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Chris Weatherhead and Clarence Felder

For Professional & Community Actors - Theater - Film - TV  & Commercials

Serious ACTORS ONLY - Taking you where you have never gone before as an actor...
Hands-on intensive private training - Chris works with students for whatever is their goal - film - theatre - TV - to be heading to NYC, LA or staying here - learn to act at your highest level of achievement...and highest marketability.

Learn from a 40 year professional… Chris Weatherhead – PROFESSIONAL ACTING COACH…spent fourteen years performing and teaching in New York City, ten years in Hollywood - acting, directing, teaching and producing, and taught Master Classes at various universities, including UMASS at Amherst, Massachusetts and Appalachian State University. Ms. Weatherhead is also an award-winning director, producer and screenwriter.
With Christopher Walken in "IVANOV" at Williamstown Theatre Festival, Mas

Directing hundreds of actors in the feature film, "ALL FOR LIBERTY" , JOHN LAURENS WAR, and numerous other film, theater and TV projects...
                                      GREAT REVIEWS FOR CHRIS FROM BOTH COASTS…

"Chris Weatherhead is an exceptional acting coach. She is a transplant from LA, and NY who is right at home in SC. I studied with her on a weekly basis. I am glad she led me to be a better actor and confront some weaknesses of mine."  
  Sandra Elise Williams, numerous films & commercials (IMDB) 

"Chris provides you with all the tools to break down a scene in seconds, how to honestly approach and develop a character and most important, deliver a true, grounded and honest performance! I highly recommend her class!"
  Tony Cicchetti, Hollywood actor, film, TV & Theater (IMDB)

“...her keen ability to assess each student’s strengths and weaknesses...her classes were always insightful and exciting...students never feel cheated for individual attention… Andrew DeWitt, Hollywood & Chicago Actor & stand-up

“There are born actors and born teachers; Chris Weatherhead is both--she taught me not only specific techniques I needed, but also confidence to start taking risks...” Saluda Camp, New York theater actress/producer

“An actor could not ask for better training than from Chris Weatherhead -- I’m constantly growing because of it…"
  David Reed, professional actor - film, radio & theater, SC

"The most important discovery I had in Chris Weatherhead's class was I didn't know as much I thought I did -- was already a working actor - but she expanded may marketability and my depth - I've now played roles I never thought I would or could - and my joy of the craft and greater confidence has been amazing..." Michael Easler, film, TV & theater professional actor, SC

“...would recommend her class to anyone...her professional expertise coached me to discover a whole new realm of acting...” Mark Kandel, New York Actor


Chris has been a leading lady in theater, film and TV for over thirty years in New York, Hollywood and around the U.S. and on both coasts. Chris is from Southern California and trained with the Royal Shakespeare Company in London, the American Rep Theatre (NYC), A.C.T. in San Francisco.  

Ms. Weatherhead co-starred as The Wife for two years in the smash Off-Broadway hit, Table Settings, by James Lapine for which she received rave reviews from all major U.S. media. She starred in the feature film, All For Liberty, Whatever It Takes and guest starred in many primetime TV series including Sinatra, Dallas, Equal Justice, Night Court, Our Family Honor, Moonlighting, etc. 

For Daytime Television, Chris starred as the evil Alicia Van Dine, for two years on ABC’s "The Edge of Night" and played recurring roles in five other Daytime Series. 

Chris directed, co-starred, co-wrote and co-produced the multiple award-winning feature film, “All For Liberty”, which was named one of the “Top Ten Revolutionary War Movies” by the Journal of the American Revolution and has won nine international film festival awards. The film also won three national historical awards [Sons & Daughters of the American Revolution]. She has also produced and/or directed award-winning shorts for Actors' Theatre of South Carolina's Movie Camp while training new filmmakers.

Chris Co-Founded Actors' Theatre of South Carolina with veteran actor husband, Clarence Felder, producing 78 productions and performing many roles including Mary, in her play, "Mary Chesnut’s War For Independence!" and portrayed Mary Chesnut for C-SPAN's American Writer’s Series. 

She also created the role of Rebecca Brewton Motte in “Rebecca & The Fox” for Piccolo Spoleto, in Charleston, South Carolina. She directed many productions which have been chosen to perform at the Piccolo Spoleto Theater Festival in Charleston, SC.

~~~~~~~~~     Call 843.697-9607   -  Ask for Chris - for information!

Acting Training

MS. WEATHERHEAD currently is only teaching privately
call her at:  843-697-9607

 She also teaches classes periodically through our partner company, 
As "Alicia Van Dine" 
for 2 years on ABC's 
"Edge of Night"
Hunter Todd, Director of HOUSTON WORLDFEST presenting a rarely given SPECIAL JURY AWARD for the feature film Ms. Weatherhead directed and co-starred in - ALL FOR LIBERTY - which has won nine nternational film awards and has been named one of Top Ten Revolutionary War  Movies by the Journal of the American Revolution
With JOE SENECA as Curley's Wife in 
OF MICE & MEN, Bucks County 
Playhouse, PA starring Tom Poston

      Actors' Theatre of South Carolina