best-acting-classes.jpg“What’s beautiful about the actual acting class environment is that you can use it to push through everything: push your voice, push your inhibitions, push your fears, push your confidence, push your vulnerability, push your silences.” –Dawn Olivieri

What’s a sure-fire way an actor can stand out amidst the competition? Get as much experience as possible! In pursuit of learning an actor’s craft, acting classes can make a world of difference by transforming amateur performances into compelling works of art. Athletes train by utilizing a number of different approaches to increase their endurance, strength, flexibility, and quickness. Why? Because it works. Likewise, actors can flex their acting muscles by incorporating an assortment of classes over time. Voluminous acting approaches and techniques are out there to help actors tailor their skills to meet the requirements of film, television, commercials, theater, comedy, or voice overs. They not only provide Thespians with ongoing opportunities to improve their skills, but–of no less importance–they assure actors have a chance to perform in front of others.

Even if you know, for example, you want to pursue dramatic projects, a comedy improv class could make a poignant difference in how you approach certain aspects of serious material. And classes that specialize in auditioning can help empower your career goals regardless of what you choose to specialize in. Staying current with classes keeps you connected to other actors, and makes certain you’ll be up on the latest trends from headshot and demo reel tips to helpful information about agents.

Many aspiring actors approach classes with the belief that they’re something you do and then you’re done with. But many acting professionals regard classes as an ongoing way of the actor’s life. That is, until your work schedule is too busy working as an actor!