Adult Acting Classes

Live The Life

Actors Create.  Stop ‘Acting’ and Live the Life.

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Our acting school offers Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced & Master Level. Dates change monthly, please email [email protected] to inquire about upcoming schedules.

 

ALL CLASSES ARE ON-CAMERA. BOTH IN PERSON AND ZOOM INTENSIVES ARE AVAILABLE. 12 people maximum. Day and night schedules available. Classes are 5-7 hours.

 

Experience the HABER PHILOSOPHY™ using CREATION and IMAGINATION. Truly experience creating a character and living another person’s life WITHOUT TRADITIONAL “ACTING” METHODS that can become technical and mechanical. Transform your auditions using the Haber Philosophy™

 

And whilst it shouldn’t be your goal – YOU WILL BOOK MORE.

 

COVID PRECAUTIONS FOR IN-PERSON CLASSES
All teachers and staff who work in-person at the studio have been fully vaccinated.
Any actor who learns they have been exposed, or thinks they have been exposed to COVID-19 should notify the studio immediately by emailing [email protected] ASAP. We ask that actors that have been exposed stay home from class until they know they are safe and testing negative. We will monitor the situation and each case closely, and keep all students and staff informed if need be. We ask that any actors experiencing symptoms of ANY illness email the studio, stay home from class, and we will work out makeup dates with you! 

 

IF AN ACTOR TESTS POSITIVE:
Any actor who tests positive for COVID-19 should notify the studio immediately by emailing [email protected] ASAP. We reserve the right to move the necessary classes to zoom in order to keep everyone safe at our acting school. We will monitor the situation and each case closely, and keep all students and staff informed. The actor testing positive will remain anonymous. 
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Foundation Intensive (beginners)

On Camera & Zoom Option

** We have a Zoom only class and an in-person class **

NEW TO ACTING? Replace your fear with confidence. In this safe space you’ll LEARN HOW TO TAKE RISKS, TRUST YOURSELF and to be guided by the relationship rather than the ‘story’ or the ‘character’. An introduction to the Haber Philosophy™ and Haber Phrasing™. Learn the basics of auditioning.

 

FOR ACTORS WITH NO EXPERIENCE or training or who are transitioning from modeling, athletics, dancing and even the corporate world into acting. This class is perfect for directors or producers who want to understand the acting process.

Monday and Thursdays, 7-11pm for 3 weeks OR Saturdays, 10am-2pm for 6 weeks – $450

  • 6 classes, twice a week for 3 weeks
  • 4 hours
  • Every student works in every class
  • Limited to 12 students

INTERMEDIATE INTENSIVE

On Camera

EXPAND YOUR IMAGINATION and learn the importance of discovering specifics to CREATE A CHARACTER and how they help you focus on the other person instead of yourself. GET OUT OF YOUR HEAD and INTO THE RELATIONSHIP. With more challenging scripts, this intensive will delve deeper into creating a life, and the audition process will be explored more thoroughly.

 

FOR STUDENTS WITH SOME TRAINING (college, etc.) and experience such as commercials, student films and shorts.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30am-3:30pm OR 6-11pm for 4 weeks – $650

  • 8 classes, twice a week for 4 weeks
  • 5 – 7 hours
  • Every student works in every class
  • Limited to 12 students
  • Day and evening schedules available

ADVANCED INTENSIVE

On Camera

In this four-week (8 sessions) Intensive, you’ll learn how to make your audition stand out from others by creating a character’s deep emotional memories so that you feel them as your own.  Our tools free you up from using your own painful memories or limited experiences, and allow you to access your emotions and imagination to make the person on the page come alive.  The teachers create a safe, inclusive space so you can explore more complex scenes (slices of life),  tackle physical challenges of auditioning,  and take creative risks all while learning to trust yourself and your instincts. You’ll also learn more about Haber Phrasing so you can quickly nail a script “read” with little time to prepare.

Through the use of specific imagined details, you’ll create characters who show up for you while you’re in an audition,  cold reading, or on set/stage.  You’ll learn how to be present, to be in your body – to be real.  And to better understand and trust who you are as a person and an actor.

 

This class is for Professional Working Actors with prior training and experience that might include co-star/guest-star/recurring roles, leads in independent films, and professional theatre experience.
NOTE: We take training into consideration – not just credits. If you have extensive acting training, please send your resume to [email protected], and we will let you know if Advanced is the right fit for you.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30am-3:30pm OR 6-11pm for 4 weeks – $650
  • 8 classes, twice a week for 4 weeks
  • 5 – 6 hours/class
  • Every student works in every class
  • Limited to 12 students
  • Day and evening schedules available

MASTER INTENSIVE WEEKEND with MARGIE

On Camera

“A truly transformative experience”, Margie’s intensive ‘weekend’ takes you on a JOURNEY AS A HUMAN BEING as well as an actor. Margie lovingly and thoroughly teaches you how to bring the BEST OF YOU into a CREATIVE EXPERIENCE. She guides you AWAY FROM ANY TECHNICAL APPROACH into a world of instinctually creating a specific life. You’ll learn how use your imagination to create ‘scenes’ (slices of life) that are not in the script so you can FULL OWN THE CHARACTER.

 

There’s no more fear of performing when you live each life fully. The Haber Phrasing™ is explored thoroughly to support relationship and need and to help you live in the unknown.

 

Instead of trying impress the casting director, you’ll FIND YOUR POWER AGAIN. Through the use of specifics, you’ll create full characters for auditioning, cold reading and on set roles in theater, film and TV. Get OUT OF YOUR SAFE ZONE and risk to be seen.

 

FOR PROFESSIONAL WORKING ACTORS – guest stars, recurring, series regulars, and feature films.

 

  • 3 days, Fri, Sat, Sun
  • 9 hours per class
  • Limited to 8 students only
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ONGOING CLASSES

On Camera

EXPLORE BEYOND the cold read and strengthen what you learned in the intensive. DEEPER CREATIVE EXPLORATIONS include: more detailed script breakdown to support creating more COMPLEX CHARACTERS, working with multiple ‘scenes’ and full scripts, preparing for cold reads, callbacks and shoots…all while still creating characters QUICKLY, SPECIFICALLY, and THOROUGHLY. Practical explorations may include the challenges of audition and on set experiences.

 

ONLY AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN AN INTENSIVE AT THE STUDIO, each level has it’s own ongoing classes and prepares you to move through the studio program to Margie’s Master Weekend.

 

  • On camera
  • Multiple coaches and schedules available
  • Once a week for four weeks
  • 3 – 4 hours
  • Every student works in every class
  • Limited to 16 people
  • Depending on the level, day and evening classes are available

Improv Class

We are now offering an in-person IMPROV class at Margie Haber Acting Studios! This 8-week course will be geared toward anyone wanting to improve their confidence as an actor, and as a person. This course will focus on creation, imagination, connection, and listening.
Leave your scripts at home, this class will be completely improvised fun!
Drew Horton is a working actor who lives for improv. He has trained with UCB, Groundlings acting school, and The Improv Space. Drew is a frequent mainstage performer at UCB, and performs a monthly improv show with his team “Dub Set” at The Pack Theater. He credits much of his on-camera success to the confidence that he built from improv class!
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Professional Working Actor (ZOOM) class

On Camera

*THIS CLASS IS ON ZOOM ONLY*
In this four-week (8 sessions) Intensive, you’ll learn how to make your audition stand out from others by creating a character’s deep emotional memories so that you feel them as your own.  Our tools free you up from using your own painful memories or limited experiences, and allow you to access your emotions and imagination to make the person on the page come alive.  The teachers create a safe, inclusive space so you can explore more complex scenes (slices of life), tackle physical challenges of auditioning, and take creative risks all while learning to trust yourself and your instincts. You’ll also learn more about Haber Phrasing so you can quickly nail a script “read” with little time to prepare.

Through the use of specific imagined details, you’ll create characters who show up for you while you’re in an audition,  cold reading, or on set/stage.  You’ll learn how to be present, to be in your body – to be real.  And to better understand and trust who you are as a person and an actor.

 

This class is for Professional Working Actors with some training and experience that might include independent film, TV and theater roles. 
NOTE: We take training into consideration – not just credits. If you have extensive acting training from another acting school, please send your resume to [email protected], and we will let you know if this class is the right fit for you.
**If you prefer in person, we have those**
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Commercial Intensive

On Camera

Ever wondered why some people BOOK COMMERCIALS all the time, and others struggle?  Want to FEEL MORE CREATIVE in the commercial world? Do you find yourself wondering HOW TO PREPARE for an audition and generally feeling lost? 

We bring our YEARS OF EXPERIENCE as the number one acting school in Los Angeles to the commercial arena for the very first time, in this explosive new commercial Intensive.  Margie has designed a new class that will TEACH YOU TO CREATE A LIFE using her 10-step approach – for all kinds of commercials.  

In an attempt to shift the lens on traditional commercial acting, The Margie Haber Commercial Intensive will show you how to bring yourself to every “slice of life” and most importantly ENJOY THE PROCESS.  After all, a commercial is just another “slice of life”!  

 

“Creating with Margie Haber opened me up to a whole new level of love for the process. Bringing that joy into commercial auditioning has meant one huge booking after another. I’m comfortable in the audition room, I know who I am, and now I love every minute of it.  I have three national spots airing right now and I just shot a fourth”

 

Annie Karstens – Commercial Instructors

 

In this class you will learn to:

 Understand the different types of commercials and how to be more effective.

            Tap into the essence of you

            Practice auditioning ‘living the life’ in a casting environment with a commercial casting director on the last class

            Learn how to create a life, using Margie’s 10-step philosophy, and apply this approach to the commercial world –

             transforming your auditions.

 

Make commercials creative and fun.  And book more!

 

PLEASE EMAIL [email protected] TO EXPRESS INTEREST! This class is offered only 3x a year.

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PRIVATE COACHING

On Camera

ANY OF OUR FABULOUS COACHES ARE AVAILABLE at our acting school for ONE ON ONE private coaching sessions for AUDITION PREP, SELF TAPE AUDITIONS, PREPPING FOR A ROLE and individual workouts. Both STUDENTS AND NON STUDENTS are welcome to set up private coaching sessions- scheduling is coordinated directly with our instructors. Please email [email protected] to inquire, and we will connect you with our coaches.

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  • Private coaching for non-students $180 per hour
  • Private coaching for enrolled students $130 per hour

 

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