Frequently
Asked Questions

The Screen Acting Studio is located in Los Angeles, California. Our address is 7551 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046. Click here for directions.

You must be registered as a member to sign up for classes. You can register here. You can submit your headshot/resume/reel if you have it, but it’s not necessary to register. Some classes do require application for placement, based on experience. But Technique class is available for sign up at any level.

We are offering 6 week audits of Aaron Speiser’s Masterclasses. We are not currently offering single class audits. If you’d like to discuss our classes, how we work, and what class is like, please email thescreenactingstudio@gmail.com for information and a free consultation.

The right class for you will be based on a combination of your experience level, and what kind of skills you are looking to build. We have Technique, Scene Study I (the bridge from technique into scene work), Scene Study II, and the Masterclass. We also offer Audition technique classes. All of our classes are designed to teach you a process of creating truthful behavior in the imaginary world of the script.

For some students, working privately is the best option. We tailor private coaching to your personal needs, whether it’s audition coaching, beginning technique, or coaching you in the business of acting.

We are here to help! For class placement, please get in touch.

We offer a variety of private coaching options at the Screen Acting Studio, from career consultations, to audition coaching, to beginning technique. To book a private coaching session with Aaron Speiser or Kay Aston, email thescreenactingstudio@gmail.com. You should also register online to join our acting community. You can then sign up for classes, access our exclusive resource library, and become part of our acting community.

All our acting classes are for adults only (18+).

Classes are generally between 12 and 20 students. We make sure to keep class size small so that everyone has a chance to work, and has individualized attention.

We know that landing an acting job can be a difficult journey, and we’re here to support you through that process. Although we cannot promise that you book work, we will prepare you for auditions and help you develop a career strategy. 

By joining our acting community you will be connected to a network of other actors who are on a similar journey. Connect with them and share advice, as well as keep in touch with your course mentors. They have years of experience in the acting industry and can offer advice, tips, and contacts that you may need on your journey to landing that first acting job.