Auditioning for Film, Parents of Actors, Moving to LA, Advancing Your Career
and Continuity Class
Catrine McGregor is a long-time award winning Producer and Casting Director who holds two Master’s
Degrees from Loyola-Marymount University in Los Angeles in Education and Film/TV. Besides being a renowned industry professional, she has been an educator for most of her life, teaching film and film acting at universities, high school, and privately. She is also the author of two popular books: Both Sides of the Desk: A Conversation Between a Casting Director and an Actor, and Acting Across America.
The Platform Experience and Platform Alumni
Chance Fuerstinger is a local Idaho actor and writer. He has been passionate about acting from a very young age. He worked for River City Entertainment, performing in interactive murder mysteries and wild west melodramas. He also competed in Boise's Funniest Person 2016, a stand-up comedy competition, where he made it to the semi-final round. He studied acting with April Matson at Platform Boise, for which he is now an instructor. In late-August 2019, he produced and starred in a short film he wrote, Here Is Where the Monsters Live.
Rising Stars Acting Classes and Acting Camp
Kerith inspires kids to reach for the stars both in and out of the classroom. After graduating suma cum-laude in 2003, Kerith taught 5th grade in Santa Barbara, CA. Currently, Kerith teaches performing arts in artist-in-residence and after school programs positions at 6 schools in the Boise area, as well as offering private voice lessons to students in 6th-12th grade. She has also been cast in several musicals at BSU and Stage Coach Theatre, as well as in local films and commercials. Kerith’s passion for the arts is mirrored in everything that she does, in and out of the classroom. Her combination of real-world experience, academic excellence, and amazing dance and vocal talent make her a great teacher and a wonderful camp director. Rarely will you find someone of her caliber dedicating their life to teaching others how to perform.
Dakotah Brown is an actor, teacher, director, and playwright. He has over a decade of professional experience working with companies such as the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Boise Contemporary Theater, Alley Rep, HomeGrown Theatre, the Red Light Variety Show, and the Boise Bard Players. He has taught classes ranging from Shakespeare Acting to Stage Combat to Clowning to all ages. He holds a BFA in Acting from UC Santa Barbara.