Scott Sedita is an award-winning, highly in-demand Acting Coach and Motivational Speaker. He is the owner of Scott Sedita Acting Studios in Los Angeles where he works with actors from all over the world.Scott is the author of the internationally bestselling books, The Eight Characters of Comedy: A Guide to Sitcom Acting & Writing, which has been translated into different languages, and Scott Sedita’s Ultimate Guide to Making It in Hollywood …and New York, Atlanta, Vancouver,Chicago, and Any Other Industry City! Scott has travelled the world teaching his comedic technique “The Sedita Method.” He is also the first acting coach to develop an acting-based app, called Scott Sedita’s Actor Audition App.
A graduate of Boston University, Scott has more than forty years of experience in the entertainment industry. He began his career in New York as a talent agent, where he helped to launch the careers of many top actors, including Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, ChristopherMeloni, Teri Polo, Dylan Walsh,Jerry O’Connell, and Vincent D’Onofrio, to name a few.
In 1990, Scott relocated to Los Angeles where he worked as a sitcom writer for Howie Mandel, Bobcat Goldthwait, and many others. In the mid-90s, Scott worked as a casting director for Danny Goldman Casting, until launching his Scott Sedita Acting Studios in 1998. Scott has worked with many of today’s stars, including Holly Taylor, Parker Young, Lana Condor, Michael Weatherly, Brandon Routh, Meagan Tandy, H.E.R., Ross Butler, Joseph David-Jones, Haley Bennett, Charles Melton, Nelly, Josh Duhamel, 50 Cent, Chace Crawford, Paula Abdul, Kevin Alejandro, Sydney Sweeney, JT Neal, Jason Thompson, and many more.
In this episode we talk about how televsion was a “babysitter” to Scott and how to overcome fear.