Phone: 323-868-9913


Upcoming Single Day Workshops

To Register: Click on the PayPal link under the workshop that you want to take.

Email your information to to RSVP. You will receive an email confirmation back.

Space is limited to 12 “Meet The Biz” Students.

Price: $35 per single day workshop

For upcoming workshops check out the Instructors page.

Wednesday January 10, 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Meet The Biz with CJ JONES

CJ’s credits include:
Baby Driver
See What I’m Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary


Friday February 9, 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm


Andrea’s credits include:
Tom and Jerry
Space Jam


Wednesday February 28, 2018

Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Co-Hosting along with Performing Arts Studio West
The Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Meet Up
with Founder / Creator NIC NOVICKI

To register and or for more details go to
You must rsvp to attend no later than Monday February 26th
rsvp to – put in subject la meet up event.

No Charge

Wednesday March 14, 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

An Interview with BRENT MILLER

Brent’s credits include:
One Day at a Time

Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You
Guess Who Died

Note: This event will be filmed.

Friday April 20, 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Directing Writing & Acting with SHAWN RYAN and PAUL VINCENZO

Credits include:
Performances at Catalina Jazz Club, The Razz Room, Don’t Tell Mama’s
Young Actors Theatre Camp

Wednesday June 6, 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Media Access with Producer DEBORAH CALLA and Writer ALLEN RUCKER

Deborah’s Credits Include:
Producer of the Media Access Awards
A Beautiful Life
Chair of the Diversity Workshop of the Producers Guild of America

Allen’s credits include:
The Sopranos (Three Books)
American Experience: Two Days in October
Media Access Awards

Wednesday August 15, 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Animation with DANI BOWMAN

Dani’s Credits Include:
DaniMation Entertainment
Mr. Raindrop
The Namazu

Tuesday September 4, 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

RYAN J. HADDAD: Autobiographical storytelling and solo performance

Ryan’s Credits Include:
Hi, Are you Single?
Falling for Make Believe
Madam Secretary

Tuesday September 25, 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Being the Writer with SHELLY GOLDSTEIN

Shelly’s Credits Include:
Flying with Bryd
Northwestern University Gala: A Starry Night

Friday October 12, 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Music with ALLAN RICH

Allan’s Songs and History Include:
Run To You – Whitney Houston
For the First Time – Kenny Loggins
I Just Had To Hear Your Voice – Oleta Adams
Lessons To Be Learned – Barbra Streisand
Your Love Is All I know – Chaka Khan
Crazy Love – Luther Vandross
I Drive Myself Crazy – N’Sync
I Live For Your Love – Natalie Cole

Friday November 16, 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Improv with Santina Muha

Santina’s Credits Include:
One Day at a Time
The UCB Show
Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Tuesday December 18, 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Stuntman and Trainer PETER LEE THOMAS

Peter’s Clients Include:
Halle Berry
Demi Lovato
Sean “Diddy” Combs

Upcoming Monthly Workshops

“IN THE BREATH” Summer Workshop
Back By Popular Demand!

A 4-week workshop of being in the Moment

Dates: Tuesdays August 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2018

Times:  2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Price:  $195

Location:  Performing Arts Studio West

To Register: Call 323-868-9913 or  Email:



from Penn & Teller’s Bulls**t

“IN THE BREATH” Workshop:
An 8-week workshop of being in the Moment

Dates: Tuesday April 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2018

Times:  2:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Price:  $395

Location:  Performing Arts Studio West

To Register: Call 323-868-9913 or  Email:


Acting Coaching

Have a big audition coming up?  If you need to refocus what you want in your acting career, if you have new pictures or resumes looked at, if you are wondering how to go about finding and auditioning for an agent or manager, if you just want to work on your craft, then this is for you. Get private one-on-one coaching!

Regular Private Coaching Rates:
$100 – One Hour

One Hour Coaching:

SPECIAL: If you buy 5 prepaid coaching sessions, you get 2 extra ones for free. This special is good through Sunday December 30, 2018. Coaching sessions have no expiration date.

Private Coaching Special:
$500 – (Buy 5 prepaid and get 2 extra for free)



  • Weekdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Evenings from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Weekends from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Adult and children’s classes available
    (Times vary depending upon the Instructor)


Classes are held at:

Performing Arts Studio West in Hollywood
438 S Market Street
Inglewood, CA 90301


The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA  90038


Class Fees

  • All monthly workshops are $200.00 (4 classes)
  • All single day workshops are $35.00
  • Some workshops are a suggested donation. (If our Crowd Funding 2016-2018 is met, all workshops will be at no charge.)
  • Coaching Sessions: $100 (One Hour)

Deposit & Payment Policy

  • Classes require a $100.00 deposit. The balance is due the first day of class, but the check can be postdated. (Except for the one day workshops of $30.00 to be paid in full when registering for each class.)
  • Cancellation policy: 48 hours notice prior to first class is required for a full refund.
  • Instructors are subject to change.
  • For the free workshops, no deposit is required, but attendance to all workshops within the session are necessary to keep your space. If you must miss a workshop, please give 48 hours notice to allow your space to be filled.
  • To Register – Phone: 323-868-9913 and/or

Registration Information

** Meet the Biz workshops do not guarantee employment.