Fall 2021 In-Person Workshops

FALL UPDATE: At this time, the Art of Acting Studio is looking to return a limited number of workshops back to the facility for in-person classes starting October 2021. In order to be eligible for any in-person workshops, actors must be FULLY VACCINATED from COVID-19 and be able to submit proof of their COVID-19 Vaccination to the studio. Looking for Online Classes? – Click Here

How to Apply
1. New applicants should first submit an online application here. Once we receive your application we will contact you to schedule your entrance interview appointment.
2. If you are a former student within the past two years, please check with as you might not need to submit a new application.
3. If you are applying for a course that requires an audition, please submit a video link to either a performance of a contemporary/realism monologue or a demo reel to this Google Form.

Acting for Film & Television w/ James Leo Ryan – WAIT LIST
October 13–December 8 (Skips the week of Thanksgiving) | 8 Weeks
Wednesdays | 3:30–6:30 PM PT
Tuition: $450, Audition or Invite Required

This intermediate level class will cover techniques necessary to demystify both the on-set environment and the on-camera audition. Students will  focus on scene objectives, intention, and action, and dive deep into  character development. Students will practice relaxation and spontaneity  of body and voice, while simultaneously making strong, clear character  choices appropriate for on-camera. Students will also gain an  understanding of the audition room, and the expectations of a professional on-camera audition.

Scene Study with J. Claude Deering – WAIT LIST
October 3–November 28, 2021 (Skips Halloween)
Sundays | 6:00–9:00 PM PT
Tuition: $450

This class is a scene study workout that uses challenging scenes from theatre and film (and sometimes TV) scripts to explore technique and deepen acting craft. This Stella Adler® program will challenge actors with exercises specific to each student’s performance and the scene they are exploring, and provide tools to add to the actor’s arsenal. This class is on-going and geared towards long-term development, as well as useful for a periodic refresher and tune-up!

Click Here to access the scene database.