Todd Anthony Manaigo - Instructor
Todd Anthony Manaigo is an Atlanta-based Actor, Coach, Writer, and Director.
Born Todd Anthony Manaigo in New York City, Todd relocated to Atlanta with his mother and older sister at an early age. A self described reserved and shy teenager; Todd Anthony spent his adolescent years in Atlanta involved in athletics, and modeling, until while in high school he was introduced through a friend to the theater.
After college and a tour in the military, Todd decided to pursue his love of acting by enrolling in the Theater program at Georgia State University. Todd Anthony’s talent was recognized by Dr. Shirlene Holmes after landing a supporting role in her original theater production “Robert-As Himself”. An apprenticeship relationship developed and his love of acting as well as his acting skills began to blossom. In 2007 he was cast in the supporting role of Stewart in the stage play “Secrets of A Woman”, written and directed by long time friend; Director, playwright, songwriter, actor, singer, Tyga Graham.
Todd Anthony’s formal theater training came in the Fine Arts program at Georgia State University where he minored in Theater. Under the tutelage of acting coach and mentor Dr. Shirlene Holmes, Todd Anthony honed his craft and matured as an actor.
Todd Anthony’s love of acting is a residue of his natural love to perform and strong spiritual beliefs. He lives his life according to the belief that “Every morning when you awake, GOD has already given you all the tools you need in order to be successful. It is your job to put those tools to use.” He also lives by the belief “In the absence of fear all things are possible.”
Todd’s current projects include a lead role in the feature film “30 Day Promise”, his weekly classes at Dwayne Boyd’s Premier Actors Network, where he is a coach/instructor for the adult and teen classes as well as writing, co-writing, producing and directing various other projects.
In the very near future Todd’s plans include producing/directing a theatre production as well as coaching a scene study workshop that will focus on developing actors for leading roles in theatre, film and television.