About Les Chantery

Les Chantery trained as an actor and now teaches at NIDA, Australia’s prestigious and highly competitive National Institute of Dramatic Art (alumni include Cate Blanchett, Baz Luhrmann, and Sarah Snook).

Les Chantery holds a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University. Combining his economics degree with two decades of acting experience, Les has developed a pioneering new approach to screen acting, helping actors in high-stake moments deliver hard-hitting, game-changing auditions. Les can be quoted saying:

“I am not an acting coach. I am an actor who coaches.”

Les Chantery first got his start in acting opposite Vin Diesel in the cult classic sci-fi hit Pitch Black (2000). Since then he has worked with Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Nicole Kidman among many others. Les Chantery has helped clients land roles on projects including Euphoria, The Wilds, La Brea, Nine Perfect Strangers, Home and Away, Neighbours, Wentworth, Outlander, Blockers, Thor 2, Lion, The Kissing Booth, and many more.

His passion is empowering actors to take charge of their process and career by living with dangerous inspiration.

#BeBold #BeDangerous