There are 2 ways to Learn:
The easy way or the hard way
The easy way Is to learn from someone you respect. The hard way is from trial & error. So why not choose the easy way?
SHINE offers you exclusive 4-C "Clean Content Certified Coaching" in private, virtual training with outstanding Talent Consultants, who specialize in every genre of the entertainment industry.
How SHINE Coaching Works
1. SHINE Talent Consultants
You choose your consultant & Areas of Interest. Then are coached and polished by national experts in your Talent Genre.
2. Learn From the Pros at home
You get coached one-on-One in the privacy and convenience of your own home via Zoom Video technology.
3. increase your chances of success
Many top performers employ virtual coaches - in the same way top athletes keep private coaches on call. it helps.
The intensity of a private session helps you keep a winning edge in a competitive field. Book your private coach today.
Gina’s background in performing and music began as a teen when she toured Europe in a Jazz Band. She later led wrote, produced and directed children’s musicals. Gina was a teacher in both ministry and private schools for nearly 10 years prior to joining AMTC/SHINE as Team Leader in Dallas and L.A.. Gina’s ultimate desire is to be used of God to help guide and nurture talent. God has allowed her to serve, while providing an opportunity for her son, Brandon, to pursue his dream at the same time. (currently with Simon Cowell's boy band, PrettyMuch). Gina coaches in all 4 areas of entertainment: acting, modeling, singing and dance. She is also an expert in follow-up and self-submission.
Specialties Include: The Music Industry, Performance Readiness, Acting (Auditioning/Commercials), Branding & Image, Identity/Dealing w/No
Austen Williams has been modeling and acting for over 25 years. She completed more than 40 regional and national jobs by the time she graduated from high school. Clients include Southern Weddings, Abercrombie and Fitch, Ruehl, Ford Motor Cars, Hanes, L’eggs, Sony, American Airlines, Pfizer, Prevention Magazine, K-Swiss, MTV, The Firm, Vibe Magazine and Best Body Magazine. Additional work includes 15 fitness videos, 4 films, and 6 TV shows. She won the title of Mrs. America 2014. Beyond her work as model and entertainer, Austen has also served as the Director of Girls Ministry at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas, and has been an inspirational speaker to over 75,000 people. Austen received her Bachelor Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Specialties include: Photo Movement, Runway, Appearance, Interviews & Auditions
Jenn’s career launched with her portraying Tricia Nixon, the President’s daughter, in Ron Howard’s Oscar-Nominated film, Frost/Nixon. Since then, Jenn’s become an American leading lady in uplifting and redemptive films, with dozens of starring roles and major awards to her credit. Film Advisory Board’s 2013 Award of Excellence and Outstanding Contribution to the Entertainment World was given to Jenn for her performance in Doonby. She is passionate about playing protagonist roles that explore the complexity of the human condition who, in the climax of the film, experience a revelation of truth and hope leading ultimately to redemption (a few of her films include God’s Country, Forgiven, Sinking Sand and Colors of Emily). See Jenn's IMDB
Specialties Include: Film Acting, Acting in Faith-Based Films, Self-Marketing & Social Media
Glynis Carpenter is a New York based fashion, commercial and celebrity photographer who portrays beauty, truth, movement and hope in her images. Her clients include Sony, Visa, JC Penney, Orvis, Bloomingdale's, Element, Tutu Du Monde, Warner Brothers, Universal, Kobalt, Bose, Vaseline, Smirnoff, Vogue Japan, Vogue Girl, Vogue Mexico, L'Officiel, Violet, Penguin Books, Lula, Papier Mache, Earnshaw's, Mini-Maven, Nylon, Bust, Vice, Complex and every major fashion agency in New York. Glynis has been called "The best model posing coach in New York City." She is a Cum Laude graduate of the Honors College at the University of Georgia and is a fan of the UGA Bulldogs. For more info, see GlynisCarpenter.com
Specialties Include: NY Fashion Modeling, National Commercial Modeling, Photo Posing & Photo Advice
Dove "Album of the Year" Nominee John “Jontez” Montes has spent two decades in entertainment. He began traveling with a band at age 12, which prepared him for his next big job, leading worship with T.D. Jakes. He was a member of Kirk Franklin’s multi-platinum group, Gods Property, working with performers like Erykah Badu, Justin Timberlake, Ashley Simpson, and Frankie J. In addition to being a vocalist and musical instructor, he served as the Director of the NFL Player’s Gospel Choir, opening for Tim McGraw at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium. He currently sings on the Daystar Network's Marcus & Joni Show and is a member of NBC’s group TEN from The Sing-Off.
Specialties Include: Music 101, Recording A Demo, Social Media Branding, Vocal Technique, Sound Development & Understanding Contractual Agreements
Lynda Stein is a veteran actress and commercial model. She's worked in episodics, film and theatre, including Passenger 57, Super Boy, From Earth to the Moon & tSAK Comedy Lab; multiple national commercials with clients like Disney, USA Network, Golf Channel & Olive Garden; and commercial print media with Universal, Chevrolet, Modern Bride, Boating Life, Hilton Resorts, Publix, Physicians Mutual, Nexium and Disney. She has directed and produced for Benny Hinn Ministries, Global Servants, Exodus International, WACX Channel 55, Good Life 45, Charisma Life, Missionary Ventures, 168 Film Project-L.A. and mega church organizations throughout the US and Europe. Lynda speaks, writes, coaches and owns her own theatre company and summer drama camp.
Specialities Include: Winning The Audition, Marketing: Finding Your Niche, Monologues (kids and adult), Advanced Monologues (that rock)
Originally from Indianapolis, IN, Tyler is an accomplished musical theater actor with credits that range from community theater, regional theater, along with equity and non-equity work. He’s been blessed to worked with some of the best in business from Broadway, national tours and cruise ships. Tyler works closely with artist and actors on a daily basis. In addition, Tyler has worked to master the technical aspect of the business. Upon moving to Dallas, TX, he signed with a new agent and manager and continues to perform while serving as Artistic Director for Christian Youth Theater. As a workshop instruction, teacher and public speaker, Tyler travels the country equipping performers with tools to become all that they are called to be.
Specialties Include: Acting, Musical Theatre & Working with Kids/Teens
Originally from the Bronx, Heather now lives in South Florida where she serves as one of the leaders for the drama department in the church where she and her husband attend. She received her MFA from The Actors Studio Drama School, and was granted the honor of lifetime membership at The Actors Studio. She has been privileged to work off and off-off broadway, as well as in film. Her mentors have included Alec Baldwin, Harvey Keitel, Ellen Burstyn, Lee Grant, Stephen Lang, Estelle Parsons, Carlin Glynn, Elizabeth Kemp and Barbara Poitier. It is a great blessing to be able to share with others what has been so richly shared with her!
Specialties Include: Film Acting, Broadway & Theatre Acting
Dianne has an extensive background in dance with over 10 years of performing in Broadway Musicals, TV Commercials and Convention Shows across the US, as well as International Cruise Lines. As a professional entertainer, she has appeared with such celebrities as Goldie Hawn, Howard Keel, Ann Margaret, Andy Williams, Tony Bennett, Bette Midler, and Barry Manilow. Dianne is also a Theatre Consultant. She stages, choreographs and directs productions for professional and community theatre, dance and opera companies. In addition, she coaches individuals and groups in Dance, (Broadway Musical Theatre Style in Jazz and Tap), Drama, and Mime for public schools, private schools, dance schools and colleges.
Specialties Include: So You Think You Can Dance Broadway, How To Ace Your Dance Audition, Tappin’ On Broadway, Fabulous Fosse & Triple Threats
Sue Olson is the founder of Next Level Artist Development, working with singers and bands to get their acts together and move them forward. She has been in the music industry for over 30 years as a lead vocalist, producer, tour manager, booking agent, live performance consultant, vocal coach and “leader of the band.” Sue has also acted in over 25 musical theatrical productions (Chicago), been in TV commercials, modeled for industry trade shows, created and hosted a cable tv show, and done voice-overs. Sue now shares her knowledge by exploring purpose, style, audience, song selection, genre refinement, branding and more with performing artists: to help them create a live stage show that will leave fans wanting more.
Specialties Includes: Branding Yourself As An Artist, Marketing & Booking Gigs, Your EPK, Setting A Stage Show (and more)
Michelle Nunez is known as “The Momager”. In 2008 her 14-year-old son, Tyler (a.k.a.TyAlaxandar) declared he was born to perform. As a woman of faith, she knew purpose was attached to this desire. Following Gods prompting, Michelle not only managed her son's development, but became the "Momager" to her NY/NJ community. She learned the in’s, outs, do's and don’ts of the industry. As her son's success continued to grow, more people reached out for Michelle's advice. She sought additional knowledge by surrounding herself with industry professionals and attending industry events. Ten years later, Ty's career is booming and Michelle is a sought-after talent consultant and life coach, helping performers and parents achieve their dreams, safely and effectively.
Specialities Include: Bilingual in Spanish, The Inner Champion, A Parent's Best Role, The 1099 Life, Marketing & Branding
Tanjie is the CEO of Stylish and Fit, LLC, a company that transforms the lives of people around the world so they can rock their purpose with vitality and esteem for a lifetime. Previously, she worked for a Fortune 500 Company (AT&T). She has organized Fashion shows for over 10 years, which included coaching models, wardrobe styling and event coordination. Tanjie has a Bachelors of Arts and Science from Oral Roberts University in Organizational Interpersonal Communications and Public Relations. She is a certified personal trainer, fitness instructor, wellness coach, speaker, wardrobe and fashion designer. Her desire is to see others live their dreams with energy, strength and confidence - in mind, body and Spirit.
Specialties Include: The "It" Factor, Wellness & Fitness, Branding Your Signature Style, Modeling, Owning Your Niche, Success for Kids