SOLD OUT! – Pilot Prep Workshop and Showcase Session One

DATES: MLK Weekend, Saturday - Monday January 16th, 17th, 18th TIME:  9:00am-2:00pm PST  TEACHERS: John D'Aquino, Japheth Gordon and Shane Brady  LOCATION:  Zoom! TOPICS INCLUDE: John's Magic Rectangle Acting TechniqueJohn's Active Interrogation Technique | What's not being spoken speaks the loudest Mastering Dialogue - Word Game and Painting the White of the PageWhat does it mean to bring yourself to the role?Bringing your […]


Singing for the Actor ages 9+

SINGING FOR THE ACTOR(ages 9+) – Mondays, 3:00-4:30pm What is vocal range? What is vocal endurance? Why is the location and “placement” of your voice important? Can your voice change over time? From Glee to My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and the television version of High School Musical, there have never been more roles for an actor who can sing.  Singing is […]

On Camera Class ages 5-9

ON CAMERA CLASS(ages 5-9) – Mondays, 4:30-6:30pm Whether you're new to the industry or a young professional looking to sharpen your skills, this class is a perfect fit. We use a variety of on-set simulations to replicate performing on camera.  We also explore audition techniques designed to help young actors prepare their auditions and prepare for a career […]

On-Camera Class ages 10-13

ON CAMERA CLASS(ages 10-13) – Tuesdays, 4:00-6:00pm From the audition to performing on set, this class is designed to prepare actors for a professional career. Weekly lesson plans range from character prep, script analysis, adjusting performance to specific genres with an intense focus on both popular comedies and dramas. This course will dive deep into […]

SOLD OUT ! – Adult Procedural Drama Workshop and Showcase Ages 16+

NEW ADULT 4 WEEK  WORKSHOP & SHOWCASE AGES 16+ DATE: Wednesday's - January 6th, 13th, 20th, and Saturday 23rd (showcase) Tuition also includes two semi-private coaching sessions with scene partners (approx. 2 hours with John)TIME: 3:00pm-5:00pm PST | Showcase Time: 11:00am-1:00pm PSTAGES: 16+PRICE: $325LOCATION: A procedural drama is a tv show genre in which a problem or mystery is introduced, investigated and solved all within the same episode. These shows […]


Voiceover ages 9+

VOICE OVER (ages 9+) – Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00pmAre you missing out on voiceover work? This class will focus on auditions you will submit from your home recording setup while helping students learn the tools needed to book everything from animation to commercial work. Topics include fast talk, diction, and enunciation. This class is led by Shane Brady. Shane is a voice over artist […]

Cold Reads for the Actor

COLD READS / AUDITION TECHNIQUE(ages 9+) – Thursdays, 3:30-5:00pm For actors looking to keep their auditioning tools sharp with weekly training and feedback, this course reinforces the techniques learned in class and allows students to then implement them in real-life audition situations. Repetition of the audition process (from script analysis to taking re-directs) will lead to confidence in […]

Teen Improv ages 14+

Improv(ages 14+) - Thursday, 5:00-7:00pm For actors who want to be more free in their choices, more confident in their abilities, and more prepared for every audition or performance opportunity, this class will hold engaging improv games to help students become better listeners (reactors) which in turn, will make them better actors.