Jeff Alan-Lee Interviewed by Skip E. Lowe


This is an interview our Artistic Director, Jeff Alan-Lee, did with Los Angeles media figure, Skip E. Lowe.

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Summer Performances Coming Up!


Only a couple days away from our 2014 Summer productions! The students have been doing really fantastic, heartfelt, and committed work. We very much look forward to sharing it with all of you soon! Performances will be on Friday, July 25th 6PM Presentation & Saturday, July 26th 7PM.

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Interview with Artistic Director


This is an interview our Artistic Director, Jeff Alan-Lee, did with Acting Career Start-Up.

YAS adminInterview with Artistic Director

2014 Summer Performances Coming Up This Weekend!


We are really excited to present some exciting shows this upcoming weekend. The students have all been working incredibly hard these past few weeks, and we cannot wait to share their tremendous work!  The shows will be presented on Saturday, August 2nd. Here is the schedule coming up for the presentations. We encourage everyone to make their reservations in advance …

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2014 Summer Acting Camp Kids Performance!


Here are some photos from our production of “Wonderland” which presents Saturday, July 26th at 11am. This is a truly original, fresh take on a classic tale!

YAS admin2014 Summer Acting Camp Kids Performance!

Weekend Classes Starting August 2nd


We’ll be starting a new class on August 2nd. The Kids acting class will go from 12PM-2PM on Saturdays and will primarily be acting technique. The Teen Acting class will go from 2PM-6PM on Saturdays and will be a combination of acting technique, and script work. These August classes are great for students who are new to the studio. These …

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Pollock’s “Secret to Success”


“Well Jack I was glad to learn how you felt about your summer’s work and your coming school year. The secret of success is concentrating interest in life, interest in sports and good times. Interest in your studies, interest in your fellow students, interest in the small things of nature, insects, birds, flowers, leaves, etc. In other words to be …

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Meet-Up Wednesday July 9th- 6PM


We will be having our first meet-up for parents/students this Wednesday, July 9th at 6PM. This will be a chance to ask us questions about auditioning, agents/managers, college theater programs, or anything else.

YAS adminMeet-Up Wednesday July 9th- 6PM

2014 Spring Teen Gallery


These are photos that were taken during the 2014 Spring Session. This collection includes both our Saturday and Sunday teen students. Our students worked on developing original material this past semester, which culminated in a really tremendous performance at the end of the semester.

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Keeping What’s Natural in Acting Class


I read an article in New York Times recently in which Sofia Coppola discussed the casting of some fairly new teenage actors as lead roles in her latest film “Bling Ring”. “I think with people that age, it’s exciting to find kids that are unknown. There’s sort of a naturalness, as opposed to having worked a lot, being kid actors.”- Sofia Coppola, …

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Summer Program Starts July 7th


We are really excited to be starting our Summer Program this Monday, July 7th. The program will be running for three weeks (July 7th-26th) Monday-Friday 9AM-3:30PM. The program will consist of acting technique, voice/movement, improv, and working toward a production. This should be a truly memorable summer experience!

The Young Actor‘s StudioSummer Program Starts July 7th