"Jeanne is a remarkable teacher"; "Fantastic teacher"; "Excellent instructor, has thorough knowledge of every topic & made the class fun"; "The amount of detail in such a condensed timeframe was spectacular!"; "Jeanne was , insightful, taught from experience and covered everything to prepare me for an audition".
"I admire Mrs. Everton's passion, laugh, wisdom and great soul"
"Jeanne is a great instructor. She's knowledgeable and a good mentor. That's why I took her class for a 2nd time!"
"This class was very beneficial...about the making of a TV commercial"
"Outstanding class, Jeanne Rocks!!"
"I auditioned for a commercial recently,and the techniques I learned from Jeanne's "Auditioning for Commercials" class were instrumental in helping me land the part. Knowing I was really ready for the audition, thanks to Jeanne, gave me the confidence I needed."
Jeanne Everton has a wide range of professional experience, including work as a producer, director, casting director, talent agent and actor in a variety of media. In addition to her 30+ years’ teaching for our organization, Jeanne serves as Director of Performance and Directing Studies at Texas Wesleyan University.
Her workshop offerings here include:
Auditioning for TV Commercials -- a gateway course for those new to commercial acting
Acting through the Meisner Approach
Meisner I -- an introductory course
Meisner II – emphasis on emotional preparation for a role
Meisner Scene Study – putting it all together
Accents Down and Dirty – a process for learning accents quickly
Among her students are actors working professionally in:
Feature films directed by Robert Atlman, Richard Attenborough, Robert Benton, Brian DePalma, Clint Eastwood, Lawrence Kasdan, Ang Lee, Oliver Stone, Richard Linklater and Terrance Mann
On Broadway in Mama Mia!, Grease, The Man from Oz and Aladdin
Television programs broadcast on: ABC, CBS, HBO, NBC, Netflix, PBS, Showtime
Commercials for BBDO, J. Walter Thompson, McCann-Erickson, Morock, Richards Group, Temerlin McClain, Tracy Locke, Young & Rubicam
North Texas theatres including Circle Theatre, Dallas Summer Musicals, Dallas Theater Center, Hip Pocket Theatre, Lyric Stage, Stage West, Theatre Britain, Theatre Arlington, Undermain Theatre, WaterTower Theatre, Wingspan Theatre