Actor’s Lab Classes

Student of the Actor's Lab in Portland Oregon Reviewing Script

The Actor’s Lab classes foster a nurturing, encouraging environment for working actors. Both aspiring and seasoned actors regard the school as a vital means for fine-tuning both their craft and their career strategy.

The Actor’s Lab Classes Include:

Scene Study – Classes teach script analysis, rehearsal process, and performance technique. The Actor’s Lab has been well known for its specific and effective approach to the craft. Each actor at The Actor’s Lab is working on at least one scene and one monologue at a time.

Cold Reading – Classes focus on cold reading technique, both for television and film, and commercial work. In addition, students learn to break down audition material, and to discover the most dynamic ways to approach an audition and/or cold reading.

Improvisation – As a working actor, you can expect your improvisation skills to be indispensable. Here’s where you master this all-important requisite. With The Actor’s Lab unique approach to improvisational exercises, actors are taught to develop their instincts and to be quick on his/her feet.

Commercial Study – Classes focus on working with commercial copy, cue cards, teleprompter work and on-camera auditioning technique.

In The Actor’s Lab program, each actor is put on a business plan which includes: targeting agents, targeting casting directors, creating projects, networking, and more.

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Students gathered at The Actor's Lab in Portland, Oregon


Private Sessions With J.D. Lewis:

Session Type Rate
Zoom Sessions $125/hour
Career Guidance
Business Plan
$500/four sessions

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