BEST ACTING CLASSES FOR KIDS IN LOS ANGELES

Acting classes teach kids to adapt to changing situations, and help them get past their stage fright. Their confidence will grow and the kids will be able to participate more in group activates. Acting classes for kids can also provide your kids with the skills needed to overcome public speaking.

Type: Acting, Private Coaching, Audition Taping

 Joshua LeBar Studios is professional acting program that accepts youth actors from ages 8-18. The studio focuses on film and television acting techniques, and all classes are taught by successful working actors. They teach both audition technique and scene work at the studio. The studio has helped hundreds of actor book parts on network television and feature films. They help parents navigating the best path for their young actors, and assist with representation and marketing, and also help to make everything "acting related" less overwhelming. Classes meet once a week for 4 weeks.

Location: 4554 Cartwright Ave, N. Hollywood, CA 91602

Tel: (818) 505-3123

Email:  Info@JoshuaLeBarStudios.com

Ages: 8-18

Type: Acting

 The Academy's Conservatory for Young Actors is a four-week summer intensive for students ages 12-16. The program is taught by the same professional and encouraging instructors who oversee The Academy's prestigious two-year Full-Time Conservatory Program. ACYA's mission is to provide a solid foundation for young actors who desire to strengthen their skills and develop new techniques to excel at the craft of acting. Each year's program concludes with The Academy's Rising Stars presentation for faculty, family and friends.

Location: 1336 N. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90028

Tel: 800-463-8990

Ages: 12 - 16

Type: Acting, Musical, Theatre Games, Comedy

 The Beachwood Children's Theatre Company provides children the opportunity to explore, create, and connect their experiences to theatre in a dynamic and nurturing environment. The professional theatre artists help develop children with an interest in drama and the performing arts. They offer a variety of theatre workshops in the Beachwood Canyon Community. It is a great way for children to learn, have fun, and gain valuable skills in theatre arts. The approach is developmentally age-appropriate.

Location: 6125 Carlos Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028

Tel: (323) 496-9989

Email: lee.isenberg@gmail.com

Type: Acting

 YADA has been offering comprehensive theatrical training to youth in Los Angeles for 21 years. YADA offers a safe and exciting environment in which students can learn, grow, and enrich their lives while practicing the skills of theatrical performance. Classes are delineated based on age and ability. They offer classes for kids as young as 3 years old to 17 years old. YADA instructors are trained and dedicated to providing each student with a sense of emotional maturity and self-confidence, while at the same time giving them a quality theatrical experience.

Location: 8115 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90048

Tel: (323) 655-9232

Email: yadakids@gmail.com

Ages: 3 - 17

Type: Acting

 The Playhouse Theatre holds year-round theatre workshops, classes, and camps. It combines the fun and excitement of working as a team to create and perform a brand new play with the joy and fulfillment of a dynamic, creative, arts-oriented environment in which working actors share their love of the craft with young people in all stages of development. The unique hands-on method, structured so that each child can be successful, ignites students' passion for arts appreciation and self-expression in a manner unprecedented in the world of theatre arts education.

Location: 1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Tel: (310) 394-9779

Email: theatre@santamonicaplayhouse.com

Ages: 4+

Type: Acting, Singing, Dancing

 Founded in 1987, KOS is a community of professional artists and experienced educators designed for all levels novice to advanced. Curriculum is empowering, age-appropriate and non-competitive. Your kids will work with a theater professional who inspire your kids to discover their own voice. Every kid has an opportunity to shine. Programs offered are musical theater, teen programs, creative dramatics, comedy improv, glee, Shakespeare, and more.

Location: 2627 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Tel: (310) 314-0035  

Email: contact@kidsonstage.com

Ages: 3.5+

Type: Acting

3-2-1 Acting Studios is a premier acting school with acting classes in Los Angeles for kids, teens, and young adults. The acting studio offers agent-recommended, on-camera acting training for young actors of all experience levels. The signature program at 3-2-1 Acting Studio has helped hundreds of students achieve agency representation and showbiz success. At 3-2-1-, they help students gain confidence and learn to shine!

Location:  3131 Foothill Blvd. La Cresenta, CA 91214

Tel: (818) 248-5602

Email: contact@321actingstudios.com

Ages: 4+

Type: Acting

The founder, Sara Wood has been involved in business of acting for over 35 years. She coaches privately and on-set, and offer guidance to actors and stage parents of all ages. At The Actor Space West, professional classes for film and television are offered for children as young as 6, teens, and adults.

 

Location: 22747 1/2 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills CA 91364

Email: ValleyActors@gmail.com

Ages: 6+

Type: improv, sketch, musical, cirque, stunt comedy

 Joy Theatre is a specially designed blend of improv, sketch, musical, cirque, and stunt comedy
created to help kids of all ages and abilities. Through teamwork, love and laughter, in a safe, creative, and fun environment in a working theatre, your kids learn and perform all aspects of “what it takes” to put on a live theatrical show. From the shyest of children to the class clown who needs a venue, your kids find a second home on the stage.

Location: 14366 Ventura Blvd., 2nd Floor, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

Tel: 818-505-9355

​Ages: 3+

Type: Acting, Sketch Comedy, Improv

 At LAC Kids, classes are designed to help your child overcome their inhibitions and let their creativity shine. The directors introduce the children to confidence and skill-building exercises that include: characters, accents, space work, staging, music, stage combat, presentation, team-building, trust, support, cooperation, listening, and spontaneity.

Location: 3435 W. Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91505

Tel: (818) 710-1320 Ext. 2

Email: kentskov@aol.com

Ages: 5+

Type: Acting, Musical, Vocal, Dance

 Gray Studios offers musical theatre programs, featuring a musical theatre performance class, group vocal classes, and dance classes. Students explore in-depth a new musical each month, giving them the opportunity to learn about all genres and styles. 

Location: 5250 Vineland Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91601

Tel: 818-582-3943

Email: info@graystudiosla.com

Ages: 5+

Type: Improv Comdey

 The just-for-fun improv comedy classes for kids at Studio LOL are the greatest thing the people of Studio City have ever seen! The mission at Studio LOL is to share all the benefits of improv comedy training with regular ol' every day kids. The majority of our student body takes class simply because it's fun! All are welcome. Introverts, extroverts, beginners, pros, class clowns and even class misfits will feel right at home.

Location: 12434 Moorpark St, Studio City, CA 91604

Tel: 818-660-3460

Email: studioLOLclasses@gmail.com

Ages: 4+

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