Spring 2022 In-Person Workshops

UPDATE: At this time, the Art of Acting Studio is returning a limited number of workshops back to the facility for in-person classes. 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 1
with James Leo Ryan
| 8 Weeks, 8 Classes
February 18th – April 8th, 2022
Fridays | 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.

Acting for Film & Television 2
with James Leo Ryan |
8 Weeks, 8 Classes
February 16th – April 6th, 2022
Wednesdays | 3:30-6:30 PM PT
Tuition: $450, Audition or Invite Required

Course Description Coming Soon…

Scene Study
with J. Claude Deering
| 8 Weeks, 8 Classes
February 6th – March 27th, 2022
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!

Acting Technique
with Jane Fleiss
| 8 Weeks, 8 Classes
February 21st – April 11th, 2022
Tuesdays | 4:00-6:00 PM PT
Tuition: $450

Explore the language and principles of Stella Adler’s approach to acting, including action, circumstance, and justification, rooted in the power of the imagination. Actors will develop a foundation from which to build themselves as actors as well as human beings.

Fundamentals of Acting
with Brandon English
| 4 Weeks, 4 Classes
April 5th – 26th, 2022
Tuesdays | 4:00-6:00 PM PT
Tuition: $200

“Growth as an actor and growth as a human being are synonymous”. This ideal sits at the core of Fundamentals of Acting. New to acting? Curious about the artform? Why does the art of acting speak to you? What is the job description of an actor? What does it mean to breathe life into words that are not your own? And what is it to recreate the human experience and how does your humanity filter through a character? This is the process we will investigate in this 4 week course for beginner actors. Let’s grow.

Click Here to access the scene database.