Ted Mattison

Ted M.

Huntington Beach, CA

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Ted delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
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Ages 18+

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Ted has been a successful, working actor, director and acting teacher for over 25 years. He currently teaches acting at the highly regarded Seydways Acting Studios in Los Angeles. Ted's acting experience in theatre, television, film and commercials is extensive. Dozens of lead roles in plays including: The Cherry Orchard, Merchant of Venice and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Over 25 roles on television: CSI, American Horror Story, Criminal Minds and Scorpion. Over 90 national commercials: Dockers, Dr. Scholl's, Chevy, Honda. He's directed dozens of plays, several to critical acclaim including: Recollect the Snow. He directed and was the subject of the multi-award winning documentary film: Nothing Without You about Burning Man. He's studied with top acting teachers his entire career including Richard Seyd, Rico Colantoni, and Michael Arndt. He's an encouraging, thoughtful, careful, creative and dynamic teacher who gets immediate results for his students.

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Acting Teacher
Sep 2013 - Present
Seydways Acting Studios

Ted is the first and only additional acting teacher brought on to teach by Richard Seyd at his prestigious acting studio in Los Angeles.

May 1994 - Present
Various theatre companies and Independent film companies

Ted is a constantly working professional director in both theatre and film. Credits include: Nothing Without You, Substance Abuse, Ted's Theatre Kitchen, Outward Blonde, Recollect the Snow, Uncle Vanya, The Marriage Proposal and dozens more.

May 1994 - Present
Multiple production companies and studios (Fox, Disney, NBC, Universal, etc)

Ted is a constantly working professional actor in Los Angeles. Dozens of lead roles in plays, over 20 roles in television, over 90 national commercials, dozens of films. Recent guest star roles include: American Horror Story, Criminal Minds, Bosch and Scorpion. Recent commercials include: Dr. Scholl's, Chick-Fil-A and Chevy.

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Master's in Secondary Education
Sep 1990 - May 1992
St. Thomas University
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, East Asian Studies
Sep 1985 - May 1989
Oberlin College


California Naturalist
Oct 2014
University of California, Davis


Best Documentary Film
Aug 2004
Malibu Film Festival, Artivist Film Festival

Photos & Videos

On set, Criminal Minds

On set, "Life"

On set, One-A-Day

On set, Jacuzzi

On set, Bosch

On set, American Horror Story Hotel

On set, Honda

On set, Chick-Fil-A

Dubbing session, Criminal Minds
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