John Paul has been engaged in the Atlanta acting community for over 15 years. In this time he has combined his love of the art with his background in business (MBA, UNC-Chapel Hill), running a murder mystery dinner theater for several years, starting Actor Taping Services five years ago, and most recently launching Marston Studios in 2016. In between running the businesses, John Paul is also a working actor, most recently appearing in Halt and Catch Fire and Sleepy Hollow.
John Paul’s approach to teaching combines a rigorous intellectual analysis of the material and an intuitive, impulsive exploration of the emotional body. Students are encouraged in every class to find joy in the process, boldness in the pushing of artistic boundaries, and delight in the discovery of the power of their talent.