Acting classes

Acting Classes & Acting Workshops in Los Angeles


Michelle Danner´s los Angeles Acting School is housed at the Edgemar Center for the Arts.

We offer acting classes in Los Angeles for beginners, intermediate and advanced actors.


The Michelle Danner Acting School recognizes that every actor is unique.We will help you to develop your own “Golden Box” of techniques and tools that you can use at any time. In our acting classes Los Angeles we teach MeisnerStrasbergAdlerHagenChekhov, & the Stanislavski Technique. We will teach you to develop your very own toolbox called the “Golden Box.” You will accumulate a comprehensive set of “acting tools” when approaching a role or a scene, whether it be for film, television, or theater.

Michelle Danner, is the leading acting coach and director of the acting school in Los Angeles, and is a renowned actor, director, and an acclaimed acting coach. She has worked with many A-List Actors privately as well as on set. These include James Franco, Penelope Cruz, Salma Hayek, Zooey Deschanel, Chris Rock, Gerard Butler, Seth MacFarlane, Kate Del Castillo, Michael Pena, Catherine Bell, Gabrielle Union, Michelle Rodriguez, and many others. Michelle trained with Stella Adler and Uta Hagen. She teaches internationally in Europe, Toronto, Vancouver, Dubai, and New York. She was voted favorite acting coach by Backstage readers. She’s also recently directed Hello Herman, starring Norman Reedus from the Walking Dead. The film opened nationwide with simultaneous availability on VOD in 100 million homes and premiered at the Hollywood Film Festival and won the award for Socially Relevant Film at the Monaco Charity Film Festival .

Her production company, All in Films, is in post-production for her latest film The Bandit Hound and in development for several upcoming projects: The Bandit Hound 2, and The Will To. Michelle’s book The Golden Box and her film The Bandit Hound will be released in 2016. Trailers for her films can be viewed at

Where have our faculty trained?

You will be taught by one of the most-well respected and in demand acting coaches in Hollywood. Michelle Danner has worked for years privately, and on set with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. Our faculty of acting teachers have graduated from some of the most prestigious programs in the world, including Yale and Juliard, and they are currently working as actors, and directors.

What opportunities are there for actors?

The Michelle Danner Acting Studio not only provides world class training, but you will have the opportunity to build your resume and gain IMDB credits. You will also have the opportunity to audition for parts in Michelle Danner’s latest movies, audition for the various theater productions, and participate in our yearly film festival. These opportunities give students the chance to build their resumes and IMDB credits, through practical training. Below are links to the websites you should check out for more information:
All In Films is an independent film production company. At the helm are Michelle Danner & Alexandra Guarnieri. The mission of All In Films is to produce high-quality, independent movies geared to entertain & spark social commentary. Check out the website at .
**Through the improvisational classes you will have the opportunity to be part of the latest Web Series “Uncensored Hollywood” & gain IMDB credit as well as add professional reel footage.


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2437 Main Street,Santa Monica, CA 90405


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The well-rounded actor’s training intensive consists of the following acting classes & acting workshops.

* The Golden Box with Michelle Danner draws upon all different acting techniques and helps an actor form a toolbox of their own, their very own “Golden Box”. 
* Audition for Film & Television: On-Camera Cold Reading

* Scene Study, Beginning/Intermediate/ Advanced
* Improv Workout*Script analysis *Acting demo reel
* Casting Director Workshop
* Voice intensives level 1 & level 2
*Breaking into Hollywood-The business of acting class

*Acting Theory: The Meisner technique, Strasberg, and Stella Adler Acting Techniques


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