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Actors Platform Casting Director Workshop

Actors Platform is a monthly, three night Workshop plus Showcase with the best casting directors in LA! APRIL GUEST: ANDY HENRY

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Nail It! Audition Technique and Cold Reading Workshop

Be confidant and prepared for EVERY audition. This audition technique and cold reading workshop will take your bookings to the next level! ENROLLING NOW for MARCH 2017

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Commercial Kids & Teens: Now on Saturdays

Our on-camera commercial acting class has MOVED TO SATURDAYS! YAY!! Learn how to audition for commercials and stand out from the crowd with instructor Tess Christiansen!


Actor Demo Reels

We provide actors of all ages with professional quality acting demo reels. You will receive private coaching with Diane on 2 scenes, filming with other actors, and editing to your personal specifications.

Screen Teens: Scene Study Acting Class

Voted "BEST CLASS FOR TEENS IN L.A." 2 years in a row on Backstage West and our most popular class ever! A truly extraordinary acting experience for teenagers.

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New Locations For All Classes

We are very excited to be moving all of our classes and workshops back into a theater! Beginning January…

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Online Payments

Conveniently make a payment online for classes, workshops, and private lessons. All major credit cards + PayPal accounts accepted….

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Agent Quest

Looking for an A-List Agent in Los Angeles? Agent Quest is an audition-only showcase that hosts the industry elite!…

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Welcome to Diane Christiansen Coaching

25 Years of Coaching Actors to Success!

Diane Christiansen Coaching has been voted THE BEST acting class for Kids & best acting class for Teens in Los Angeles 2 years in a row by the Backstage West Readers’ Choice Awards. For Diane and her instructors, there is no greater joy than seeing our students succeed as actors. Which is why we are dedicated to each and every student having a profound, unique, and uplifting experience at our acting school. Whether you are brand new to this business or experienced, Diane and her instructors are committed whole heartedly to creating a safe and inspiring environment for all…from 3 years-old and up.



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