Acting Class Los Angeles: Andrew Wood Acting Studio

on playing to win

I saw a link to this incredible story on Twitter this morning. A compassionate judge sentences a veteran to 24 hours in jail, then joins him behind bars The veteran in question, Sgt. Joseph Serna, had been through several horrific ordeals in Iraq: Serna was almost killed three times: once, by a roadside bomb, then […]

the high school drama teacher in T.J. Miller’s life

Many of us have an amazing high school drama teacher in our past. NPR did a piece last week about the comic and actor T.J. Miller. I am not familiar with Miller’s oeuvre, but: T.J. Miller has played a dragon slayer in the How to Train Your Dragon movies, a man who doesn’t always change […]

not you as the character, but the character as you

The other night, I was saying goodnight to a student who was leaving class. This was her first acting class, and she hadn’t yet put her scene up. She mentioned that she and her scene partner had done their scene for someone else, a third person, and she had asked that third person whether or […]