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Simply Acting is a place to learn a truthful approach to acting, which is simple, direct, understandable, and fun, in an atmosphere that promotes the individuality of the actor. 

Andrew Magarian

Andrew Magarian, the founder of Simply Acting, Inc. continues to be the film, television and theatre industries most sought after acting teacher, coach and director's "right hand man" after more than 25 years.

Andrew trains and mentors his clients today at Simply Acting, Inc. through group class settings, private in studio and internet coaching as well as on location when appropriate.

His technique fine-tunes a strong moment-to-moment foundation process, enabling actors to succeed from preparation, audition and finally as professionals working on the stage, screen and all areas available for work as an actor.

The Simply Acting technique and studio provide a safe and comfortable atmosphere where actors can learn a truthful acting experience in which to perfect their craft. Andrew's method is simple, direct, easy to understand and fun while promoting each actor's individuality.

Andrew's expertise in furnishing the actor with the proper tools for understanding story, character, professionalism and mechanics of the work environment have brought him to the forefront of 'on set preparation and coaching' for numerous feature films and television productions.

There is no other teacher or coach processing his gift for translating the actor's job!

Andrew Magarian  -  Acting Coach and Teacher
Film Representative List
AFTER THE FALL Identity Film Dir: Anthony Fabian
HOTEL FOR DOGS Dreamworks SKG Dir: Thor Freudenthal
HBO Films Dir: Patricia Rozema
THE SEEKER: THE DARK IS RISING 20th Century Fox                 Dir: David L. Cunningham
ODE Kiran Entertainment                Dir: Nilanjan Neil Lahiri
THE GAME PLAN                Disney Dir: Andy Fickman
SHARK BOY AND LAVA GIRL Miramax Dir: Robert Rodriguez
FLIGHTPLAN Buena Vista Dir: Robert Schwentke
REBOUND 20th Century Fox Dir: Steve Carr
MINI’S FIRST TIME First Independent Dir: Nick Guthe
BEE SEASON Fox Searchlight Dir: David Siegel
& Scott McGehee
DARK WATER Buena Vista Dir: Walter Salles
MAN OF GOD Catchlight Films Dir: Jefery Levy
DADDY DAY CARE Revolution Dir: Steve Carr
THIRTEEN Fox Searchlight Dir: Catherine Hardwicke
TRAPPED Warner Bros. Dir: Luis Mandoki
COYOTE UGLY Buena Vista Dir: David McNally
ANYWHERE BUT HERE 20th Century Fox Dir: Wayne Wang
URBAN LEGEND Columbia Dir: Jamie Blanks
THE DEEP END OF THE OCEAN Mandalay Dir : Ulu Grosbard
A COOL DRY PLACE 20th Century Fox Dir: John Smith
MERCURY RISING Universal Dir: Harold Becker
DANCE WITH ME Mandalay Dir: Rainda Haines
ONE FINE DAY 20th Century Fox Dir: Michael Hoffman
A LITTLE PRINCESS Warner Bros. Dir: Alfonso Cuaron
WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN Buena Vista Dir: Luis Mandoki
CORRINA, CORRINA New Line Cinema Dir: Jesse Nelson
THIS BOYS LIFE Warner Bros. Dir: Michael Caton Jones

Television Representative List:

M.Y.O.B.             Pilot WB

Clients/Representative List:

Marshall Allman
Samaire Armstrong
Jake T. Austin
Sloane Avery
Nicki Aycox
Eric Balfour
Lyndsey Bartilson
Camilla Belle
Jonathan Bennett
Juie Marie Berman
Cole Bernstein
Mayim Bialik
Marc Blucas
Mika Boorem
Jenna Boyd
Cayden Boyd
Abigail Breslin
Adam Brody
Jeanette Brox
Agnes Bruckner
Austin Butler
BK Cannon
James Carpinello
Kyle Catlett
Wes Chatham
Vanessa Lee Chester
Erika Christensen
Tyler Christopher
Stuart Lafferty
Brie Larson
Joy Lauren
Marlene Lawson
Taylor Lautner
Matthew Lillard
Alex Linz
Kristanna Loken
Mario Lopez
Jessica Lowndes
Alexander Ludwig
Tina Majorino
Taryn Manning
Graham Patrick Martin
Kyle Massey
Chris Massoglia
Kimberly McCullough
Reiley McClendon
Thomas McDonell
Dylan Minnette
Senta Moses
Jillian Murray
Kathryn Newton


Ashley Clark
Bianca Collins
Marcus Coloma
Miranda Cosgrove
Mason Vale Cotton
Maxwell Perry Cotton
Lilla Crawford
Jeff D’Agostino
Percy Daggs
Skyler Day
Mahondra Del Fino
Rachel DiPillo
Taylor Dooley
Stephen Dorff
Courtnee Draper
Kirsten Dunst
Tiffini Dupont
Carmen Electra
Olivia Steele-Falconer
Dakota Fanning
Elle Fanning
David Faustino
Lindsey Felton
Elsie Fisher
Mia Frampton
Ariel Gade
Johnny Galecki
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Austin O'Brien
Chord Overstreet
Madison Pettis
Jade Pettyjohn
Josh Peck
Sydney Penny
Evan Peters
Danny Pino
Natalie Portman
Kyla Pratt
Freddy Prinze Jr.
Cameron Protzman
Nikki Reed
Elizabeth Rice
AnnaSophia Robb
Emma Roberts
Britt Robertson
Connor Ross
Erin Sanders
Jake Sandvig
Christina Scherer
Nicole Scherzinger
Adam Sevani

Troy Gentile
Dean Geyer
Allie Gonino
Ashley Greene
Taylor Handley
Chelsea Harris
Laura Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
Piper Harris
Bret Harrison
Eddie Hassell
Zak Henri
Masam Holden
Brandon Soo Hoo
Madalyn Horcher
Aaron Howles
Miko Hughes
Terri Ivens
Sasha Jackson
Carter Jenkins
Daren Kagasoff
Josh Keaton
Andrew Keegan
Kyla Kenedy
Joey King
Charlie Koznick
James Lafferty
ohnny Simmons
Mackenzie Smith
Leelee Sobieski
Savannah Stehlin
Tehmina Sunny
Cassi Thomson
Ashley Tisdale
Jonathan Tucker
Arlene Tur
Annaliese Van der Pol
Mike Vogel
Caitlin Wachs
Denzel Whitaker
Mae Whitman
Danielle Weiner
Mitch Williams
Camille Winbush
Alicia Witt
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
Evan Rachel Wood
Adam Wylie
Rhiannon Leigh Wryn
Ben Zif


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