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Actor, Dan Kyel makes a guest appearance at an acting class at The Actor's Lab in Portland, Oregon

The Actor’s Lab calls The Headwater Theater home, an artistic collective nestled near the railroad tracks… close to Portland International Airport, accessible by the 5 Freeway and near the shores of the Columbia River

Acting instructors at this location: Kristina Haddad and J.D. Lewis are accomplished veterans in both film and stage. Kristina is the primary artist in residence at our Portland, Oregon location, who oversees in-person training sessions. J.D. Lewis makes occasional appearances at the Portland Lab, and is available for Skype training sessions.


Kristina Haddad, Acting Coach at The Actor's Lab in Portland, Oregon

Kristina Haddad – Kristina’s TV and Film credits include: the Adam Sandler film, ‘You Don’t Mess with the Zohan,’ The Conan O’Brien Show, ‘Valley of the Dolls,’ ‘Blankslate’ and ‘The Apocalypse Diaries.’ She has appeared in several award winning independent films including ‘Staccato Purr of the Exhaust’ (Sundance Film Festival) and most recently, ‘A BIG Love Story.’

Kristina’s L.A. stage credits include: ‘OJ Law,’ ‘Media Whores’ and ‘Traditional American Values,’ as well as many other plays including ‘The Maids,’ ‘Museum’ and ‘The Glass Mendacity.’

Kristina was most recently cast in the much anticipated web series ‘The Exceptionals,’ in addition to starring in the independent film, ‘Tracktown’ (opposite Rachel Dratch of SNL and Alexi Pappas).

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.

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Schedule & Tuition

Adult Scene Study and Cold Reading
Level: Master Class
Monday: 7:00 – 10:30 PM
Instructor: Kristina Haddad
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 Portland

55 NorthEast Farragut Street, #9 | Portland, OR 97211

Scene Study at The Actor's Lab in Portland, Oregon

Actress and Acting Coach, Kristina Haddad with her students in Portland, Oregon