Acting Coaches


 Acting Instructors

Sue Rowe 2


Pro Actors Course – Youth, Teens, Adults

Sue Rowe has been acting for 20 years from Los Angeles to Boston. She grew up in Kaysville, Utah where she started her acting career on stage with the Children’s Theater department at Davis High School. When she graduated, she moved to Boston, MA., and fell in love with film acting. She has been involved in numerous film productions behind the camera and in front. In 2006 she began writing, producing and directing films. Her short filmBlutiful, she produced and acted in, won “Best Film” at theGloria Film Festival 2008. She is currently in pre-production for a web series, several short films and a feature film.Sue founded Utah Filmmakers, a non-profit networking group that introduces local producers, writers, directors, actors and crew members to one another, and helps interested individuals get involved in the Utah film industry. She also loves to volunteer her time teaching at the Homeless Youth Shelter in SLC.You can find her in local commercials, print, voice overs, and film productions: Disney’s Go Figure (2005) , Once Upon a Summer (2009), Elisabeth’s Gift (2010), One Good Man(2009), Last Eagle Scout (2010), Life Time Products,Union Wireless, Ken Garff, Wingers,Waterford Early Reading Program.


Robert Andrus audition tec

Casting Associate/Filmmaker  

Pro Actors Course – Youth, Teens, Adults
Audition Tec. – Adults

Robert started in the entertainment industry as an Actor over 15 years ago. He has since been a very successful producer with his films being picked up and sold by major production companies. He has recently took on the name of CASTING ASSOCIATE for the top casting company in Utah, Jeff Johnson’s Casting. His goal is to help train Utah Actors so when SAG or Independent films cast from UTAH, we have professional trained PROs ready to be CAST in these productions. He wants nothing more than for his students and Utah to succeed. Robert has loved film from his youth. He quotes ” Television and film ignited my imagination as a child. I loved the story telling and the vicarious escapism. I found myself wishing to be in those worlds, then I discovered I could be. I auditioned for church and school programs and discovered yet another love: audiences. Performing and creating have since driven my life’s passion as an actor, producer, screenwriter and casting associate. I have followed my dream and now want to help others to do the same.”



shawn stafford


Workshop – Weapons and Tactics for Film – Teens, Adults

SHAWN STAFFORD has worked for more than twenty years in the field of Federal Law Enforcement. He served as a Federal Police Officer for fifteen years and held the position of SWAT Team Operator and Training Instructor. He managed a quarterly firearms training program for more than 100 Police Officers and Special Agents and developed and implemented numerous training courses, including one of the nation’s first active shooter response tactics programs which has been provided to hundreds of Law Enforcement Officers throughout the United States. Prior to SHAWN’S Law Enforcement career, he spent many hours in the fields and mountains of the Appalachians, hunting and developing basic marksmanship skills before enjoying success as a competitive shooter throughout his college years. He continues to compete on a recreational level, provides gunsmithing services, and prefers Cowboy Action Shooting and repairing and shooting the guns of the Old West. Shawn has more recently entered the world of acting and film making through an association with Sue Rowe Studios and has appeared in various Short Films, Commercials and TV Pilots.




Improv Workshop  – Teens, Adults

Calvin has been performing improvisational theater
for over a decade. After performing and teaching in
Utah for ten years he move to Los Angeles where,
at iO West, he performed on a premiere Harold team,
a house sketch team, and coached many improv groups.
He has just returned from Chicago where he performed
on iO house team Trash Daddiez, and perform with
independent teams at The Annoyance, and The Second City
theaters. Now back in Utah, he is excited to help further
develop an emerging performing arts scene.



Improv Workshop – Teen, Adults

“An introverted accountant can’t do improvisation?”
Matthew Tse has brought his analytical skills; cold, methodical
discipline; and powerful skills of seduction from years of accounting
and laid them at the feet of the improv gods. As such, he approaches
teaching and performing from a different, distinct angle. Since he first
began his improv journey four years ago, Matthew has developed his
craft across Utah, building a style of improv incorporating elements
brought together from across this great state.
“An introverted accountant can’t do improv?”
“Just… watch him!”

 Raven MacLeod

Medieval Sword Fighter/Set Designer

Medieval European Sword Play Workshop – Youth, Teens, Adults

Raven has been studying and working with martial arts for 15 years . His main focus has been on Historical Eastern Martial Arts  or know as Medieval European Sword Play.

He has studied a wide range of sword work including Viking Swords and shields, German Longsword, period Rapier and Sabre.

Fight scenes in films often provide color and counterpoint to the stories being told. He loves the reality brought to real documented techniques being used to effect film and television. Something simple as the action of properly drawing a weapon can tell you volumes about a character. He is ready to share his knowledge and love for fight scenes with other actors to help train them and bring his skills to actors.

Acting Class Schedules

Upcoming Events

  • February 26, 2019 6:30 pmTeen/Youth Acting Course
  • February 26, 2019 7:30 pmAudition Tec w/Robert Andrus
  • February 28, 2019 6:00 pmFoundation Acting With Authenticity
  • February 28, 2019 8:30 pmScene Study
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