About Diane

Diane Christiansen began coaching actors in 1992 and has students on 100's of commercials and are recipients of Kids Choice, Golden Globe, C.A.R.E, Young Artist & SAG awards.

Recently voted "The #1 Top Rated Coach in Hollywood for Kids & Teens" at Backstage West Reader’s Choice Awards 2011 and 3 years running on Children in Film, Diane has been: the acting coach on TLC's show “FAKING IT” & Danny Bonaduce’s “My Kid’s A Star”; Guest Director at Cal Arts; and recent First Place recipient of the “Mercy Award” for Directing a winning play in a festival in Santa Monica, CA.

Her career spans three decades as actress, coach, director, dancer and writer. Diane coaches many acclaimed actors on shows and films likeā€¦ GLEE, WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE, GOOD TIME CHARLIE, WEEDS, OCTOBER ROAD, 90210, SONNY WITH A CHANCE, CRIMINAL MINDS, GHOST WHISPERER, LOST, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, 24, THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON, STAR TREK, HOUSE, ALIAS, LAW & ORDER, COLD CASE, NYPD BLUE, ER, WITHOUT A TRACE, TRUE GRIT, CAT IN THE HAT, BRUCE ALMIGHTY, 13 GOING ON 30, & ANTOINE FISHER to name a few.


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I am extraordinarily thrilled to be your Kids and Teens Master Talent Teacher. My intention is to provide professional training and career information to both new and seasoned actors and their families both nationally and internationally. For those of you who would like to work in TV and Film, I believe the coaching, guidance and tips you obtain from my MTT training videos as well as my articles and the products I suggest will be very valuable in your pursuits. The information and training that I provide here is intended to help you have a rewarding experience and a positive ride as you pursue a professional career in the Entertainment Industry. Minus the bumps and snags that normally trip us up on the journey. I trust you will be moved, touched and inspired by what I have to share with you on this amazing path to success for you and your young Actors. ~ Diane