About Denise and Simon Coaching Group
Denise Simon, Acting & Career Coach, has been involved in the entertainment industry for over thirty years as an actress, teacher, director and personal talent manager. For ten years she was an associate with Fox Albert Management, one of the leading talent management companies in New York, where she managed such clients as Scarlett Johansson, Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino, Lacey Chabert, and Judy Reyes (NBC’s Scrubs). A graduate of Florida State University with a B.F.A. degree in theatre, Denise has studied acting with such teachers as Wynn Handman, Burt Reynolds, Ellie Renfield, and Charles Nelson Reilly.
Simon’s credits also include creating the youth division at Total Theatre Lab in NYC and working in theatre camps such as Stagedoor Manor and Long Lake Arts Camp. She founded “Out of Sync,” a teenage comedy improvisational troupe which performs in Westchester and Connecticut. Denise has been the on set coach on the award winning television show, Teen Kids News.
She is a member of the Actors’ Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and AFTRA, and has led acting workshops for these unions. She has also worked with corporate firms to organize acting and improvisational training for their employees. Denise has spoken on many panels to educate professional children and their parents about the business of show business.
Denise is also a trained life coach, helping both teens and adults find balance and meaning in their lives.