Michelle Danner was brought in for her expert coaching on the WB show The Starlet and was featured with Andy Richter on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien. 

She has taught acting for the last 30 years and has worked with many A-List Actors privately and on set including: 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, Rita Ora, Jennifer Coolidge. 

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, Toronto, Vancouver, Dubai, New York, Sydney and Australia. 

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Private Coaching -online or in-person

Work on your acting technique from comedic to dramatic material. Actors are encouraged to explore and work on great writing. 


Material will be assigned ahead of time. You will form a toolbox of your own and develop a comprehensive set of “acting tools” when approaching a role or a scene whether it be for film, television, or theater. 

 You’ll learn how to stand out in auditions, relate to roles, break into the industry, and so much more at Michelle Danner Acting Studio. Explore our course offerings that include private one-on-one training sessions, summer camps, workshops, classes, and more.

Michelle Danner directed her second film Hello Herman starring Norman Reedus (AMC’s The Walking Dead), Martha Higareda, and Garrett Backstrom. The film premiered at the Hollywood Film Festival and had its international premiere at the Monaco Charity Film Festival where it won the award for social relevance. It opened  theatrically nationwide and was distributed by Warner Brothers.

The Bandit Hound, a family comedy starring Catherine Bell, Lou  Ferigno, Judd Nelson, Paul Sorvino, and Verne Troyer, was released in 2016.  In 2017, Michelle shot a short documentary about Mariana Rizo Sigueme, a transgender  Mexican Woman with a fascinating story to tell. The Documentary premiered at  the Cinema At The Edge Film Festival in 2018 and has since been shown in  several prominent LGBT and Latin Film Festival all across the US, including  Indianapolis LGBT, Tampa Bay Latin and OutFest Fusion in Los Angeles.

Michelle’s film, Bad Impulse, premiered in the US in December 2020 with a wonderful cast including Paul Sorvino, Sonya Walger, Grant Bowler and Dan Lauria. Bad Impulse is a psychological thriller that successfully played at many Film Festivals, winning both Audience and Jury awards including: Audience Award for Best Feature Film at the Golden State Film Festival, Best Director for a Feature Film at the Culver City Film festival and Best Feature Film at the London International and Manhattan Film Festivals.

Michelle’s film, The Runner, an action-thriller, is starring Cameron Douglas, Elisabeth Rohm, Nadji Jeter, Eric  Balfour, Kerri Medder, Jessica Amlee and Edouard Phillipponnat and was released by Saban Films in 2022. This is a very  personal story about children getting lost in the war on drugs and paying the price for it. The Runner premiered at the Cinequest Film Festival in March 2021 and screened at the Houston WorldFest as well as Internationally at the Ischia Global Film Festival, winning Best Independent Feature Film as well as best Cinematography at the Toronto Independent Film Festival and Best Director at the Vancouver Film Festival, Paris Play Festival, Milan Gold Award and L’age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival.

Her latest Film, Miranda’s Victim, was filmed in New Jersey in the summer of 2022 and will premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in early 2023 starring Abigail Breslin, Ryan Phillippe, Luke Wilson, Emily VanCamp, Mireille Enos, Josh Bowman, Andy Garcia and Donald Sutherland. It’s a riveting true story of the creation of the Miranda Rights told from the perspective of the victim.

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The Premier LA Acting School

When you enroll in Michelle Danner Acting Studio, you can expect a customized approach to your education. We offer in-person classes at our LA acting studio and online courses as well.

Take the next step to acting in LA join our Acting classes Los Angeles.

We offer Beginner acting classes in LA.

Our acting school offers the following acting techniques in our acting classes: Join one of the Top Acting Schools in LA.

Stella Adler Technique| Meisner Acting Technique| The Stanislavski Method| Uta Hagen Technique. 

Below is a list of some of our acting classes:

Acting Classes for Beginners, intermediate and advanced actors.

Acting Workshops: Breaking into Hollywood

Acting Workshops: Golden Box

Scene Study Class 

Voice & Speech Class

Script analysis

Musical theatre classes Los Angeles

Accent Reduction Classes

Private coaching for film and tv auditions

Summer Camps Los Angeles| Acting classes for kids

Summer Camps Los Angeles | Acting Classes for teens

Auditioning for film and TV | Teen and kids

Online classes for teens

Additionally, we have a conservatory program where you can earn your Bachelor of Arts in the performing arts. 

Phone: 310.392.0815 Email: [email protected]

10820 W Washington Blvd, Culver City, 90232

Join us and learn more about our Los Angeles Acting Workshops.

Our acting school offers acting workshops in LA.

We are considered one of theTop Acting Schools in Los Angeles.