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LA ACTING Studio is a one-of-a-kind acting studio that brings Hollywood to Phoenix, AZ.Classes are offered year round for Kids to young Adults.Students are guided through the entire process of Acting for the Camera and Breaking into the Biz.We offer quality training in a nurturing environment for beginning actors ready to take a creative leap, as well as challenging acting classes for working actors who wish to keep their skills sharp and stay current with industry trends.
Our students have appeared on television networks such as 20th Century FOX, ABC, Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, Discovery ID, FX and more. They have booked TV shows including “Disney’s Walk The Prank,” “Henry Danger,”ABC’s Fresh off the Boat” NBC “The Night Shift”and “American Horror Story,” as well as many commercials for major spots including Universal Studio ,Nickelodeon , State Farm, Shutterfly, Peter Piper Pizza,Milk, Honda, Foot Locker, Lego, AZ Federal Credit Union, Desert Schools and many more.Class size is limited to 12 students to get maximum instruction.
IMPROV CLASS Ages 6-10 Thursdays 6:30PM-8:00PM
LAAA Shining Stars Ages 5-8 Saturdays 11:00 am-12:00 am
On–Camera Commercials and Improvisation On-Camera Commercial& Improvisation Class opens up the world of on-camera acting to your child through confidence boosting play, imagination, and fun! Improv helps develop valuable skills to react quickly and effectively in the unpredictable setting of the audition room as well as on set.
We focus on bringing out the natural performer in each and every student with a combination of different coaching techniques, audition techniques, and improvisation exercises geared towards preparing each student for commercial work.
Showbiz Kids Ages 5-8 Saturday 12:10pm-1:10pm
Scene Study & Audition Technique This class will open up the world of on-camera acting to your child through confidence-boosting play, imagination, and fun! We focus on bringing out the natural performer in each and every student with a combination of coaching for film and TV, audition techniques and improvisation.Improvisation exercises in this class are geared towards preparing each student for scene study.
From this class students MUST be ready in order to move forward to Showbiz Kids Intermediate Scene Study and Audition Technique Class ages 9-12 (Audition Required) If not ready but past age of 9 student will need to move to beginners for ages 9-12 until ready to move forward.
LAAA Shining Stars Ages 9-12 Saturday 1:45pm-3:45pm On-Camera Commercials
On-Camera Commercial Class opens up the world of on-camera acting to your child through confidence-boosting play, imagination, and fun! We focus on bringing out the natural performer in each and every student with a combination of coaching for film and TV, audition techniques and improvisation.
Showbiz Kids Intermediate Ages 9-12 Saturday 4pm-6pm Scene Study & Audition Technique
Scene Study & Audition Technique Class allows our actors to find a home for long-term growth and professional preparation. This course focuses on in-depth script analysis, listening and engaging truthfully with scene partners, improvisation and memorization and perfecting the film audition technique. With a strong emphasis on developing the actor as both artist and professional, it offers a superior level of training for students who are already working in the industry or are looking to further their training.
Showbiz Kids FOUNDATION CLASS Ages 9-12 Sunday 11:15am-12:45pm Scene Study & Audition Technique
Scene Study & Audition Technique Class allows our new actors to find a home for long-term growth and professional preparation. This course explores acting through improvisation, storytelling, listening and engaging truthfully with scene partners, memorization and perfecting film audition techniques. This class will teach them confidence and how to trust their instincts. They will learn every technique needed for them to move forward.
Teens 13 & Up Sunday 1:00pm-3:00pm Scene Study & Audition Technique
Scene Study & Audition Technique Class focuses on providing the best opportunity for the committed actor to flex their acting muscles and refine their craft on a consistent basis. Actors are taught the foundations of technique through opening emotional exercises which are used to warm up the actor’s instrument and introduce the tools that will be applied to their scene work. Students challenge and stretch themselves by working on bold and daring material that requires them to go deeper into the work. While a professional teacher gives you feedback and works you through it.
IMPROV AGES 12 & UP Sunday 3:15PM -4:45 PM
Why are improvisational skills so important? Improv skills are valuable for dramatic roles, comedic roles and commercial auditions. Improv classes help you develop valuable skills that will help you react quickly and effectively in the unpredictable setting of the audition room as well as on set. Improv improves listening skills, builds confidence, develops strong choices and prepares you for fast changes, a skill every actor needs to have.
There will be an improv show at the end of these classes where you can invite your friends to show off your new improv skills. You will be amazed at what you can do at the end of 8 weeks.
ADULT CLASSES 18 & UP TV & FILM Sunday 5:00 pm- 7:00pm
Make the acting adjustment from the stage to the intimacy of the camera in a fun, supportive learning environment. Discover your personal strengths and see how your personality and acting choices translate on camera. We will discuss the business of acting – from headshots, resumes and building credits to what to expect in auditions and when on set. You’ll begin to learn on-camera techniques and discover the range of acting work in front of the camera – from small, under-five roles intended to move a story along to larger scenes that put you in the lead. Emphasis will be on exploring truth, increasing comfort, and understanding how to make strong and effective choices when on camera.