Our Esteemed AWP Instructors 2013-2014

acting classes atlanta lynn stallings awpLynn Stallings:  Founder & Executive Director of The Atlanta Workshop Players - Lynn is a producer, director, casting consultant and experienced talent manager in television and film.  She has performed in over 30 musicals and hundreds of commercials, voice overs, radio dramas, and talk shows. Lynn and her husband Don are published playwrights, writing for Stage and Television.

Lynn began as a professional dancer, studying with Luigi and the Martha Graham Company in New York City.  She also studied with Rowland Dupree in Los Angeles and the Dance Theatre Workshop in Chattanooga.  She was a featured dancer in the Bicentennial Ballet Company and performed in numerous concerts, musicals and revues.  Her theatrical training includes the University Theatre Program, the Academy Theatre, Theatre Atlanta and the Alliance Theatre School.  Lynn has taught at the University of Mississippi, Dance Theatre Workshop, the Alliance Theatre and is the founder and executive director of THE ATLANTA WORKSHOP PLAYERS professional theatre company. She is a published playwight and has written and produced 23 successful, family musicals.   Lynn is an acting coach and master teacher, as well as being a television, theatrical, commercial, and voice over talent.  She has performed in over 100 commercials, television shows, radio dramas and enjoyed the thrill of performing with elephants. She is an experienced Talent Manager and has been instrumental in launching many careers in film, television, and on Broadway.  Lynn is also a casting director and has directed and choreographed television commercials.  

don-and-kellyDon Stallings:  Don has performed to critical acclaim in New York, Los Angeles and throughout the Southeast.  He is a popular commercial talent and has enjoyed guest starring in television series such as “Savannah”, “In The Heat Of The Night”, and “Perfect Strangers”. He was the regular host of a children’s educational game show, entitled “Zoo Q” for public television.  Don performed nationally as a stand up comedian, including performing with Dana Carvey, Dennis Miller and Kevin Nealon.  He has done leading roles in numerous plays and musicals throughout the Southeast.  Don is an experienced stage combat choreographer who received his training with the Society Of American Fight Directors.  He is also a  theatre instructor, producer, director and editor who writes, directs, shoots and edits independent and corporate projects each year.  He is a published playwright and has co-written educational video projects that are distributed in schools throughout the United States.  Don and his wife, Lynn direct The Atlanta Workshop Players Theatre,  Film School and Performing Arts Camp.