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Acting 101 is for beginners. If you have never taken an acting class before, then this will be a great place for you to start. If you have taken our Camera 1 course, but have not done other training, especially of the body and voice, then this class will also be a great choice for you. Acting 101 will teach you how to prepare your mind, you body, and your voice to meet the demands of the acting industry. 

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May 21 – June 18. Sundays. Acting 101 is a 5-week course, that meets weekly beginning on Sunday, May 21.


Each session of Acting 101 is three hours long, running from 5pm – 8pm on Sundays. Please arrive 5 minutes early.

Requirements & Other Details

Ages: 14+
Levels: Beginners

This class is designed to teach you how get started as an actor. Whether your goal is to act in commercials, on stage, in voiceover, film/tv… Even if you just want to learn how to be a more effective communicator, then this class is a great option for you. Acting 101: Mind, Body, Voice is built to teach you how to access yourself – your own being – to create a compelling character in scripted work. 

We will play acting and improv games, watch clips from film and TV, teach you how to breathe properly, work through mindset techniques, get you in front of the class and instill confidence, teach you the foundations of the craft, show you how to relax under pressure, get you working with scripts, and more.

If one of your goals as an actor is to pursue on-camera work, then after Acting 101 you can enroll in our on-camera education series (Camera 1 – 3; Self-Tape Academy).

This class is built to be your first 5-week course at MTAS, but if you have taken Camera 1 or our Self-Tape Academy, and still feel like you are missing something, then you should certainly consider Acting 101.


Is Acting 101 For You?

 – If you have never acted before, this class is for you.

 – If you want to learn about the acting craft, this class is for you.

 – If you consider yourself a intermediate actor, but need a better foundation, this class is for you.

 – If you want to learn how to be a better communicator, this class is for you.

 – If you want to develop your voice, this class is for you.

 – If you feel uncomfortable speaking in front of people, this class is for you.

 – If you are looking for a supportive environment where you can learn and take risks, this class is for you.

 – If you are ready to start your acting journey, this class is for you.

Health & Safety

At Mighty Tripod Acting Studio, we take health, safety, and wellness very seriously. Angela and David have both been vaccinated with the updated COVID bivalent booster. The bivalent booster is recommended, but not required for enrollment at our studio.

For our in-person classes, masks must be worn when not performing. If you are feeling ill during our course, you are encouraged to stay home. 

If you have any questions about our policy, please contact us. We would love to hear from you.

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Acting 101 Instructors

David and Angela founded Mighty Tripod Acting Studio in 2012. They have over 50 years of combined experience as actors, and have helped hundreds of local actors achieve their goals. Their studio is built to help actors Master the Craft, Discover their Talent, and Empower their Art.