Emmy Nominee Chambers Stevens has seven books in print. His Hollywood 101 series is published by Sandcastle Publishing LLC. In the last two decades, Chambers has toured the country, doing workshops for over 100,000 actors across forty states. When at home, Chambers is one of Los Angeles’ top acting coaches. Actors he has coached have appeared on Nickelodeon, The Disney Channel, CBS, NBC, ABC, The Cartoon Network, plus countless films, theater productions, including Broadway shows, commercials, and videogames. Chambers is a graduate of The Conservatory of Theater Arts at Webster University & the founder of The Nashville Shakespeare Festival now in its twentieth year.
As a television actor, Chambers has appeared in over fifty commercials including Pepsi®, Coke®, and General Motors® and many television shows, of which The Young and the Restless, Dear John, and Arly Hanks are just three. He’s starred in The Steve Spots, which received six Emmys and a George Peabody Award, Funnybones, which received an Emmy for “Outstanding Children’s Program”, and Geoscout, for which he received a personal Emmy nomination as “Outstanding Actor in a Children’s Series.”
As a theater actor, Chambers has performed in over a hundred theater productions (including Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Biloxi Blues, and Brighton Beach Memoirs). He is the recipient of the Geoffrey Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Drew in Eastern Standard, and the prestigious Backstage Garland Award for his portrayal of Drew in Eastern Standard. He also received the prestigious Backstage Garland Award for his one-man show Desperate for Magic.
As a playwright, he has won both the Ingram Fellowship and the Tennessee Arts
Commission Individual Artist Award. His play Mother of Pearl is published by I.E. Clark Publishing. Desperate for Magic is published by Elderidge Publishing. Chambers currently has three new plays published: Travels with Jack Lemmon’s Dog premiered at The North Star Theatre in New Orleans; Bing Bang Boom debuted at the University of Florida and has since been performed in colleges around the country. Shaw and Twain Do Lunch, his newest play, has won numerous national awards including the Long Beach Playhouse Award for Best New Play as well as Best Comedy from The Palm Spring International Playwriting Contest. Chambers has written and directed two short films, Children of a Laughing God and Twenty-Two, both of which premiered at the West Virginia International Film Festival.
In 2014 he won 5 prestigious awards from backstage, west Readers' Choice Awards: best acting technique book, best L.A. audition technique, L.A. acting school/coach, L.A. acting class for kids, and L.A. monologue coach.
Currently, Chambers lives in Hollywood. He’s married to film and theatre producer Betsy Sullenger. They have a son, Twain, and one furry daughter, Ziggy.