Diana Jellinek is an acting coach and actress. She has an MFA in Acting from Rutgers University and trained at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre and London’s Royal National Theatre Studio.
Formerly a company member and teaching artist at the renowned Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, DC, under the direction of Michael Kahn (Director of Julliard’s Drama Division), Diana has performed in more than 40 theatrical productions off-Broadway and on regional stages, and has dozens of film, TV, and commercial credits.
During the last fifteen years Diana has taught acting, Shakespeare, voice and speech, and the Meisner Technique at universities, studios, and as a private coach. Diana has appeared as an acting and voice coach on TV shows such as The Adam Carolla Project, Character Fantasy, and DanceLife.
Diana is currently on faculty at College of the Canyons and Elizabeth Mestnik Acting Studios, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival, is a company member of the Pasadena Shakespeare Company, and a corporate communications consultant for MLabs in Los Angeles.
Diana consistently receives her students’ and clients’ highest ratings and is known for inspiring them with her passion and enthusiasm.