Edgemar Center for the Arts

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I was referred by many actors throughout the years but for some reason never made it to one of the schools informational session to see if what i had heard about her teachings would work for me. Actors that i have worked with have studied with her and given her rave reviews so i finally decided to check it out.
Her technique is indeed fantastic and honestly, you cant go wrong if you are given different acting techniques to learn and choose from when you are on set and working on a challenging characters. Michelle Danner teaches her own acting technique and philosophy called "The Golden Box" based on the Meisner Technique, Lee Strasbergs Method, Stella Adler, Stanislavskis System, Uta Hagen, and the Chekhov technique. Michelle Danner continues to make me a better artist, and empathetic human being.Her acting school offers actors a well rounded education, if you have the time to work hard and dedicate yourself to the conservatory program the school offers i would highly recommend that, since you get to take all the classes they offer. i myself signed up for her 3 months program since i fly in and out of los angeles. and luckily they have a great makeup policy in case you need to miss a class for auditions or if you are plain sick. Michelle Danner's acting school provides a beautiful safe environment where we play pretend like emotional gymnasts. Its been three months now and i feel that it went way to quickly.

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I was referred by many actors throughout the years but for some reason never made it to one of the schools informational session to see if what i had heard about her teachings would work for me. Actors that i have worked with have studied with her and given her rave reviews so i finally decided to check it out.
Her technique is indeed fantastic and honestly, you cant go wrong if you are given different acting techniques to learn and choose from when you are on set and working on a challenging characters. Michelle Danner teaches her own acting technique and philosophy called "The Golden Box" based on the Meisner Technique, Lee Strasbergs Method, Stella Adler, Stanislavskis System, Uta Hagen, and the Chekhov technique. Michelle Danner continues to make me a better artist, and empathetic human being.Her acting school offers actors a well rounded education, if you have the time to work hard and dedicate yourself to the conservatory program the school offers i would highly recommend that, since you get to take all the classes they offer. i myself signed up for her 3 months program since i fly in and out of los angeles. and luckily they have a great makeup policy in case you need to miss a class for auditions or if you are plain sick. Michelle Danner's acting school provides a beautiful safe environment where we play pretend like emotional gymnasts. Its been three months now and i feel that it went way to quickly.

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I'm honored I had the privilege to take both Michelle Danner's Golden Box workshop and her Acting for the Camera class, because I really wanted to receive her acting expertise. As an emotional person, I've always struggled with being an emotional actor; it's hard for me to be constantly emotionally ready. After doing my scene the first time, Michelle could obviously see this and asked me to step it up emotionally. I came back and did the scene again and tried to tap into my sensitive side and was able to raise the stakes. Although I felt better about it, I knew I still didn't have this skill down. I don't know about other actors/actresses, but I love an opportunity to be challenged because I feel like my best work comes when people push me to the edge on something I'm struggling with. It makes me constantly want to come in and be better. I'm confident that taking these classes will help me strengthen my emotional weakness and get me ready for the industry. I'm grateful to be taking this acting class with such a top Hollywood acting coach.

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I'm honored I had the privilege to take both Michelle Danner's Golden Box workshop and her Acting for the Camera class, because I really wanted to receive her acting expertise. As an emotional person, I've always struggled with being an emotional actor; it's hard for me to be constantly emotionally ready. After doing my scene the first time, Michelle could obviously see this and asked me to step it up emotionally. I came back and did the scene again and tried to tap into my sensitive side and was able to raise the stakes. Although I felt better about it, I knew I still didn't have this skill down. I don't know about other actors/actresses, but I love an opportunity to be challenged because I feel like my best work comes when people push me to the edge on something I'm struggling with. It makes me constantly want to come in and be better. I'm confident that taking these classes will help me strengthen my emotional weakness and get me ready for the industry. I'm grateful to be taking this acting class with such a top Hollywood acting coach.

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I decided to open up a yelp account in order to write about my experience on the acting class i just took with Michelle Danner. Although HOLLYWOOD is a lot about the glitz and glamour and Michelle Danner has coached most of the elite

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I decided to open up a yelp account in order to write about my experience on the acting class i just took with Michelle Danner. Although HOLLYWOOD is a lot about the glitz and glamour and Michelle Danner has coached most of the elite

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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

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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

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The Michelle Danner acting studio in Los Angeles has such a wonderful environment. Im from London and I am currently doing the well rounded actors year program, so the classes I attend is Scene study, Improv, On camera and Voice and

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The Michelle Danner acting studio in Los Angeles has such a wonderful environment. Im from London and I am currently doing the well rounded actors year program, so the classes I attend is Scene study, Improv, On camera and Voice and

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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

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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

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I have studied at many different acting schools in Los Angeles such as Howard Fine, Lesly Kahn, Margie Haber, and Ivana Chubbuck. But I found this to be one of the top Los Angeles schools, especially under the direction of acting coach, Michelle Danner. She has coached such notable actors as Gerard Butler, Chris Rock, Penelope Cruz, Michael Pena, Isla Fisher, Salma Hayek, James Franco, Marcia Cross, Christian Slater, Zooey Deschanel, Gabrielle Union, Sally Kellerman, etc. \r \r I just took The Golden Box Two Day Technique Breakdown class with acting coach Michelle Danner. My gosh, this class was thorough and intense! I learned tons about creating vivid, fleshed out, and interesting characters, and the workshop itself was emotional, with lectures and technique exercises. What else I learnedWhy some acting choices are more powerful than others; How to deliver a raw unforgettable performance; The difference in the tools an actor uses for various mediums (film, television and stage); and my personal favorite, how to develop a personal story from scratch and discover material for a one woman/man show, screenplay, short or novel. Classic and wonderful information. Michelle Danner also used several clips from various films to illustrate some of the points she made. There are discussions and analyses of performances by Meryl Streep, Judi Dench, Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, James Dean and many others. I loved this class! I also really enjoyed Improvisation with Derek Reid. He has trained at many renowned schools and brings all of his knowledge into the lesson which makes for a very well-rounded learning experience. His class is always fun and gives me the opportunity to push myself as a performer. Definitely one of the top acting schools in Los Angeles!

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I have studied at many different acting schools in Los Angeles such as Howard Fine, Lesly Kahn, Margie Haber, and Ivana Chubbuck. But I found this to be one of the top Los Angeles schools, especially under the direction of acting coach, Michelle Danner. She has coached such notable actors as Gerard Butler, Chris Rock, Penelope Cruz, Michael Pena, Isla Fisher, Salma Hayek, James Franco, Marcia Cross, Christian Slater, Zooey Deschanel, Gabrielle Union, Sally Kellerman, etc. \r \r I just took The Golden Box Two Day Technique Breakdown class with acting coach Michelle Danner. My gosh, this class was thorough and intense! I learned tons about creating vivid, fleshed out, and interesting characters, and the workshop itself was emotional, with lectures and technique exercises. What else I learnedWhy some acting choices are more powerful than others; How to deliver a raw unforgettable performance; The difference in the tools an actor uses for various mediums (film, television and stage); and my personal favorite, how to develop a personal story from scratch and discover material for a one woman/man show, screenplay, short or novel. Classic and wonderful information. Michelle Danner also used several clips from various films to illustrate some of the points she made. There are discussions and analyses of performances by Meryl Streep, Judi Dench, Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, James Dean and many others. I loved this class! I also really enjoyed Improvisation with Derek Reid. He has trained at many renowned schools and brings all of his knowledge into the lesson which makes for a very well-rounded learning experience. His class is always fun and gives me the opportunity to push myself as a performer. Definitely one of the top acting schools in Los Angeles!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Edgemar is a great place to see live theatre. The main stage is wide and always has beautiful, intricate sets. The productions are top-notch. I've seen A. R. Guerney's "Sylvia." Henry Jaglom's "Just 45 Minutes From Broadway." and most

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The Edgemar is a great place to see live theatre. The main stage is wide and always has beautiful, intricate sets. The productions are top-notch. I've seen A. R. Guerney's "Sylvia." Henry Jaglom's "Just 45 Minutes From Broadway." and most

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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!

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The Edgemar Arts Center truly is great inspiring place. It is a great acting school that gives students the key to success in acting and be actually creative at it. I??m glad I took acting classes there, I met a lot of great people and the teachers were all really good.

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The Edgemar Arts Center truly is great inspiring place. It is a great acting school that gives students the key to success in acting and be actually creative at it. I??m glad I took acting classes there, I met a lot of great people and the teachers were all really good.

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Edgemar is a great place to study acting. Michelle Danner has really helped me to expand my abilities. I came into Michelles classes having done some acting classes but her classes were way beyond anything I had done. I really appreciated

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Edgemar is a great place to study acting. Michelle Danner has really helped me to expand my abilities. I came into Michelles classes having done some acting classes but her classes were way beyond anything I had done. I really appreciated

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I recently became a student at the Acting Studio at Edgemar Center for the Arts. Coaching with Michelle Danner has been very exciting for me. She delves into the acting process in a way I have not encountered before, which I first

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I recently became a student at the Acting Studio at Edgemar Center for the Arts. Coaching with Michelle Danner has been very exciting for me. She delves into the acting process in a way I have not encountered before, which I first

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I just attended a free info session here at the Edgemar Center and Im excited about beginning to take some of their classes. I will be enrolling in their Golden Box and Improv classes. First of all, the theater space here is beautiful.

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I just attended a free info session here at the Edgemar Center and Im excited about beginning to take some of their classes. I will be enrolling in their Golden Box and Improv classes. First of all, the theater space here is beautiful.

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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

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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

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I recently took Michelle Danners Golden Box, and it was the most eye opening two days Ive ever experienced as an actor. Michelle walks you through everything you must consider and ask yourself in order to build a rich, colorful

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I recently took Michelle Danners Golden Box, and it was the most eye opening two days Ive ever experienced as an actor. Michelle walks you through everything you must consider and ask yourself in order to build a rich, colorful

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Michelle Danner is a top acting coach in Los Angeles she is the lead teacher at the Acting studio at Edgemar also known as Larry Moss Studio. I have been studying with her for 2 years now and she is wise and incredibly passionate as an

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Michelle Danner is a top acting coach in Los Angeles she is the lead teacher at the Acting studio at Edgemar also known as Larry Moss Studio. I have been studying with her for 2 years now and she is wise and incredibly passionate as an

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Michelle Danner is a top acting coach in Los Angeles and artistic director of Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting School. I have been studying with her for 2 years now and she is extremely knowledgeable and incredibly passionate as an

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Michelle Danner is a top acting coach in Los Angeles and artistic director of Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting School. I have been studying with her for 2 years now and she is extremely knowledgeable and incredibly passionate as an

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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.

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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.

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I recently became a student at Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting Studio. Coaching with one of Hollywood's top acting coaches has been very thrilling for me. She dives into the acting process in a way that I have not encountered ever

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I recently became a student at Michelle Danner's Los Angeles Acting Studio. Coaching with one of Hollywood's top acting coaches has been very thrilling for me. She dives into the acting process in a way that I have not encountered ever

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Edgemar Center for the Arts has been known for it??s acting studio and it??s more than famous Creative Director Michelle Danner, who is not just coaching some of the biggest names in Hollywood but also a director, who is about to launch her new movie ??Hello Herman?.

For those directors and producers out there who thought, Edgemar was for actors only, should have a closer look at the ??Golden Box?, a two day class, offered by Michelle Danner herself. The class gives insight in breaking down scenes and scripts, a close look at the language actors speak and most importantly understand. It is commonly known, that a good director attends at least one acting class and the ??Golden Box? represents exactly that: a starter course to understand actor??s minds on set and on stage. You will meet talents from different backgrounds, and experiences but you will leave with one bigger understanding for their craft.

You will get an insight into characters, scene breakdowns, and sucking out the dialogues subtext, which translates directly to great cinema and theater. All this wisdom is brought to you, by Michelle Danner in a very charming and understanding manner in order to get the most out of the time. It is a very protected and open space, which for me was important, since this was my first acting class, and it takes a little something to let go of my inner insecurity and just let yourself fall, trusting the director to lead you through the process.

All in all, the ??Golden Box? is a great insight into the craft of acting; it gave me the basic understanding of how to work with talents and how to create entertainment that is meant to last.

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The Edgemar Center for the Arts has been known for it??s acting studio and it??s more than famous Creative Director Michelle Danner, who is not just coaching some of the biggest names in Hollywood but also a director, who is about to launch her new movie ??Hello Herman?.

For those directors and producers out there who thought, Edgemar was for actors only, should have a closer look at the ??Golden Box?, a two day class, offered by Michelle Danner herself. The class gives insight in breaking down scenes and scripts, a close look at the language actors speak and most importantly understand. It is commonly known, that a good director attends at least one acting class and the ??Golden Box? represents exactly that: a starter course to understand actor??s minds on set and on stage. You will meet talents from different backgrounds, and experiences but you will leave with one bigger understanding for their craft.

You will get an insight into characters, scene breakdowns, and sucking out the dialogues subtext, which translates directly to great cinema and theater. All this wisdom is brought to you, by Michelle Danner in a very charming and understanding manner in order to get the most out of the time. It is a very protected and open space, which for me was important, since this was my first acting class, and it takes a little something to let go of my inner insecurity and just let yourself fall, trusting the director to lead you through the process.

All in all, the ??Golden Box? is a great insight into the craft of acting; it gave me the basic understanding of how to work with talents and how to create entertainment that is meant to last.

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The Edgemar Center for the Arts has been known for its acting studio and its more than famous Creative Director Michelle Danner, who is not just coaching some of the biggest names in Hollywood but also a director, who is about to launch

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The Edgemar Center for the Arts has been known for its acting studio and its more than famous Creative Director Michelle Danner, who is not just coaching some of the biggest names in Hollywood but also a director, who is about to launch

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I initially went to an informational session held by michelle dannner talking about her technique and the classes offered at the acting studio at edgemar aka larry moss studio. After i enrolled into her class she instantly clarified all the vague comments from every acting class before her: I immediately saw an opportunity to acquire a real set of skills that I would be able to reproduce consistently and at will (like in the anxiety producing atmosphere of an audition or callback). I signed up for her 6 month well rounded acting program, where I practiced my on camera , improv, voice, sitcom comedy and scene study skills. Its a lot of work to prepare to perform, but it is all within my grasp once these techniques are learned and my skills are honed. I began to feel much more optimistic about my career and more in control of my process. One thing that I especially admire about Miss Danner is that she constantly challenges you and her feedback is keen and on the money. She works intuitively and is approachable as well as an excellent acting coach which is why so many Oscar winners go to her

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I initially went to an informational session held by michelle dannner talking about her technique and the classes offered at the acting studio at edgemar aka larry moss studio. After i enrolled into her class she instantly clarified all the vague comments from every acting class before her: I immediately saw an opportunity to acquire a real set of skills that I would be able to reproduce consistently and at will (like in the anxiety producing atmosphere of an audition or callback). I signed up for her 6 month well rounded acting program, where I practiced my on camera , improv, voice, sitcom comedy and scene study skills. Its a lot of work to prepare to perform, but it is all within my grasp once these techniques are learned and my skills are honed. I began to feel much more optimistic about my career and more in control of my process. One thing that I especially admire about Miss Danner is that she constantly challenges you and her feedback is keen and on the money. She works intuitively and is approachable as well as an excellent acting coach which is why so many Oscar winners go to her

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Michelle is the reason I have a career. Her technique and detail-to-character-relationship is the reason that I can say that I have 3 series regular roles, 2 recurring roles, and over 30 guest starring roles (including 2 that placed me on the ballot for Emmys for Best Actor in a Guest Starring Role, Comedy and Drama) on my resume. Michelle is the best in the business."
Michelle Danner has been a great inspiration. Using her techniques in my work has enabled me to infuse and utilize my emotional experiences and the inherent personal psychology connected to those experiences thereby creating a template that allows me to take a character that might appear to be foreign, and makes it immediately assessable.

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Michelle is the reason I have a career. Her technique and detail-to-character-relationship is the reason that I can say that I have 3 series regular roles, 2 recurring roles, and over 30 guest starring roles (including 2 that placed me on the ballot for Emmys for Best Actor in a Guest Starring Role, Comedy and Drama) on my resume. Michelle is the best in the business."
Michelle Danner has been a great inspiration. Using her techniques in my work has enabled me to infuse and utilize my emotional experiences and the inherent personal psychology connected to those experiences thereby creating a template that allows me to take a character that might appear to be foreign, and makes it immediately assessable.

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The Michelle Danner technique is by far one of the most effective tools I use when I'm auditioning, she has improved my auditioning skills immensely!!! I took the Golden Box 2 day seminar at her acting studio in santa monica and I LOVED it! the classes are held in a beautiful state of the art theater. She is amazing & taking classes with her and her staff of teachers has been a very rewarding experience. 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.

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The Michelle Danner technique is by far one of the most effective tools I use when I'm auditioning, she has improved my auditioning skills immensely!!! I took the Golden Box 2 day seminar at her acting studio in santa monica and I LOVED it! the classes are held in a beautiful state of the art theater. She is amazing & taking classes with her and her staff of teachers has been a very rewarding experience. 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.

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This weekend I attended The Golden Box taught by Michelle Danner at The Edgemar Center for the Arts. The class started with a lecture by Michelle about the key components of acting. Within the first thirty minutes Michelle had clearly covered over ten topics I had spent years trying to understand. Afterwards, Michelle led the class through a biography exercise. I was surprised at how much this exercise opened me up and exposed me to so many emotions I didn??t know I could access. The next day we focused on script analysis. Michelle showed us movie clips from some of the best actors and broke down their performances. Overall, the class proved to be very excited and I am so excited to take more class with Michelle in the future. Everyone should try to take a class with Michelle! All of her classes can be found on http://michelledanner.com/

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This weekend I attended The Golden Box taught by Michelle Danner at The Edgemar Center for the Arts. The class started with a lecture by Michelle about the key components of acting. Within the first thirty minutes Michelle had clearly covered over ten topics I had spent years trying to understand. Afterwards, Michelle led the class through a biography exercise. I was surprised at how much this exercise opened me up and exposed me to so many emotions I didn??t know I could access. The next day we focused on script analysis. Michelle showed us movie clips from some of the best actors and broke down their performances. Overall, the class proved to be very excited and I am so excited to take more class with Michelle in the future. Everyone should try to take a class with Michelle! All of her classes can be found on http://michelledanner.com/

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I have just started classes at the Edgemar Center for the Arts and I am feeling very inspired. There is something to be said about studying in a Frank Gehry designed, architecturally beautiful space, to study under veteran teachers, and

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I have just started classes at the Edgemar Center for the Arts and I am feeling very inspired. There is something to be said about studying in a Frank Gehry designed, architecturally beautiful space, to study under veteran teachers, and

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I saw the play ??it must be him" - a new comedy at Edgemar. It was definitely a memorable experience! As soon as I entered Edgemar, I felt welcomed. It??s a very social, friendly environment. They do tons and tons and things at this center form childrens classes to adult acting classes which I hear are fantastic!!
I watched this new show and, I was blown away! The music and dance was magnificent. I am looking forward to seeing Edgemar??s other comedu that has been extended twice now called Sylvia. I was disappointed cause it has taken me 3 months to actually see the show given its been sold out every time I call but this time I reserved way ahead of time!!!!!!!!!

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I saw the play ??it must be him" - a new comedy at Edgemar. It was definitely a memorable experience! As soon as I entered Edgemar, I felt welcomed. It??s a very social, friendly environment. They do tons and tons and things at this center form childrens classes to adult acting classes which I hear are fantastic!!
I watched this new show and, I was blown away! The music and dance was magnificent. I am looking forward to seeing Edgemar??s other comedu that has been extended twice now called Sylvia. I was disappointed cause it has taken me 3 months to actually see the show given its been sold out every time I call but this time I reserved way ahead of time!!!!!!!!!

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I finally got to see ??sylvia? a new comedy after waiting for weeks to see this (since it had been sold out). I am so happy I got the chance to bring my 2 boys to experievce live theater in santa monica! The actors blew me away! This theater is located in frank gherys architectural landmark building just a few streets from the beach. not only is it a beautiful facility but it also offers great acting classes for children so now I have a place close by to take my boys for improv and summer camps.

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I finally got to see ??sylvia? a new comedy after waiting for weeks to see this (since it had been sold out). I am so happy I got the chance to bring my 2 boys to experievce live theater in santa monica! The actors blew me away! This theater is located in frank gherys architectural landmark building just a few streets from the beach. not only is it a beautiful facility but it also offers great acting classes for children so now I have a place close by to take my boys for improv and summer camps.

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I saw ??Hoboken to Hollywood: A Journey through the Great American Songbook? at Edgemar center for the arts not too long ago. I was totally impressed by the entire experience! Edgemar Center features two fantastic state-of-the art theatres and an art gallery in Frank Gehry's complex. Every time I visit the theatre, there's always wonderful artwork up. It??s in a great area of Santa Monica right near the ocean. I just saw "Sylvia: A Comedy. It was marvelous, and I highly recommend it! I am excited to see their next show, which is another musical comedy called "It Must be Him."...Plus I hear they have childrens' acting classes which I haven't cheked out yet but soon will.

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I saw ??Hoboken to Hollywood: A Journey through the Great American Songbook? at Edgemar center for the arts not too long ago. I was totally impressed by the entire experience! Edgemar Center features two fantastic state-of-the art theatres and an art gallery in Frank Gehry's complex. Every time I visit the theatre, there's always wonderful artwork up. It??s in a great area of Santa Monica right near the ocean. I just saw "Sylvia: A Comedy. It was marvelous, and I highly recommend it! I am excited to see their next show, which is another musical comedy called "It Must be Him."...Plus I hear they have childrens' acting classes which I haven't cheked out yet but soon will.

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A stellar acting school. I've been working with Michelle Danner and I love her method. This technique empowers the actor. There is no room for self-indulgence. I found her proactive approach to be extremely powerful not just in acting, but also in writing and directing.

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A stellar acting school. I've been working with Michelle Danner and I love her method. This technique empowers the actor. There is no room for self-indulgence. I found her proactive approach to be extremely powerful not just in acting, but also in writing and directing.

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My favorite part of Mondays and Fridays is Improv at The Acting Studio at Edgemar! The class is structured in a way so that you learn a new technique each time. It is particularly great if you have an interest in commercials or comedy of any kind. I know that agents, no matter if they are commercial or theatrical, love to see Improv on you resume. I also really like the fact that the class is twice a week so if you cannot make it to Monday there is still another chance on Friday. Of course you'll get more out of it if you can go twice a week, but even once a week will give you a great improv workout. They just added an improv showcase, which will be really really cool. I am really excited to be back on a stage performing since it has been a while. My fellow students are hilarious and so nice. I just signed up for Brad Garrett??s Sitcom Intensive since he is a comic genius I know the class will be great.

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My favorite part of Mondays and Fridays is Improv at The Acting Studio at Edgemar! The class is structured in a way so that you learn a new technique each time. It is particularly great if you have an interest in commercials or comedy of any kind. I know that agents, no matter if they are commercial or theatrical, love to see Improv on you resume. I also really like the fact that the class is twice a week so if you cannot make it to Monday there is still another chance on Friday. Of course you'll get more out of it if you can go twice a week, but even once a week will give you a great improv workout. They just added an improv showcase, which will be really really cool. I am really excited to be back on a stage performing since it has been a while. My fellow students are hilarious and so nice. I just signed up for Brad Garrett??s Sitcom Intensive since he is a comic genius I know the class will be great.

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I was in Los Angeles for 3 years before I met Michelle Danner. 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 the Edgemar Center is a brilliant place to study!

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I was in Los Angeles for 3 years before I met Michelle Danner. 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 the Edgemar Center is a brilliant place to study!

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I have studied at many different acting schools in Los Angeles such as Howard Fine, Lesly Kahn, Margie Haber, and Ivana Chubbuck. But I found this to be one of the top Los Angeles schools, especially under the direction of acting coach, Michelle Danner. She has coached such notable actors as Gerard Butler, Chris Rock, Penelope Cruz, Michael Pena, Isla Fisher, Salma Hayek, James Franco, Marcia Cross, Christian Slater, Zooey Deschanel, Gabrielle Union, Sally Kellerman, etc.

I just took The Golden Box Two Day Technique Breakdown class with acting coach Michelle Danner. My gosh, this class was thorough and intense! I learned tons about creating vivid, fleshed out, and interesting characters, and the workshop itself was emotional, with lectures and technique exercises. What else I learned?Why some acting choices are more powerful than others; How to deliver a raw unforgettable performance; The difference in the tools an actor uses for various mediums (film, television and stage); and my personal favorite, how to develop a personal story from scratch and discover material for a one woman/man show, screenplay, short or novel.

Classic and wonderful information. Michelle Danner also used several clips from various films to illustrate some of the points she made.
There are discussions and analyses of performances by Meryl Streep, Judi Dench, Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, James Dean and many others. I loved this class! Definitely one of the top acting schools in Los Angeles!

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I have studied at many different acting schools in Los Angeles such as Howard Fine, Lesly Kahn, Margie Haber, and Ivana Chubbuck. But I found this to be one of the top Los Angeles schools, especially under the direction of acting coach, Michelle Danner. She has coached such notable actors as Gerard Butler, Chris Rock, Penelope Cruz, Michael Pena, Isla Fisher, Salma Hayek, James Franco, Marcia Cross, Christian Slater, Zooey Deschanel, Gabrielle Union, Sally Kellerman, etc.

I just took The Golden Box Two Day Technique Breakdown class with acting coach Michelle Danner. My gosh, this class was thorough and intense! I learned tons about creating vivid, fleshed out, and interesting characters, and the workshop itself was emotional, with lectures and technique exercises. What else I learned?Why some acting choices are more powerful than others; How to deliver a raw unforgettable performance; The difference in the tools an actor uses for various mediums (film, television and stage); and my personal favorite, how to develop a personal story from scratch and discover material for a one woman/man show, screenplay, short or novel.

Classic and wonderful information. Michelle Danner also used several clips from various films to illustrate some of the points she made.
There are discussions and analyses of performances by Meryl Streep, Judi Dench, Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, James Dean and many others. I loved this class! Definitely one of the top acting schools in Los Angeles!

 

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