Welcome to The Actors Mark, providing you with the best coaching in Los Angeles!

We teach actors of all ages results producing action steps to take in order to book more jobs, get more auditions, and develop the skills needed to run your acting career like a business. Let’s get you motivated to get your acting career moving in the right direction. Actors I am currently private coaching are booking jobs! STARZ, Union and Non-Union commercials, Virtual Plays, Indie Productions and more…

Currently offering online acting classes & coaching for Adults and Kids.

Our most current classes, workshops and coaching…

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“Welcome Actors!! I have been helping actors just like you progress in their careers both technically and personally for many years.
I am dedicated to this amazing craft and would love to help you.
Dream Big and have courage!!” – Raquel

"Thank you forever Raquel for helping me prepare for the audition for P-Valley"

Raquel Gardner is absolutely amazing. I met her in the beginning of my career.  She has helped to mold me into a stronger actor. I am thankful for her honesty, her dedication, and her mentorship. Thank you forever Raquel for helping me prepare for the audition for P-Valley and your constant support and guidance while filming my first series.  Thank you for believing in me more than I believed in myself.  I highly recommend Raquel Gardner to any actor.  

"Thank you for helping me get my online profiles in order and show me how to properly present my brand"

“My goal coaching session with Raquel was invaluable, I just booked and shot an Etsy commercial Monday! I was on hold for Gateway Health…Thank you for helping me get my online profiles in order and show me how to properly present my brand (which is myself) to the industry!”

"We recently had a one-on-one coaching session that I feel, once I complete everything she suggested, I will be in prime position for work when our industry is back!"

Raquel offered up a lot of great nuggets of information that resonated with me during her Backstage webinar.  To the extent that I have since attended several of her pop up classes and joined her Actors Mark community for continued training and coaching!  We recently had a one-on-one coaching session that I feel, once I complete everything she suggested, I will be in prime position for work when our industry is back!  Raquel is amazing!

"Raquel is a great teacher because she pushes me to practice being more of myself."

Raquel is an awesome acting coach. She likes having a good time. Improv is the best because Raquel encourages me to use my imagination. We laugh and get silly which helps me be more spontaneous and in character. Raquel is a great teacher because she pushes me to practice being more of myself. I love taking classes and privates with her. “ Emma, 8 “Training with Raquel at The Actors Mark is inspiring. She understands how to bring out the best in me so that I bring myself to every character I play. She respects me and genuinely cares about me as a person. I especially like taking privates with her because she pushes me to be better.”

"I can honestly say that I would be lost as an actor in LA without Raquel, and I cannot praise her enough."

“I can honestly say that I would be lost as an actor in LA without Raquel, and I cannot praise her enough.  The first time we met, I went from feeling unsure of where my path should even begin to being able to clearly see a road to success in this crazy industry.

She is more than a teacher, she is a mentor, and that is because she takes a genuine interest  in her student’s lives, guiding them not only
technically, but on a deeper and almost
spiritual level.  Her approach is entirely personal so if you are willing to put in the work and dedicate yourself, you will find exactly what you need.

About Raquel

Raquel Gardner has over 30 years experience in the entertainment industry.  In 2015, she founded The Actors Mark, a safe space for actors to build a solid technique in their craft and understanding of the business side to their career. Due to her vast resume of work in numerous movies, shows, commercials, voice overs and print work, her knowledge and tips for success have landed her clients gigs on Netflix, Starz, FOX, NBC, and HBO. Now let’s get you WORKING at the best acting classes in Los Angeles! We are currently offering online acting classes word-wide to our students.