HomeInstructorsScott Oakley Professional Actors Studio November 22, 2016 Instructors Acting Instructor and Tactical Combat and Firearms Instructor Scott is a professionally trained actor and is certified in many combat techniques and weapons uses. Scott has been a professional actor for over 25 years and has been featured in the films Need for Speed, Fast & Furious 7 and Flesh; as well as The Cardinal Rule, on which he also served as a technical firearms and law-enforcement adviser. He has appeared in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, on the TV series The Originals, and was just cast in a principal role in the new series Atlanta Undercover. His resume also includes numerous independent film projects and web series, serving both as actor and technical and firearms consultant. A professionally trained actor in the Meisner, Stanislavski and Chubbuck techniques; he studied Theater and Stage Combat at Kennesaw State and attended The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, CA. He has a law-enforcement career that spans two states and 11 years; he owns his own fugitive recovery business, serving bonding companies, law firms, and local authorities in Cobb, Fulton, Paulding, Dekalb, Cherokee and Bartow Counties. Scott is certified in stage combat, close-quarter combat, pain compliance, tactical take-downs, taser, collapsible baton use, handcuffing and tactical combat shooting. Currently Scott is busy shooting several film and TV projects here in Atlanta as well as in North Carolina. He is a teacher for the adult beginners and intermediate acting classes here at the Professional Actor’s Studio, and is proud to be the instructor of the A.A.T.T. (Actors Acting Tactical Training)—the Studio’s first Tactical Combat and Firearms course.