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Michelle Danner Los Angeles Acting Studio

Work & study acting in Hollywood

We offer A Well Rounded Acting Intensive Program for Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Actors

Michelle Danner is a very well respected and in demand acting coach in Hollywood. She has worked privately, and on set with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. Michelle Danner is an international film director & acting coach. Her student list include James Franco, Seth MacFarlane, Salma Hayek, Henry Cavill, Zooey Deschanel, Gerard Butler, Chris Rock, Penelope Cruz, Michael Pena, Michelle Rodriguez, Kate Del Castillo and many others. Based on Michelle Danner’s last 30 years of supporting both A-List and up and coming actors to fulfill their maximum potential.



 Our acting school in California, one of the best acting colleges in Los Angeles, consists of acting teachers who are graduates of the most prestigious Drama school in the world, including Yale and Julliard. They are currently working as actors, writers and/or directors and have accomplished careers with many screen and stage credits.

Michelle trained with Stella Adler and Uta Hagen. She teaches internationally in Europe, Toronto, Vancouver, Dubai, Australia and New York. She was voted favorite acting coach by Backstage readers. In addition, Michelle has recently directed “The Bandit Hound,” a new family film starring Judd Nelson, Lou Ferrigno, Verne Troyer, Paul Sorvino, and Catherine Bell (in post-production). She also directed the feature film “Hello Herman,” starring Norman Reedus from the Walking Dead. The film opened nationwide in 2013 and was distributed through Warner Bros. with simultaneous release on VOD in 100 million homes. Hello Herman premiered at the Hollywood Film Festival and won the award for Socially Relevant Film at the Monaco Charity Film Festival

 International actors in need of visa sponsorship:

Our drama school is approved for the enrollment of full-time international students on the M-1 Visa by the United States Department of Homeland Security.

For international students who require a student visa, our acting school issues the Form I-20 (M-1 Visa) for up to 3 years, followed up by a period where actors can work professionally as part of their practical training (opt).

We also offer a Breaking into the Industry Seminar, which provides you with an understanding of the business´ side of acting. So that you can be ready when your program is complete and begin your work as an actor once approved for the OPT (Optional Practical Training). You will also be provided with a list of agents, and managers that represent international actors and how to best use them to your advantage.

Contact the acting schools in California at: phone: (310) 392-0815 or thru
Skype: live:.cid.9ef1fb7fafb0ffec and email us at actingschool@michelledanner.com


We are available to Skype Monday through Friday between 11am and 7pm Los Angeles time. Our Skype is live:.cid.9ef1fb7fafb0ffec if you would like to add us to your contacts. Please let me know if you have a Skype address so that we can schedule a time for you.


 Acting opportunities

 The Michelle Danner drama school not only provides outstanding acting training, but our actors also have the opportunity to build their resumes and gain IMDB credits. Edgemar Center for the Arts hosts and presents live performances and is also the home for Cinema at the Edge (a yearly independent film festival). In addition, Michelle Danner is a director, producer and writer who is in the process of developing and producing feature films, television series and documentaries. Our students have many opportunities to audition and participate in all of these activities and get practical training. Students who participate in certain improve classes also have the opportunity to be part of the latest Web Series “Uncensored Hollywood” & gain IMDB credit as well as add professional reel footage.

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 and spark social commentary. Check out the website at www.allinfilms.com.

The Michelle Danner Acting School, one of the best acting schools in California, offers also the following acting classes Los Angeles :
  • Stanislavski technique
  • Stella Adler
  • Meisner Acting Technique
  • Musical Theater Classes Los Angeles
  • Accent Reduction Classes Los Angeles
  • Scene Study
  • Beginner acting classes Los Angeles
  • Improv Classes Los Angeles
  • Performing Arts Los Angeles
  • Acting Classes for kids
  • Los Angeles Summer Camps
  • and more