LEARN TO ACT ON-SCREEN AT ONE OF THE BEST ACTING SCHOOLS

We offer a one, two and three year acting program:

*The one year acting program is a professional certificate program that can extend up to 3 years.

*the two year program comes with an ASSOCIATE DEGREE OF OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCES IN FINE ARTS

Our acting school is authorized to enroll non-immigrant alien students using the

F1 student visa & M1 student visa.

The Los Angeles Acting Conservatory, one of the best performing arts schools is dedicated to teaching actingscreenwritingdirecting, and filmmaking.  See why we are considered one of the Best Acting Schools in Los Angeles, California. Our acting school in America trains our students to become professional working actors in film television and theater.

You will get the foundation needed to achieve a professional standard of acting. The acting philosophy of the Los Angeles Acting Conservatory is that artists can draw on all different acting techniques and form their very own tool box. The Golden Box class covers a summary of the different techniques in acting known as the Method, taught by Stanislavski and then Lee Strasberg in the United States, the Meisner Technique, the Stella Adler Technique, and the Highlights of such teachers as Uta Hagen, Michael Chekhov and Bobby Lewis and Jerzy Grotowski. All of these techniques will have those methodologies taught in in-depth through classical and contemporary Scene Study, On-Camera work, Improvisation, Voice and Speech, Musical Theatre and the Business of Acting. The result is that students will acquire the knowledge and practice in those different areas that will in turn give them the confidence and skill to pursue careers as actors.

All of these techniques will have those methodologies taught in in-depth through classical and contemporary Scene Study, On-Camera work, Improvisation, Voice and Speech, Musical Theatre and the Business of Acting. The result is that students will acquire the knowledge and practice in those different areas that will in turn give them the confidence and skill to pursue careers as actors.


TWO YEAR ACTING CONSERVATORY

ASSOCIATE DEGREE OF OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCES IN FINE ARTS/ACTING FOR FILM: LEARNING OBJECTIVES


Associates Degree in Occupational Sciences/Acting

Students at the Los Angeles Acting Conservatory are required to achieve 60 credits in order to achieve their
degree. For this 2 years of study are usually planned, but LAAC can expedite their studies and graduate as early as
16 months if requested by offering 4 consecutive trimesters that include summer studies. Advisors and Administrators are available to customize
schedules and offer the degree graduation in a timeline that works well for each individual student.

1st Trimester

Course Title: Acting Technique – Monologues

This 15-week class will initially explore monologues that can be used for audition pieces for agents, managers
and producers. We will choose pieces that fit the actor’s “type”, and once a monologue has been selected, we
will work on it over a few classes so the student feels comfortable enough to use it as a representation of their
skill as an actor. The aim is for each student to have both a comedic and dramatic monologue at the ready for
whenever they are called upon to present work in-person. Once those initial two monologues have been chosen
and rehearsed and are performance ready, the student may bring in other monologues to work on through the
remainder of the course.

Course Title: Improvisation – Beginner/Intermediate

Students learn the fundamental guidelines of starting and sustaining a good, improvised 3-5 minute
scene. They will learn to bypass their mind and hooking into their impulses by saying yes to everything and will
trust where their imagination leads them.
Course Title: Acting Technique: Meisner
Through improvisation and scene work, Actors explore basic concepts where they learn the Meisner
approach to acting with a focus on creating and living in imaginary circumstances. Learn to work more
independently, improve rehearsal and research skills, and strengthen vocal and movement skills. Enrollment
limited.

Course Title: Movement for Acting I

Movement is a class designed to further develop and understand the actor’s body and mind connection.
Students will learn how to connect to the self through physicality and the written word.

Course Title: Voice and Speech

This course aims at improving speech by practicing specific vowel and consonant sounds as well as rhythm and
intonation. Class members study and practice speaking skills needed to function appropriately in a U.S.
academic setting as well as in U.S. society in general.

Course Title: On Camera – Film Acting

Hone your craft and gain valuable information in this course, where you perform film and television scenes on
camera for video playback and critique by the instructor. You learn to make better choices, to trust yourself to
make quicker choices, to confront your fear of auditioning, to create a good atmosphere in the auditioning room,
and to develop a winning audition work ethic. Cold reading techniques and exercises as well as the actor’s
interview also are covered. Students will practice techniques that lift the words from the page and make them
their own.

Course Title: Film & Script Analysis

Discuss and analyze the theme of the movie – assessing different scenes to actors in class and have directors
direct them asking the following questions.

Course Title: Golden Box Workshop

To provide each student with a diverse array of tools to help actors find emotional triggers, with the ability to
deploy these triggers rapidly and repeatedly as the scenario dictates. To teach students how to speak to actors
about endowing objects and creating characters with emotional depth. Students in the class will gain a
comprehensive understanding of the major different schools of thought in contemporary acting, the
methodologies of Sanford Meisner, Lee Strasberg, Stella Adler, Michael Bobby Lewis, Chekhov, Konstantin
Stanislavski.

2nd Trimester

Course Title: Acting Technique – Stella Adler

Imagination is at the core of the Stella Adler Technique, students will be asked to create backstory for their
characters and script analyze the scenes that they are working on. Emphasis will be placed on increased sensory
awareness, the use of the body, the emotions, and how the student functions in the environment that is created.

Course Title: Scene Study I

The course will focus on character study, improvisation, concentration exercises and theater games. Scene
Study will culminate in the presentation of scenes, entire plays or screenplays from the modern and
contemporary theater, film or television.

Course Title: Movement for Acting II

Movement is a class designed to further the development and understanding of the actor’s body and mind
connection. Emphasis is placed on the self and the many possibilities the self has to offer.

Course Title: Stage Combat

In Fight Choreography, the students will practice safe fighting and Stage Combat Techniques on set and on
stage as well as study choreography.

Course Title: On Camera – Cold Reading

This course is made to help actors achieve mastery in cold reading auditions anytime, anywhere.

Course Title: Improvisation – Intermediate

Students will continue to work out their improvisational skills and will learn to sustain an improvised scene for
5 to 8 minutes. They will instantly enter a character that they can inhabit and play with.

Course Title: Acting in a Web Series

Web Series and webisodes have not only challenged traditional means of distributing content, but have
revolutionized the way new talent is found. The modern media scene is rife with examples of successful
entertainers who either found their start, or boosted their career by their web-based publications.

3rd Trimester

Course Title: Acting Technique – Stanislavski

The concentration in this class is on effective memory, learning how to use sensory, emotional recall and
memories to trigger yourself in your acting. Through Scenes and Monologues, Actors will learn how to use
themselves personally, deeply in a scene and trust the substitutions and personalizations that come up. The more
personal they make it, the more universal the story can be told.

Course Title: On Camera – Acting

Hone your craft and gain valuable information in this course, where you perform film and television scenes on
camera for video playback and critique by the instructor. You learn to make better choices, to trust yourself to
make quicker choices, to confront your fear of auditioning, to create a good atmosphere in the auditioning room,
and to develop a winning audition work ethic. Cold reading techniques and exercises as well as the actor’s
interview also are covered. Students will practice techniques that lift the words from the page and make them
their own.

Course Title: Stage Combat – For Film

In this advanced class, students who have completed their basic unarmed combat training will learn how to
safely and effectively use simple plastic weapons in a performance.

Course Title: Scene Study II

The course will focus on character study, improvisation, concentration exercises and theater games. The course
will culminate in the presentation of scenes, entire plays or screenplays from the modern and contemporary
theater, film or television. In addition, the student will research one of the twentieth-century acting theorists –
for example, Stanislavski, Meyerhold, Artaud, Brecht, Strasberg, Grotowski, Spolin, Bogart and Meisner. The
student will give a brief oral report of their methods and secrets.

Course Title: Improvisation

Students learn the tools of Improv needed to sustain multiple, interconnected scenes. Students become familiar
with the most common long-form formats, and proficient performing in the different styles taught by the major
Improv Schools.

Course Title: Musical Theater

Students will learn and perform contrasting monologues and contrasting songs during the course of the
class. It is designed to teach the craft and the auditioning skills for those students auditioning for and
performing musical theater, theater or music departments at the four year universities or colleges. The course
will also require students to learn how to put a professional performance resume together along with a
portfolio.

Course Title: Film & Script Analysis

Discuss and analyze the theme of the movie – assessing different scenes to actors in class and have directors
direct them asking the following questions.

4th Trimester

Course Title: Acting Technique – Strasberg

You will learn the core of our work, the first half of each class is devoted to a sequence of concentration
exercises to develop actors’ relaxation and effective memory: both sensory and emotional. The sense memory
exercises utilize imaginary objects that most people deal with every day, so that actors can begin to create a
simple reality for themselves. The second half of the class consists of scene and monologue work, during which
time students apply what they have learned in their exercises to their roles. Improvisation is used to help create
actual experience.

Course Title: Business of Acting

This course teaches actors how to be smart, proactive and strategic throughout their careers. It also teaches
actors the non-performance skills they need to build the careers they want and how to apply those skills in
positive, professional and productive ways.

Course Title: Improvisation – Advanced

Learning some of the most popular formats of longform improv. The students will also get a chance to practice
forming an improv team and learn coaching techniques to create a performance.

Course Title: On Camera – Film Audition

To go deeper with your craft and execute learned lessons from On Camera Acting II. You learn to make stronger
choices with even more confidence, to trust yourself to make quicker choices, to master the art of auditioning,
to create a good atmosphere in the auditioning room, and to develop a winning audition work ethic. Cold
reading techniques and exercises as well as the actor’s interview are strengthened. Students will practice cold
reading techniques that lift the words from the page and make them their own from classical to contemporary
films.

Course Title: Scene Study – Advanced

Students will work on full one acts and sustain 15 to 20 minutes on stage, applying all of the script analysis that
was learned and the Golden box Technique. They will learn to keep sustaining the inner life and the physical
choices that they created for their character.

Course Title: Make a Movie Part 1

Film School at LAAC is an introductory-level class designed to immerse actors into the filmmaking process,
giving them an advantage over actors who don’t have this knowledge. Condensing 4 years of university film
education into 24 classes, students will learn what it takes to write and produce their own films. This class will
produce two short films, which can also be used for the actor’s demo reel as well as for film festivals

Course Title: Make a Movie Part 2

Film School at LAAC is an introductory-level class designed to immerse actors into the filmmaking process,
giving them an advantage over actors who don’t have this knowledge. Students will learn what it takes to write
and produce their own films. This class will produce two short films, which can also be used for the actor’s
demo reel as well as for film festivals

Electives (based on availability and interest)

Electives are offered each Trimester based on availability to accommodate each student’s personal interests and
schedules as well as Teacher availability and allow for additional credits or make up credits in case a student
does not meet the required credits in another class. Electives are commonly scheduled on weekends to allow
each student, regardless of experience, to join as long as there is no prerequisite for the course itself.

Course Title: Alexander movement

The Alexander Technique, named after its creator Fredrik Matthias Alexander, will focus on re-training patterns
of movement and posture. They will work on maintaining a comfortable relationship between their head and
their spine. It will increase the actors’ awareness of their body. Students will work on Shakespearian
monologues, understand the techniques about being able to feel that the imaginary string is pulling them and to
use their body with less strain.

Course Title: Full Length Play

This course will focus on the production of a Feature Length Play. The student will choose a play to perform,
they will hold auditions for the different parts and then learn these parts, rehearse and perform them at the end
of the course. They will understand what goes into the rehearsal process and the preparation backstage so they
can deliver a vibrant and memorable performance.

Course Title: Scene Bites

In this class each student will get to prepare a 5-10 minute Scene with a Partner and perform it in a Final
Showcase with an invited audience.
Course Title: Scene Study & Shakespeare
This class will focus on classical material, Shakespeare monologues and scenes and contemporary writing. By
working on the classics in modern theater, actors will exercise the muscles on how to work and make bold
choices, emotionally, vocally and physically without losing their authenticity. The techniques of performing
heightened language are studied and practiced, primarily using Shakespeare’s language. There will be the
exercises developed by the instructor and by the Royal Shakespeare Company over many years. Techniques to
guide actors through analysis, vocal support, preparation and performance of Shakespeare’s language will be
studied.

Course Title: Accent Reduction

This course will focus predominantly on the sounds used in a non-regional American Accent. This class focuses
on the Standard American accent and, like all accents and dialects, there are a few parts to it.
To perform American sound changes, speak with American musicality, American rhythm, and with the
muscular mouth movements that Americans make. To achieve more diverse roles. The goal for the actor visiting
the U.S. is to have an American Accent as a readily available option for when appropriate. For the American
actor, this work will focus on articulation, resonance, and variety of sound.

Course Title: Independent Study

Independent study research is a creative avenue for filmmakers with a strong interest in particular areas of
dramatic literature, theater, design, technical production, acting, directing or performance theory. Design and
development of research projects of a complex and extensive nature that is worked on independently with the
supervision of a selected instructor. The final project will include work on a main stage theater with
documentation of outcomes presented or, a digital portfolio, or written report. Student proposals must be
carefully designed, in consultation with the advising instructor.


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The Los Angeles Acting Conservatory is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien international students. In order to be eligible to get an I-20 you would have to enroll in a full-time program.

In order to apply for a student visa, students will need an I-20 Certificate which will be issued to you by the Los Angeles Acting School International Student Office.

In order to be eligible to get an I-20 you would have to enroll in a full-time program.

Before issuing the I-20 certificate you must apply and be accepted to our film or Acting School program. International students wanting to learn more about the process to apply to our film or acting degree granting program should email us at losangelesactingconservatory@gmail.com

Mission of the Acting school Los Angeles:

The Los Angeles Acting Conservatory recognizes that every actor is unique.  You will develop a comprehensive set of “acting tools, your very own “Golden Box” that you can use at any time when approaching a role or a scene, whether it be for film, television, or theater. The Acting School’s acting techniques are based on the Meisner Technique, Lee Strasberg’s Method, Stella Adler, Stanislavski’s System, and the Chekhov technique.

Our Acting School provides a creative and pro-active environment that fosters you to be ready to work in the film, television and theater industry.
**We encourage you to take risks and work on challenging and daring material that will stretch you and push you beyond your limits.
**As an actor of The Los Angeles Acting Conservatory you will learn how to market yourself as an actors and learn about the business of acting.
**You will develop intellectual, analytical, and critical abilities, learning how to read comedic and dramatic plays, television and film scripts, how to analyze their content, and how to determine the best way to approach a role.

The diversity of our faculty from working actors, directors and producers is one reason we are considered to have the best acting classes in Los Angeles.

Our acting school in America trains our students to become professional working actors in film, television and theater. There are many performing arts colleges and other colleges in Los Angeles California but come and see why we are considered one of the top 10 acting schools Los Angeles.  Learn Acting at one of the best acting colleges.

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Though each acting program boasts a distinct acting curriculum, Actors enrolling at a performing arts academy in Los Angeles can expect to take at least some if not all of the following acting courses in LA: Acting for Film, Acting for Film: Scripted TV, Movement, Improvisation, Business of Acting, Scene Study, Building a demo Reel, acting Technique and Scene Study, Singing for Actors, Voice and Speech, Stunt Workshop and accent reduction. We use acting techniques that other performing arts academy and acting colleges in Los Angeles lack.  There are many acting schools in California come and see why we are considered one of the best acting schools in LA:

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