Martel Coaching

Our services are designed to empower actors of all ages, at every stage of their careers; from audition coaching and demo reel development to strategic consultation. We offer personalized guidance tailored to your unique goals and talents. Whether you're seeking to refine your audition techniques, craft a compelling demo reel, navigate casting opportunities, or develop a strategic roadmap for long-term career success, we're here to help you shine in auditions, stand out in casting rooms, and navigate the competitive landscape of the entertainment industry with confidence and clarity. We are based in Los Angeles, and provide services in cities including Atlanta and New York, via Zoom.

Recent Praise

David provided me with excellent coaching, giving me the direction I needed to become more confident in working off the dynamics of the scene and the behavior of the other actors, rather than simply learning lines. Because of this, I have booked many professional roles since working with David.  –Wendy K.

 It has been a great learning experience working under [David's] guidance as an actor. I highly recommend him as a coach.  –Sunny C.

David was a wonderful and kind coach. I would recommend his coaching to anyone who is seeking to grow as a performer. He will lead you to a great version of your acting skills and will make the whole process an amazing experience.  –Amanda S.

About David

Actor/producer/writer and Philadelphia native David Martel grew early roots in television. Cast as a young teen on Nickelodeon’s hit single-camera comedy, “The Adventures of Pete & Pete,” his role developed throughout the show's three seasons.

Experienced on both sides of the camera, David has been on producing teams for 20th/Fox, VH1, and TLC. He has pitched and developed scripted and unscripted programming with several streamers and studios. Earlier in his career, he supported casting for projects including the Disney feature "Sky High," HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm," and NBC's "The Office."

David has extensive training in improvisation. He co-hosted The Discovery Channel series “Jaws & Claws” for two seasons and has also appeared on shows such as “Scrubs” and “Arrested Development.”

Presently, David teaches "Acting for the Camera" at UCLA Extension.

David has a Bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and a Master’s from Pepperdine.