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  • Practing Acting from Home
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    How can anyone practice acting in their home? Much of Stanislavski’s work was dedicated to “an actor’s work on himself.” It’s important that you understand yourself so you can...
  • How do I start this?
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    How do I start this? This is the first of many terrifying questions one may ask themselves when endeavoring to write something. This is what I am asking myself right now. The...
  • Make Your Home a Stage
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    Human beings are forever in action and knowing how to work as an actor is half the battle.  In this article, I will recommend ways to create a playing...
  • Being Different in a Virtual World
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    I was born in Battle Creek, Michigan, one of five boys for which, my Dad proclaimed that each son would be treated equally and would be given a college...
  • Shining a Light in the Darkness
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    Shining a Light in the Darkness  As a kid I was afraid of the dark. There was this pervasive fear that something was lurking either in my closet, or under my bed. This "something"...
  • Photos from the Teen Class
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  • 2020 Winter Photos
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    2020 Winter Photos: Opening Weekend
  • You are the One
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    YOU ARE THE ONE IT ONLY TAKES ONE MINUTE  -The one-minute monologue Acting tips for auditioning with Monologues When we audition for parts we are always trying to show as much...
  • An Interview with Former Student, Emmett Carnahan
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    Where are you training as an adult actor?I train at the Atlantic Acting School, a branch of NYU’s acting program.What year are you in at college or conservatory?I’m in...
  • Photos from Kids Class
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  • Surviving as a Child Actor
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    Having taught acting school Los Angeles young people for over twenty years now, it has been one of my main aims to prevent them from following the same path...
  • 2019 Summer Photos
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    2019 Summer Photos
  • How do you learn acting?
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    . “Before we begin to study, let us determine what it is we want to learn.   We shall not say that theater is a school.  No, the theater...
  • Troy Leigh Anne Johnson
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    starred in LA Times Critics Choice "Ripe Frenzy" (Greenway Court"), and "The Wolves" (The Echo); recently filmed "Let's Scare Julie to Death"
  • Diego Josef
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    series regular on season 2 of Goliath; co-starring in "Ballad of Lefty Brown" with Bill Pullman
  • Gus Kamp
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    series regular on Hulu series "All Night"; Disney's "Best Friends Whenever"; now appearing on Netflix's "No Good Nick"
  • Quirina Vickers
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    Winner of 2018 National Young Playwrights Festival
  • Honor Levy
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    Winner of 2015 and 2016 National Young Playwrights Festival
  • Colette Shaw
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    winner of the 2018 National Young Playwrights Festival
  • Ben Steinberg
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    Film "Existential Crisis of Maxwell Anderson" he wrote and directed selected for the NACFilmFest and The Grand Foundation Student Film Festival
  • acting classes for beginners
    AUDITIONING TIPS FOR HOLLYWOOD ACTORS –Kids and Teens…And the...
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    1. Stop trying to get the part.I know this sounds silly but you’re there to do a performance and bring reality to the script.   Don’t think about what...
  • Be Awkward
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    "Try to be original in your play and as clever as possible; but don't be afraid to show yourself foolish; we must have freedom of thinking, and only they...
  • What If?
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    "I want to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I want to explore all the things I’m afraid of.”- Joss Whedon What if...