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Acting Classes at The Actor's Lab in Los Angeles, California
J.D. Lewis will be teaching his Thursday Night Master Class in Santa Barbara starting January 18th. In addition to Scene Study and Cold Reading class, each actor is put on a business plan (targeting agents, targeting casting directors, networking, creating projects, etc.) The cost is $225 a month.

Clare Carey will be teaching an Advanced Teen Class on Tuesday afternoons from 4:30pm – 6:15pm starting February 20th. In addition to attending class, the parents are helped with a business plan to help their teen pursue a professional career.
The cost is $200 a month.

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

Acting instructors at this new location will be: J.D. Lewis and Clare Carey – both are accomplished acting veterans in film and stage.


J.D. Lewis, Founder and Artistic Director of The Actor's LabMaster Classes with 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.

Clare Carey, Acting Coach at The Actor's Lab in Santa Barbara, California

Advanced Teen Classes with Clare Carey – Clare Carey is a film and television actress who is best known for her starring roles on TV series such as Coach, Aquarius, Jericho, So Little Time and Crash. Her guest star credits are too numerous to name but some highlights are roles on CSI, Weeds, all three NCIS series, Revenge, ER, Without a Trace, and House MD. Clare studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and scene study with Harry Mastrogeorge in Los Angeles. She is married, has two children and is excited to be back in her hometown of Santa Barbara.

Overview of The Actor’s Lab Class »

Schedule & Tuition

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

Advanced Teen Acting
Tuesday: 4:45 – 6:30 PM
Instructor: Clare Carey
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 Santa Barbara:

The Actor’s Lab at The Narrative Loft
1 North Calle Cesar Chavez, Suite 240
Santa Barbara, CA 93103