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The Michelle Danner Acting Studio is one of the best acting schools in California and the U.S.

For international students who require a student visa, our Los Angeles Acting School issues the I-20 Form, which will allow you to apply for a student visa. 

We are able to sponsor actors to study for up to three years. We offer a three-year well-rounded acting conservatory

We also offer short term acting classes as well as an acting conservatory of 3, 6, 12 months and up to 3 years. Our short- and long-term acting intensives are offered for beginner, intermediate, and advanced actors who are committed to realizing their dreams of being accomplished actors.

What Makes Our Acting School One of the Best in the U.S.

Our acting school is for proactive people who want to work as actors on stage, film, and television. The techniques and tools we impart can be used when approaching a role or a scene, for film, television, or theater.

  1. Our philosophy is that you can draw upon all different acting techniques, including Meisner, Strasberg, Adler, Hagen, Chekhov, and Stanislavski to form your own individual toolbox.
  2. You will learn from working actors, directors, and producers and are encouraged to get out into the real world and audition for short films, independent projects, and web series once you are ready.
  3. The well-rounded acting intensive is an in-depth, performance-based curriculum designed to prepare students for careers in stage, film, or television.

Learn your craft at one of the best acting schools in the U.S.

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Learn Acting at One of the Best Acting Schools in the US

Whether you are in Los Angeles or located internationally and want to study at a top acting school we customize an acting program to create a well-rounded training acting intensive.

The following are examples of acting classes that can be selected:

  • Audition for Film and Television On-Camera Class
  • Acting Theory: The Sanford Meisner, Lee Strasberg Acting Technique, Stella Adler 
  • Technique, Utah Hagen and the Method acting technique.
  • The Golden Box Master Class: 2 Day Technique Analysis with Michelle Danner
  • Scene Study Class
  • Voice and Speech Class
  • Improvisation
  • Breaking into the Hollywood: The Business of Acting
  • Script Analysis
  • Musical theater
  • Stage combat
  • Accent Reduction

Why Choose the Michelle Danner Acting Studio?

Michelle Danner is a film and stage director, an author, and a world-renowned acting coach. She teaches the Golden Box Acting workshops in South America, Europe, Canada, Dubai, New York, and Australia.

Michelle has taught acting for the last 29 years and has worked with many A-List Actors privately and on set such as Henry Cavill, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin, Zooey Deschanel, Penelope Cruz, Andy Garcia, Salma Hayek, James Franco, Seth Macfarlane, Michelle Rodriguez, Isla Fisher, Luke Wilson,Emily Van Camp, Donald Sutherland, Kyle MacLachlan, Mireille Enos, Taryn Manning, Ryan Phillippe, Chris Rock, Enrique Murciano, Josh Bowman.

She has 30 years of experience helping both A-List and up-and-coming actors fulfill their maximum potential.

Michelle Danner has incorporated the best of each of these techniques into her Golden Box Technique: Stella Adler, Sanford Meisner, Lee Strasberg, Uta Hagen, Chekhov, & Stanislavsky. Artists are taught to draw upon the major acting techniques, utilizing the strengths of each technique. Because every actor is unique, you will learn to form a toolbox of your own, your very own Golden Box. Studying Michelle’s technique at the best acting school in the US will give you the opportunity to accumulate a comprehensive set of “acting tools” when approaching any potential role for film, television, or theater. She teaches internationally in Europe, Toronto, Vancouver, Dubai, and New York.

Michelle Danner‘s directorial achievements through her production company, All in Films, include: The Bandit Hound (starring Catherine Bell, Judd Nelson, Lou Ferrigno, Verne Troyer, and Paul Sorvino), Hello Herman (starring Norman Reedus, Garrett Backstrom, Martha Higareda, and Rob Estes), and How to Go Out on a Date in Queens (starring Jason Alexander, Esai Morales and Ron Perlman). Michelle’s film, Bad Impulse, premiered in the US in December 2020 a psychological thriller winning both Audience and Jury awards. “The Runner” stars Cameron Douglas, Elisabeth Rohm, Nadji Jeter, Eric Balfour, Kerri Medder, Jessica Amlee and Edouard Phillipponnat, directed by Michelle Danner. She is currently filming “Miranda’s Victim,” the riveting true story of the creation of the Miranda Rights told from the perspective of the victim. She is in development for her next projects “Love in Retrograde,” a modern Romantic Comedy, and “The Italians,” a family comedy.

What is our Teaching Technique?

  1. The Michelle Danner Acting Studio, one of the best acting schools in California, recognizes that every actor is unique. We help students to develop their own “Golden Box” of techniques and tools that they can use at any time. The acting school’s techniques are based on Meisner, Strasberg, Adler, Hagen, Chekhov, & the Stanislavsky Technique.
  2. When you study at one of the best acting schools in the US, we will teach you to develop your very own toolbox called the “Golden Box.” You will accumulate a comprehensive set of “acting tools” when approaching a role or a scene, whether it be for film, television, or theater.
  3. We provide a safe and proactive environment that fosters creativity in our students. Our students are encouraged to take risks and work on challenging and daring material that will stretch them as actors and push them beyond their limits.
  4. Our classes are kept small so that each student has the opportunity to work in every class. We ensure that each student receives the care and attention necessary to grow as an actor.

What Qualifications Do Our Teachers Have?

You will be taught by one of the most well-respected and in-demand acting coaches in Hollywood. Michelle Danner has worked for years privately and on set with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. Our faculty of acting teachers have graduated from some of the most prestigious programs in the world, including Yale and Julliard, and they are currently working as actors and directors.

Schedule a one-on-one interview to learn about all the acting classes and acting courses we offer in Los Angeles and online at one of the best acting schools in the United States.

Learn Acting For Film By Acting In Films

If acting is your passion, attending our acting school will help put your dream into practice. Our performing arts school in Los Angeles trains actors to become professional working actors in theatre and film. An actor or model wanting to prepare for auditions should take on-camera auditioning classes. After an 8-week acting workshop, you should be ready to look for and apply to auditions, casting calls, open casting calls, and roles on Backstage. Click here to read acting tips from Michelle Danner.

CALL (310) 392-0815 or Contact us today to learn more about our Visa programs and see why we are considered to be the best acting schools in the US!

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