M ario is a master teacher with a profound understanding of the human condition. He is a warrior for truth and authenticity. Mario Re-minds the actor that “Your truth IS your perfection. In very thing that you consider your obstacle lives your opening.”
Originally from NYC, Mario began his work as an actor at the age of eight which put him on many prestigious stages throughout the country. He received his BFA in Drama at the acclaimed conservatory North Carolina School of the Arts where he studied with legendary acting teachers from around the world. Following his training, Mario began teaching at numerous studios in NYC while also working on television, in film, and noted productions on and off broadway.
After two decades in NYC, Mario moved to Los Angeles where he opened MC² Actors Studio and continues to teach, coach, and guide actors from all over the globe. Intensely passionate and sincerely dedicated to teaching, or being the “actor’s mirror” as he puts it, Mario uses his intuitive abilities and innovative teaching style help the actor learn their craft, free their instrument, and transform their work in exciting and unpredictable ways. He has worked with actors for projects such as Crazy Rich Asians, Maniac, DEVS, A Million Little Things, The Flight Attendant, Lucy In The Sky, The Thundermans, Designated Caretaker Redux, Shameless, Legion, El Tonto, Useless Humans, Step Up: High Water, Walking Dead, Faith, Manic, Sorry For Your Loss, Sex Tips For Straight Women From A Gay Man, Little Women LA and Kendra On Top just to name a few. His teaching has recently been noted in Glamour, Cast It Talent and VoyageLA. And his private coaching work has been featured on Lifetime and WEtv.
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