Los angeles' premier
Where New York Technique Meets Hollywood Saavy
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Open City Acting Studio is an acting school based in Los Angeles that aids the actor toward becoming a competent industry professional. A fearless artist is always in process, driven by curiosity and the pursuit of finding truth within the human condition. We help actors develop the habits of mind, and lifelong practice, that foster your artistic voice. We offer an intensive curriculum for students local to Los Angeles, as well as those all over the world. Check out our online acting classes!
Open City Acting Studio Featured in Voyage LA
Open City Acting Studio co-founder and faculty member Alani iLongwe (FKA Carlton Byrd) was recently featured in Voyage LA where he talked about his success as an actor, writer, producer and teacher. Alani also details how he came together with other co-founders to start Open City Acting Studio, the top acting studio in LA for the next generation of artists. Click here to read the article.
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Are you tired of being in your head? Do you feel your career has plateaued? Let us help you get out of your head and into your body!
OCAS’ comprehensive Los Angeles acting school offers students a Professional Acting Program that includes Meisner acting technique and foundational voice and movement courses. In addition to these core classes, we offer industry-leading elective courses such as Scene Study, On-Camera Audition Technique, and Psychology of Acting. Our rigorous New York-style training program equips students with the tools necessary to build a reputation for being trustworthy and enjoyed by both industry professionals and audiences alike.