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The AC Team

The AC Team consists of leading actors and filmmakers. Our coaches & mentors are fully established in the industry with the shared goal of helping others. Our mission is to remove barriers between emerging talent and established talent, sharing insights that are often kept behind closed doors, giving everyone a fairer shot at a career doing what they love. 

The Actor's Community (AC) offers a safe space for actors to explore and experiment, and for film makers to take their projects to the next level, providing a wide range of services led by industry professionals. Whether you are looking to explore new types of roles, keep focused on upcoming projects or are just starting out in your screen career, The Actor's Community is a place where you can grow and continue to build a strong foundation of skills and a powerful network in order to take your work to the next level.

  • Series Regular/Lead



  • The Last Kingdom (NETFLIX)


  • T.I.M

  • Extensive voice over experience in games (Starwars, Battlefield)

Actor_ Mark Rowley

Mark Rowley
Acting Coach

  • Founder of Ecko & Woolvs

  • Composer & Performing Artist

  • BBC / RTE / PBS America

  • Techstars Alumn

  • Tech Nation Rising Star

  • Royal Academy of Engineering Alumn

  • The Ivors Songwriters & Composers Council

John-Paul McCorley
Artist, Entrepreneur, Coach
Creative Director

  • 4x Oscar Winner (All Quiet on the Western Front)

  • 7x BAFTA Winner (All Quiet on the Western Front)

  • 5x World Champion Triathlete

Lesley Paterson

Producer, Writer, Actor
Writing & Performance Coach

  • Series Regular/Lead

  • UK West End Award Nominee. 

  • Moulin Rouge 

  • Council 

  • Hope Street

  • Adam specialises in Musical Theatre/Theatre training.

Adam Gillian
Acting Coach

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  • Series Regular/Lead

  • The Last Kingdom (NETFLIX)

  • A Town Called Malice (SKY)

  • Theatre: The Windsors (West-End), Shakespeare's Globe.

  • Extensive voice over and game animation experience.  

Eliza Butterworth

Eliza Butterworth
Acting Coach
Accent Coah

  • Head Mindset Coach / Life Coach for The AC. 

  • Katie has helped many actors set goals and most important achieve them world wide. Katie leads classes/coachign at Spotlight as well as The A.C. 

Katie Fry

Katie Louise Fry

Wellbeing Coach


  • Sarah-Jane is an award winning actor that has worked for over 23 years in the industry - world wide. She is known for her TV, Film, Theatre and voice work... To add to her talents, she is also a respected director. 



  • WONDERLAND (Lionsgate)

  • Zero Chill

  • Holy City


  • SUGAR RUSH (Channel 4)


  • FELICITY (Warner Brothers) 

Actor_ Sarah-Jane Potts
RSC Actor Leigh Quinn
  • Award Winning Actor. 11+ years experience working with The Royal Shakespeare Company. Playing leading parts along side household names such as David Tennent and award winning directors. Touring award winning shows all over the UK and world. 

  • Specialist in improvisation.

Leigh Quinn
Acting Coach

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  • Keith is qualified accent coach (Central School of Speech and Drama) and vocal specialist. He teaches regularly at the worlds top drama schools and has a regular position at Mountview Theatre School. 

  • His attention to detail has helped his clients in both TV and Film world wide through Zoom. 

  • He is currently working with Amazon as an accent coach on a new project.

Voice Coach_ Hannah Benjamin

Hannah BenJamin

Voice/Accent Coach

  • Hannah, a qualified accent and vocal coach (Central School of Speech and Drama) and teaches at prestigious drama schools such as NYU and Ivy League schools such as Sarah Lawrence NY. When Hannah works in the UK she teaches at: RADA, LIPA, and Associated Studios.

  • She also specialises in working with clients who have English as a second language, who are looking to build their confidence in communication and soften their accents. 

Martin Bassindale

Acting & Movement 

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  • 3+ years at The Royal Shakespeare Company and an attendee of the famous École internationale de théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris. 

  • Martin has experience in TV, Film, Theatre and Motion capture

  • Masers of The Air (Apple TV)

  • Becoming Elizabeth

  • Black Earth Rising

  • Martin specialises in helping actors use their body to unlock their true potential. He has helped some actors book life changing jobs with his techniques. 

  • Series Lead/Regular

  • The Gold

  • Lola

  • The Last Kingdom (NETFLIX)

  •  Emerald City

  • Dr Thorne

  • Extensive voice over experience

  • Series Lead in The Spanish Princess (STARZ)

  • The English Game (NETFLIX)

  • The Chelsea Cowboy

  • Catch Me A Killer

  • Game Of Thrones

  • Series Regular/Lead

  • The Undeclared War

  • Traces

  • The Matrix

  • The Spanish Princess

  • National Theatre (London): Small Island, The James Plays

  • Voice Over Artist  for multiple projects.

Stephanie Martini

Acting Coach

Stefanie Martini
Andrew Rothney

Andrew Rothney

Acting Coach

Charlotte Hope

Charlotte Hope

Acting Coach


  • Specialist in creative development.

Cliodhna McCorley
Acting Coach
Artistic Director

  • Oscar Nominated (Shok)

  • Director: Dr Who (BBC / Disney)

  • Director: The Last Kingdom (BBC / Netflix)

  • Director: A Town Called Malice (Sky)

  • Director: A Discovery of Witches (Sky)

Jamie Donaghue

Director , Writer & Producer
Directing , Production & Writing Coach

  • Lead Theatre Actor

  • Molly has worked all over the States in various theatre shows working with some of the best directors in the industry. 

  • Mama Mia

  • Newsies

  • Sweeny Todd

  • Molly is currently helping students at the famous Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

  • She specialises in Musical Theatre and Shakespeare.

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Louise Marwood

Louise Marwood

Acting Coach

  • With over 500 TV episodes to her name Louise is well versed with the Film and TV world. With this experience, she has helped actors book jobs in the UK and America. 

  • Emmerdale

  • Evidence

  • Law & Order

  • Hollyoaks

  • Coronation Street

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Luke Lyon-Wall

Writing Coach

  • Luke is a writer and story coach. He has worked with Robert McKee (author of Story and Hollywood script consultant), Bassim El-Wakil (co- author of Action: The Art of Excitement) and various producers/actors including Amy Tuckwell (Taskmaster), James Northcote (The Last Kingdom), Elisabeth Hopper (Doctor Who, Black Mirror) and Marie Lawrence (Class Dismissed, Murder in Successville). 

James Northcote

James Northcote

Acting coach

  • Series Regular/Lead

  • Award Winning Actor

  • The Last Kingdom (Netflix)

  • Catherine The Great

  • The Imitation Game

  • A United Kingdom

  • Leading theatre roles at The Globe, Royal Bath, Chichester, Royal Theatre Haymarket

  • Jame's is also a Film Producer in the UK.

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