Jul 22, 2015
David Robinette is, without a doubt, one of the most influential and inspiring acting coaches that I ever had. The things I learned from him had (and still have) a great impact on my life and my career as an actor and director; and not only because of the technique and skills that I was able to develop with him but, most importantly, because he made me realize what my true potential was.
I met him in a time of self doubt, when I most needed to find inspiration and a meaningful reason to continue in this (sometimes) crazy world of the show business. He provided the necessary guidance to help me find my voice back again.
He goes beyond the technique to get to the very core of things. His methods sometimes are unconventional and bold; which is both freeing and refreshing, because he has an extraordinary sense of humor and because he works hand in hand with you without judging, accompanying you along the journey as a friend, as a fellow actor. An actor with an extraordinary keen eye and very unusual sensitivity and commitment.
I find this to be very important, because it opens you up to the work and to the material in a way that would not be possible at all otherwise. I found joy, and confidence, and boldness in my choices as a result of this.
It is common knowledge that It is easier to work with great actors: they can react to everything that you give them, let it affect them in a truthful and organic way, and then give something back to you in a way that genuinely affects you. They just make your work easier and fun and meaningful; and they make you look good. It works the same way with great acting coaches, because they manage get to the best part of your artistic self. It is inspiring and freeing and a joy. Some people have the talent to inspire all those things, and David is, without question, among the very best.
Jul 18, 2015
David is one of the most knowledgeable and understanding of the techniques out of any teacher I have worked with. David's passion for the arts fueled my fire, he gave me the comfort to be able to go outside of my boundaries and take risks.
Jul 18, 2015
David is a true professional that every actor (or anyone for that matter) should be fighting to work with him. He creates a highly artistic environment and allows for creativity and exploration. He is not just an outstanding artist, but an outstanding human as well! I look forward to working with David in the future.
Jul 17, 2015
David will help you take your acting to the next level, he will challenge and push you to always be better, while helping you discover what you already know. His passion and knowledge about the art is what makes him a great teacher. Working with David has been a blessing and life changing and if you are willing to put in the work, David will help you achieve greatness.
Jul 17, 2015
Working with David Robinette was life changing for me. Not only did he allow myself to get a deeper understanding of who I am, but he also sparked the passion I have for the craft. David is fully committed to his students, passionate about the craft and extremely honest. A bond is created when working with him for he is with you on the road to discovery and there is never a lack of support from him. David provides a wide range of techniques and exercises and will always make sure that you're feeling 100% safe and comfortable around him.
David Robinette is an outstanding teacher, a man that I trust and will always regard as my mentor.