Helping Aspiring Actors become Working Actors in Arizona for over 11 years!
Workshops, The Core and Summer Camp registrations are open and filling fast.  Take advantage of a slower life schedule during the summer and get in class! 

Youth Film Acting Camps: Filling Fast!
Act in a custom-written short film! $360 each*

Kids (ages 8-12)
Monday-Friday June 12-16, 2017 | 8:30 am - 2 pm      More Info  

Tweens (ages 11-14)
Monday-Friday June 5-9, 2017 | 8:30 am - 2:00 pm   |  More Info

Teens (ages 14-18)
Monday-Friday June 19-23, 2017 | 8:30 am - 2 pm  More Info

Adult Classes:

Film Audition Workshop 
No matter how much training and acting technique you have, you still need to get past the hurdle of the AUDITION in order to get the part. Susan K. Brigham teaches you how to prepare fully and make your audition unique!   More Info | Wednesdays, May 10-17, 2017 | 6:30-9:30 pm | $100*

Breathing in the Physical Character, Level 2
Connecting the voice and complete engagement of the body to communicate not only the text but the sub-text, relationships and environment will be explored through a series of exercises and different acting techniques- Learning how to "play" the play.  Level 2 includes partnered scene work.  More Info
Tuesdays, May 23-June 27, 2017 | 6:30-9:30 pm | $275*#

Scene Study
It's a great time to get in class and stretch your skills and build your toolbox. Scene Study is the place to cast yourself against type and stretch your acting muscle.  Join us!  Mondays, May 1-Dec 11, 2017. No class on 5/29 6:30-9:30 pm |  Amanda Melby  | $180/month |  More Info#

Intro to Voice Over
This two-part course is an overview of the field of Voice Over and includes application and practice. You'll learn to break down scripts, create variety and attitudes in your read, microphone technique, and more from a working Voice Over actor.    More Info  #|  Saturdays, May 13-20, 2017   1-4 pm | $150 * Class is full and on a wait list.

Core (Technique/Intro to Scene Study)

THE CORE is the nuts and bolts of acting technique so that you can attain both knowledge and confidence in your work.  Actors will learn how to prepare and score a part, how to use dramatic improv and how to work effectively and flexibly with a scene partner.  Students will work individually and will be partnered up; work and reading outside the class is required.  | More Info
Wednesdays, June 21-August 9, 2017 | 6:30-9:30 pm | $360* 

Student and Staff Success Stories
JUDITH EISENBERG and ROBERT PETERS were in "Circle Mirror Transformation" at Mesa Encore Theatre. RYAN ELIZABETH PARKER plays Mary in "The Secret Garden" at Valley Youth Theatre.  FRED GERLE was cast in "Oliver!" at Arizona Broadway Theatre. BRADY WEBER is in a play at Herberger Lunchtime Theatre.  ANDREA THOMAS is in "The Wedding Story" opening Friday.

TOBI & MATT (directed by Joe Gruberman, starring JUDITH EISENBERG) played in the Arizona Shorts A program at the Phoenix Film Festival. LeonaMarie Baker plays Fly in the pilot "Shade." ANDREA THOMAS was in an ASU student film and a music video. AMANDA MELBY and SHELLY BOUCHER are in pre-production for a feature film.  SHELLY BOUCHER plays the lead in the short film, "Surprise Party."

ALAYA WALTON was in a commercial for the Final Four. ALAYA WALTON was in a Nugenix commercial with MLB Hall of Famer Frank Thomas. ERIN GRIFFITH booked a job for StrongMind.

IZZY WATTS got a scholarship to a filmmaker's camp in Vermont this July.
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*+$25 one-time registration fee for new students.
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