Misan Akuya Acting Lessons.

Misan Akuya Acting Lessons.

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2 years in business

About this pro

Misan Akuya is among one of Hollywood's next wave of young talent. Born in Columbia Maryland on September 11 1992, Misan enjoyed the art of acting and filmmaking at a young age. Misan began acting in community theater and even made his first short film at age 11, a cut out animated short called going to war. But from, 2006 to 2011 Misan was away from acting and focused on high school and the sport of auto racing.

Being with a part as as union soldier in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, Misan began acting in films such as A Split Personality, Troop 491: The Adventures of the Muddy Lions, Koming from Afrika, & Growing up in two. Misan also appeared on an episode of Veep,, all the while studying theater.

In July 2014 Misan moved to Los Angeles California to further pursue his career. He played supporting roles in the short film The Anarchist Theory, and the t.v series One Big Happy.

But 2014 marked when Misan Akuya added writer and director to his credits with writing, directing, and starring in two student films while attending Azusa Pacific University: A stop motion short called I'm A Vampire, and a live action dramatic short called Mastery. Misan recently wrapped on his third short that he wrote, directed, starred in and co composed another live action dramatic short called Elsewhere.

As Misan continues his career he also continues his love of racing. Misan continues to race in go kart races around the country. Misan is a multi instrumentalist playing the guitar, drums, piano, and clarinet.

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Los Angeles, CA 90004
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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I like to get to know who the student is.  What is their history?  What movies did they watch growing up?  What type of actor do they want to be?  Why did they become an actor?  I want to make sure that each actor is comfortable and able to give unhibitated performances to get to their core and achieve their goals.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have trained in theatre at Maryland University, film at Azusa Pacific University, and I train every week at Anthony Miendl's.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Yes.  For an half hour the fee is $40.  Four a full hour the fee is $70.  For an hour and a half the fee is $90.  For two hours the fee is $110.


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Find someone that you respect and want to follow


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What do you want to get out of private coaching?  Why are you acting? 


Lessons offered

Acting Classes Film Acting Classes Film And Tv Acting Classes