Online courses

*Get live, online interactive classes with experienced instructors! Experience real time live interaction with your instructor and your classmates. Classes are held in virtual classrooms hosted by Google Hangouts.

**LEARN HOW TO END ANXIETY – The Ultimate Anti-Anxiety Toolkit class

**TRAINING IN PUBLIC SPEAKING

**LEARNING IMPROV – Give yourself an Edge at Work

**BREAKING INTO THE INDUSTRY – The Business of Acting

**ACCENT REDUCTION


LEARN HOW TO END ANXIETY – THE ULTIMATE ANTI-ANXIETY TOOLKIT CLASS

LEARN HOW TO END ANXIETY – THE ULTIMATE ANTI-ANXIETY TOOLKIT CLASS

*Experience immediate and long term disease

*Utilize neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to change itself. 

*Learn how to address the cognitive, biochemical, and structural aspects of anxiety to help you achieve a new normal. 

*Build your own anti anxiety tool kit

*Choose from ancient practices proven throughout the millennia and relaxation techniques based on the latest findings of neuroscience.

*Discover two minute anxiety busters as taught by psychiatrists to their clients struggling with clinical anxiety. 

*Learn traditional breathing techniques (pranayama), body locks (bandhas), and meditation (dhyana) as practiced by yogis, sadhus, and monks since the dawn of civilization.  

8-week and 12-week course that meets once a week online – Saturday 10am -12pm or 2:30pm – 5:30pm.


TRAINING IN PUBLIC SPEAKING

*Speak Well at a Moment’s Notice 

*Develop skills and tactics by improvisers and actors to elevate your public speaking performance, forget your fear, and learn to love the spotlight! 

*Master a step by step strategy for feeling calm, present, ready, and able to make an impact on stage to bring out your most powerful essence of self to the boardroom, interview, promotion, or fundraiser.

*Learn how to get your nose out of your notes and look your listeners in the eye.

*Learn to be quick on your feet.

*Polish your personal presentation style.

*Gain confidence in speaking to any group of any size.

*Learn to speak well through pace, projection, and vocal presence. 

**Channel your adrenaline for dynamic delivery.-Discover new ways of handling stress and nerves associated with public speaking and presenting yourself in high pressure situations

**One-on-one coaching is also available.

8-week and 12-week course that meets once a week online – Saturday 10am -12pm or 2:30pm – 5:30pm.


LEARNING IMPROV – GIVE YOURSELF AN EDGE AT WORK

*Improv comedy training gives actors a toolbox of skills that allow them to bring their talent to life on stage. Improv skills work just as well on the business stage as they do in a theater. 

*Learn to walk onto a stage or in the boardroom and connect with your audience effortlessly. Improvisational skills can improve business decision-making.

 *Play fun improv and acting warm-up games which help keep you in the moment and keep your presentations fresh and lively.

*Master new ways of handling stress and nerves associated with public speaking and presenting yourself in high-pressure situations.

Topics covered are: 

  • Essential skills of observation   

  • Trusting and using the spontaneity within each of us

  • Applied storytelling        

  • Building confidence and effectiveness

  • Concentration and listening

  • Cooperation and collaboration  

8-week and 12-week course that meets once a week online – Saturday 10am -12pm or 2:30pm – 5:30pm.


BREAKING INTO THE INDUSTRY-THE BUSINESS OF ACTING

 The must know business aspects of launching your acting career and marketing yourself.

Prepares students with the tools required to break through in Hollywood. 

Michelle Danner uses her years of experience within the business as a director, teacher, and actress to give actors a head start, and bypass years of trial and error.

This class is for actors who need an agent, who are trying to get to the next level, who are unsatisfied with the amount of auditions they are getting, and who have an agent but need to book work.

REASONS YOU NEED TO COME TO THIS CLASS!!

*Just moved to L.A.

*Just starting your Acting Career

*Been Acting for a short/long time

*Don’t have an Agent / Have an Agent

*Not getting auditions

*Getting auditions but not booking

8-week and 12-week course that meets once a week online – Saturday 10am -12pm or 2:30pm – 5:30pm.


ONLINE INTERACTIVE ACCENT REDUCTION CLASS

Connect your body to your voice and emotions.

If you weren’t born in America and yet you’re playing an American, you have to SOUND like one. Just look at all the Australian movie stars from Russell Crowe to Cate Blanchett – they all know how to speak like Americans – accent reduction has been crucial to their development and success. You will learn how speech functions and how accents develop, followed by intensive study and practice of the consonant and vowel sounds that occur in General American speech.  You will obtain a standard American accent and perform contemporary monologues from film and television. 

8-week and 12-week course that meets once a week online – Saturday 10am -12pm or 2:30pm – 5:30pm.

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