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The Greenlight Team


Erin Bethea

Owner | Acting Coach

With over 15 years as a professional, working actress both on stage and screen, Erin is most recognized for her starring role in the 2008 hit film, "Fireproof". She has since starred in over 20 feature films including projects for Hallmark, Netflix, Sony and Lionsgate. She also hosted an Emmy Award winning TV series. In addition to her extensive acting work, she is a producer & writer of feature films and series including the acclaimed film "New Life" and Snapchat's hit series "Dead of  Night".


Erin's knowledge and experience in entertainment is varied and she provides priceless counsel to working and aspiring actors alike. Erin's passion is to see actors "live many lives" by approaching their work in a healthy way while exploring deep emotional connections.

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Drew Waters

Acting Coach

A Telly and multiple festival award winning director and actor with over 80 film and television credits, Drew 's notable creditrs include roles in hit films and TV series like "Friday Night Lights", "Breaking Bad", "NCIS: LA" and "The Resident", "Transformers: The Last Knight", "Parkland", "W", and "The Ultimate Life". With over 20 years of industry experience, Drew has worked as a leading man, stunt performer and appeared in dozens of commercials.


His knowledge of the industry runs deep as does his passion for storytelling. He has a passion for directing actors and helping them break out of their preconceived notions.

Amey Richards

Teens Acting Coach

Growing up in Alvin, Texas, Amey gained a passion for theatre beginning in high school under the guidance of her theatre teacher, Judy Radigan. Her multiple onscreen roles include Josie Hudson in "The Last Astronaut," Spencer Taylor in "My Life in a Soap", and Mae-Belle in the short film "Little Texas".


In addition to acting, Amey is also an accomplished writer, having won two screenplay competitions for her scripts.

Amey has a passion for coaching teen actors and helping them to gain a strong foundation on both the industry overall and the craft of acting.


Jonathan Lee Taylor

Voice-Over Coach

A classically trained actor for over 20 years, Jonathan has performed in theatres across the US and appeared on television, films and national commercials. He has been nominated for multiple awards and as an Equity Actor, he has over 1,500 performances at the Kennedy Center with America’s longest running comedy "Shear Madness". As a narrator he has over 100 titles. giving voice to multiple audiobooks. 


Having worked in New York and Washington DC for the past two decades, Jonathan is excited to be bringing his expertise in storytelling to Georgia. Jonathan loves working with other actors and equipping them to use skills behind the microphone. 


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Christian Stokes

Acting Coach

Christian Stokes was raised in East Texas and has worked steadily in show business for 26 years.  He has worked alongside such actors as Charlize Theron, Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey, Bruce Dern, and Sylvester Stallone. Some of his other highlighted credits include "Monster", "Nashville", "Escape Plan", "Revolution", "No Ordinary Family", "Alias" and "Bernie" starring Jack Black. 

Christian recently returned from a European Tour where he directed performances for the popular Marvel Universe Live stunt spectacular,


Christian has  a love for coaching up and coming actors in audition technique and the business of show business. 


Michael Gene Conti

Improv & Screenwriting Coach

Michael recently moved to Atlanta from Los Angeles where he graduated the improv school at The Groundlings and studied acting at Warner Loughlin Studios under the tutelage of Warner Loughlin and Erin Cardillo. 


Michael's acting experience includes projects for Ghost House Pictures, NBC and the CW. Michael also starred in the Off-Broadway productions of The Drunken City and Neil LaBute's The Shape of Things while working with the sketch comedy troupe "Cardboard Helmets" and producing multiple digital shorts and stage shows in NYC.


As a writer, his scripted series, Spooked was produced by Bryan Singer’s Bad Hat Harry Productions and aired on Hulu in 2015. Michael’s writing has also been featured on MTV and Nerdist and he often works as a professional “script doctor”.

Ibanez Downtain

Teens Improv Coach

Ibanez Downtain has been an active performer in the city of Atlanta for 19 years, beginning when he was 13 years old. In that time, he has worked on independent films, been a part of several improv theatres in Atlanta and has learned from some of the most talented people in the country. He has held the titles of Main Cast Performer, Instructor (for all levels of improv), Director, and Producer. More recently, he has written, directed, and performed in several sketch comedy ensembles. With a special place in his heart for comedy, he is always looking to incorporate fun into the learning process.


James Tucker

Acting Coach

Warren Levi Haney is a classically-trained American actor known for bringing charming, mysterious characters with a hint of electricity to life on stage & screen. He has worked consistently in the theater world performing Shakespeare, new plays, and musicals with such companies as Seattle Shakespeare Company and Idaho Shakespeare Festival.. Most recently, Warren appeared as Little Charles in Greenlight Acting Studios' production of the Pulitzer Prize winning play "August: Osage County" and wrapped production on his first lead role in a feature film titled, "Love Vs. The Red Pill". He received his B.F.A. in Acting from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA. As an educator Warren has taught acting technique for schools across the states of Idaho & Washington, and strives to now bring his experience to fellow artists in Atlanta, GA.


Your Actor Services Team


Erin Bethea

Taping Professional

Private Coaching

Career Consultation

and more!


James Tucker

Demo Reel Creation


Jonathan Taylor

Voice Over and Accent Coaching


Rachel Jensen

Taping Associate

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