- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
- June 2005
I have been a professional performance coach and actor in Hollywood for the past 11 years. I coach and inspire the next generation of performers for stage and screen. My company is a performance arts company dedicated to educating and inspiring performers of all ages, including adults. Our lessons are offered both in person and via Skype. We provide instruction in all areas from comedy to drama, musical theater and straight stage. We are committed to producing our own cabarets, musicals, and cutting edge dramas as we are performance based. We believe you learn best by doing! In addition to expert coaching, we at times, share the stage with our students and give them the chance to shine with us in Broadway Cabarets and Musicals. With over 10 years of real-life experience as a working actor in Los Angeles and NYC, I have a wealth of knowledge in performing plus, almost more importantly, the business of acting. One wanting to become a professional performer must always keep in mind, acting is a business and an investment! Passion for the arts fills me, and I treasure the opportunity to spread that joy to all searching for solid coaching and instruction. Feel free to contact me at anytime. Just keep singing, just keep singing.+ Read More
I am co producer of my company K&A Theatricals. We fully fund our own projects be it theater or film. Classes and seminars, showcases and meet n greets. We believe that quality reigns over quantity.
Keith (Hollywood Acting Coach, Director and Actor) is an accomplished performance coach, director and actor in Los Angeles and Atlanta. Through K&A Theatricals, he has directed full length musicals and cutting edge dramas.He also holds on-camera and stage acting seminars and private lessons for aspiring actors. He is the co-producer and host of the popular instructional DVD "Action: What is takes to work as an Actor in Hollywood" Keith has partnered with his wife Amanda to direct Ingenue, The Musical, Annie, Broadway Baby...and Beyond, and The Princess and the Cowboy. These shows had performances in Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA. They are currently working towards their audition for representation in the Actors Studio, and also their upcoming production of Blackbird.
As a Professional Working Actor, Keith, brings so much to the table. Such an exciting performer, and born entertainer, Keith is a graduate of the elite conservatory The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. There he studied under many great current professionals, both in New York City and here in Los Angeles. Keith is a believer that a well rounded actor should, and must be involved in all mediums from the stage to the big screen. And thus you can see Keith involved in everything from Music Videos (Dwight Yoakum, Hellogoodbye, La Coka Nostra), Stage (Annie, The Secret Garden, Glenngarry Glenn Ross, The Normal Heart), to Feature Films (Beowulf, Wonderland). A trained musical theater baritone, Keith dreams of starring on Broadway in the near future.
Directing and Performing Resume
Seussical the Musical
The Princess and The Cowboy
Broadway Baby and Beyond
Blackbird-A Staged Reading
A Soldier's Play
Slue Foot Sue and Pecos Bill
Broadway Baby and…Beyond!
Blacks, Whites & Blues
Ingénue, A Musical Life in Revue
Our Time Has Come
Baby With the Bath Water
All My Sons
The Normal Heart
Glengarry Glenn Ross
Of Mice and Men
Blues for Mr. Charlie
The Secret Garden
The Fiddler on the Roof
The Odd Couple (Female)
House Of Manson
Murder By the Book
The American Musical and Dramatic Academy Conservatory New York City/Los Angeles
Kennesaw State University BFA Theater Performance Atlanta
An American labor union representing over 160,000 film and television principal and background performers, journalists, and radio personalities worldwide.
Keith is fantastic! He expects the highest level of preparation and performance from me at all my lessons and thus pushes me to be a better performer every time. He tailors my lessons to exactly what I need - specific work for upcoming auditions as well as more general work to expand my repertoire. His lessons are also not not limited singing coaching - he also provides coaching in acting and movement. I feel like I have presented some of my best work to auditors as a result of working with Keith! And he does all this in the friendliest manner possible so that my lessons are always a great combination of fun, hard work, and inspiration.+ Read More
Keith is a knowledgeable and great teacher. He will let you feel comfortable at singing and doing all the practices and make you realize what the correct postures and things needed to make you feel confident. Also, he is pretty easy-going with scheduling and just let him know in advance and he will reschedule the class for you. Definitely recommended.+ Read More
I loved it!!
Simply AMAZING! Keith offers a comforting and open environment in which a performer can grow. I came to Keith in need of help for my college auditions, and in that short period of time was able to grow as a performer and get a taste of the professional world of theatre. Not only did he aid me in my audition pieces, he also gave me advice and insight of what it's like to go to school for the performing arts. I cannot thank Keith enough. With his help, I was accepted into New York University Tisch School of the Arts and AMDA. Great coach with life long skills, with Keith you will only grow.+ Read More
Keith is AWESOME! My son Payton had no experience in musical theatre. In a few lessons his singing has improved dramatically and his confidence level has skyrocketed. Keith is very motivational and brings out the best in his students. If you want a caring, devoted coach and instructor, Keith is your man!+ Read More
This is my third lesson with Mr Kraft and I have already learned so much! Great teacher!
Keith is a great teacher. Look forward to the future sessions
Keith has been great, he is very knowledgeable and has an amazing personality! We are really enjoying our lessons with him and look forward to many more.
Keith has been great so far! He is very passionate about music and Broadway and his enthusiasm is very motivating and encouraging to my daughter. He teaches the technical aspects of voice but also offers insight about performing, auditioning etc which is helpful for my daughter as she is fairly inexperienced but is hoping to be more involved in high school and local productions.+ Read More
Keith has been an incredible teacher for our son! Keith brings so much energy and enthusiasm to lessons, and his teaching is professional, patient, and well-planned. Our son learned so much this summer, and he looks forward to continuing with Keith in the future!+ Read More
When you meet Keith it becomes immediately apparent that he loves musical theatre with every bone in his body. His enthusiasm and love for the stage is contagious. Kids just love working with him. I have seen him inspire a group of non-professional actors under the age of 12 to give a top class performance that had the audience on their feet. He is kind, sweet natured and patient with an incredible ability to gently draw out each of his students natural talents. I highly recommend Keith.+ Read More
Keith takes each of his students to the next level, whether through dramatic or comedic material. His expertise and energy are boundless, and he inspires his students to be the best they can be. He has a degree in theater from American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles, and is excited to pass on his wealth of knowledge to his students. He specializes in audition preparation, whether for the stage or the big screen, and has invaluable information about acting as a business. Every student will leave their lessons with Keith invigorated and excited about acting as an art form and a business.+ Read More