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Acting Schools in Hollywood, Los Angeles & California

Have a dream of becoming a world renowned actor or actress? Well, head on over to California, Los Angeles andHollywood (or TinselTown) to find the acting school that will help you develop your skills. Since the early days of cinema, Hollywood and LA in California have been the hubs or central points of the acting industry. Not only will you find many of your peers there, but you'll also have access to some of the most prestigious acting schools around. So, get your "act" in motion and head on over to the west coast to find the school that's right for you.

To find an acting school in Hollywood, Los Angeles or anywhere in California,
simply browse down this list.

3-2-1 Talent Showcase Acting Studios

3131 Foothill Blvd. # H
La Crescenta, CA 91214
www.321talentshowcase.com/
818-353-5455

Aaron Speiser Acting School

1644 S. Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, California  90035
www.aaronspeiser.com/
310-399-4567

 

Acting Corps

5508 Cahuenga Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 9160
www.theactingcorps.com/
818-753-2800

Actors Center

1720 20th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
www.actorscenter.com/
310-459-5064

The Actors Edge Academy

7080 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 306
Hollywood, California 90028
www.actorsedgeacademy.com/
310-652-4399

Actor's Intensive Studio

2070 Hillhurst Ave
LA, CA 90027
actorsintensive.com/
323-620-6951

The Actors Lab

6543 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038
www.theactorslab.com/
310-621-3900

Actors Studio Of Orange County

17221 E.17th St.,
Santa Ana, CA 92705-8623
www.asooc.com/
866-519-6559

Actors Training with Chris Cassell

3435 Cesar Chavez (aka Army) at Valencia,
Studio 210
San Francisco, California 
www.criscassell.com
415-731-0263

Actors Workout Studio

4735 Lankershim Blvd.,
N. Hollywood, CA 91602
www.actorsworkout.com
818- 766-2171

Actors Workshop Studios

5703 Oberlin Drive, Suite 210
San Diego, CA 92121
www.actorsworkshopstudios.com
858-587-6666

AIA Actors Studio

1918 Magnolia Blvd, Suite 204
Burbank, CA 91506-1750
www.aiastudios.com
818-563-4142

AIDA Austrailian Institute of Dramatic Arts

Los Angeles & San Francisco, California
www.aidaacting.com/
323-463-3261

Alexia Robinson Studio

2811 West Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91505
www.alexiarobinsonstudio.com/
818-779-1118
 

The American Academy of Dramatic Arts - LA

1336 N. la Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA  90028
www.aada.org/html/main.html
800-222-2867

American Conservatory Theatre

415 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
www.act-sf.org/site/PageServer
415-834-3200

Angel Flight Theatre Instructions

340 S. Glendora Ave.
West Covina, CA 91790
www.afti-actingschool.com/
626-917-9637

Angela Campolla-S & ers Acting Studio

Studio City, California
www.auditionacting.com/
818-590-2048

Benson Productions

11165 Huston St. #1
North Hollywood, CA  91601
www.mollibensonproductions.com/
310- 726-9595

Beverly Hills Playhouse

254 S. Roberston Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
bhplayhouse.com/
310.855.1556

California Institute Of The Arts

24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia, California 91355
www.calarts.edu/
661-255-1050

California Theatre Arts

1277 Boulevard Way
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
www.ctarts.com/
925-944-0551

Carolyne Barry Creative Entertainment

Hollywood, California
www.carolynebarry.com/
workshops.html
323- 654-2212

Carter Thor Studio - Los Angeles

12417 Ventura Court
Studio City, CA 91604
www.carterthorstudio.com/
home/index_flash.html
818-760-9426

Chās School of Film & Television

131 Industrial Way #15
Belmont, CA 94002
www.chasactingschool.com/
Phone: (650) 548-5303

Cliff Osmond Studios - Los Angeles

1526 14th St., Suite 107
Santa Monica, CA  90404
www.cliffosmond.com
310- 393-6022

Cliff Osmond Studios - San Francisco

101 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA  94105
www.cliffosmond.com
415-986-3435

Constelacion Theatrical Group

P. O. Box 572462
Tarzana, CA. 91357
constelacionteatral.com/
818-300-7918  

Dawn Wells' Film Actor's Boot Camp

11684 Ventura Blvd. Suite 965
Studio City, CA 91604
www.dawn-wells.com/
818- 840-6919

David Kagen's School of Film Acting

4854 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Studio City
www.davidkagen.com/
818-752-9678

Dell'Arte International
School of Physical Theatre

131 H Street, P.O. Box 816
Blue Lake, CA 95525
www.dellarte.com/
707-668-5663

Elisa Eliot

Santa Monica, California
www.elisaeliot.com/
310-230-5233

Elizabeth Mestnik Acting Studio

7600 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
www.emasla.com/
323-528-6280
 

Hollywood Actor's Studio

PO Box 570441
Tarzana, CA 91357
www.actingconnection.com/
877-591-5400

HWP Hollywood Workshops

531-A Hollywood Way, #162
Burbank, CA 91505
www.helenwheels.net/
310-651-0637

In Stone Actors Studio

P.O. Box 8982
Los Angeles, CA 91372
www.actorsunlimited.com/
800-527-2575

Jeffrey Marcus Acting Class

Los Angeles, California
www.jeffreymarcus.com/
323-965-9392

The Joanne Baron/D.W. Brown Studio

320 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90401 USA
www.baronbrown.com/
310-451-3311

Joya Cory Workshops

San Francisco, California
www.joyacory.com/
415-564-4115

Just For Actors

400 Treat Avenue, Suite E
San Francisco, CA 94110
www.justforactors.com/
408.293.6362

Ken Lerner Studio

14366 Ventura Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
www.kenlerner.com/
818-753-7744

Julie Valentine Studio of the Performing Arts

Blue Lake, California
www.valentinestudio.com/
650-493-7337

Kids On Camera

P.O. Box 70862
Pt. Richmond, CA  94807-0862
www.kids-on-camera.com/
415-440-4400

The Acting Studio at Edgemar - (formerly known as The Larry Moss Studio)

2437 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405
www.larrymossstudio.com/
www.edgemar.org/
310-399-3666

The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute - LA

7936 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA  90046
www.strasberg.com/
323-650-7777

The Marini Actors Workshop

1554 Fourth Street · San Rafael, California
www.marinactorsworkshop.com/
415-453-8858

Mime Theatre Studio

Los Angeles, California 
www.mimetheatrestudio.com/
310-494-MIME
 

Mother of Invention Acting School

564 Monterey Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94127
www.utteracting.com/

New York Film School & Acting School

Universal Studios, Los Angeles
3801 Barham Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90068
www.nyfa.com/
818-733-2600

Piero Dusa Acting Conservatory

1404 Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica, California 90401
www.promenadeplayhouse.com/
310-656-8070

Playhouse West

4250 Lankershim Blvd.,
North Hollywood, CA 91602
www.playhousewest.net/
818-881-6520

Rising Stars

25876 The Old Road, suite 299
Stevenson Ranch, Ca. 91381
www.risingstarskids.net/
661-260-2272

The Ruskin School of Acting

3021 Airport Avenue, Studio 113
Santa Monica, California 90405
www.ruskinschool.com/
310. 390. 4212

Sandra Merrill Commercial Acting Classes

8899 W. Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048
www.sandramerrill.com/
323-662-7720

San Francisco State University,
College of Creative Arts

1600 Holloway Avenue
Fine Arts Building, Room 245
San Francisco, CA 94132
www.cinema.sfsu.edu/
415-338-1111

Screen Actors Studio

7700 Sunset Blvd, Suite 200
Los Angeles CA, 90046
www.screenactorsstudio.com/
310-358-5942

Stella Adler Academy of Acting & Theatre

6773 Hollywood Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, California 90028
www.stellaadler-la.com/
323- 465-4446

Studio Actreel

Toluca Lake, California
www.studioactreel.com/
800-573-2228

Studio C Acting & Filmaking Institute

6420 W. 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA  90048
www.studiocartists.com/
323-988-1175

Theater Group Studio

2635 South Robertson Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90034
www.theatregroupstudio.com/
310-839-9771

TVI Actors Studio - Los Angeles

14429 Ventura Blvd., Suite 118
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
www.tvistudios.com/
818-784-6500

The Young Actor's Studio

5215 Lankershim Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
www.youngactorsstudio.com
310-281-7545

The Bill Howey Acting Studio

855 N. Hollywood Way,
Burbank, CA 91505
www.billhowey.com
818-433-7445

Theatre of Arts

6834 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 500
Hollywood, CA 90028
www.toa.edu
323-463-2500

University of California,
Claire Trevor School of the Arts

University of California, Department of Drama
Irvine, CA 92697-2775
www.arts.uci.edu/
949-824-6614

UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television

102 East Melnitz Hall
Box 951622
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1622
www.tft.ucla.edu
310-825-5761

University of Southern California

University Park Campus
University of Southern California
Los Angeles , CA 90089
www.usc.edu/
213-740-2311