Training For Film and Television
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(A few kind words from students over the years)
"I think you are a dream maker."
- Amy Butters
"I cannot express how grateful and blessed I am to have you as a mentor. You inspire me to be the best I can be, and for that, I can never thank you enough."
- Susan Abawi
"I want to thank you for everything. For making your class a home for artists, for teaching how and why we should respect where we came from as actors and where this art can take us inside ourselves and others. If I'm anything as an actor, it's a reflection of my teacher."
- Sean Sedgwick
"Thank you for helping me conquer fear and focus on my passion. I feel like I can finally breathe again. You are an amazing teacher."
- Razaana Peck
"I hate to gush, but to me studying with you is like studying under the teacher that taught Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Mickey Mantle to hit a baseball."
- Michael Daley
"Thank you for being such an awesome mentor and role model. I feel like I have grown so much since starting at the Rehearsal Room, and I owe it all to the learning environment that you have created."
- Enoch Wu
"Thank you for being such a fabulous teacher. I really appreciate all the opportunities you have given me. You always inspire me to try harder and to learn more. I always leave your class with a smile on my face."
- Veronica Romero
"Thank you, Carey. It's always a pleasure and an inspiration to be in your class."
- Corneliu Valentin
"Thank you so much for your tireless efforts to help us succeed."
- Ian Gilligan
"You are a visionary and inspiration!"
- Page Ashley
"I am forever indebted to you. Every time I attend your class I am reminded of why I love to act!"
- Naomi Gibson
"I am so thankful for your class. I could never thank you enough."
- Connie Thomas
"I just wanted to thank you for class tonight. It's funny, sometimes I think I'm exaggerating when I tell people how much I love your class. Then I go and realize that I'm not. I really enjoyed the exercises we did tonight, the chance to explore three different characters, and being around people who get it. Thank you for that."
- Moriah Angeline
"Thank you for all you have done for me. I've been on a few auditions lately and had success, and I know that it is all a result of the Rehearsal Room. Your class has helped me in so many ways with regards to building my craft and understanding this crazy business. I've loved every minute of it."
- Eric Esquer
"You are the best acting teacher I've ever had. Thank you for making acting fun again."
- Alia Pierson
"You are the best mentor I've ever had. Thank you for changing my life."
- Sourita Phounsiri
"Thank you for all the invaluable lessons and technique you've taught me in class so far. I have learned a great deal about the art of acting. I find that the passion for the art is what matters and you really emphasize that in your class."
- Cody Allsup
"I really enjoy your class. You teach from so much experience, knowledge and I love your passion.
- Patrick Combs
"You are my Stella Adler. You would make her extremely proud."
- Jodie Bartman
"I have the up most respect for you and your class. Thank you for being such a wonderful, influential teacher."
- Amy Branham
"I love your class and all your words of wisdom. That was such a great class last night. Not that they aren't all that way, but that was something I hadn't done before that seemed daunting at first, but turned out to be loads of fun and very educational. Thanks!"
- Anne Law
"I have learned a great deal more about the pure art of cinema in your class then in several years at a top film school."
- Jeff Branch
"I greatly admire you. I respect you and value this class so much. You are a talented man and an excellent educator."
- Randy Brown
"Your class has had a huge positive impact on my life. My self confidence has improved dramatically. You are awesome. I wouldn't be this far without you. You are the best."
- Nina Gelin
"Thank you for the opportunities you give us actors. I realize that I could have never been given an audience with these top professionals in the industry without your help and your class. So thank you, thank you, thank you!"
- Ericka Zepeda
"You're a great teacher. I really enjoy what goes on in your class. I always feel great there."
- Rebecca Benson
"Thanks for teaching me everything I know."
- Mark Hanson
"I am still feeling inspired by last night's class."
- Che Lyons
"Thank you for your passion to the art, it is inspiring."
- Ed Cosico
"I have learned so much in your class, it's awesome. The thing about your class that I love so much is you're not just teaching acting, you're teaching life! Your class is awakening parts of me that have been dormant for many years and that's so great!"
- Josh Jolley
day we will all be talking about you among the other great acting teachers of
can't thank you enough for all the opportunities you have provided through your
class. You are a great teacher and motivation. I always feel inspired when I
leave your class."
enthusiasm and respect for acting and your students are what make your class so
that Stella Adler is gone, you are next in line to take her place."
love of teaching is very evident. Please know that your talent, guidance,
directness and support are very much appreciated."
I just say what a privilege it is to work with you. I am amazed by your
direction. Brilliant closing remarks tonight. I am in awe. I love your passion
for this art. I feel your concern for all of us. You are so incredible. Thanks
for wanting me to be the best I can be. I want to be good and you make me want
to be good."
you for everything. Your passion is blinding."
are the best teacher I have ever had. But more than that. You are an amazing
person to know. I feel so lucky to even know you. Coming to class, seeing you
and learning from you is the high point of my week."
you for giving us time to see what we hold within ourselves. Please know you are
making an impact on my life. Thank you so much for sharing your gift with
you for your enthusiasm, which is contagious, and your talent. Your unusual
sensitivity makes you a very special person and I really am grateful that I know
I had to write, for an English class, about our personal hero. You are the
person who has touched my life forever. You are the person who has given me the
gift of being in the moment. The person who has influenced me to do right by
everyone and all. The one who truly is an angel, inherently angelic and
selfless; I wrote with confidence "Carey Scott." Thank you Carey for
making my dreams happen on stage, in the camera and within my life. For you I am
grateful, and would walk the world for."
learned more in your class in the first few days than years of classes in the
love being in your class and I know I will be so much better prepared for this
industry because of you. I love your style and direction. You have a great
attitude. I cannot thank you enough for the experience of your class."
you for being the best teacher in the whole world. You are amazing...truly.
Thank you for sharing your passion. Thank you for forcing me to take risks. You
always take me, and the scene, to a new level - that feeling is exactly what
makes me love acting."
wanted to thank you for allowing me to attend your class, it is indeed a
priviledge. You provide us with such insight, nurturing support, discipline and
immense patience, all with a very subtle hand. You are an exceptional talent. It
is so inspiring to observe and listen to you when you express your love and
appreciation for acting. Above all, you have an exceptional heart and
only had to screen one acting class to know I had found the place to start. I
could tell from the start that you cared for your students and poured yourself
into your teaching and I knew I couldn't go wrong starting here. Thank you for
introducing me to the "art" of acting. You have helped to set the
foundation for my career. No matter where I go from here, when times get tough,
I will reach back to my foundation and remember to love the craft."
you for all you have done for me. If it weren't for you, I wouldn't have my
agent, I wouldn't have done the pilot and I wouldn't have my SAG card. You have
kept me going when I wanted to quit and I won't forget that. It is very hard to
find people like you in this world and I am thankful for you. You are a very
special person to me."
want you to know that I love being a part of your class. You are a blessing to
I didn't walk through those doors I wouldn't be where I am today. I've learned
so much and am eager to learn that much more. I feel like an actor now and
you've helped me make that possible. Thank you for continually challenging me
and helping me grow."
for your constant energy and support. Class last night was wonderful. I feel
lucky to be working with you. Thank you for your dedication to your students.
You have a wonderful talent."
uncertain times, thanks for providing a safe place to explore the joy of
are so amazing at what you do. Thank you for your encouragement and your
have been encouraging, supportive, truthful and giving and I know you have
helped me tremendously. Thank you for being you and for coming into my
you for giving so much of yourself each and every class. You're an incredible
inspiration and a fabulous teacher."
you so much for sharing your knowledge. I am always encouraged by you. I now
feel ready to pursue this career full time."
noticed lately just how much I've learned from you...how honest I've seen you be
to all of us. Tonight's class was incredible. Allowing each of us to open up in
step one and then parlaying that into improv about a familiar scene was
Billy St. John
honored to have grown as an actor under your tutorship. You make dreams come
true for people."
you for all you have taught me in class and for the positive and loving
encouragement you share with all of us."
classes are so helpful and so inspiring. I attended several other classes but
found yours to be the best by far."
you for giving us opportunities we would not be able to arrange ourselves. I
appreciate your class so much. It has impacted me tremendously."
learned so much this past summer. I learned to take direction better and to
strive to always be better. Thanks for the total experience. The showcase gave
me skills I didn't have before. During the showcase I became an actor. I used to
say I'm acting, now I say I'm an actor."
get so much out of class. I have learned a lot and have been inspired by
such a great teacher. You have all my respect."
you for your honesty and criticism. You've opened my eyes."
have learned so much from you and I will take it with me always."
appreciate the effort you give to all of us in class. You're an inspiration and
a wonderful teacher."
are a great teacher, actor and person. I love the intensity and emotion you
bring to your class and our lives."
read somewhere that a great teacher is someone who inpires others and grabs
their souls. I believe you are exactly that. An inspiration. An angel. It will
never be forgotten."
given me such an appreciation for the power of character development."
would move Heaven and earth to get to your class."
when I feel I've had a bad night, I'm always glad I came to class."
wanted to tell you how much I learn and grow in your class. You are my mentor
and my inspiration. I owe you everything that I am as an actress."
you for your passion, dedication and open heart for fellow actors."
cannot describe how wonderful you are. Thank you for this class."
so grateful to have you as our teacher. I hope to still be learning from you 30
years from now."
you so much for all the inspiration, motivation and love for acting."
you so much for the inspiration every week. You have provided an insight on
acting that helps validate this career choice."
for being such a great teacher. I appreciate your efforts and desire. You make a
respect you and look up to you. I know I can only learn from you."
feel blessed to be a part of your class."
you Carey for all these great years. I've overcome a lot of fears thanks to you.
I wish I could somehow explain to you how grateful I am. I thank you
you for your patience and thank you for your inspiration."
am thankful that you have created a venue for us to be free and create. You are
giving us the opportunity to make dreams become reality."
want you to know you are a gifted teacher. I recognized that right away. The way
you care about your students like a good father cares for his children. The way
you push people out of their comfort zones and let them know it's OK to screw
up. You invest in us; mind, body and soul. You are changing my life and that is
no small thing. Thank you."
- Kiki Teague
- Thurman Dalrymple
- Wendy Savage
- Brianne Cross
- Gail Harrington
- Page Ashley
-Billy St. John
"I knew after the first class I took with you that I really wanted to be an actor. I saw the passion you have for it and it was contagious. Thank you Carey, for showing me what acting really is."
"I just wanted you to know that I highly esteem you and your diligence for the craft of acting. I appreciate your passion and love for this fine art. You inspire me to keep going."
"Thank you for a great class.You're a great teacher."
- Angelo Lobo
"Thank you for your expertise."
- Frankie Merrill
"I'm learning so much from you. Thank you."
- Trevor Isaacs
"My daughter Marisa enjoys your class so very much. Last Mondays exercise was awesome. I enjoy hearing the passion in her voice as she explains what she learned in your class."
- Diane Musgrove
"Your class is the highlight of my week. Coming to class and being in such a supportive, positive place definately takes the cake."
- Jordanna Devich
"Thank you for all that you have taught me so far and I look forward to learning more."
- Anthony Rosa
"I've been missing the hell out of class since I've been gone. I really feel myself growing as an actor when I'm working with you."
- Dave Romero
- Kelley Shaw
- Jessica Velarde
- Ryan Edgerly
- Richie Scalin
- Marc Hustvedt
- Greg Jackson
- Veronica Romero
- Wana Lee
- Allison MacDonald
- Rachel Elizabeth Ames
"I wanted to thank you for making my first day of class comfortable. You going out of your way to ask several times if I was doing okay spoke loud in regards to your character. Thank you. "
- Maricelle Giusti
- Jon Terenin
- Ken Gonzales
- Mikaela deSmith
- Christine Miller
- Stacy Mellish
- Cody Laird
- Bryan Mann
- Josh Harmon
- Curtis Wayne
- Jean Norris Harper
- Samantha Hughes
"I am eternally grateful to you for having stoked the acting flame in me."
- Bradley Schneller
"I just wanted to thank you for a great class on Wednesday. I really, really enjoyed myself. It's the best class I've ever been to."
- Natalie Mercado
"I love coming to your class. You are such an excellent acting teacher!"
- Donnesha Warren
"I just got my first paying job ever. Exciting. Thank you, Carey. I owe it to you."
- Tim Schubert
"I can't tell you how much my dedication to this art has grown since I've met you. "
- Bonnie Egan
"I love your class. It's so awesome."
- Diane DiNucci
"Thanks so much for your wonderful class."
- Nancy Ladwig
"Thank you for all your care and concern, you really are an amazing teacher."
- Briana Baker
"Your class is my heart and soul. Thanks for giving me back what I lost and so much more. I love all that you are and all that you've given me. Thank you just doesn't cover it."
- Jessica Rian
"I wouldn't be where I am without your dedication to the class and the craft of acting."
- Jin Namkung
"Thank you for your commitment and hard work. I really appreciate the love you put into the class."
- Tom Hoeck
"Thank you for all that I have learned, which is a lot, and for my growth as an actor."
- Laynee Busse
"The Rehearsal Room is raw and exciting. I love it!"
- Naomi Gibson
"You are a great teacher. I've learned and grown so much from studying under you. I know that I have advanced immensely by being at the Rehearsal Room."
- Pam Searles
"Everytime I go to your class I love acting more and more. Thank you for all you do, Carey. We are blessed to have you as our teacher."
- Anne Delaney
"I leave your class everytime feeling like I have grown leaps and bounds as an actor."
- Mark Hanson
"Thank you for all that you do for your students. I appreciate you and your hard work so very much."
- Allison Williams
"Thank you for all you do for us Rehearsal Roomers. When I win the Oscar for Best Actress I will dedicate it to you."
- Ericka Zepeda
"You are the best. I'm so grateful for all you do!"
- Amy Butters
"That scene was so intense last night! I couldn't fall asleep! It was so challenging! I can't wait to get back to class next week!"
- Shirley Tajedini
"The list of things I've learned from you is so long. You are a dedicated, tireless pro at what you do and you have my deepest respect."
- Paul Campanella