse – New Jersey, Theatre Under the Stars – Houston, 5th Avenue Theatre – Seattle, The San Jose Stage Company, Magic Theatre, 42nd Street Moon and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in the Bay Area. As an actor, Frank has appeared in the motion picture The Buddy System and performed on numerous TV shows including Nash Bridges, Trauma, Maude, The Newhart Show, Soap and Jake and the Fatman. Roles on Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional theatre include productions of Fiddler on the Roof, No Place To Be Somebody, Wanted, A Look At The Fifties and Love’s Labour’s Lost. Frank is an in-demand acting and speaking coach with on-air news anchors, corporate executives and professional actors counted amongst his many clients. Most recently, Frank is featured on-camera in a commercial for Comcast Xfinity.

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