Youth & Teen Online Coaching

Youth & Teen


The Alliance Theatre offers one-on-one virtual coaching sessions with professional Alliance Theatre artists. Whether you are starting out or are a seasoned professional actor, these private coaching sessions will take your craft to the next level.

Coaching sessions are $90 for a one-hour session. You can choose your preferred date and time when you purchase your session. After your purchase, an Alliance Theatre staff member will reach out to you to coordinate a phone consultation to match you with a teaching artist. Coaching sessions are available for artists of all ages.  Students must register 4 days prior to the preferred session time in order to ensure ample time for our staff to schedule the appropriate teaching artist. Please call us at 404.733.4700 with any questions and concerns.

All sessions are conducted through Zoom. Use our guide for easy set-up: Zoom User Guide 

Choose from this list of suggested topics: 

  • Monologue Coaching 
  • Audition Techniques: Sides 
  • Self-Taping 
  • Musical Theatre Styles 
  • Acting Through Song 
  • Screenwriting 
  • Playwriting 
  • College Audition Prep 
  • Script Analysis 
  • Arts Criticism 

Virtual Coaching Cancellation Policy:  

If students need to cancel the scheduled coaching they must do it before 24 hours in advance to their scheduled time.  If a student cancels in the 24 hour time period before their coaching time, they will not be eligible for a refund. If a student misses their scheduled coaching without cancelling, they will not be eligible for a refund. 

Students must check their internet connection 30 minutes before their scheduled coaching.  If you run into technical difficulties please inform our staff by emailing us at

Some important things to note:

  • Please have a water bottle at hand for the entire coaching
  • Please set up your laptop/tablet in a quiet space with space to move around
  • Please have a parent or guardian join us for the first 10 minutes of your first session for a quick orientation
Featured Coaches


Cara Mantella

Cara Mantella has appeared on stages in and around Atlanta including The Alliance Theatre, Actor’s Express, Aurora Theatre, Theatre in the Square, Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Horizon Theatre, Stage Door Players, Dominion Entertainment Group, and Théâtre du Rêve.  Television and Film credits include Lodge 49, Stranger Things, Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters,American SoulThe OvalNashvilleOutcastArmy Wives, Drop Dead DivaChristmas Cupid, My Future BoyfriendThe Founder, Trouble with the Curve, NoelleI, Tonya, Charming The Hearts of Men and moreShe has her BFA in Acting from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.



Alliance Theatre

The Alliance Theatre is the lead producing theatre in the Southeast, creating the powerful experience of shared theatre for diverse people on two stages. We value excellence, pursued with integrity and creativity, and achieved through collaboration. We deliver powerful programming that challenges adult and youth audiences to think critically and care deeply.
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