Lorena Costino


Lorena Mena (Costino) has been a professional actress in Los Angeles for over 20 years. She has worked in TV, Film and 60+ commercials (English and Spanish), including voice overs and print. She has appeared in spots for brands such as Bank of America, Olive Garden, Jiffy Lube, Pearl Vision, Sonic Burger, Frosted Flakes, Mazda, Cox Communications and many more.

 Lorena’s extensive commercial work has made her an in-demand acting coach since 2002. She has taught children acting at Aaron Speiser Kids, Westside Studios and Little Red Door Kids as well as served as a private coach preparing children for auditions for TV, Film and Performing Arts Educational programs. Most of her clients come by referral from talent agents and managers. Lorena periodically holds workshops for parents seeking guidance navigating their kid’s acting careers.

Liz Racster


Actor, Singer & Producer Liz Racster graduated with Honors from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston with a BM in Vocal Performance and Opera.  While living and performing in New York City, she continued her studies in acting and voice at The Juilliard School, Herbert Berghoff Studios, and Michael Howard Studios. In NYC,  Liz produced, wrote and performed with the off-Broadway theater company Stone Soup Theatre Arts, and coached children as a Kid Wrangler for Disney's Beauty and the Beast  on Broadway.  For the Washington National Opera in Washington, DC, Liz produced children's operas at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and Executive Directed The Washington Opera Camp for Kids, and the Institute for Young Singers.

In Los Angeles, Liz has worked as a documentary film producer, and full-time mom who believes that acting is fun!  Of all her adventures, her favorite ones involve spending time with her children, and teaching others as they grow and learn.