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Top 10 acting classes in Monterey Park, CA

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Blackbird Dance & Music Co.

Blackbird Dance & Music Co.

5.0(1)
Offers online services
6 hires on Lessons
19+ years in business
Serves Monterey Park, CA
Sam A. says, "I love working with Blackbird she is excellent. I had a discussion of my goals and she created a personalized path to get me there. So far we have both witnessed breakthroughs in my progress and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to improve themselves." Read more
All About Acting

All About Acting

New on Lessons
Offers online services
19+ years in business
Serves Monterey Park, CA
As a successful actor of over 100 national commercials in just 12 years, with multiple campaigns running simultaniously, I can help you stand out above the rest so you book more, as well as develop your business accumen for increased auditions and call-back precentages. If you're struggling with your call back ratio or just not booking, I can share some secrets, and drill methods and tactics for making the right connection in the room to dispell all doubt, and help you get everybody on the other side of the camera totally excited about you. Every audition is meant for you, you were selected because they like the look for the part. All you hav...
Building Rapport

Building Rapport

New on Lessons
Offers online services
4+ years in business
Serves Monterey Park, CA
I will give you the tools to perform at your best. I focus on listening, tactics, authenticity, and letting go/having fun. Preparation means working things out in order to play a good game. 19 years professional experience. SAG-AFTRA. @building_rapport
BobbyGene's Actorsclubhouse Inc.

BobbyGene's Actorsclubhouse Inc.

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
25+ years in business
Serves Monterey Park, CA
The Actorsclubhouse is known for it's Integrity, Experience, and Successes for over the last 21years. Training and prepairng kids, teens and young adults for the Real Television and Film Industry. With actors working on Television Shows and Films. www.actorsclubhouse.com Being apart of so many dreams and goals then seeing it come to fruition...be it Television, Film, Commercials or just gaining confidence in getting out of their shyness is more rewarding than one can ever imagine. bobbygenes actorsclubhouse Instagram bobbygene_artist...
M.T.Kachingwe Performance

M.T.Kachingwe Performance

5.0(1)
1 hire on Lessons
Serves Monterey Park, CA
Victor R. says, "Michael gave me an outstanding approach to moment to moment Acting. His attention to detail helped me become more specific in my acting!" Read more
Ancient Touch Studio

Ancient Touch Studio

New on Lessons
35+ years in business
Serves Monterey Park, CA
Experience, Knowledge, Insight, Credibility and Understanding of Technique. I dive into the unknown and discovered life.

Your Acting Classes questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do acting classes cost?

Acting classes cost $25 to $65 per hour on average for group classes or $50 to $150+ per hour to hire a private acting coach. Prices vary depending on where you live and the instructor's experience and reputation. Acting studios that offer ongoing weekly classes typically charge $150 to $350 per month.

Acting courses and workshops can cost as little as $200 to as much as $2,800+, depending on the content, number of sessions, and the instructor's demand. Some acting workshops are short, 1- or 2-day intensive classes focusing on one aspect of the industry, while other programs last 4 to 8 weeks and cover several topics, methods, and techniques.

Most studios offer a free trial class so you can get a feel for the teaching style and decide if it's right for you.

Are online acting classes worth it?

Online acting classes are worth it if you want to pursue acting and are unable to attend acting classes in person. With online video calling platforms like Zoom and Skype, you can now study acting with the best in the industry from the comfort of your own home! Many reputable acting coaches—including those right here on Lessons—now offer online acting classes and teach the same methods and techniques that they teach in the studio. 

Do you need acting classes to become an actor?

You technically don't need acting classes to become an actor. However, acting classes can help you gain confidence, learn new methods and techniques, analyze scenes and scripts, and build new industry connections and relationships. Acting classes can also teach you about the business side of acting, which is as important as acting itself.

How long do acting classes take?

Acting class length varies depending on the studio and the type of class. Some studios have 2-hour classes, while others have classes lasting 3 to 5 hours. Depending on the location, acting classes may be offered in several formats, such as ongoing weekly classes, weekend intensive workshops, and training programs that can run anywhere from 2 to 8+ weeks.

What skills do you need to be an actor?

While the necessary skillset varies depending on the type of acting you pursue (think Broadway theater vs. TV commercials vs. film), all actors need a broad range of skills to portray the expressions and emotions of a character so effectively that they temporarily transport the audience to a world where the actor is indeed that character. This often involves:

  • Memorizing lines and stage cues
  • Analyzing scripts and scenes
  • Developing a character's emotions and physical expressions
  • Working with other actors, directors, and production crews
  • Adapting to unexpected changes and situations
  • Speaking clearly and adjusting one's voice to align with the character
  • Learning and developing different acting methods and techniques
  • Being comfortable in front of an audience or camera

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