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In addition to offering small group classes, Luna Stage is thrilled to offer one-on-one coaching. Whether it’s nailing the audition, or more long-term work on technique and material, we offer both one-time and continuing options for expanding actors’ capabilities and deepening their relationship to their work. Coaching is available in all areas of acting-- for actors working on theatre, film or television roles, as well as for those seeking monologue, audition, or scene study classwork prep, or voice and speech work.

Coaching for both youth and adults is available via Zoom and in person on a sliding scale—please contact us here for more information and to book a session.

Meet Our Coaches:


Annika Franklin (Acting): With MFA level training as well as years of experience as a reader in Broadway audition rooms, acting coach Annika Franklin melds rigorous technical work with the more immediate skills needed to impress a casting director. She offers an action-based approach to performance, text analysis, and character development.

A performer, writer, and educator from New York State, Annika has been featured on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire and Cinemax’s The Knick. Writing credits include the short film Not Cool (LA Indie Film Fest, SoHo Short Film Fest), in which she starred, as well as the one-woman show You Met Me at a Very Strange Time in My Life (TriBeCa Snowballs Festival). Annika has also written and performed music with indie rock group Bevy and as a solo artist. She received her MFA from the American Repertory Theatre/ Moscow Art Theatre Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard, and her BA in theater and comparative literature from Oberlin College. Annika has previously taught teen and adult Scene Study, as well as On-Camera acting with Luna Stage.