Peter Kelley

Peter Kelley
Lecturer
Los Angeles Internship Program

Peter Kelley has worked professionally as an acting coach and a writer and director for over fifteen years, and is currently an on-set acting coach for NCIS – LA (CBS) and, previously, DOLLHOUSE (FOX).

As an acting coach, Mr. Kelley’s clients include Chris O’Donnell, Eliza Dushku, Dane Cook, Spencer Grammer, as well as numerous on-air and public figures.  He has conducted seminars for the Screen Actors Guild nationwide, has been a member of the faculties of Boston University, Suffolk University, and Northeastern University, and is the founding director of the Studio at CP casting in Boston. Shortly after joining C/P to run the Studio, Peter began casting for C/P; his work included Boston principal casting for over a dozen feature films and hundreds of regional and national commercials.

Mr. Kelley is also an award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker; his most recent film, The Path Most Resistance, was a selection in over 18 festivals worldwide, and was an official selection in competition at the 2007 Slamdance Film Festival.  Sporting Dog, Mr. Kelley’s previous film, was an official selection in over forty film festivals and won awards at the IFC/CMJ Festival in New York, the Northampton Film Festival, The Atlantic City festival, the Crested Butte Reel Fest, among others. It has aired on Bravo and PBS stations nationwide.

Peter currently divides his time between Los Angeles and New York City.