Creole Celina Entertainment

Creole Celina Entertainment

5.0 (1)
5 employees
30 years in business

About this pro

Under the auspices of Creole Celina Entertainment, Ty Granderson Jones is recognized as a dynamic internationally celebrated master acting teacher/coach, creative administrative leader, marketer, screenwriter, producer, award-winning filmmaker, and internationally recognized veteran actor of stage and screen-- Mentored by Lee Strasberg, Alan Schneider, Michael Addison, Arthur Wagner and Georgia Allen. Stage and Screen credits include over 80 plays from Off Off-Broadway to Tony Award winning repertory theater and working with playwright August Wilson-- Co-starring and starring in Oscar nominated and Blockbuster films with Directors such as Oliver Stone and Simon West—A journey dedicated to acting and show business with a commitment to share craft, experience and acumen with a new generation of aspiring artists.

Acting is my life.

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Los Angeles, CA 90028
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  • Sean McMurphy

    Just an amazing actor and teacher


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Ty has a BS in Theatre from FAMU and FSU as a co-op student, and an MFA in Acting {achieved under the auspices of mentors Michael Addison and Arthur Wagner} from UCSD-- one of the top acting programs in the world.

His film and television credits include co-starring in the classic action film “Con Air”, co-starring in the #1 box office hip hop cult classic “CB4” from Universal Pictures, Oliver Stone's Oscar nominated “Salvador”, starring as the villainous Max Rice in the urban cult classic indie Tapped Out from Madonna’s Maverick Entertainment (silently produced by Prince), “Window of Opportunity”- an underground political thriller from producer John Densmore of The Doors, recurring as Cue Ball Rodriguez on the critically acclaimed classic series “ER” on NBC, and the Golden Globe nominated “Everybody Hates Chris”.

His theatre credits include the award winning play “Rounds”, Niggaz with Attitudes and Big Gunz” {earning him an ADA Award nomination for Best Actor}, the Los Angeles premiere of Buffalo Soldier {earning him the NAACP Image Award for Best Supporting Actor}, from Broadway-- the Los Angeles premiere of August Wilson's “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone”, the West coast premiere of Landford Wilson’s “Balm in Gilead”, the 20th Anniversary of the Negro Ensemble Company classic “Ceremonies in Dark Old Men”, and “The School for Scandal” at the Tony Award winning South Coast Repertory. Ty has performed in over 80 plays.

He’s also an internationally acclaimed Acting Teacher/Coach and has conducted workshops/classes around the globe including creating, developing, implementing and teaching a Master Acting for Film class in Beijing, China for Studio Institute Global {formerly Relativity Studios}/Filmaeon Genesis Education collaboration in 2017. Ty also taught a celebrated Acting for Camera/Scene Study class at New York Film Academy. His on-set studio coaching has included pupils/stars, i.e., Whitney Houston, Tupac, etc.

He’s a published Poet and has performed his original works featuring John Densmore of “The Doors” on drums. As an accomplished filmmaker via his company Creole Celina Entertainment (, Ty wrote, produced, directed and co-starred in his award winning political action thriller “Diamond”. His other award winning films include “Napoleonic”, an official selection at both Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, and Action on Film International Film Festival garnishing nominations for Best Film, and for Ty-- Best Actor, and “Tale of Two Dragons”-- also an official selection. Ty and his company are currently developing film and television projects.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Master Acting for Film and Scene Study Intensive Class -ALL LEVELS

$300 for 4 Weeks - Limited Enrollment

North Hollywood, CA

Starting  Wednesday, June 6th - 4 Weeks = $75 per Class - Wednesday 7pm - 10pm - All Levels = $300 for Month. 

For more info: [email protected]

What types of students have you worked with?

Up and coming young actors {kids & teenagers}; Celebrities and Movie Stars-- Former pupils included Whitney Houston; Tupac.  

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Do very extensive research. 

Lessons offered

Acting Classes Theater Acting Classes Child Acting Lessons Film Acting Classes Stage Performance Training Film And Tv Acting Classes Improv Acting Classes Film Schools