Los Angeles Acting Schools

Act Hollywood Theatre of Arts

Act Hollywood Theatre of Arts

by Allan Jacob

(Los Angeles, California, USA)

Photo Curtesy of “ACT Hollywood”

This acting school in Hollywood offers a 3-year certificate program. Classes include acting, improvisation, speech, voice, accent reduction, singing, movement, stage combat, dance (jazz and hip hop), scene study, script analysis, Shakespeare and acting for the camera. Students also learn film and theater history, commercial acting techniques, sketch comedy, yoga, music theory, scriptwriting and make up. If you’re looking for short-term classes, the school also offers 6-12 week workshops.

Performance opportunities. Third year students can appear in a range of full-length productions (including Shakespeare and musical performances), as well as one acts. You may need to audition first.

Career preparation. Second year students take a filmmakers’ workshop where they learn to write and shoot their own short film. The school also offers a demo reel class. Third year students take classes to learn the business of acting and auditioning. Selected third year students participate in industry showcases.

What you’ll need to apply: For the 3 year program, this acting school requires an application form and fee, transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, a personal essay and an audition.

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