The Acting Center Events

Jan 17

Master Your Crafter Seminar Package

Master Your Craft Seminar Series - The Acting Center

Sep 16

The 3 Secrets to Booking Commercials

The 3 Secrets to Booking Commercials - The Acting Center

The 3 Secrets to Booking Commercials

Delivered by Actor/Writer/Director and Co-Founder of The Acting Center, Eric Matheny who has both written and acted in hundreds of national commercials for over ten years.

In this two-hour seminar, you will learn to:

  • Do the exact actions to do at any audition
  • How to market yourself in a way that creates more auditions
  • How to build real relationships with agents, casting directors and directors
  • Focus on the number one factor that determines whether you get the job–or not.

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 1pm

Buy Your Tickets Here

Sep 16

The Commercial Intensive With Eric Matheny

The Commercial Intensive with Eric Matheny - April 3-13, 2017 - The Acting Center

The most effective  commercial workshops in LA by one of the most successful commercial actors in Hollywood. In the last year alone, Eric has booked over 36 spots! Including campaigns for Bud Light and Gillette Fusion ProGlide. What is the secret to his success?
In this class you will:
  • Find out what Casting Directors are really looking for
  • Identify the secrets to the different “types” of commercials
  • Discover The Acting Center Technique and how it applies to this genre
  • Practice auditions and call-backs in a realistic setting
  • Learn to look at commercials from an artistic point of view
  • Get the best way to promote and build your Casting Director and Agent relationships and land more auditions
  • Eliminate confusions and complexities to booking and shooting

This is a 2-week intensive, April 3rd – 13th, 2017.

Classes will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday nights for two weeks 7-10 pm at The Acting Center in Sherman Oaks.

The cost is $595

Call now as class size is limited




Aug 16

Fight Choreography Class

Fight Choreography Class - Monthly at The Acting Center


Taught by Xingú, Fight Choreographer, Stuntman & Stunt Coordinator. Ongoing course, once a month, 2-hours per class.

You will earn fight choreography for film and television including all the ins and outs of fight choreography from camera angles, reactions and spacing. You will also learn the two types of choreography: fighting (Hong Kong style) and old school bar brawling (American style).

All students are required to bring their own soft elbow & knee pads.

Learn the basics of:

  • Kicks
  • How to do a movie punch.
  • Head and body reactions.
  • Proper spacing
  • Handling weapons on set and more!

Ready to work?
Sign up now!

$25 per class

Next Class(es):
Sunday, March 26, 2017


Classes will be held once a month.
Stay tuned for upcoming dates.

Call 818.386.9099

14801 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91403. Parking on the right side of lot.

Jan 16

Improv at The Acting Center

Improv at The Acting Center

Sep 15

Friday Night Salon

Friday Night Salon at The Acting Center - March 31, 2017

You never know what to expect:

Friday Night Salons at The Acting Center.

The Friday Night Salons at The Acting Center

You’re invited to the Friday Night Salons at The Acting Center.

An unconventional way to experience performance, a salon is a gathering of writers, artists, actors and performers who come together to share their art with one another and their friends. You never know what to expect. And that can be a very, very good thing.

Friday night salon at the Acting Center

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Reserve your space! Call the Acting Center (818)386-9099
Admission $5

The Acting Center
14801 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Mar 14

Jimpressions – On Stage At The Acting Center

Jimpressions at The Acting Center - April 8, 2017

JIMPRESSIONS returns for one glorious night!

Special guest, Angela Hoover!

New voices, new stories and new comedy from the master of celebrity voices, Jim Meskimen!

Go see Meskimen’s Show, and who knows? You may even see yourself…”
– Phil Proctor of the Firesign Theatre

Jimpressions is an evening of celebrity impressions, improv and cultural subversion by actor/comedian Jim Meskimen, the voice of’s viral hits. You’ve heard him do impressions on Letterman, the Tonight Show, The Boondocks and countless animated shows, now see what happens when he really cuts loose.

Review – Jim Meskimen: A Man for All Voices by Bonnie Priever

View Press Release

Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door
Saturday April 8, 2017 – 8:00pm

For advance purchase click the “Buy Tickets” button.



The Acting Center
14801 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(Parking lot & street parking available)




If you have any questions please feel free to contact The Acting Center at (323) 962-2100
or email