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Jamie Koeth

Acting Coach

Jamie Koeth, 1st Team Actors Studio Acting Coach

Jamie Koeth has been a professional actor, teacher, director and musician for over 30 years and is a proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA. He has worked in film, tv, radio, commercial and print. He also has extensive acting and directing credits on stage including regional theatre and national tours. He was recently awarded Cleveland Critics Circle’s Best Director for Apples In Winter at Seat of The Pants Productions.

Jamie has taught acting at Cleveland Play House, Kent State University, Case Western Reserve University Siegal Life Long Learning, Beck Center for the Arts, Stagecrafters Theatre, The Academy for the Performing Arts, Rochester Theatre League, Seat of the Pants Productions among others and is now bringing his artistry and teaching talents to 1st Team Actors Studio! He works full time at the Jamie Koeth Studio in Northeast Ohio where he instructs professional and aspiring professional actors. His students have been accepted into some of the finest acting conservatories in the country and have gone on to great heights on Broadway, film & television.

Jamie holds an MFA in Acting from Kent State University where he was introduced to the Michael Chekhov Technique by his dear friend and mentor, Mark Monday (a Master Teacher in the technique). He received his teaching certification in the Michael Chekhov Acting and Directing Techniques from the Great Lakes Michael Chekhov Consortium where he is honored to serve on faculty. He strives to spread the immeasurable joy of Michael Chekhov every day.