From one day to eight weeks, from 8-80 years olds, we've got the class for you!

SCENE STUDY- Ongoing (Intermediate/Advanced)#
Mondays, Oct 1-Dec 10, 6:30-9:30 pm 
Sign up for October - December to work two+ partnered scenes, a monologue and at least one Hagen exercise PLUS in December, Amanda will TAPE one of your completed scenes so that you can use it in your demo reel.  Must be in all three monthgs to get the taping. Plus, save oevr 10% if you pay tuition for all three months ($415). ($185 Oct and Nov. Dec is $92.50). 
(Technique/Intro to Scene Study)
Wednesdays, Oct 3 - Nov 21 (28), 6:30 -9:30 pm
Building a character, script analysis, moment to moment work, partnered scenes in an Intense 8-week class (pre-requisite to Scene Study and Film Acting).  ONLY THREE SPOTS LEFT

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 6:30-9:30 pm
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We work multiple scripts on the PrompTer during this workshop, plus tips and tricks to make this piece of equipment work for you!
Sunday, Oct 21, 1-4pm
The workout that includes making choices with copy and re-directs on copy. For experienced, auditioning or voice over actors with an agent.
Sundays, Nov 4-11, 1-4pm
Polish up your British dialect skills for the stage and screen! This one only comes once a year, so don't miss it! (+ Cockney!)
Saturday, November 17 | 10 am - 6 pm 
10 Actors ยท 8 Hours. This is a four-week class condensed into a one-day Intensive Workshop! On-Camera Interview * Reaction auditions * Action choices * Improv auditions * Multiple person scenes * One-line auditions * Single Person copy and more. 
Cast by Karen Maseng of POGO Casting

#pre-requisities apply
Youth weekend workouts and workshops

Saturday Youth Workouts!

9-10:30 am (new) & 10:30-12 pm (returning)

Oct 6:  Bringing your personality to your Commercial Auditions. How can YOU shine through?

Oct 13: Where Am I? Bringing environment to your auditions.

Oct 20:  Tackling the dual Spokesperson commercial.  Talking to the camera AND to a scene partner.

Oct 27:  Finding the funny in your sitcom audition. Understanding the writing enhances the performance.

Nov 3: My read comes in a rainbow of colors.  Adding color to your voice over commercial audition.

Special Guest LA Casting Director Karen Maseng
Sunday, November 18, 2018 
The workshop will start with a Meisner warm up exercise, followed by one-liner auditions. Karen will teach students to unlock their imagination,
stay flexible so that they don't get stuck in one way of performing copy. Finally, students will work on multiple person scenes. Limited spots.
Ages 13-18: 9 am - 12:30 pm. Parents may re-join the class at 12 pm for the Q&A session. 
Ages 8-13: 1:30-5 pm. Parents may re-join the class at 4:30 pm for the Q&A session. 

Youth School Year Classes; you're still welcome to join us!

September, 2018 - May, 2019 
4:30-6 pm
The weekday classes cover the full range of the business from Auditions to Voice Over and everything in-between.  New scripts every year. If you have an agent, you should be in class keeping your skills fresh. If you don't yet have an agent, but wish to take that next step, these are the classes for you!

Teens (Advanced)# Ages 14-18
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