Meet some of our people in United States

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Andrew Rein is a professional actor based in NYC. He holds a B.A. in theater from Duke University and an M.F.A. in acting from the American Conservatory Theater’s Advanced Training Program. He has worked extensively in off-Broadway and regional theater, television, film, commercials, and voice over.  As a corporate trainer and coach, Andrew has worked with diverse clients including Cisco, The Chartis Group, Baker McKenzie, and Morgan Stanley. He has coached with Peers and Players since 2019.

Ashley has a BFA in Musical Theater and has performed all over the world as an improvisor and musical theater performer, including the Kennedy Center and the Sydney Opera House. Most recently she can be seen on Apple+ in “Hello Jack! The Kindness Show” as Delivery Delores. She spent over ten years working in the corporate world which prepared her well for role-play based training with new managers, MBA students, co-workers and executives. She does role play and improv training for Peers and Players.



Master of Fine Arts from The National Theatre Conservatory in Denver, CO and BA from Stanford University. Chiara has been trained to teach voice, speech, public speaking, and storytelling in both her undergraduate and graduate training.  She has led workshops for Seattle Shakespeare Company as well as the Denver Center’s Education program.  Chiara has worked with chefs and restaurateurs on their ability to speak passionately and eloquently about their food and restaurant concepts in order to solicit possible investors. She recently worked for Peers and Players at the UBS Staff Training Sessions.

BS, Theatre Arts. Eddie has been acting for over thirty years. TV includes Crossing Jordan, NYPD Blue, Just Shoot Me, Judging Amy and Seinfeld. He creates tailor-made corporate shows, corporate entertainment and seminars. He is an experienced improviser and teacher of improvisation, having trained with the Viola Spolin School. Eddie has acted and improvised his way around America, toured and lectured on Commedia dell’Arte and performed in his one-man show.

Eleanor Handley

With a Masters in Fine Arts from The New School for Drama, Eleanor was a business development manager and advised on the board of a financial advising company. She has worked in theatre extensively in NY and regionally. Her extensive roleplay and coaching experience in Australia, where she joined Peers and Players, and in New York, includes work with financial, accounting, legal and IT companies. She teaches Shakespeare skills, and as a private coach and trainer in communication skills. She is in demand as a senior member of the NY team.

Erin Dangler graduated from Denison University with a B.A. in Theatre.. Erin toured nationally with the Cleveland Signstage Theatre in the acclaimed Children of a Lesser God as both an actress and an American Sign Language Interpreter.  Over the last 20 years, Erin has owned and operated performing arts businesses in three different parts of the country, teaching young performers the art of musical theatre. 


Frank has performed in the US and internationally, starring in musicals. In NYC, Frank worked as a Mentor/Coach, helping young adults develop leadership abilities through the Arts, focusing on communication and conflict resolution skills. As Market Manager for advertising and branding companies, he trained and supervised teams of brand ambassadors and coaching were integral parts of the training process. He is a key member of Peers and Players in Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

An Executive Coach with professional experience in the United States and abroad. He has worked with IT companies, firms, law firms, and financial institutions. With aa emphasis on practicable, experiential learning in group and one-on-one, he guides clients at all levels of management towards more facile, specific and dynamic communication. Based in New York, he works in presentation strategy and execution, influencing skills and cultured, effective and efficient interviewing and transformational feedback delivery


Jorge Lopes is a Cape Verdean/American Actor, producer, and writer known for playing Ally Boy in the Amazon Prime film Convicted (2017) and for his role as Detective Raymond in the Amazon Prime film Fourth Quarter(2018). Jorge has been called the “Dependable Actor” by world-renowned industry coach Susan Batson. His degree in journalism from Suffolk University serves as a catalyst for researching and building the three dimensional characters he portrays.

Jorge has written, contributed and ghost written several films including Erased (2020) and Life, Love and Loss (2009)–Which became an underground classic. Jorge’s passion is to tell uplifting stories, live an inspirational life and share that inspiration with the world. 

Juan Isler, a native of Kinston, NC, grew up singing and earned a music-business degree at Winston-Salem State University in 1993. He has worked on more than 50 plays in venues across the Triangle on both sides of the stage, as actor, technician and director. He is the resident sound designer at Justice Theater Project. He also serves on various boards, NRACT and Beltline To Broadway and is on the core leadership committee at Pure Life Theater. He is an active member of the American Theater Critics Association and a recipient of the Raleigh Arts Commission’s Medal of Arts award. He is the host of the show “TORN,” where he is one of the public faces of the online hub Beltline To Broadway (, formerly RDU On Stage). 


Founder and CEO of Peers and Players, Lisa trained at NIDA in Australia.  Since 1998 she has cast, trained and directed corporate actors for communication training. She has many years of professional acting experience in film, TV and theatre as well as coaching and corporate training in Australia and the USA. A director, producer, voice artist and actor, credits include A Place to Call Home – as Miriam Goldberg, GP, Home and Away, All Saints, Sunday Too Far Away, Monkey Grip, Fool for Love, Catholic School Girls, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet and Finding Nemo.

Lisa is a senior role-player, facilitator and presentation skills coach. Her role-play work has been with KPMG, GP College, The Australian Public Service Commission, Victorian Leadership Development Centres, CEB- SHL Talent Solutions, DDI, Telstra, Shell, GSK, Qantas, Gallup, Unilever, Macquarie Bank, VLDC, WIC, Citigroup, NAB, Hulu, Novo Nordisk, UCSF, Stanford, Segment and more.

Nate has been performing, writing and producing for stage and screen since 1990. He performs at comedy improv theaters. He creates original content for movies and series. Nate spent 15 years in NYC, as an award winning comedian and the most tenured improv teacher at the People’s Improv Theater. As a corporate improv workshop instructor, role player and team builder, Nate’s list of corporate clients include P.W.C., Morgan Stanley, Johns Hopkins, Google, Disney, and the U.S. Olympic Team. Before working full time as an actor, corporate trainer, coach and teacher, Nate worked as a film maker where he produced corporate films for clients such as IBM, PODS Moving and Storage, the Philadelphia 76ers and Blue Cross Blue Shield.


Sohm moved to Los Angeles from London in early 2017 and has been acting since the age of 14. She has a BA Hons in Acting from Italia Conti Academy, and also studied Film Making at the New York Film Academy and Comedy Sitcom at Lesly Kahn in LA. Sohm speaks Hindi and Punjabi. Her business experience spans over 15 years, and she has had a long career in sales and marketing. Her extensive roleplay work has been mainly in the UK, with clients that include the NHS, Centrica Gas, Tower Hamlets Council, and the Ministry of Justice. She is experienced in multiple workplace scenarios, responding with sensitivity and relevance to each individual, challenging when needed, providing practical and personal feedback.

As an actor with a BA, he has worked extensively in theatre and on screen. In the corporate setting, Michael has held positions ranging from executive level assistant to guest relations for corporate events. Based in NY, Michael regularly participates in corporate roleplay and high level coaching for financial advisers, tech team members, medical students the military and works with international communication skills providers.

Rob Leo Roy
Rob Leo

Rob is a veteran actor in film, television and on stage in New York City, Los Angeles and Washington, DC. As a Solution Consultant he provided document management software solutions, business case analysis and technical training. Skills include Management and Leadership coaching, Administration and Communication Skills coaching. He teaches film acting, and has coached business leaders on presentation skills performed medical role-play and critical conversations, as well as creating and facilitating roleplay sessions and playing senior roles.

With an NLP Master Practitioner qualification, her role-play and facilitation experience is extensive, across the UK, Australia, US and Netherlands. She has expertise in Diversity Issues, Performance Management and has facilitated Presentation Skills workshops. A prior Youth Group Coordinator for UK Theatre programs, currently she is the facilitator for the Directing Program at San Francisco’s Bindlestiff Theatre Company.


Wiley Naman Strasser

A Performance Artist in Los Angeles, New York, Europe, and South America. He has experience with most Bay Area Theatre companies and has a degree in Theater with an Emphasis in Acting from UCLA’s School of Theater, Film, and Television. He has roleplay experience across multiple industries for US and UK based companies in the US and Singapore.

Ray studied acting early in his career and performed on stage in several musicals/dramas in the SF Bay Area. He also ventured briefly into stage directing with several local theatre groups while successfully navigating a 40+ year career in Corporate America.  Currently, as a business career coach, Ray infuses his acting knowledge when advising clients, 1-1 and in workshops.  He advocates delivery over content and authenticity in all personal interactions.  Ray enjoys his recurring role with Peers And Players as a coach/actor.