GUEST DIRECTORS

Frank Coppola

Current Jobs – director/producer of theatre, on-camera and voice actor, teacher, coach

Previous Jobs – director, actor, teacher

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 – Frank’s credits are many and diverse. Producing and directing credits include The Power of a Promise: Ninety Years of Girl Scouting at ARCO Arena, Sacramento, over 50 theater productions around the country in venues such as the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey, Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, The San Jose Stage Company, The Magic Theatre, 42nd Street Moon, Lamplighters and Theatre Artists of Marin in the Bay Area and staff director at WCTV-Los Angeles. As an actor, Frank has appeared in the motion picture The Buddy System and performed on numerous TV shows including the NBC series Trauma, Nash Bridges, America’s Most Wanted, The Newhart Show, Soap, The Judge and Jake and the Fatman. Appeared in Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional theatre productions such as 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.

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