Preparing You For An Acting Career in Film and Television!
UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENT!
We want you to book work; Paid work. PLAIN AND SIMPLE. Our goal is to prepare actors for film and tv auditions and get you in the best position to gain representation. Audition Prep Classes, Small-Group Acting Classes, and Private Coaching Sessions are available in Hyattsville, MD. To see all coaching options and to register, Click Here.
Throughout the year, McKinnon Acting Studio also hosts Industry Workshops where we bring in special guest Casting Directors, Agents, and Managers from New York to teach on different topics. Our past guest included:
-ABC Primetime Casting Coordinator
-NBC Primetime Casting Coordinator
-BET Casting Consultant
-Prestige Management Group
-Stewart Talent Agency
-90210 Talent Agency
-Carson Adler Agency
-Plaza 7 Talent Agency
-The Mine Agency
-Zanee Entertainment Management
-And several others.
Mark McKinnon is the founder of McKinnon Acting Studio and the Head Acting Coach. He has booked co-star roles on several prime time network television shows such as "The Blacklist" (NBC), "Gotham" (FOX), and "Blue Bloods" (CBS). He played opposite of sports commentator, Erin Andrews, in a national Degree Deodorant campaign. Mark is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and is managed by Nicole Astell of Prestige Management Group. He has learned the foundation of his acting techniques at Howard University, where he graduated with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts (concentration in acting). After college, Mark studied on-camera and audition technique with several different casting directors in New York.