Bobbie Shaw Chance aka Acting Coach to the Stars.. 'E' Entertainment... began her legendary career starring in the "BEACH PARTY FILMS" as a young ingenue with Franky Avalon... she went on to star with Rob Reiner.. academy award winning Richard Dreyfus and Larry Bishop..in "THE SESSION" New York and Los Angeles's first improvisational comedy group that ultimatelypaved the way... and created the format for "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE."..
When "The Session" split up, Bobbie married writer Larry Chance, had 2 children Allison and
Richard, starred in five independent feature films and began her crusade with The Abused
Children's Foundation in conjunction with THE FREE ARTS for abused children...
She invented a process by incorporating Theater games and on-stage improvisation
as a means to treat the children's emotional wounds. As a result Bobbie has been successful
in getting hundreds of children to open up and learn to trust others through the arts...
Bobbie Shaw Chance starred as Hollywood's guru acting coach on WB's hit show "The Starlet" with Faye Dunaway and Vivica Fox -- as well as "Faking It" for TLC. "Fight for Fame" on "E" Entertainment. "Family Crews" for BET, Eva Longoria's pilot "Beso: Waiting to be Famous", Dr. Phil's "Decision House", "R & B Divas" and 2 episodes of "Keeping up with the Kardashians".
Bobbie Shaw Chance and her son Richard Chance run Hollywood's top acting studio Expressions Unlimited where their Thursday night A-list, legendary industry showcase has been attended by: Brad Pitt; Jennifer Aniston; John Landis (Director of "Twilight Zone"); John Daley (Producer "Platoon"); Former head of FOX Studios Russel Barry, Steve Wasserman (Producer "Beverly Hills, 90210"); Herb Stein (Director "Days of Our Lives"); Theatrical agents from William Morris, CAA, ICM, and Writers and Artists, Hollywood's A-list Casting Directors Mary Jo Slater, Ferne Cassel, Barbara Clayman, ABC's Mark Teschner; Jerry Wolff, John Singleton (Director); Michael Limbeck (Emmy Award winning Director "Friends");producer Mike Levy ("Predator", "Tomb Raider") producer Randy Emmett : head of Emmett/Furla productions; ("Two Guns") Mark Wahlberg/Denzel Washington's film.. and too many others to mention at this time.
Some of the actors who have come through Expressions Unlimited's doors/worked out on it's stage:
Academy Award Winner Sir. Anthony Hopkins, Academy Award Winner Martin Landau, Academy Award Winner Richard Dreyfuss, Katherine Morris... comedian actor Martin Lawrence, Tom Sizemore, Kurt Russell, Andy Garcia, Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt, The Kardashians,
Scarlett Johansson, Drew Barrymore, Steven Dorf, Breckin Meyer, Avatar's Giovanni Ribisi,
Sophia Bush, Taryn Manning, to name just a few...
Bobbie has been invited and is preparing to coach/speak in Moscow for 500 actors.. part of CineMotion's new program..(partnered with Sony and Miramax.) they are the #1 distributors of film in Moscow..
Bobbie is represented by Jack Gilardi (Executive Vice President of ICM).