Melissa Wiehl is our in-house head acting instructor and private coach. With over 15 years of extensive training in LA, Phoenix and the East Coast, Melissa is a perfect fit for this position. Before transitioning into a full time working actress,Melissa studied Early Childhood Development and Child Psychology. While teaching and raising her two sons, she continued to pursue her dream to become a professional working actress. Melissa launched her career by appearing in 8 different episodes on The Discovery Channel for The FBI Files, Diagnosis Unknown and The New Detectives landing several spots as the Lead Medical Examiner.
She has been on set with Topher Grace, Luke Wilson, Sarah Chalke, Richard Tyson, Martin Donovan and Lori Petty. She has landed lead roles in feature films, indie films, short films, recurring roles, commercials, national campaigns and print work. She is represented by FORD/Robert Black and is SAG-E. She holds a current level one certification to work with children and is continuing her education in a Master’s Acting Program. She believes in building confidence in a fun non-judgmental learning environment.