Laurie Burton has been connecting on stage, television and in film for over 30 years, and as a Senior Lecturer at USC School of Cinematic Arts, where she taught directing and Acting for Film for over 20 years. She is the author of Presenting You: Use Skills from the Actor’s Playbook to Master the Art of Communication available through

Daniel Brumer joined Laurie Burton Training as a partner in 1984, with a background in intensive workshops, creative councils and community-building events. He has been designing and facilitating successful workshops, seminars and conferences for over 20 years. Dan recently completed a year of working with the Los Angeles Unified School District, helping to facilitate classroom councils.