Marilee Talkington

private coaching

Marilee has been an audition/acting coach for the past 15 years, working with both stage and screen actors from across Northern America. She currently coaches virtually from NYC & CA, but does on-set character coaching as well. She works with Actors auditioning for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Regional theatre as well as Series Regulars, and Guest Stars on Network Television. she also does on-going character development coaching for actors already booked in shows and one-on-one acting training with early career actors and actors with disabilities.

For Coaching inquiries, please contact me.


blind & low vision Actors

Marilee Specializes in Actor training for Blind and low vision actors and has developed a first of its kind pedagogy that pulls out the ableist bias weaved through the foundation and framework of traditional actor training. She has has worked as a consultant for Universities, conservatories, professional actor training programs, studio workshops, theaters and Television and film. Her particular expertise is born from the marriage of nearly 25 years expertise being an actor, director and producer and the fact that Marilee is Legally blind Herself and has developed techniques on her own to accommodate and excel as a professional artists in the industry.

Marilee also just founded the GROUND-BREAKING acting academy ACCESS ACTING ACADEMY, which is slated to launch its flagship program ACCESS ACTING PATP in October 2019 for a Five Week intensive in January 2020.