Meet the instructors
Raymond T. Williams
- 25+ years experience in Film and Television in Hollywood and New York City
- Producer, Writer, Director at FangWill Productions
- International teacher: LA, NYC, London, Johannesburg, San Jose
- Doug in The Adderall Diaries (with Ed Harris and James Franco)
- Phat Girlz (with Mo’Nique)
- Series Regular on TV Series Lincoln Heights
- Their Eyes Were Watching God (with Halle Berry and Oprah Winfrey)
Raymond brings with him more than 25+ years of experience in the film and television industry in Hollywood and New York City.
As an actor, teacher and director, Raymond has seen success on stage, film and television working with Jeff Goldblum, James Franco, Halle Berry, Scott Caan and many others. His students have been seen on Broadway, film and television and have signed with top US agencies such as ICM and UTA.
As a teacher and director, Raymond has a keen eye for talent and his creative spirit excites anyone who has the opportunity to work with him.
- 20 years experience in NYC, on tour (USA) and in Hong Kong
- Broadway and off-Broadway Actress in Musical Theatre
- Stephen Sondheim’s 80th Birthday Celebration at Lincoln Center
- Greenwich Village Follies, Off-Broadway
- Man of La Mancha, Aldonza, Regional Theatres in Pennsylvania and Florida
- Debut EP album Never Gonna Be Easy
- Producer, Director, Dramaturg, Dear Prospective Student, Off-Broadway
Jodi Beck began her career in New York City and has appeared at Broadway’s Lincoln Center in celebration of the late Stephen Sondheim’s 80th birthday, off-Broadway, regionally throughout the US and in Hong Kong. In addition, she created and produced 8 solo shows for stages across NYC to sold out audiences. Her self-produced debut EP album Never Gonna Be Easy has sold in 9 countries. She also developed the new off-Broadway musical Dear Prospective Student as dramaturg, director and lead producer, working with Tony winning producers Ken Davenport (Once on this Island) and Joseph Longthorne and Ben Simpson (The Band’s Visit). She has directed and worked with many Broadway actors including Allie Trimm, Keaton Whittaker, Damon J Gillespie, John Andrew Morrison, Paul Whitty, and Nick Rashad Burroughs. She is excited to be living in Costa Rica and to share her love and passion for storytelling.