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Industry Pro - Lynette McNeill

Meet Lynette

Lynette Katselas McNeill studied acting and directing, and earned a BA in theatre from the University of Colorado. After graduating, she studied in New York with Stella Adler and Uta Hagen.

 

As a director and producer, Lynette’s work has won wide recognition. Her production of “In Rehearsal” earned 5 awards from the Southern California Motion Picture Arts Council. It was the first time a theatrical production had been awarded. She was subsequently asked to direct at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. She co-wrote and directed an original musical, “Intermission”, and produced and directed the West Coast premiere of Elizabeth Swados’ “Runaways”. Recently, Lynette directed Linda Hamilton in “Laura” at the Tiffany Theatre. She created a series with Bristol Cities Productions for Paramount Studios entitled, “Mr. and Mrs. Darling” which is currently in development.

 

Lynette has found her niche in Hollywood as a prominent acting teacher and coach. With her “Say Goodbye to Hollywood” showcase series, she has introduced some of Hollywood’s top young stars, and continues to do so.

 

Some of Lynette’s former students include: Adam Sandler, Jason Lee, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Leeves, Faith Ford, Anne Archer, Jeneane Garofalo, Giovanni Ribisi, Adam Goldberg, Marisol Nichols and Johnny Lewis.

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Meet Lynette McNeill

Lynette Katselas McNeill studied acting and directing, and earned a BA in theatre from the University of Colorado. After graduating, she studied in New York with Stella Adler and Uta Hagen.

 

As a director and producer, Lynette’s work has won wide recognition. Her production of “In Rehearsal” earned 5 awards from the Southern California Motion Picture Arts Council. It was the first time a theatrical production had been awarded. She was subsequently asked to direct at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. She co-wrote and directed an original musical, “Intermission”, and produced and directed the West Coast premiere of Elizabeth Swados’ “Runaways”. Recently, Lynette directed Linda Hamilton in “Laura” at the Tiffany Theatre. She created a series with Bristol Cities Productions for Paramount Studios entitled, “Mr. and Mrs. Darling” which is currently in development.

 

Lynette has found her niche in Hollywood as a prominent acting teacher and coach. With her “Say Goodbye to Hollywood” showcase series, she has introduced some of Hollywood’s top young stars, and continues to do so.

 

Some of Lynette’s former students include: Adam Sandler, Jason Lee, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Leeves, Faith Ford, Anne Archer, Jeneane Garofalo, Giovanni Ribisi, Adam Goldberg, Marisol Nichols and Johnny Lewis.

Defining Moments of Success

With Lynette McNeill and Grant Heslov – actor, film producer, screenwriter and director, known for Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), True Lies (1994) and Argo (2012)

Hollywood Reporter

Glowing Review of “Laura” from Hollywood Reporter – This review from The Hollywood Reported appeared in the international publication praising Lynette McNeill’s work as Director.

Backstage.com

Don’t Let Doubt Derail an Audition – You start off the day feeling good. You’re excited about an audition you have in a few hours. You feel great about your preparation and are ready to nail it!

The Los Angeles Times

Linda Hamilton is “Laura” at the Tiffany Theatre – In an article that appeared in The Los Angeles Times, Director Lynette McNeill and actress Linda Hamilton discuss how they worked together…

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