Welcome to the Theatre of Arts Homepage! We opened our doors in 1927 and continue to train students from around the world for successful careers in film and television using contemporary on-camera acting techniques.
Theatre of Arts Acting School is specially designed to get you in front of the camera and keeping you in front of the camera. We have created our classes to accommodate beginners, as well as experienced actors. Our proven immersion technique provides students with intensive training in all areas of stage, film and television acting.
Our program goes beyond the basics to combine the strengths of classical British drama training with the vibrancy and innovations of contemporary American practice. In order to achieve the best from and for our student actors, we limit our classes to average about 15 students. Furthermore, students are invited to participate in performance opportunities, often in the presence of casting directors, agents and other entertainment industry professionals.
Training students from around the world for successful careers in film, television, and theater since 1927.
Centrally located in the heart of Hollywood, Theatre of Arts- College for The Contemporary Actor is the longest continuously operating acting school in Los Angeles.
Theatre of Arts introduces new Short Course – “How To Write Your Own Big Break” with acclaimed screenwriter Steven BagatourianJuly 9, 2015 · 0 Comments
In today’s hypercompetitive multimedia climate, it’s rare for actors to be cast in roles that showcase the full range of their unique gifts. Many actors have become disillusioned waiting for that “dream part” to come along and today’s landscape requires taking more initiative than ever before. Steve Bagatourian’s “How To Write Your Own Big Break”
FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: Beauty, Fashion, & Editorial Hair and Makeup artist Kelli Zehnder.July 15, 2014 · 1 Comments
While larger theatre groups or film/tv productions will often have an ‘on-staff’ stage/set makeup artist, it’s not unusual for you to be expected to do your own makeup if you’re performing in a smaller group or production. In some cases, a makeup artist may ‘design’ the look for your production, and you will then be
Theatre of Arts Richard Tatum to direct ‘Gluttony Lost His Appetite’ at Acting Out! Ink Fest 2015.September 20, 2012 · 4 Comments
Theatre of Arts voice over and rehearsal production instructor Richard Tatum is directing the comedy – ‘Gluttony Lost His Appetite’ by Audrey Ryan (Friday at 5pm and Saturday at 9:30pm) at the 2015 ‘Acting Out! Ink Fest’: A Festival of Female Playwrights’. The weekend-long celebration hosted by the 2Cents Theatre Group (a sponsored non-profit artistic
In today’s hypercompetitive multimedia climate, July 9, 2015
While larger theatre groups or film/tv productions July 15, 2014
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