“Tanner Lagasca is very effective and inspiring, he leaves you with more than what you came with every time! He takes the time to help his students no matter what. he has many years under his belt as an acting coach and it shows. I don't know anyone more effective!"
Private Acting Student
“Tanner Lagasca has the ability to really make you think about your acting choices and come up with something so much better than you thought before. He will invest a 110% in making you look good. He is extremely flexible with my schedule, professional and just great to work with."
Scene Study/Private Acting Student
"He uses his knowledge, performance experience and intense acting background to create a safe and comfortable space for his students to work."
Carlita V. Ector
"The characters that he portrays on stage are very unique"..."using his vast knowledge and experience to bring the most out of a character"...."his dedication and hard work can be seen every day."
English Village, Administration
"Not only is he a strong actor, he is really good at theatre technique."
English Village, Manager of Edutainer Dept.
Looking for the best acting coach in the Raleigh area? Look no further. I specialize in bringing out the best in your performances organically by helping you investigate your character through in-depth script analysis and making strong choices.
I have a Master's degree from the Actors Studio Drama School in New York. I've performed in California, Chicago, New York and South Korea. I recently worked on the set of Ironman 3 and You Are Here with Owen Wilson. I teach acting classes at North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre in Raleigh and the author of "The Portable Acting Coach".
I believe acting should be organic and truthful, not manipulated and tortured. I take acting seriously and expect the same from my students. If you're looking for an honest and upfront acting coach who tells it like it is and doesn't pander to his clients' ego then you want me. I've been called the best acting coach in Raleigh by my acting students.
My rates start at $60/one-hour session.
Discounted rate for coaching packages of 5 or more sessions.
To schedule a coaching click the "Contact" button or call 919-647-9589
Tanner Lagasca || Actor and Acting Coach
The Portable Acting Coach brings the concepts of acting into an easy to understand format. Written to be accessible to both the experienced actor and the beginning actor. Delve into the principles of acting through: Intention, Obstacle, and Tactic. Learn how to add more to your characters with Private Moments, Animal Work, and Observations. Get introduced to Shakespeare, Suzuki, and Stage Combat. Go from start to finish with Creating a Character, Auditions, and Rehearsals & Performances plus much, much more. Share in the knowledge compiled by notes taken from one actor’s journey through community theatre and school to performing and acting coach. Having this book is like having a personal acting coach in the palm of your hand.