Dorian Frankel grew up in Teaneck, N.J., and majored in theater at Mount Holyoke College.
Dorian Frankel grew up in Teaneck, NJ and majored in theatre at Mount Holyoke College. Her love of comedy was nurtured during many years as an improviser. Casting director credits include Veep (for which she won an Emmy), Baskets, Future Man, Alex, Inc., One, Mississippi, Idiotsitter, Maron, Parks and Recreation, Eagleheart, and Curb Your Enthusiasm, as well as a boatload of pilots and a canoe-load of independent features. She’s also directed a bit and written some songs along the way.
Gunnar Todd Rohrbacher is one of Hollywood’s best known acting coaches. He is also a highly regarded writer, director, producer and actor within Hollywood’s comedy scene, earning rave reviews for more than twenty years. Simply put, Gunnar’s credentials for teaching comedy are unmatched.He was trained and mentored by some of the industry’s most respected comedy authorities including Lisa Kudrow, Gary Austin, Cynthia Szigeti, Phyllis Katz, Karen Maruyama, Mindy Sterling, Tim Bagley and many other illustrious comedians.
A published author, Gunnar is extremely proud of his comedic scene books for actors, The Funniest Scenes in the World, Volume 1 and Volume 2. The books contain comedic, two-person scenes for actors that Gunnar has given permission for actors to use to shoot reel footage. An amazing tool for actors living in a digital world. He’s also a Contributing Expert to Backstage, one of the Industry’s leading trade magazines.
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