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Welcome to the Robert Mello Studio

The Robert Mello Studio is the only acting studio in Atlanta offering complete Meisner-based training by an instructor with over 20 years of teaching experience and students who are series regulars, recurring, and dozens of co-stars.

The studio is lead by Robert Mello and associate artistic director, Kate Brown.

They are instructor and coaches first. Not actors in-between bookings.

The studios number one concern is YOUR training and career. 

The actors who have trained  at The Robert Mello Studio have been booked on nearly every major TV and Film project shot in Atlanta.

They are series regulars, recurring, guest stars and co-stars. No other studio in Atlanta has as significant a track record of actors who book and work in TV and Film.

They have also appeared on Broadway and off-Broadway and top Atlanta stages such as The Hertz, Theatrical Outfit, Actors Express. Robert has coached winners and nominees of THE GOLDEN GLOBE AWARD® and THE TONY AWARD®.

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These are just a few of the TV and Film projects that actors from the Robert Mello Studio have appeared on: 

Superstore, The Resident, Better Call Saul, Ozark, Dynasty, Stranger Things, Atlanta, Turn, House of Cards, Halt and Catch Fire, Black Lightening, Superstition, Scream, Dynasty, Rectify, Ressurection, Satisfaction, The Walking Dead, Drop Dead Diva, Nashville, Teen Wolf, Being Mary Jane, Sleepy Hallow, The Haves and Have Nots, Second Generation Wayans, Vampire Diaries, Army Wives, American Horror,Necessary Roughness, The Office, Modern Family, Hot In Cleveland, The Mentalist, Soul Man, CSI, Mad Men,  Gray’s Anatomy, Big Bang Theory, Criminal Minds, Lost, Brothers and Sisters, My Name is Earl, The Gilmore Girls, Scrubs, Chuck, The Ghost Whisperer, Will & Grace, Friends and more! Motion Pictures Include: Venom, Father Figures, Godzilla: King of The MonstersThe Internship, Sully, Furious 7, Hunger Games, Ant-Man,  Anchorman 2, The Watch, Endless Love, Trouble With The Curve, Coffee,Kill Boss, The Green Hornet, Somewhere Slow, Medea’s Family Reunion and more. 

The Training

Training at the studio is rigorous and demanding and is designed for actors who are as serious about the art and craft of acting as they are booking.

Actors today must have a solid, well- practiced technique upon which the actor can rely upon consistently.

At The Robert Mello Studio, this is exactly what we specialize in.

The Robert Mello Studio is dedicated to Meisner-based actor training. The Meisner Technnique is considered by most to be the best technique for film and stage, as it results in very natural performances.

This isn’t your parent’s Meisner Technique

Sanford Meisner created a brilliant technique – for his time.

Our approach to his philosophy is updated. It’s higher octane, raw and springs from and builds on who actors are today, not what we saw in the 1950’s and 1960’s.

You will learn how to:

-Be in the moment and alive in front of the camera or on stage.
-Celebrate gifts and flaws equally.
-Work consistently from a brave and present place.

Resulting in a technique for crafting film, television and stage performances that are:

-Truthful
-Powerful
-Grounded, organic and natural

Through dedication, hard work, and a willingness to take risks, actors leave with a solid, time tested technique that instills a profound level of confidence that serves both performance and auditions.

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