Jacqui Kaese has has forged a foundation of opportunity for actors of all ages who wish to pursue a career in film and television. Jacqui has personally worked as the on set acting coach alongside some of the biggest names in Hollywood.
Her students through her unique and authentic style of audition coaching have garnered lead roles opposite Nicole Kidman, Robert De Niro, Tom Cruz, Jason Statham, Matt Damon. Scarlett Johansson, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Eckhart.
She has also worked on set with Oscar winning legends, Lauren Bacal, DOP Harris Sevides. Steady Cam inventor Garett Brown. Award winning director Jonathan Glazer.
Alumni Students Include:- Cameron Bright (Twilight), Colin Ford (We bought a Zoo), Sarah Grey ( The Order) Blake Woodruff (Whisper), Hannah Jane Zirke (Bad Times at the El Royale) Harrison Houde ( Some Assembly Required) Jackson Warris (Riding the Bullet), John De Santis (The Adams Family), Sean Sipos (CSI Miami), Beau Mirchoff (Desperate Housewives), Plus scores of working actors spanning a career of over 20 years as a coach.
Jacqui chooses to call Vancouver Island her home where the island’s industry is starting to grow. With her partner Lynne Carrow, Gemini Award winning Casting Director, Jacqui has turned her hand to Casting both Principal and Background to meet an increase in demand. With over 40 episodes of Hallmarks Chesapeake Shores, Movies of the week. Independent feature films, short films for local film makers, and student films, Jacqui’s dream is to see the island accepted into mainstream film production for locations.
- 2017 – Excellence in Culture Award for her work in Film
- 2012/2016 – Two Sterling Awards for Business Excellence – Chamber of Commerce.
- 2015 – Community Spirit Award – Chamber of Commerce
- 2015 – Volunteer of the year – JDRF Canada
- 1992 – Entertainment Manager of the Year UK England – First Leisure Corporation.
Additional Services Offered:
Character Analysis, Safe and proven on set methods for Kids and Teen Coaching, Deep Emotional Connection to text.