John M Keating

Actor. Acting Coach. Snappy Dresser


acting coach in los angeles John M Keating

John M Keating is a working actor, audition coach and former nationally touring comedian. John has coached thousands of actors on co-star, guest star and series regular auditions for both comedic and dramatic roles.

As a comic, John shared stages with acts ranging from “Weird” Al Yankovic, George Carlin and Barenaked Ladies.

He’s guest starred on CRIMINAL MINDS, THE MIDDLE, ANGER MANAGEMENT, DIARY OF A FUTURE PRESIDENT and also co-wrote and starred in THE CONCESSIONAIRES MUST DIE! (featuring Dan Lauria and the late Stan Lee), which was a featured selection at the Palm Springs International Film Festival and is currently on iTunes and Amazon.

As an acting coach, John loves working with actors on bringing their true selves to their acting craft and auditions.

John is represented by Joe Florance and Circle of 10 Talent.


Click here to read more

“John is THE teacher for working actors. By taking his class not only did I see an uptick in callbacks and bookings, but through his teaching I also developed a clearer understanding of who I am as an actor. His insight, knowledge, and general care for his students makes his class absolutely invaluable.”

Madison Spear

“So happy to have found John who is now my audition coach and teacher.  Working with him has been one of the best things I could have done for my acting career. His insight and ability to break down the sides quickly and accurately has enabled me to give more depth to my auditions. With his excellent direction and encouragement I’m now much more confident in the self tapes I submit. He will help you take your self tapes to the next level.”

Mindee de Lacey

“John Keating is my acting coach and scene partner whenever I have a self-tape audition, because he not only understands the casting process but understands it from the perspective of being an actor himself.

I have also taken his audition technique class and highly recommend it for every actor, no matter what your background in acting. There are certain techniques he teaches that only someone who has been in the room with producers knows. His class is a safe place to make mistakes and a great place to get help.

John is a warm, caring and talented instructor.”

Candi Milo

Friends & Colleagues

Contact John