Tom Draper has been an acting coach in Los Angeles for the past six years.  The Burbank Times called Tom "one of Hollywood's top acting coaches.  He gets calls from studios, producers, agents, managers and the actors themselves in order to help them find the best performances possible." 

Tom started as an actor, studying with renowned teachers: Sanford Meisner, Jeff Corey, Jose Quintero, Eric Morris, Austin Pendleton and George Shdanoff.

He is the former Artistic Director of the Vertical River theater company, where he appeared in the West Coast premiere of Neil LaBute's "Ravishes."  Tom has performed and directed at the Edinburgh Theater Festival, Dublin Theater Festival, Carmel Theater Festival, various Regional theaters and Off-Broadway.

He has appeared in dozens of national commercials.  

Tom earned his B.A. in Philosophy from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA.

He currently lives in Burbank with his two sons.  

Tom has coached: Colin Farrell, Shea Whigham,  Evan Peters,  Imogen Poots, Odeya Rush, Kit Harington, Nick Krause, Tory Kittles, Jude Demorest, Olga Kurylenko, Boyd Holbrook, Collette Wolf,  Noah Munck, Kyle Mooney,  Megan Good, Josh Henderson,  Paul Sparks, Joel Kinnaman, Sarah Shahi, Alex Shaffer, Nick Thune, Claire Holt, Xavier Samuel, Kate Miccuci, Warren Sapp, Sean White, Brennan Elliot, Andre Royo, Katie Stevens, Tyson Ritter, Sky Ferrierra, John Legend, Wale, Halston Sage, Jeremy Irvine, Toby Sebastian, Will Peltz, Jordin Sparks, Sosie Bacon, Ireland Baldwin, and Fred Durst.