Michelle Danner Los Angeles Acting Studio

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MICHELLE DANNER LOS ANGELES ACTING SCHOOL acting conservatory school Michelle Danner Los Angeles Acting Studio Our mission is to provide a creative home to a community of passionate actors in LA. This Los Angeles Acting School encompasses the following acting techniques: Meisner, Strasberg, Adler, Hagen, Chekhov, & the Stanislavsky Technique. * Audition for Film & Television: On-Camera Cold Reading * Scene Study, Beginning/Intermediate/ Advanced * Improv Workout * Casting Director Workshop * Voice intensives level 1 & level 2 *3, 6 & 12 month WELL ROUNDED ACTOR INTENSIVES AVAILABLE DON’T MISS THE FREE INFORMATIONAL SESSION TO LEARN ABOUT ALL THE CLASSES & MEET WITH MICHELLE DANNER CALL (310)392-0815 OR E-MAIL INFO@EDGEMAR.ORG * The Actor's Golden Box: With Michelle Danner take a tour of the school http://vimeo.com/44956667. Michelle Danner is an actress and acting coach. Her student list include Catherine Bell, Gerard Butler, Common,Penelope Cruz, Justin Chatwin, Marcia Cross, Zooey Deschanel, Rob Estes, Isla Fisher, Rick Fox, James Franco,Salma Hayek, Sally Kellerman, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Christian Slater, Gabrielle Union, Justine Waddell and numerous others. She teaches internationally in Europe, Toronto, Vancouver, Dubai, Los Angeles and New York. MICHELLE DANNER'S techniques emcompasses Meisner, Lee Strasberg, Adler, Uta Hagen, Chekhov, & the Stanislavsky Technique. http://www.michelledanner.com 2437 Main Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 Phone: 310.399.3666 Fax: 310.399.2898 Skype: Edgemar.center.for.the.arts http://www.michelledanner.com
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Best acting school in LA. Top Acting Coach Michelle Danner provides the necessary tools to become a skilled professional. I enjoyed the Golden Box so very much the exercises were not only helpful but therapeutic. Addressing the techniques of Stanislavsky, Meiser, etc Michelle emphasizes finding a method that works best for you. By the end of the workshop I felt well equipped and camera ready. Nothing but kind words for Ms. Danner. She knows her craft and generously shares that knowledge in both a honest and nurturing way.

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Best acting school in LA. Top Acting Coach Michelle Danner provides the necessary tools to become a skilled professional. I enjoyed the Golden Box so very much the exercises were not only helpful but therapeutic. Addressing the techniques of Stanislavsky, Meiser, etc Michelle emphasizes finding a method that works best for you. By the end of the workshop I felt well equipped and camera ready. Nothing but kind words for Ms. Danner. She knows her craft and generously shares that knowledge in both a honest and nurturing way.

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Itook the golden box with acting coach Michelle Danner and ithought it was great. It really helped me get out of my comfort zone. I understand now being an actor i need to be able to connect with myself, and use my personal life in a character. It's not about being myself, or being a complete different person, it's about doing both. Combining myself and the character and making something amazing and believable. I cried during the acting intensiveclass. Not because it was sad. She was trying to get us connect with ourselves and learn how to relax our minds and focus. She gave me tools to create my very own golden box, full of triggers to utilize at a given moment so that I could be more emotionally connected as an actress.
After the class i wrote a list about the things i need to start doing to keep growing as an actor.This acting school is well worth the investment since I am now signed up for the improvisation acting classand will soon be signing up for auditioning for film and television so will keep you posted.

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Itook the golden box with acting coach Michelle Danner and ithought it was great. It really helped me get out of my comfort zone. I understand now being an actor i need to be able to connect with myself, and use my personal life in a character. It's not about being myself, or being a complete different person, it's about doing both. Combining myself and the character and making something amazing and believable. I cried during the acting intensiveclass. Not because it was sad. She was trying to get us connect with ourselves and learn how to relax our minds and focus. She gave me tools to create my very own golden box, full of triggers to utilize at a given moment so that I could be more emotionally connected as an actress.
After the class i wrote a list about the things i need to start doing to keep growing as an actor.This acting school is well worth the investment since I am now signed up for the improvisation acting classand will soon be signing up for auditioning for film and television so will keep you posted.

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She is a top hollywood acting coach and you can see why after you attend her informational session adn subsequently her auditioning for the film acting class. she is a walking encyclopedia and has an amazing understanding of each actors strengths and helps them bring the best of their uniqueness to the performance. Insightful and communicates her notes and observations clearly!
check out www.michelledanner.com

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She is a top hollywood acting coach and you can see why after you attend her informational session adn subsequently her auditioning for the film acting class. she is a walking encyclopedia and has an amazing understanding of each actors strengths and helps them bring the best of their uniqueness to the performance. Insightful and communicates her notes and observations clearly!
check out www.michelledanner.com

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Insightful and inspiring.! The two words that best describe Michelles Golden Box class. Edgemar is easily the best acting school in Los Angeles (LA). She has perfected putting actors in touch with the tools they already have to be successful. I laughed, I cried and I feel I walked away better equipped and ready to tackle my next audition. It is perfectly clear why Michelle travels internationally to teach this class.. This is a class that I would without hesitation recommend any actor at any stage in their career take, if they are looking to further master their craft . Being that The Golden Box serves as a prerequisite for Michelle's scene study class, I am extremely excited to see what more Michelle has to offer me as a young aspiring actor.

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Insightful and inspiring.! The two words that best describe Michelles Golden Box class. Edgemar is easily the best acting school in Los Angeles (LA). She has perfected putting actors in touch with the tools they already have to be successful. I laughed, I cried and I feel I walked away better equipped and ready to tackle my next audition. It is perfectly clear why Michelle travels internationally to teach this class.. This is a class that I would without hesitation recommend any actor at any stage in their career take, if they are looking to further master their craft . Being that The Golden Box serves as a prerequisite for Michelle's scene study class, I am extremely excited to see what more Michelle has to offer me as a young aspiring actor.

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Look no further. i have been to all the top acting schools in los angeles and i feel that this is by far the best acting school headed by a top acting coach michelle danner. there is a reason she is a acting coach to the stars!! just took her golden box intensive and it was amazing!! i first got aquainted with the studio when i was forced by my roommate to check out their free info session. i got to meet with michelle and learn about all the classes plus checked out how beautiful the acting school was. i started with their 3 month conservatory at first but after a month realized this was the place for me so i joined instead their on year conservatory.

michelle danner (and all the other teachers of the studio) are all excellent.

Why is this acting school amazing?
* Small class sizes = everyone gets to work

* Instructors who tell you exactly what you need to hear to become a better actor (again, no BS or sugar coating! I can't count the number of times I've left class feeling destroyed but have heard exactly what I need to hear in order to become a better actor)

* one stop shop in the sense that you will be able to take a plethora of classes:from acting for film, improvisation, voice and speech, accent reduction, script analysis, scene study, casting director workshops ect...

* be part of a Community of artists filmmakers and actors all sharing the same passion and dedication to excellence!!

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★★★★★

Look no further. i have been to all the top acting schools in los angeles and i feel that this is by far the best acting school headed by a top acting coach michelle danner. there is a reason she is a acting coach to the stars!! just took her golden box intensive and it was amazing!! i first got aquainted with the studio when i was forced by my roommate to check out their free info session. i got to meet with michelle and learn about all the classes plus checked out how beautiful the acting school was. i started with their 3 month conservatory at first but after a month realized this was the place for me so i joined instead their on year conservatory.

michelle danner (and all the other teachers of the studio) are all excellent.

Why is this acting school amazing?
* Small class sizes = everyone gets to work

* Instructors who tell you exactly what you need to hear to become a better actor (again, no BS or sugar coating! I can't count the number of times I've left class feeling destroyed but have heard exactly what I need to hear in order to become a better actor)

* one stop shop in the sense that you will be able to take a plethora of classes:from acting for film, improvisation, voice and speech, accent reduction, script analysis, scene study, casting director workshops ect...

* be part of a Community of artists filmmakers and actors all sharing the same passion and dedication to excellence!!

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The Golden Box is a helpful acting class for any actors at any skill level. Since I am a beginner, I felt the techniques taught by Michelle Danner to be quite useful. Whether or not it is helpful for acting veterans, I have no input about that. Danner goes through various exercises for the whole class to freely express any emotions stirring inside of everybody. I used my imagination the way she told us to and I felt the raw emotions running through me. It was quite a life changing moment for me as I realized that I enjoy acting and it could be a profession. When Danner told everybody to close their eyes and imagine a loved one is gone forever, it hit me because I started to imagine that my good friend is gone forever. I went through notions that the friend who cared for me whenever I felt down is gone forever. The images ran through my head seeing my good friend lying there lifeless and it hit me emotionally. I was a bit shocked with how I reacted to some false image but I guess that is the point of acting. I've learned how to rediscover my emotions in my past memories, which is the main objective in this class called the Golden Box, a tool actors use to deliver emotions on the spot. The method Danner taught me will be an invaluable lesson for me.

The Golden Box consists of two day lectures by Michelle Danner, analyzing different methods of acting and various clips of Hollywood stars. Specifically, Michelle Danner goes into detail about the multiple acting techniques by Meisner, Strasburg, and Adberg and how all three are important for an actor. I was quite intrigued by it and was interested from the first minute class started. Since I am a big film buff and I adore classical actors, it was interesting to hear Michelle talk about the classical actors and what methods they used when they performed. I don't know about what other people think about the class as they could find sitting down for many hours listening to a teacher simply boring. I wasn't.

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The Golden Box is a helpful acting class for any actors at any skill level. Since I am a beginner, I felt the techniques taught by Michelle Danner to be quite useful. Whether or not it is helpful for acting veterans, I have no input about that. Danner goes through various exercises for the whole class to freely express any emotions stirring inside of everybody. I used my imagination the way she told us to and I felt the raw emotions running through me. It was quite a life changing moment for me as I realized that I enjoy acting and it could be a profession. When Danner told everybody to close their eyes and imagine a loved one is gone forever, it hit me because I started to imagine that my good friend is gone forever. I went through notions that the friend who cared for me whenever I felt down is gone forever. The images ran through my head seeing my good friend lying there lifeless and it hit me emotionally. I was a bit shocked with how I reacted to some false image but I guess that is the point of acting. I've learned how to rediscover my emotions in my past memories, which is the main objective in this class called the Golden Box, a tool actors use to deliver emotions on the spot. The method Danner taught me will be an invaluable lesson for me.

The Golden Box consists of two day lectures by Michelle Danner, analyzing different methods of acting and various clips of Hollywood stars. Specifically, Michelle Danner goes into detail about the multiple acting techniques by Meisner, Strasburg, and Adberg and how all three are important for an actor. I was quite intrigued by it and was interested from the first minute class started. Since I am a big film buff and I adore classical actors, it was interesting to hear Michelle talk about the classical actors and what methods they used when they performed. I don't know about what other people think about the class as they could find sitting down for many hours listening to a teacher simply boring. I wasn't.

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I really can't say enough positive things about Michelle danner's acting school. i joined the well rounded acting conservatory over a year ago, first starting out in their 6 month program and then continuing on to their 12 month program. i have learned so much about myself, the business of acting and how to create memorable performances that my booking ratio has improved tremendously. The studio is located in Santa Monica in a beautiful modern Center for the arts, so we get to act on stage and use all the professional equipment for filming. Michelle is truly unique and insightful as an acting coach in that she sees what you need to do to get to the next level fast. She is warm but doesn't coddle you. I learned something valuable in every class and every actor gets to work on stage in every class. I went through a really transformative process of self-discovery in her class and also learned how to be a more truthful actor utilizing her techniques: which encompasses uta hagen, meisner, stanislofski and chekov.

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I really can't say enough positive things about Michelle danner's acting school. i joined the well rounded acting conservatory over a year ago, first starting out in their 6 month program and then continuing on to their 12 month program. i have learned so much about myself, the business of acting and how to create memorable performances that my booking ratio has improved tremendously. The studio is located in Santa Monica in a beautiful modern Center for the arts, so we get to act on stage and use all the professional equipment for filming. Michelle is truly unique and insightful as an acting coach in that she sees what you need to do to get to the next level fast. She is warm but doesn't coddle you. I learned something valuable in every class and every actor gets to work on stage in every class. I went through a really transformative process of self-discovery in her class and also learned how to be a more truthful actor utilizing her techniques: which encompasses uta hagen, meisner, stanislofski and chekov.

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The Golden Box two day seminar is an absolute must for any actor seeking inspiration! It is taught by Michelle Danner the artistic director of Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting Studio. The seminar is a fantastic way to improve your acting skill set over a weekend. I'm a big note taker, but Michelle Danner has so many inspirational quotes, I filled up several pages in my acting notebook. I'm going to share a few with you:

"Theatre is a process, so give yourself the time and freedom to take the journey with your character."

"The Wider the goal posts, the better the game." - Judy Dench. This quote was taken from a documentary we viewed during the seminar. To me, it means the more life experience an actor has, the more potential that actor has to do great things on stage."

Take this class! It will open you up and adjust your ability to perceive scripts in a better way.

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The Golden Box two day seminar is an absolute must for any actor seeking inspiration! It is taught by Michelle Danner the artistic director of Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting Studio. The seminar is a fantastic way to improve your acting skill set over a weekend. I'm a big note taker, but Michelle Danner has so many inspirational quotes, I filled up several pages in my acting notebook. I'm going to share a few with you:

"Theatre is a process, so give yourself the time and freedom to take the journey with your character."

"The Wider the goal posts, the better the game." - Judy Dench. This quote was taken from a documentary we viewed during the seminar. To me, it means the more life experience an actor has, the more potential that actor has to do great things on stage."

Take this class! It will open you up and adjust your ability to perceive scripts in a better way.

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Michelle Danner can turn anyone into an extremely skilled actor. Her knowledge of various acting techniques gives her students many tools to help them create strong and intriguing characters. One of the best things about Michelle Danner's class is that she incorporates all the great acting techniques into her teaching. Personally, I still have my work cut out for me. I haven't even begun to chip the surface of all the exercises that Michelle Danner has to offer, buI know she has put me on the right path. I have become much more confident as an actor. I can approach my work in a methodical way by using various tools to make a great performance. I love Michelle's class. She requires and expects all of her students to work hard --but she really gives a lot, too. Her classes are not for the lazy, but for people who are serious about the art of acting. If you are looking for a great professional place to work on your acting process and tools, whether you are a beginner or have been performing for years, I think that Michelle's scene study class at her top Los Angeles acting school is a great place to do it.

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Michelle Danner can turn anyone into an extremely skilled actor. Her knowledge of various acting techniques gives her students many tools to help them create strong and intriguing characters. One of the best things about Michelle Danner's class is that she incorporates all the great acting techniques into her teaching. Personally, I still have my work cut out for me. I haven't even begun to chip the surface of all the exercises that Michelle Danner has to offer, buI know she has put me on the right path. I have become much more confident as an actor. I can approach my work in a methodical way by using various tools to make a great performance. I love Michelle's class. She requires and expects all of her students to work hard --but she really gives a lot, too. Her classes are not for the lazy, but for people who are serious about the art of acting. If you are looking for a great professional place to work on your acting process and tools, whether you are a beginner or have been performing for years, I think that Michelle's scene study class at her top Los Angeles acting school is a great place to do it.

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I have loved everything about studying with Michelle Danner. My first break through in her class was finding out what a "heady" actor I was.Actually, I realized this in my first class.Michelle pointed out to me right away (in true Michelle fashion) that I was analyzing everything and leaving no room for discovery and life.I was amazed and confused...how could this woman who just met me teach me something that I hadn't been able to figure out in my entire acting career (or lack there of)?Thus started my admiration for Michelle and the growth, discovery, and recovery I have experienced in the two years since.

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I have loved everything about studying with Michelle Danner. My first break through in her class was finding out what a "heady" actor I was.Actually, I realized this in my first class.Michelle pointed out to me right away (in true Michelle fashion) that I was analyzing everything and leaving no room for discovery and life.I was amazed and confused...how could this woman who just met me teach me something that I hadn't been able to figure out in my entire acting career (or lack there of)?Thus started my admiration for Michelle and the growth, discovery, and recovery I have experienced in the two years since.

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This is a short review of their info session about the classes they offer at the school.

The info session happens at 1030am until roughly 1230pm on Thursdays. The session is free and you have to bring a headshot and resume (if you have one). You will be given an info packet to take home, and as a group you'll go through the different classes they offer, opportunities that often come from the classes and you are able to ask whatever questions you like.

The woman presenting the coursework, Alexandra, is very friendly and outgoing. In the middle of the presentation there's a short break followed by a meet and greet with Michelle - who runs the center - who assesses what your goals are and makes notes on your pictures about what she thinks might be good for your level and career desires.

Both women talk about the philosophy of the school and offer some fun anecdotes along the way. At the end of the session you are able to go up to their office and sign up for classes, find out what Michelle recommends for you or simple get more info about their schedule.

The vibe of the school is very friendly and exciting. They seem passionate about actors who want to work and create and don't give the impression that they're just trying to extort you for money in exchange for a prestigious school name on your training resume.

Classes seem to fill up fast so check it out!

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This is a short review of their info session about the classes they offer at the school.

The info session happens at 1030am until roughly 1230pm on Thursdays. The session is free and you have to bring a headshot and resume (if you have one). You will be given an info packet to take home, and as a group you'll go through the different classes they offer, opportunities that often come from the classes and you are able to ask whatever questions you like.

The woman presenting the coursework, Alexandra, is very friendly and outgoing. In the middle of the presentation there's a short break followed by a meet and greet with Michelle - who runs the center - who assesses what your goals are and makes notes on your pictures about what she thinks might be good for your level and career desires.

Both women talk about the philosophy of the school and offer some fun anecdotes along the way. At the end of the session you are able to go up to their office and sign up for classes, find out what Michelle recommends for you or simple get more info about their schedule.

The vibe of the school is very friendly and exciting. They seem passionate about actors who want to work and create and don't give the impression that they're just trying to extort you for money in exchange for a prestigious school name on your training resume.

Classes seem to fill up fast so check it out!

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I love The Acting Studio at the Edgemar Center for the Arts. There are several excellent teachers, who specialize in a variety of subjects, acting classes: scene study, voice, on-camera, improv & others. I received loads of useful info from every class. All the instructors at The Acting Studio impress me. They sponsor international students on the M1 visa. It is easy to see why this acting studio has a reputation for being one of the best acting schools in Los Angeles.

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I love The Acting Studio at the Edgemar Center for the Arts. There are several excellent teachers, who specialize in a variety of subjects, acting classes: scene study, voice, on-camera, improv & others. I received loads of useful info from every class. All the instructors at The Acting Studio impress me. They sponsor international students on the M1 visa. It is easy to see why this acting studio has a reputation for being one of the best acting schools in Los Angeles.

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Training at Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting School has boosted my confidence in my acting technique 100 percent. The skills and techniques I've developed allow me to walk into an audition and enter the reality of the sides in seconds. My imagination is far more available to me. While I learned similar techniques while training at other Los Angeles acting schools, I've never had an acting coach that enabled me to break out of my shell the way Michelle Danner teaching does. Her ability to spot where you are in your process and give you specific exercises and work based on that, as opposed to giving the same approach for every actor, makes her an amazing teacher. She consistently assigns an exercise to an actor, in the middle of working a scene that instantly reveals a psychological or emotional block that was preventing the actor. Her direction is intuitive, and most of all, she is extremely committed to helping her students cultivate their craft. If you are serious about having a career in performing, you should really consider studying acting with Michelle Danner - she has earned her rep at a top acting coach for a reason.

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Training at Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting School has boosted my confidence in my acting technique 100 percent. The skills and techniques I've developed allow me to walk into an audition and enter the reality of the sides in seconds. My imagination is far more available to me. While I learned similar techniques while training at other Los Angeles acting schools, I've never had an acting coach that enabled me to break out of my shell the way Michelle Danner teaching does. Her ability to spot where you are in your process and give you specific exercises and work based on that, as opposed to giving the same approach for every actor, makes her an amazing teacher. She consistently assigns an exercise to an actor, in the middle of working a scene that instantly reveals a psychological or emotional block that was preventing the actor. Her direction is intuitive, and most of all, she is extremely committed to helping her students cultivate their craft. If you are serious about having a career in performing, you should really consider studying acting with Michelle Danner - she has earned her rep at a top acting coach for a reason.

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The environment established by Michelle Danner) and my classmates has invigorated a desire to continually grow as an artist and be unwavering in my commitment to excellence in my work. I didn't just learn at The Acting Studio at Edgemar Center for the Arts; I found a deeper desire to grow stronger artistically, professionally and personally. Michelle Danner's "Golden Box" workshop was transformational. I left that workshop with energy pulsing through my whole body, I haven't felt that artistically alive in a long time. Christine Dunford teaches an amazing voice class at Edgemar. We are learning how to speak with a clear, free, strong, emotionally connected voice. She is also an incredible scene study teacher. Her insight and generosity is unparalleled. I would recommend this studio to any actor who wants quality classes, with awesome teachers!

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The environment established by Michelle Danner) and my classmates has invigorated a desire to continually grow as an artist and be unwavering in my commitment to excellence in my work. I didn't just learn at The Acting Studio at Edgemar Center for the Arts; I found a deeper desire to grow stronger artistically, professionally and personally. Michelle Danner's "Golden Box" workshop was transformational. I left that workshop with energy pulsing through my whole body, I haven't felt that artistically alive in a long time. Christine Dunford teaches an amazing voice class at Edgemar. We are learning how to speak with a clear, free, strong, emotionally connected voice. She is also an incredible scene study teacher. Her insight and generosity is unparalleled. I would recommend this studio to any actor who wants quality classes, with awesome teachers!

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I recently took a one night class called Breaking into the Industry at The Michelle Danner Acting studio at the Edgemar Center for the Arts formerly known as the Larry Moss Studio, and I learned SO MUCH.
This class was super informative. The syllabus (I love that they handed out a syllabus, btw) covered a number of topics, including how to get representation, and my favorite, the typing session. It was an interesting and helpful exercise to sit there and hear what strangers think of you - it's the same process that casting directors use when sorting through headshots, so it's important to know if you match your picture. This top Los Angeles acting school has everything - I'm also signed up to take take Voice class with Christine Dunford, review to come on that one! I also took the Golden Box with Michelle Danner, who is a top celebrity acting coach, and I can see why. She is an endless wealth of knowledge, and has created a way to help actors work by combining elements from the major techniques (i.e. Stanislavsky, Strasberg and Meisner, etc) into one technique that can help any actor create a colorful performance.

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I recently took a one night class called Breaking into the Industry at The Michelle Danner Acting studio at the Edgemar Center for the Arts formerly known as the Larry Moss Studio, and I learned SO MUCH.
This class was super informative. The syllabus (I love that they handed out a syllabus, btw) covered a number of topics, including how to get representation, and my favorite, the typing session. It was an interesting and helpful exercise to sit there and hear what strangers think of you - it's the same process that casting directors use when sorting through headshots, so it's important to know if you match your picture. This top Los Angeles acting school has everything - I'm also signed up to take take Voice class with Christine Dunford, review to come on that one! I also took the Golden Box with Michelle Danner, who is a top celebrity acting coach, and I can see why. She is an endless wealth of knowledge, and has created a way to help actors work by combining elements from the major techniques (i.e. Stanislavsky, Strasberg and Meisner, etc) into one technique that can help any actor create a colorful performance.

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The Edgemar Center for the Arts has it all, amazing teachers, lots of options for class scheduling, and a beautiful location. Michelle Danner is an encyclopedia of acting. You will learn the tools you need to do great work. Michelle takes the best elements from great teachers like Stanislavsky, Stella Adler, and Sanford Meiser and teaches you how to access your emotions on the spot. She will be personally invested in your success, as she is with all her students. Christine Dunford teaches several classes as well, including voice and scene study. I have taken each of the classes and found them both to be very helpful and informative. Even Brad Garrett has taught classes here. From improv to on-camera, scene study to voice - this place is full of classes to select from for any level of actor.

4
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The Edgemar Center for the Arts has it all, amazing teachers, lots of options for class scheduling, and a beautiful location. Michelle Danner is an encyclopedia of acting. You will learn the tools you need to do great work. Michelle takes the best elements from great teachers like Stanislavsky, Stella Adler, and Sanford Meiser and teaches you how to access your emotions on the spot. She will be personally invested in your success, as she is with all her students. Christine Dunford teaches several classes as well, including voice and scene study. I have taken each of the classes and found them both to be very helpful and informative. Even Brad Garrett has taught classes here. From improv to on-camera, scene study to voice - this place is full of classes to select from for any level of actor.

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I have reached depths in my acting, while studying with Michelle Danner (Edgemar Center, formerly called Larry Moss Studio) that I didn't previously know existed. My imagination has opened up new worlds to me! I have found, through the teaching of this amazing top Hollywood acting coach, a profound awareness of the world around me. I now have an understanding of human behavior that is invaluable. I know how to break the script down, analyze it, humanize it, invest in it and grow from it. And I learned these skills in Michelle's Golden Box seminar and scene study class. I remember studying at other respected schools where, if the actor didn't get the instructors' teaching, it meant they had no talent. I've now realized those teachers just weren't very good. But in Michelle's classes, every major acting method is taught (including The Meisner technique, the Stanislavsky Technique, and Lee Strasberg Method) and you use what works FOR YOU.
I studied with many respected acting teachers before Michelle - but there is simply no comparison to depth of the teaching that comes from Michelle Danner.

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I have reached depths in my acting, while studying with Michelle Danner (Edgemar Center, formerly called Larry Moss Studio) that I didn't previously know existed. My imagination has opened up new worlds to me! I have found, through the teaching of this amazing top Hollywood acting coach, a profound awareness of the world around me. I now have an understanding of human behavior that is invaluable. I know how to break the script down, analyze it, humanize it, invest in it and grow from it. And I learned these skills in Michelle's Golden Box seminar and scene study class. I remember studying at other respected schools where, if the actor didn't get the instructors' teaching, it meant they had no talent. I've now realized those teachers just weren't very good. But in Michelle's classes, every major acting method is taught (including The Meisner technique, the Stanislavsky Technique, and Lee Strasberg Method) and you use what works FOR YOU.
I studied with many respected acting teachers before Michelle - but there is simply no comparison to depth of the teaching that comes from Michelle Danner.

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I'm a character actor from Europe. It was SO REFRESHING to hone the art of acting with a school that respects it and takes it seriously, like an art. Since I'll never book a leading man kind of role (let's face it the market for short fat and hairy dudes is not too keen) I HAVE to be on top of my craft to book work. That's what the acting studio at Edgemar delivered to me. Michelle Danner's golden box, the scene study courses, the on camera w/ Marek Probost and Doug Kaback. All Amazing and I'm a really hard sell. I love the fact that this school doesnt limit your education to a single technique like the Sanford Meisner technique, or Lee Strasberg and Stella Adlers techniques. You just don't run into many schools in the states that want to improve you as an artist and not just a plastic receptical that delivers lines. Such a marvelous experience.

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I'm a character actor from Europe. It was SO REFRESHING to hone the art of acting with a school that respects it and takes it seriously, like an art. Since I'll never book a leading man kind of role (let's face it the market for short fat and hairy dudes is not too keen) I HAVE to be on top of my craft to book work. That's what the acting studio at Edgemar delivered to me. Michelle Danner's golden box, the scene study courses, the on camera w/ Marek Probost and Doug Kaback. All Amazing and I'm a really hard sell. I love the fact that this school doesnt limit your education to a single technique like the Sanford Meisner technique, or Lee Strasberg and Stella Adlers techniques. You just don't run into many schools in the states that want to improve you as an artist and not just a plastic receptical that delivers lines. Such a marvelous experience.

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I just took Michelle Danners Golden Box intensive in Sydney this past weekends, and I am so thankful. I came into class on Saturday not knowing exactly what to expect, but I can promise you that I left on Sunday afternoon having learnt so much, concepts that I can't wait to put into practice. Michelle Danner is a lovely and beautiful woman, and it was really an honour to meet her and to sit in the room with her. This class has inspired me to keep moving forward with my career and to try to achieving my dream. The past two days have been truly inspiring

5
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I just took Michelle Danners Golden Box intensive in Sydney this past weekends, and I am so thankful. I came into class on Saturday not knowing exactly what to expect, but I can promise you that I left on Sunday afternoon having learnt so much, concepts that I can't wait to put into practice. Michelle Danner is a lovely and beautiful woman, and it was really an honour to meet her and to sit in the room with her. This class has inspired me to keep moving forward with my career and to try to achieving my dream. The past two days have been truly inspiring

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I came to The Acting Studio at Edgemar to see a show a little while ago, and I liked it so much I decided to come back and take classes here. I just started Improv here and next week is my first on-camera class.

Also, one of my friends was in the Brad Garrett sitcom class which just ended. It was fantastic and fun, and my friend said she learned a lot from Brad. Hopefully he is doing Ill be able to take it.

5
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I came to The Acting Studio at Edgemar to see a show a little while ago, and I liked it so much I decided to come back and take classes here. I just started Improv here and next week is my first on-camera class.

Also, one of my friends was in the Brad Garrett sitcom class which just ended. It was fantastic and fun, and my friend said she learned a lot from Brad. Hopefully he is doing Ill be able to take it.

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The Edgemar Center for the Arts has it all! Amazing teachers, lots of options for class scheduling, and a beautiful location. Michelle Danner is an encyclopedia of acting. You will learn the tools you need to do great work. She will take you to the next level, then to 9 more levels you didn't know existed. She will be personally invested in your success, as she is with all her students. Christine Dunford teaches several classes as well, including voice and scene study. I have taken each of the classes and found them both to be very helpful and informative. Even Brad Garrett has taught classes here. From improv to on-camera, scene study to voice - this place is full of classes to select from for any level of actor. They're in Santa Monica, and have free informational sessions every Wednesday at 10:30am. If you've been interested in the Larry Moss Studio, now's your chance!

Honestly, I have reached depths in my acting, while studying with Michelle Danner (Edgemar Center, formerly called Larry Moss Studio) that I didn't previously know existed. My imagination has opened up new worlds to me! I have found, through the teaching of this amazing top Hollywood acting coach, a profound awareness of the world around me. The archetype work has been a miracle to me. I remember studying at other respected schools where, if the actor didn't get the instructors' teaching, it meant they had no talent. I've now realized those teachers just weren't very good. But in Michelle's classes, every major acting method is taught and you use what works FOR YOU.

I now have an understanding of human behavior that is invaluable. This means that when I pick up a script, I can create the character's past, fears, desires and know how to build their relationships. I know how to break the script down, analyze it, humanize it, invest in it and grow from it. And I learned all of these important skills in Michelle's Golden Box seminar and scene study class.

I studied with many respected acting teachers before Michelle - but there is simply no comparison to depth of the teaching that comes from Michelle Danner.

5
★★★★★

The Edgemar Center for the Arts has it all! Amazing teachers, lots of options for class scheduling, and a beautiful location. Michelle Danner is an encyclopedia of acting. You will learn the tools you need to do great work. She will take you to the next level, then to 9 more levels you didn't know existed. She will be personally invested in your success, as she is with all her students. Christine Dunford teaches several classes as well, including voice and scene study. I have taken each of the classes and found them both to be very helpful and informative. Even Brad Garrett has taught classes here. From improv to on-camera, scene study to voice - this place is full of classes to select from for any level of actor. They're in Santa Monica, and have free informational sessions every Wednesday at 10:30am. If you've been interested in the Larry Moss Studio, now's your chance!

Honestly, I have reached depths in my acting, while studying with Michelle Danner (Edgemar Center, formerly called Larry Moss Studio) that I didn't previously know existed. My imagination has opened up new worlds to me! I have found, through the teaching of this amazing top Hollywood acting coach, a profound awareness of the world around me. The archetype work has been a miracle to me. I remember studying at other respected schools where, if the actor didn't get the instructors' teaching, it meant they had no talent. I've now realized those teachers just weren't very good. But in Michelle's classes, every major acting method is taught and you use what works FOR YOU.

I now have an understanding of human behavior that is invaluable. This means that when I pick up a script, I can create the character's past, fears, desires and know how to build their relationships. I know how to break the script down, analyze it, humanize it, invest in it and grow from it. And I learned all of these important skills in Michelle's Golden Box seminar and scene study class.

I studied with many respected acting teachers before Michelle - but there is simply no comparison to depth of the teaching that comes from Michelle Danner.

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I'm a new student at Edgemar, and I am really impressed by how caring all the teachers are! They want to help you. Michelle Danners Scene Study is AMAZING! Christines Voice Class is GREAT! She really wants you to "find your voice" and she'll work one on one with you if you need help. Neil has an improv class that is sooo funny, and Doug Kaback Auditioning Class is soooooo good! :) I would totally recommend this studio to any actor who wants quality classes, with awesome teachers!

5
★★★★★

I'm a new student at Edgemar, and I am really impressed by how caring all the teachers are! They want to help you. Michelle Danners Scene Study is AMAZING! Christines Voice Class is GREAT! She really wants you to "find your voice" and she'll work one on one with you if you need help. Neil has an improv class that is sooo funny, and Doug Kaback Auditioning Class is soooooo good! :) I would totally recommend this studio to any actor who wants quality classes, with awesome teachers!

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I recently took a one night class called Breaking into the Industry at The Michelle Danner Acting studio at the Edgemar Center for the Arts formerly known as the Larry Moss Studio, and I learned SO MUCH.
This class was super informative. The syllabus (I love that they handed out a syllabus, btw) covered a number of topics, including how to get representation, and my favorite, the typing session. It was an interesting and helpful exercise to sit there and hear what strangers think of you - it's the same process that casting directors use when sorting through headshots, so it's important to know if you match your picture.
I also discovered that Edgemar sponsors visas to international students!
Jona was very knowledgeable and so happy to help and answer questions.
This top Los Angeles acting school has everything - I'm also signed up to take take Voice class with Christine Dunford, review to come on that one! I also took the Golden Box with Michelle Danner, who is a top celebrity acting coach, and I can see why, she is an endless wealth of knowledge.

There is a culture at Edgemar. Everybody is here trying to "get their's." However, there is also a respect each actor has for another, realizing that they are in it together.

Edgemar is coming up, and if you can, you should get on board.

5
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I recently took a one night class called Breaking into the Industry at The Michelle Danner Acting studio at the Edgemar Center for the Arts formerly known as the Larry Moss Studio, and I learned SO MUCH.
This class was super informative. The syllabus (I love that they handed out a syllabus, btw) covered a number of topics, including how to get representation, and my favorite, the typing session. It was an interesting and helpful exercise to sit there and hear what strangers think of you - it's the same process that casting directors use when sorting through headshots, so it's important to know if you match your picture.
I also discovered that Edgemar sponsors visas to international students!
Jona was very knowledgeable and so happy to help and answer questions.
This top Los Angeles acting school has everything - I'm also signed up to take take Voice class with Christine Dunford, review to come on that one! I also took the Golden Box with Michelle Danner, who is a top celebrity acting coach, and I can see why, she is an endless wealth of knowledge.

There is a culture at Edgemar. Everybody is here trying to "get their's." However, there is also a respect each actor has for another, realizing that they are in it together.

Edgemar is coming up, and if you can, you should get on board.

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I want to tell you all about the Golden Box with Michelle Danner at the Edgemar Center for the Arts.

FABULOUS!! I loved every minute of this 2 day class.

At the end of the workshop Michelle stated a profound statement: "Actors are teachers of humanity". That moves me so deeply because so many artist don't take advantage of the power of storytelling. It is a unique gift! Taking the Golden box allowed me to see where I could grow into the phenomenal star I'm destined to be. I strongly recommend every serious actor to get into this workshop and begin learning how to use their Golden Box!

5
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I want to tell you all about the Golden Box with Michelle Danner at the Edgemar Center for the Arts.

FABULOUS!! I loved every minute of this 2 day class.

At the end of the workshop Michelle stated a profound statement: "Actors are teachers of humanity". That moves me so deeply because so many artist don't take advantage of the power of storytelling. It is a unique gift! Taking the Golden box allowed me to see where I could grow into the phenomenal star I'm destined to be. I strongly recommend every serious actor to get into this workshop and begin learning how to use their Golden Box!

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I came to study at Michelle Danner's studio because I rarely feel confident at my auditions. I was tired of watching actors take "my parts" and more than that, I was tired of not getting jobs. So, I came to Michelle with all these feelings because everyone told me that she was the best in the business at teaching the "audition technique." What I found was that her on camera audition class was so much more than that. I also learned that I was not nearly as good of an actor as I thought I was. Studying with Michelle (and other teachers at Edgemar) has been a wonderful and eye-opening experience for me.

5
★★★★★

I came to study at Michelle Danner's studio because I rarely feel confident at my auditions. I was tired of watching actors take "my parts" and more than that, I was tired of not getting jobs. So, I came to Michelle with all these feelings because everyone told me that she was the best in the business at teaching the "audition technique." What I found was that her on camera audition class was so much more than that. I also learned that I was not nearly as good of an actor as I thought I was. Studying with Michelle (and other teachers at Edgemar) has been a wonderful and eye-opening experience for me.

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I took the Golden Box 2 day seminar here recently and I LOVED it! Michelle Danner is amazing. Studying with Michelle Danner was a very rewarding experience. With Michelle you get what you see. The simplicity yet depth of her approach gave me the ability to realize the power of stillness and that her process is all about capturing the truth. The Michelle Danner technique is by far one of the most effective tools I use when I'm auditioning.

5
★★★★★

I took the Golden Box 2 day seminar here recently and I LOVED it! Michelle Danner is amazing. Studying with Michelle Danner was a very rewarding experience. With Michelle you get what you see. The simplicity yet depth of her approach gave me the ability to realize the power of stillness and that her process is all about capturing the truth. The Michelle Danner technique is by far one of the most effective tools I use when I'm auditioning.

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As a actor with a fair amount of experience, I recognized the gifts and talents of Michelle Danner immediately when I began working with her at the Michelle Danner Los Angeles Acting Studio. I was inspired by the brilliance of her thinking, the sweep of her acquired knowledge of acting techniques and her sharply tuned instinct for sensing the needs of others. And what supercedes all this is her passion for teaching. This scene study class has been the number one boost to my performances. All of her students are indeed fortunate to have someone with such a huge capacity to nurture their talents. She was born to be an acting teacher. And she's a spectacular addition to the teaching crew at Edgemar Center!

4
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As a actor with a fair amount of experience, I recognized the gifts and talents of Michelle Danner immediately when I began working with her at the Michelle Danner Los Angeles Acting Studio. I was inspired by the brilliance of her thinking, the sweep of her acquired knowledge of acting techniques and her sharply tuned instinct for sensing the needs of others. And what supercedes all this is her passion for teaching. This scene study class has been the number one boost to my performances. All of her students are indeed fortunate to have someone with such a huge capacity to nurture their talents. She was born to be an acting teacher. And she's a spectacular addition to the teaching crew at Edgemar Center!

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Studying with Michelle Danner at The Edgemar Center has been eye-opening for me. I have taken acting classes at other well-known schools across the country and her work goes above and beyond any training I have had. Her knowledge of acting training today as well as its history is in my opinion, one of the main reasons that she is so effective as a teacher. I love her scene study class - she thinks outside the box and includes much more in her training than the majority of other classes out there. She uses tools from modern psychology that allow you to understand your characters "wants" and "needs" so you can fully identify with their world-views, which helps bring forth the multi-dimensional and unpredictable performances. I highly recommend going to the informational class held on Wednesday mornings. Meet with Michelle Danner and see if her style resonates with you. It can only improve your acting!

5
★★★★★

Studying with Michelle Danner at The Edgemar Center has been eye-opening for me. I have taken acting classes at other well-known schools across the country and her work goes above and beyond any training I have had. Her knowledge of acting training today as well as its history is in my opinion, one of the main reasons that she is so effective as a teacher. I love her scene study class - she thinks outside the box and includes much more in her training than the majority of other classes out there. She uses tools from modern psychology that allow you to understand your characters "wants" and "needs" so you can fully identify with their world-views, which helps bring forth the multi-dimensional and unpredictable performances. I highly recommend going to the informational class held on Wednesday mornings. Meet with Michelle Danner and see if her style resonates with you. It can only improve your acting!

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I just started classes at the Acting Studio at Edgemar Center for the Arts. Michelle Danner delves into the acting process in a way I have not experienced. I noticed that just from taking her Golden Box intensive. Her method combines with her vast knowledge of "traditional" acting theories. She bridges the gap between emotional life and text, helping actors develop a very specific and personal process. Her work has given me tools that I can call upon at any moment. Training at this acting school has really helped my creative process. I have reached levels in my creativity that seemed unattainable at other schools. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced actor, Michelle Danner's scene study class will meet you where you are and push you forward. I am also looking forward to taking Brad Garrett's sitcom class when it comes up again!

5
★★★★★

I just started classes at the Acting Studio at Edgemar Center for the Arts. Michelle Danner delves into the acting process in a way I have not experienced. I noticed that just from taking her Golden Box intensive. Her method combines with her vast knowledge of "traditional" acting theories. She bridges the gap between emotional life and text, helping actors develop a very specific and personal process. Her work has given me tools that I can call upon at any moment. Training at this acting school has really helped my creative process. I have reached levels in my creativity that seemed unattainable at other schools. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced actor, Michelle Danner's scene study class will meet you where you are and push you forward. I am also looking forward to taking Brad Garrett's sitcom class when it comes up again!

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I was in Los Angeles for 3 years before I met Michelle Danner at the L.A. acting school, Edgemar Center for the arts. Michelle Danner taught me how to take my emotions and take everything that has happened in my life and use it to make me an effective actor. This is the first time I have found such clarity in a class since I arrived in L.A. The stakes have to be high - so it was really an interesting place for me to stand on my feet and fall on my face many times. She is amazing, and this top-notch L.A. acting school is a brilliant place to study!

5
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I was in Los Angeles for 3 years before I met Michelle Danner at the L.A. acting school, Edgemar Center for the arts. Michelle Danner taught me how to take my emotions and take everything that has happened in my life and use it to make me an effective actor. This is the first time I have found such clarity in a class since I arrived in L.A. The stakes have to be high - so it was really an interesting place for me to stand on my feet and fall on my face many times. She is amazing, and this top-notch L.A. acting school is a brilliant place to study!

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Coming from Germany where Halloween is not really a big deal it felt like standing in the middle of a huge circus, surrounded by all different kind of creatures, animals and walking objects. This is the only time of the year where anyone can be what he or she always wanted to be, unlike us actors. One benefit and probably my favorite one, is that as an actor I can actually turn in to a different person for a period of time without needing to justify it. In order of being able to get there, Michelle Danner??s class ??The Golden Box? at the Edgemar Center of the Arts is probably the perfect start for talented people that share the same interest as me and what better time could there be for an acting crash course than Halloween Weekend.
This two-day seminar was filled with information and the classroom was packed. Many people of every age made it into her class, hoping to boost there career with tips from producer, director and know acting coach Ms. Danner. As Michelle entered the stage I could feel a special aura entering with her that got me really excited about what was going to happen. Over the following five hours she took us on a very enthralling journey that brought out my deepest emotions, emotions I had suppressed for a long time. She talked to us on a very personal level, not fearing to let her own emotions play free, while teaching us how to reach our own feelings and use them for our character. I feel like Michelle made the maze of method acting techniques, from Strasberg over Stanislavski to Chekhov very understandable and gave us a very useful overview of using our own emotions to express a character??s feelings. I felt weirdly free and open by the end of the first day, almost like being a child again. In the evening I was sitting in my bedroom going through the exercises Michelle gave us traveling deep into my mind. The next day started early again and shouldn??t be in any way less exciting. We analyzed a lot of major moments of movie history and got an even better understanding of the complexity of an actor??s work and its outcome in the character. We went through more meditation like exercises and lectures and ended the day with a mind full of highly valuable impressions. I can only recommend this class to every actor of any level. No matter in what stage of your career you are, everyone will benefit from this class.

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Coming from Germany where Halloween is not really a big deal it felt like standing in the middle of a huge circus, surrounded by all different kind of creatures, animals and walking objects. This is the only time of the year where anyone can be what he or she always wanted to be, unlike us actors. One benefit and probably my favorite one, is that as an actor I can actually turn in to a different person for a period of time without needing to justify it. In order of being able to get there, Michelle Danner??s class ??The Golden Box? at the Edgemar Center of the Arts is probably the perfect start for talented people that share the same interest as me and what better time could there be for an acting crash course than Halloween Weekend.
This two-day seminar was filled with information and the classroom was packed. Many people of every age made it into her class, hoping to boost there career with tips from producer, director and know acting coach Ms. Danner. As Michelle entered the stage I could feel a special aura entering with her that got me really excited about what was going to happen. Over the following five hours she took us on a very enthralling journey that brought out my deepest emotions, emotions I had suppressed for a long time. She talked to us on a very personal level, not fearing to let her own emotions play free, while teaching us how to reach our own feelings and use them for our character. I feel like Michelle made the maze of method acting techniques, from Strasberg over Stanislavski to Chekhov very understandable and gave us a very useful overview of using our own emotions to express a character??s feelings. I felt weirdly free and open by the end of the first day, almost like being a child again. In the evening I was sitting in my bedroom going through the exercises Michelle gave us traveling deep into my mind. The next day started early again and shouldn??t be in any way less exciting. We analyzed a lot of major moments of movie history and got an even better understanding of the complexity of an actor??s work and its outcome in the character. We went through more meditation like exercises and lectures and ended the day with a mind full of highly valuable impressions. I can only recommend this class to every actor of any level. No matter in what stage of your career you are, everyone will benefit from this class.

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I would recommend Michelle Danner??s On Camera Class to any actor looking to refine their craft. She conducts class exactly like an audition, so you get a better idea of what casting directors and producers are seeing in your work. What I really love about Michelle is, she works like a director. Her ability to communicate with actors to help them see what isn??t working and then direct them in the right direction is unique amongst acting coaches. Michelle has years of experience and it shows. I??ve grown leaps and bounds since I started taking her classes and I??m excited about how much further I can go.

5
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I would recommend Michelle Danner??s On Camera Class to any actor looking to refine their craft. She conducts class exactly like an audition, so you get a better idea of what casting directors and producers are seeing in your work. What I really love about Michelle is, she works like a director. Her ability to communicate with actors to help them see what isn??t working and then direct them in the right direction is unique amongst acting coaches. Michelle has years of experience and it shows. I??ve grown leaps and bounds since I started taking her classes and I??m excited about how much further I can go.

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I studied acting for a long time before finding Michelle Danner??s scene study class. But even after all the acting classes I had before then, I still had no real understanding of the word ??choice,? no specific acting process, no access to my vulnerability, and relied entirely upon an intellectual approach to acting. After six months of studying with Michelle, I understand what ??choices? are and how to use them, am learning an acting process that can be tailored to every role, can access my vulnerability along with a myriad of other emotions that I couldn??t before, and know how to allow my imagination to guide my work.

5
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I studied acting for a long time before finding Michelle Danner??s scene study class. But even after all the acting classes I had before then, I still had no real understanding of the word ??choice,? no specific acting process, no access to my vulnerability, and relied entirely upon an intellectual approach to acting. After six months of studying with Michelle, I understand what ??choices? are and how to use them, am learning an acting process that can be tailored to every role, can access my vulnerability along with a myriad of other emotions that I couldn??t before, and know how to allow my imagination to guide my work.

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After finishing college, I knew I needed some real-world professional actor training -outside of the academic theater world. I began researching many different schools and training programs across the country, hoping to find the absolute BEST actor training out there. I came across Michelle Danner's website, and after reading what her school was about I got this strange feeling in my gut - a feeling that I had really come across something special. I interviewed for and attended the 3 week summer conservatory. Well, it was not at all what I had imagined it would be... it was BETTER! I now know why Michelle Danner/ Edgemar Center repeatedly turned up in my ??best acting schools? search! I learned more about acting and myself in 3 weeks than I thought possible. I understand more about what it takes to be a "great" in the acting profession. And I thank Michelle for that. I don't think there are many teachers like her out there, and I'm glad that I lucked out and found her and her school early on. If you want to get started on becoming the actor you've always dreamed you could be, then come and study at the Edgemar Center - you won't regret it.

5
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After finishing college, I knew I needed some real-world professional actor training -outside of the academic theater world. I began researching many different schools and training programs across the country, hoping to find the absolute BEST actor training out there. I came across Michelle Danner's website, and after reading what her school was about I got this strange feeling in my gut - a feeling that I had really come across something special. I interviewed for and attended the 3 week summer conservatory. Well, it was not at all what I had imagined it would be... it was BETTER! I now know why Michelle Danner/ Edgemar Center repeatedly turned up in my ??best acting schools? search! I learned more about acting and myself in 3 weeks than I thought possible. I understand more about what it takes to be a "great" in the acting profession. And I thank Michelle for that. I don't think there are many teachers like her out there, and I'm glad that I lucked out and found her and her school early on. If you want to get started on becoming the actor you've always dreamed you could be, then come and study at the Edgemar Center - you won't regret it.

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Training at Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting School has boosted my confidence in my acting technique 100 percent. The skills and techniques I've developed allow me to walk into an audition and enter the reality of the sides in seconds. My imagination is far more available to me. While I learned similar techniques while training at other Los Angeles acting schools, I've never had an acting coach that enabled me to break out of my shell the way Michelle Danner teaching does. Her ability to spot where you are in your process and give you specific exercises and work based on that, as opposed to giving the same approach for every actor, makes her an amazing teacher. She consistently assigns an exercise to an actor, in the middle of working a scene that instantly reveals a psychological or emotional block that was preventing the actor. Her direction is intuitive, and most of all, she is extremely committed to helping her students cultivate their craft. If you are serious about having a career in performing, you should really consider studying acting with Michelle Danner - she has earned her rep at a top acting coach for a reason.

5
★★★★★

Training at Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting School has boosted my confidence in my acting technique 100 percent. The skills and techniques I've developed allow me to walk into an audition and enter the reality of the sides in seconds. My imagination is far more available to me. While I learned similar techniques while training at other Los Angeles acting schools, I've never had an acting coach that enabled me to break out of my shell the way Michelle Danner teaching does. Her ability to spot where you are in your process and give you specific exercises and work based on that, as opposed to giving the same approach for every actor, makes her an amazing teacher. She consistently assigns an exercise to an actor, in the middle of working a scene that instantly reveals a psychological or emotional block that was preventing the actor. Her direction is intuitive, and most of all, she is extremely committed to helping her students cultivate their craft. If you are serious about having a career in performing, you should really consider studying acting with Michelle Danner - she has earned her rep at a top acting coach for a reason.

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Studying acting at Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting Studio has been an eye-opening experience for me. I have taken many different acting classes at other reputable schools across the country, but the work that Michelle does is beyond any previous training I have received. Her vast knowledge of modern acting training and the history behind it is one of the main reasons why she is one of the top Los Angeles acting coaches. I love the scene study class - she is always thinking outside the box and includes so much more training than the majority of other classes out there. She uses tools that are pulled from modern psychology which allow actors to understand your characters wants and objectives so they can fully identify with the world-views. This helps bring forth a multi-dimensional and unpredictable performance that audiences crave. I highly recommend going to one of her Los Angeles Acting Studios informational sessions that are held every week at The Edgemar Center for the Arts. Meet with Michelle Danner and see if her style of teaching resonates with you. Believe me she can only improve your acting!

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Studying acting at Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting Studio has been an eye-opening experience for me. I have taken many different acting classes at other reputable schools across the country, but the work that Michelle does is beyond any previous training I have received. Her vast knowledge of modern acting training and the history behind it is one of the main reasons why she is one of the top Los Angeles acting coaches. I love the scene study class - she is always thinking outside the box and includes so much more training than the majority of other classes out there. She uses tools that are pulled from modern psychology which allow actors to understand your characters wants and objectives so they can fully identify with the world-views. This helps bring forth a multi-dimensional and unpredictable performance that audiences crave. I highly recommend going to one of her Los Angeles Acting Studios informational sessions that are held every week at The Edgemar Center for the Arts. Meet with Michelle Danner and see if her style of teaching resonates with you. Believe me she can only improve your acting!

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Although I studied acting for quite some time before studying with Michelle Danner, something always felt incomplete. I couldn't grow past a certain point and I was craving much more. At my previous school, I had a full scholarship so I didn't want to leave...But still I checked out the most respected private acting schools and did trial classes or met the main teachers at all of them. Michelle Danner??s class was the last one I attended. At first I thought I was in the wrong place. People were doing weird imagination exercises and they seemed a little crazy to me. Late in the class Michelle Danner called on me to work, but I didn't want to participate. I remember looking for the door and I almost left. But I didn't. And I'm so grateful I stayed. I've been training with Michelle Danner and several of the other faculty members for over the past four years and I wouldn't trade what I've learned for anything!

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Although I studied acting for quite some time before studying with Michelle Danner, something always felt incomplete. I couldn't grow past a certain point and I was craving much more. At my previous school, I had a full scholarship so I didn't want to leave...But still I checked out the most respected private acting schools and did trial classes or met the main teachers at all of them. Michelle Danner??s class was the last one I attended. At first I thought I was in the wrong place. People were doing weird imagination exercises and they seemed a little crazy to me. Late in the class Michelle Danner called on me to work, but I didn't want to participate. I remember looking for the door and I almost left. But I didn't. And I'm so grateful I stayed. I've been training with Michelle Danner and several of the other faculty members for over the past four years and I wouldn't trade what I've learned for anything!

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Training at Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting School has boosted my confidence in my acting technique 100 percent. The skills and techniques I've developed allow me to walk into an audition and enter the reality of the sides in seconds. My imagination is far more available to me. While I learned similar techniques while training at other Los Angeles acting schools, I've never had an acting coach that enabled me to break out of my shell the way Michelle Danner teaching does. Her ability to spot where you are in your process and give you specific exercises and work based on that, as opposed to giving the same approach for every actor, makes her an amazing teacher. She consistently assigns an exercise to an actor, in the middle of working a scene that instantly reveals a psychological or emotional block that was preventing the actor. Her direction is intuitive, and most of all, she is extremely committed to helping her students cultivate their craft. If you are serious about having a career in performing, you should really consider studying acting with Michelle Danner - she has earned her rep at a top acting coach for a reason.

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Training at Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting School has boosted my confidence in my acting technique 100 percent. The skills and techniques I've developed allow me to walk into an audition and enter the reality of the sides in seconds. My imagination is far more available to me. While I learned similar techniques while training at other Los Angeles acting schools, I've never had an acting coach that enabled me to break out of my shell the way Michelle Danner teaching does. Her ability to spot where you are in your process and give you specific exercises and work based on that, as opposed to giving the same approach for every actor, makes her an amazing teacher. She consistently assigns an exercise to an actor, in the middle of working a scene that instantly reveals a psychological or emotional block that was preventing the actor. Her direction is intuitive, and most of all, she is extremely committed to helping her students cultivate their craft. If you are serious about having a career in performing, you should really consider studying acting with Michelle Danner - she has earned her rep at a top acting coach for a reason.

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Michelle Danner??s wisdom and passion are incredible. After co-founding the Larry Moss Studio, she is now the head coach at the Michelle Danner Studio. Here you can learn all sorts of cutting-edge techniques that get straight to the heart of acting and produce what audiences and casting directors crave. She is an absolute joy to work with, and her acting classes are challenging and unique. There is no question that Michelle cares about her students?? futures. If you devote yourself completely to the work, you will leave with the confidence and capacity to have a strong artistic career. Also, my best friend was able to obtain an M-1 visa to study here in the U.S. I love this school!

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Michelle Danner??s wisdom and passion are incredible. After co-founding the Larry Moss Studio, she is now the head coach at the Michelle Danner Studio. Here you can learn all sorts of cutting-edge techniques that get straight to the heart of acting and produce what audiences and casting directors crave. She is an absolute joy to work with, and her acting classes are challenging and unique. There is no question that Michelle cares about her students?? futures. If you devote yourself completely to the work, you will leave with the confidence and capacity to have a strong artistic career. Also, my best friend was able to obtain an M-1 visa to study here in the U.S. I love this school!

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I've done some regular practice privatecoaching with Michelle Danner and also when I had challenging auditions comingup.
(This was at the Acting Studio at Edgemar Center after they changed the name from The LarryMoss Studio.) Seriously,
she rekindled my love for acting by pushing me to takerisks. She showed me that acting isn't a torturous profession
but a creativeone, and once I made that distinction, it became a pleasurable one. I had beenstruggling with some things,
and these private coaching sessions really gave meclarity.

5
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I've done some regular practice privatecoaching with Michelle Danner and also when I had challenging auditions comingup.
(This was at the Acting Studio at Edgemar Center after they changed the name from The LarryMoss Studio.) Seriously,
she rekindled my love for acting by pushing me to takerisks. She showed me that acting isn't a torturous profession
but a creativeone, and once I made that distinction, it became a pleasurable one. I had beenstruggling with some things,
and these private coaching sessions really gave meclarity.

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Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting Studio rocks! I have Michelle Danner as a teacher for the past six months in three different classes and she is so intuitive, so helpful and you can tell that he actually cares about improving the quality of our work. It makes a big difference in having that kind of supportive environment, especially as an actor. The amazing teachers and facilities make taking classes here amazing!

5
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Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting Studio rocks! I have Michelle Danner as a teacher for the past six months in three different classes and she is so intuitive, so helpful and you can tell that he actually cares about improving the quality of our work. It makes a big difference in having that kind of supportive environment, especially as an actor. The amazing teachers and facilities make taking classes here amazing!

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I had been in LA for three years before meeting Michelle Danner. But when I did she taught me how to take my emotions and everything that has happened in my life, and use it to make me an effective actor. This is the first time I have experienced such clarity in a class in L.A . Michelle gives me a safe space to stand on my feet and fall on my face many times. She is amazing, and her Los Angeles acting studio is a brilliant place to study!

5
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I had been in LA for three years before meeting Michelle Danner. But when I did she taught me how to take my emotions and everything that has happened in my life, and use it to make me an effective actor. This is the first time I have experienced such clarity in a class in L.A . Michelle gives me a safe space to stand on my feet and fall on my face many times. She is amazing, and her Los Angeles acting studio is a brilliant place to study!

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When I started at Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting Studio, I discovered that, regardless of all of my training, I had never fully developed my acting process. My work was shallow and unnatural. I realized approaching a character felt a like running in the dark. Michelle Danner is the best acting coach that I have ever experienced because she gave me clear and spot-on criticism. Michelle has a vast knowledge of techniques and exercises that help develop an actor's craft. She creates a safe space in her scene study class that allows her students to explore their full range of emotions. Studying with Michelle got me to places in my work that I had sensed, but didn't know how to really access. I discovered my own practical process. Her acting classes are for everyone who is serious about becoming an actor. If you want to really grow as an artist and become the kind of actor an audience wants to see, I can't think of a better teacher than Michelle Danner.

5
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When I started at Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting Studio, I discovered that, regardless of all of my training, I had never fully developed my acting process. My work was shallow and unnatural. I realized approaching a character felt a like running in the dark. Michelle Danner is the best acting coach that I have ever experienced because she gave me clear and spot-on criticism. Michelle has a vast knowledge of techniques and exercises that help develop an actor's craft. She creates a safe space in her scene study class that allows her students to explore their full range of emotions. Studying with Michelle got me to places in my work that I had sensed, but didn't know how to really access. I discovered my own practical process. Her acting classes are for everyone who is serious about becoming an actor. If you want to really grow as an artist and become the kind of actor an audience wants to see, I can't think of a better teacher than Michelle Danner.

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After hearing about all these Oscar winning actors training with Michelle Danner at The Edgemar Center, I decided to attend an info session on the classes offered at her acting studio. I enrolled in Michelle Danner's twelve month well-rounded acting program that includes on-camera, improv, voice, sitcom comedy and scene study classes. She immediately clarified everything that had confused me before in previous acting classes I had taken. The skills I learned in her class enabled me to consistently give a confident performance in auditions. The program requires a lot of work and preparation, but I enjoy the challenge. Michelle gives great feedback! Now I know why so many talented and successful actors go to to Michelle. She is incredibly intuitive, sensitive, and talented! I am feeling more encouraged about my potential as an actor now, and have a better understanding of my process.

5
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After hearing about all these Oscar winning actors training with Michelle Danner at The Edgemar Center, I decided to attend an info session on the classes offered at her acting studio. I enrolled in Michelle Danner's twelve month well-rounded acting program that includes on-camera, improv, voice, sitcom comedy and scene study classes. She immediately clarified everything that had confused me before in previous acting classes I had taken. The skills I learned in her class enabled me to consistently give a confident performance in auditions. The program requires a lot of work and preparation, but I enjoy the challenge. Michelle gives great feedback! Now I know why so many talented and successful actors go to to Michelle. She is incredibly intuitive, sensitive, and talented! I am feeling more encouraged about my potential as an actor now, and have a better understanding of my process.

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Classes at Michelle Danner's Acting Studio are like a breath of fresh air! No other acting classes I've taken can even come close to the classes I've taken there. Michelle approaches the acting process in a completely new way. I discovered this as soon as I took her Golden Box Intensive. While I consider her approach to be modern, she is rooted in traditional acting methods like Stella Adler, which gives her a great balance.

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Classes at Michelle Danner's Acting Studio are like a breath of fresh air! No other acting classes I've taken can even come close to the classes I've taken there. Michelle approaches the acting process in a completely new way. I discovered this as soon as I took her Golden Box Intensive. While I consider her approach to be modern, she is rooted in traditional acting methods like Stella Adler, which gives her a great balance.

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My best friend from Australia takes classes at Michelle Danner's Acting Studio, and she loves it. She was actually able to get an M-1 visa sponsored by the school to study in the USA for a full year! Although she worked at a top acting school in Australia, I've noticed her acting skills have improved astronomically since she's started studying at the Michelle Danner's Acting Studio. She even got me to take some classes. I just finished the Golden Box two day seminar, and I was so inspired! Michelle is such an intelligent and creative acting coach who has coached many famous Oscar-winning actors. She just directed and produced a movie starring Norman Reedus from Boondock Saints and Walking Dead. I was lucky enough to get into the school in time to audition for one of the roles. She really challenged to be more observant of human behavior. I learnt a lot of useful physical and mental exercises I can use on a daily basis that help tune my instrument as an actor. It's so apparent that Michelle is personally invested in the growth of ALL her students. She is very sensitive and personable, but more importantly, she is POSITIVE and ENCOURAGING!!! After taking her class, it gave me the confidence I needed to book roles.

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My best friend from Australia takes classes at Michelle Danner's Acting Studio, and she loves it. She was actually able to get an M-1 visa sponsored by the school to study in the USA for a full year! Although she worked at a top acting school in Australia, I've noticed her acting skills have improved astronomically since she's started studying at the Michelle Danner's Acting Studio. She even got me to take some classes. I just finished the Golden Box two day seminar, and I was so inspired! Michelle is such an intelligent and creative acting coach who has coached many famous Oscar-winning actors. She just directed and produced a movie starring Norman Reedus from Boondock Saints and Walking Dead. I was lucky enough to get into the school in time to audition for one of the roles. She really challenged to be more observant of human behavior. I learnt a lot of useful physical and mental exercises I can use on a daily basis that help tune my instrument as an actor. It's so apparent that Michelle is personally invested in the growth of ALL her students. She is very sensitive and personable, but more importantly, she is POSITIVE and ENCOURAGING!!! After taking her class, it gave me the confidence I needed to book roles.

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Michelle Danner's Acting Studio at The Edgemar Center for the Arts has exceptionally good acting classes for kids and teens. They are a professional acting studio but also teach to those that are just starting out, regardless of age. I have heard some really great things about this studio. I suggest going michelledanner.com and checking them out!

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Michelle Danner's Acting Studio at The Edgemar Center for the Arts has exceptionally good acting classes for kids and teens. They are a professional acting studio but also teach to those that are just starting out, regardless of age. I have heard some really great things about this studio. I suggest going michelledanner.com and checking them out!

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I have been a huge fan of The Edgemar Center, Two Theater and Art Gallery Complex for a few years now. It began with an art showing in the main gallery that I attended awhile back. This introduced me to this architectural gem in Santa Monica designed by Frank Gehry. I then learned of their theater spaces which are state-of-the-art one with 99 seats and the other 50. After seeing the amazing productions they put on, I quickly realized I wanted to be a part of the Acting Studio. I attended Michelle Danner's Golden Box and was amazed at what a wonderful teacher she is and what agreat staff she has!

The teachers are all professionals working industry. The students come from a variety of different countries to study here. The classes themselves have a thought out and executed curriculum, giving each student a well-rounded education on what it takes to be a working professional.

The creativity is contagious at Edgemar. I feel lucky to have this studio in such an amazing location!

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I have been a huge fan of The Edgemar Center, Two Theater and Art Gallery Complex for a few years now. It began with an art showing in the main gallery that I attended awhile back. This introduced me to this architectural gem in Santa Monica designed by Frank Gehry. I then learned of their theater spaces which are state-of-the-art one with 99 seats and the other 50. After seeing the amazing productions they put on, I quickly realized I wanted to be a part of the Acting Studio. I attended Michelle Danner's Golden Box and was amazed at what a wonderful teacher she is and what agreat staff she has!

The teachers are all professionals working industry. The students come from a variety of different countries to study here. The classes themselves have a thought out and executed curriculum, giving each student a well-rounded education on what it takes to be a working professional.

The creativity is contagious at Edgemar. I feel lucky to have this studio in such an amazing location!

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The Michelle Danner technique is definitely one of the best tools I use on auditions! She has improved my skills set greatly!!! I took the Golden Box two day seminar at her acting studio in Santa Monica and I LOVED it! The classes are held in their beautiful two theater and art gallery complex. Learning from her and her staff of teachers has been a very rewarding experience. The simplicity yet depth in her approach, gave me the ability to realize the power of stillness and that her process is all about capturing the truth.

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The Michelle Danner technique is definitely one of the best tools I use on auditions! She has improved my skills set greatly!!! I took the Golden Box two day seminar at her acting studio in Santa Monica and I LOVED it! The classes are held in their beautiful two theater and art gallery complex. Learning from her and her staff of teachers has been a very rewarding experience. The simplicity yet depth in her approach, gave me the ability to realize the power of stillness and that her process is all about capturing the truth.

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Michelle Danner Acting Studio offers: * The Actor's Golden Box: With Michelle Danner * Audition for Film & Television: On-Camera Cold Reading * Scene Study, Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced * Improv Workout * Casting Director Workshop * Voice intensives level 1 & level 2 *Brad Garrett the Emmy Award winning star of Everybody Loves Raymond Teaching a sitcom/comedy intensive *3, 6 & 12 month WELL ROUNDED ACTOR INTENSIVES AVAILABLE

 

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