In Back Stage's Spotlight on Acting Schools and Coaches we explore how your training can translate from the stage to a film or TV show. On-camera classes can give you new tools plus decrease your self-consciousness. And not all funny is alike: there's commercial funny, sitcom funny, even film funny. Plus, check out acting schools and coaches in the your area!
Will your classical training convince TV viewers to switch from Colgate to Crest? Will your Chekhovian chops help you win over a soap opera's die-hard fans?
How is playing comedy on camera different than on stage? Are separate techniques involved in multicamera and single-camera comedy? What about films and commercials?
The following is a list of New York-area stage and film acting schools, teachers, and coaches organized alphabetically.
The following is a list of West Coast-area stage and film acting schools, teachers, and coaches organized alphabetically.