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Acting Classes at The Actor's Lab in Los Angeles, California
This class is strictly for the working actor. Founder and Creative Director of The Actor’s Lab, J.D. Lewis is currently teaching his Monday Night Master Class in Los Angeles. In addition to Scene Study and Cold Reading class, each actor is put on an extensive business plan (targeting agents, targeting casting directors, networking, creating projects, etc.)

For information and interview call: (310) 621-3900

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Acting instructors at this new location will be: J.D. Lewis, Cher Ferreyra, and Ryan Radis – all are all accomplished acting veterans in both film and stage.


J.D. Lewis, Founder and Artistic Director of The Actor's Lab

J.D. Lewis – J.D. has done guest-starring roles on shows such as Friends, ER, Suddenly Susan, Midnight Caller, Oliver Beene, Dead Last… all the way back to L.A. Law. He has worked with some of the great film directors such as Wim Wender, Mimi Leder, Robert Singer, Rob Bowman, Gary Halvorson, Philip Charles MacKenzie, and Paul Leder. Read more about J.D.

Cher Ferreyra, Acting Coach at The Actor's Lab in Los Angeles, California

Cher Ferreyra – Cher has been a member of The Actor’s Lab since 1999, and teaches at their Los Angeles location. Her first major breakthrough in Hollywood was being cast as Loca, one half of the tag team Caged Heat for the WOW – Women of Wrestling television show. She is perhaps best known as Fern Delgado on the CW series, ‘Veronica Mars.’ She has done stage work for the likes of ‘Chico’s Angels’ and AmerWrecka (both nationally and internationally). Recent television guest appearances include ‘Southland,’ ‘Weeds,’ ‘Shameless,’ ‘The Mentalist,’ and ‘The Game.’

Ryan Radis, Acting Coach at The Actor's Lab in Los Angeles, California

Ryan Radis – Ryan started his career 13 years ago studying at The Actor’s Lab with J.D. Lewis. Since then he’s been in over 50 national commercials, numerous guest stars, and has worked with such stars as Will Smith, Jason Bateman, Hugh Laurie, Matthew Perry, Blake Griffin, Jennifer Aniston, and Christoph Waltz. He’s excited to get back in the ring with JD.

Overview of The Actor’s Lab Class »

Schedule & Tuition

Adult Scene Study and Cold Reading
Level: Master Class
Monday: 7:00 – 10:30 PM
Instructor: J.D. Lewis
Tuition: $225 a month

Adult Scene Study and Cold Reading
Level: Intermediate
Tuesday: 7:00 – 10:30 PM
Instructor: Cher Ferreyra
Tuition: $200 a month

Adult Scene Study and Cold Reading
Level: Beginning
Wednesday: 7:00 – 10:30PM
Instructor: Ryan Radis
Tuition: $200 a month

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Private Coaching Available

Lab Instructors J.D. Lewis
In-Person $100/hour $125/hour
Skype Sessions $125/hour
Career Guidance
Business Plan
$500/four sessions

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Our Address in Los Angeles

The Actor’s Lab at MonkSpace
4414 West 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90004