Tom Lapke is a partner in Reelarc, and also runs their sister company, Actors Launchpad. “ALP” is the premier actor resource to meet and take classes with some of the industry’s top casting directors, agents, and managers.
Lapke founded and ran the Education and Events division for Backstage for three years, after being hired by them during their purchase of his website, AuditionUpdate.com
To date, Lapke has organized over 800 classes, events, and workshops with some of the industry’s leading professionals. He is considered an expert in the field of actor marketing and business development and loves teaching actors how to apply business management techniques to their careers.
Lapke has taught classes in business, performance, and public speaking for The Actors Studio, BMCC, Backstage, and The University of Florida, from which he holds an MFA in performance.