Two national performance coaches combine their experience and expertise in an organic
approach to the creation and development of characters.
GARY AUSTIN performed with San. Francisco's famed improv company The Committee, and he created The Groundlings in 1972. Gary directed the company until he left in 1979. His students there included Paul Reubens (Gary developed the Pee Wee Herman character with Paul), Lynne Stuart (Miss Yvonne on PEE WEE'S PLAYHOUSE), John Paragon (Jambi on PEE WEE'S PLAYHOUSE), Phil Hartman, Edie McClurg, Laraine Newman, and in later years Julia Sweeney, Lisa Kudrow, Mindy Sterling and Patrick Bristow.
WENNDY MACKENZIE has numerous concert, album, film soundtrack, Broadway show, and television credits. She has been vocal coach for many television and Broadway productions. Wenndy has an extensive career in voice over work, including vocal impressions.
For more information (scheduling/pricing) see Gary's Workshop Calendar page.