Justin McCarthy has lived his entire life in and around showbiz. A writer, director and actor, he has successfully conquered each discipline and uses his extensive experience and unique approach to guide the advanced actor through the process. Justin McCarthy wrote and directed the feature films GET WELL SOON (Lions Gate) starring Courtney Cox, Vincent Gallo, and Jeffrey Tambor, and JUMP (released by Arrow) starring Amanda Peet, Jessica Hecht and James LeGros. He wrote the feature film EL CIELO ES AZUL directed by Andrew Fierberg, and is currently in pre-production for two feature films he wrote and will direct-DEAD DEAD DEAD and DAVID, LOLLY, DONNY & DAN.
As a coach and instructor, Justin will fine-tune your film audition skill set and help you book that next role. He helps actors bring truth to their performances by guiding them to connect with what makes their individual interpretations unique. He enables the actor to work on character development and script analysis, honing skills and perfecting audition techniques. His past students are currently appearing on television, in film, commercials, and on Broadway.
As an actor, Justin studied at The Neighborhood Playhouse and The Actors’ Conservatory, and has recurred on Law & Order SVU in addition to Guest Starring on several New York-based dramas.