ABOUT CHRIS NEVILLE
Chris Neville is the Director of The Actor’s Loft in Worcester Massachusetts where he teaches classes of all levels and ages. You can also find him teaching classes and workshops for Boston Casting’s Media Performance Institute in Boston as well as the Hopkinton Center for the Arts.
Chris grew up in Worcester, Massachusetts where he graduated Cum Laude from Worcester State College. He then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. For the past 17 years he has appeared in network television shows, commercials and feature films, including Ghost Whisperer, E Ring, Wassup Rockers, The Black Rose, Broad Squad and Ted 2.
Chris has worked with Directors, Larry Clark (Kids, Wassup Rockers), Mary Lambert (Pet Cemetery), Michael Robison (E-Ring, Crusoe), James Frawley (Grey’s Anatomy, Ghost Whisperer) and Seth MacFarlane (Ted 2, Family Guy) to name a few. Chris also assisted Donna Rosenstein Casting during the casting of 4 different pilots, including October Road with Director Gary Fleder and writer Scott Rosenberg and A.K.A with John Leguizamo. His love for the craft and passion for movies led him to production. As a Partner of Passing Lane Productions, Chris produced the documentary “Tackling Hollywood”. He later co-founded Epic Journey Films and has several films and television shows in development.
Chris trained for years under the tutelage of his Acting coach, Aaron Speiser and was a member of the Aaron Speiser Acting Studio’s Masters Class. Aaron Speiser is the acting coach for Will Smith and Virginia Madsen, both of whom have been nominated for Academy Awards with Mr. Speiser’s help. He has also coached Jennifer Lopez, Gerard Butler, LL Cool J, Mandy Moore, The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) to name a few.
Chris later joined Anthony Gilardi (a Boston native) in the development of the Anthony Gilardi Acting Studio in Hollywood CA where Chris taught and coached actors from 2012 – 2014. For the past 2 years Chris has been the Director of the Actor’s Loft in Worcester and has been running his own acting workshops throughout Massachusetts, including Boston and Hopkinton.