Top 10 Acting Schools in Los Angeles

So, you got the lead role in a movie, great. What are you going to do for the next 9 months of the year? You have to prepare for these things. Just because you landed a lead role doesn’t mean to stop perfecting the craft of acting. Acting, just like medicine and law, should be considered a practice. You can never reach the limit of perfection. Even the best of the actors out there still refine their craft day by day.

I’ve compiled a list of the top 10 recommended schools for you if you want to be your best.

Cold Reads:
Margie Harber
(310) 854-0870
971 N. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Pros: Free new student orientation from 1:30 to 2:30 PM every Monday.

Commerical Acting:
Carolyne Barry Creative
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 654-2212

Private Coach:
Judy Kerr
(818) 505-9373
Pros: author of “Acting is Everything”, Dialogue coach for Seinfeld, One-on-one audition, and career coaching

The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB)
5919 Franklin Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 908-8702
Pros: Co-founded by SNL alum Amy Poehler

Youth Actors:
Gary Spatz ( of The Playground
1801 Ave of the Stars
Suite 611, 6th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 286-6773
Pros: Helps parents understand the industry

On-Camera Coaching:
Doug Warhit
8899 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA, 90048
(310) 479-5647
Pros: Exclusive for on-camera acting

Weekday Clases:
5508 Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 91601
(818) 753-2800
Pros: Classes offered daily

Technique Study:
1445 N Las Palmas Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 962-3188

Multi Subject Classes:
Kimberly Jentzen, Living the Art Institute
(818) 779-7770
Pros: She has developed her own technique.

Multi Subject Classes (2):
Scott Sedita
526 N Larchmont Blvd #100
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 465-6152
Pros: Author of “Making it in Hollywood”, and “The Eight Characters of Comedy”. Offers private coaching as well.

Never stop learning!