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Competitive, impactful, business skills are the main aspect actors are missing in today's oversaturated industry. Are you ready? Connecting Vision, Goals, Brand, Marketing, PR & Sales strategies into a cohesive business plan, Accelerated Artist, a national company with global clients, is passionately committed to empower actors to achieve career & life success. About the Guest Instructor Christina Shipp | CEO Accelerated Artist Christina is a master of Style, Concept, Packaging, and

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  Guest Instructors Owner of Red Walk Talent PR Rosa Lugo  hails from the East Coast, born in the Bronx and raised in CT it’s no surprise she has that no nonsense/go getter attitude. Rosa moved to California and while with Ceasar’s Entertainment she was in charge of organizing pep rallies and employee events for 2,000+ employees. Rosa was considered and praised as one of the best in her field as all events were

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Call (818) 523-8283 or email to Sign-Up! Improv Expert Vlada Casteel has been working with Diane since she was 11 years old! In that time, Vlada refined her talents as an actress through scripts, as well as through improvisation. Growing her love of improv in Diane's acting classes led her to join the improv team, in her teenage years, at Valencia High School where she performed Story Theatre Improv for live audiences. In

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Jonathan George, CEO of JG Entertainment, is A&R who’s clients include: Universal, Sony ATV, 19 Entertainment, Vincent Herbert, Streamline Records/Interscope, Simon Fuller, Jamie King, Hulu, FOX, Disney, Arc Entertainment, PAX, Playboy & Torrid. JG Entertainment is the leading expert in developing, branding and launching artists into all areas of the entertainment industry. From start to finish, we work with labels as well as independent artists to creatively direct, develop and execute the

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Minda Burr is the Master Talent WritingTeacher for the prestigious Master Talent Teachers online University. She has her Masters Degree in drama from the University of Arizona and is a three decade veteran of Show Business as an Actress, Writer, Theatrical Producer and Director.  One of her favorite missions is encouraging Actors - of all ages - to create their own opportunities by writing their own material.  You will leave this class inspired

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How to Stay Confident

How to Stay Confident from Diane Christiansen Coaching       Maybe you didn’t book the gig. Maybe you didn’t even get a callback. Maybe you came out of your audition and felt like you forgot everything you learned in your acting class or your private coaching lesson. Maybe you’re just having a bad day and feeling down about your career aspects. Maybe that’s okay.      It’s okay to feel

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How to Navigate Your Acting Career in LA

How to Navigate Your Acting Career in LA By Diane Christiansen Coaching One way to think about your acting career in LA is to imagine a bullseye.  Picture yourself at the center surrounded by a chosen team of professionals, which is again surrounded by the larger entertainment industry.  In order to navigate your acting career, you'll need to start by focusing on the center of the target--you.  Engage in thoughtful

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Camp Cards Are Back!

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 Have you heard about the best deal in town for Summer savings on acting classes? Enjoy summer fun in the sun without missing out on valuable acting class time! CAMP CARDS GO ON SALE MAY 1st FOR JUNE-AUGUST We're making attending summer classes even easier! You can now join a full 8 or 12 week acting session and still enjoy your vacation time - but only with a Camp Card!  Our CAMP CARDS are

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How to Become a Professional Actor in LA [part 1]

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Wondering how to get your child or teen into acting?  Diane Christiansen, top rated acting coach for kids and teens in Hollywood, has designed a 3 part video series for families who are seeking a professional acting career in Los Angeles for their children or teenagers! Each segment contains critical steps designed to be taken with patience, dedication and a 100% commitment to producing results. Rushing or skipping these steps could

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Part 2 – How to Get Into Acting

Wondering how to get your child or teen into acting?  Diane Christiansen, top rated acting coach for kids and teens in Hollywood, has designed a 3 part video series for families who are seeking a professional acting career in Los Angeles for their children or teenagers! There are many ways to go about getting an Agent for a child or teen actor, including cold calling and/or submitting online through each Agencies

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What are Casting Directors looking for? – Part 3

What are Casting Directors looking for in the audition room? Find out directly from the source in Part 3 with Diane Christiansen's exclusive interview with Award-Winning, Children's network Casting Director, Carol Goldwasser! Be sure to check out parts 1 and 2.  Be the first to get the scoop on insider information from Diane and 10 of the top performance teachers in Hollywood – subscribe to Master Talent Teachers on YouTube

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How to Keep Yourself on Your Reps’ Radar

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How to Keep Yourself on Your Reps' Radar by Diane Christiansen Coaching  Ever feel like you’re missing out on auditions on which your agent or manager could be sending you? Do you watch TV shows, films, or commercials and think, “Hey! Why didn’t I go in for this part?” It may be as simple as not being on your reps’ radar. How to fix that? Whether you’re in Los Angeles, New

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When is the best time to come to LA for Pilot Season?

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When is the best time to come to Los Angeles for Pilot Season??  Every weekend Agents and Managers are traveling to some city scouting for new kid and teen actors for pilot season. The top kids Agents will look at from 100 to 300 kids every week from now through the end of January. These are the brightest young actors from around the country with parents who can afford expensive weekend

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What is an Appropriate Gift for an Agent or Manager?

What is an Appropriate Gift for an Agent or Manager? by Diane Christiansen Coaching Believe it or not, the holidays are just around the corner! It’s time to start that wintertime shopping list. There’s Mom, Dad, Sis… and don’t forget your Manager and Agents! December is a great time to say “thank you” to your professional and creative team for everything they’ve done for you all year long. It’s also

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New DCC Webseries

We're delighted to announce the premier of our brand new Webseries - What Hollywood Actors do when they're not acting. This is an improvised show on the Diane Christiansen Coaching YoutTube Channel  featuring students from our classes highlighting what Hollywood Actors do in their downtime. Here's an episode featuring Screen Teens Alex Calloway and Sierra Clarke...Check it out! Be sure to subscribe to our channel - tune in for new

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