Insight Actors Studio || Our Team

Elizabeth (Beth) Becka, IAS Director, has an MFA in Acting/Directing from UNCG and is a certified Instructor of the Meisner Approach to Acting as trained by Larry Silverberg. Beth was a private acting coach in Los Angeles for 8 years and has taught for over 30 years both privately and in Theatre/Communication Studies at UNCW. Her career spans from directing or acting in over 40 theatrical productions from Off-Broadway in NYC and Regional Theatre to TV and Film projects on both coasts. Recent representative roles include NASHVILLE (recurring), VENOM, GREENLEAF, SIX, SECRETS AND LIES, FINDING CARTER, and WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING. Beth has been the pre-production and on-set acting coach for multiple projects including WAR ROOM and NBC’s GAME OF SILENCE. In younger days she had a recurring role on MATLOCK. Meisner Technique/On-Camera Classes/Audition Technique

 

Screen Shot 2016-07-08 at 4.26.37 PMRick Andosca has been an actor, theatre director and teacher for close to fifty years. As a stage actor, he has played over seventy roles in more than 1,000 performances and has directed over twenty Actors Equity Association productions from L.A. to N.Y.C.. Rick has appeared in more than twenty films and television shows and has worked with Elijah Wood, Gregory Hines, Carroll O’Conner, and David Morse, among others.  He trained in the Meisner Technique with Robert X. Modica in N.Y.C. for eight years and studied at Leland Powers School of Radio/Television and Theatre in Boston.
Meisner Technique Classes

 

 

11949340_1454893458174432_1890145999246049271_nAlicia Kelley has an MFA in Acting from Regent University and a BA in Theatre Performance from Huntington University. She has worked professionally on stage, in film, in television, and in commercials. Alicia has received two Irene Ryan Acting Nominations for acting, which have allowed her to compete and advance into the finals of the regional and national competition. She is grateful that her roots are in theatre, and is now actively pursuing film and television. Alicia loves working with young actors. She has been teaching, coaching and directing children and teens now for 8 years in a variety of mediums including film and television, commercials, theatre and musical theatre.
Youth Class (Ages 10-15)

 

 

Cameron Lee is our Business Manager. Cameron joined the Goizueta Business School at Emory University as an adjunct faculty member in accounting in 2011. He is a certified public accountant. Prior to his arrival at Emory, Lee worked for 20 years in public accounting, and in the oil service and mortgage banking industries. At Washington Mutual, he served as a vice president, managing a variety of business functions, including acquisitions and integrations, technology finance, and capital investments. At Bank of America, he served as a vice president and financial control manager in the mortgage services group. He received his MBA from Texas A&M University and has a BBA in accounting from Eastern Michigan University.
Business of the Biz – Second Sundays

 

Our Mentor

583_10207850752362689_6668203246965417740_nLarry Silverberg is one of the world’s foremost authorities on the Sanford Meisner technique of acting. He is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre where he studied with legendary acting teacher, Sanford Meisner. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed four volume series, “The Sanford Meisner Approach: An Actors Workbook,” “Loving To Audition,” “The 7 Simple Truths of Acting for the Teen Actor” and “Meisner For Teens: A Life of True Acting.”  His most recently released book, “True Acting Tips,” is rapidly becoming a favorite on actors’ bookshelves. Silverberg is founder and director of The True Acting Institute and tours the world leading master classes for actors, teachers, and directors in the Meisner technique. Meisner Workshops