The Reality of Doing

Hybrid Meisner© conditions actors like athletes in what we call “doing the doings.”
We firmly believe that acting is the reality of doing.

Private Coaching

Private Coaching is available in person at the studio, on set, at a client’s home or via Skype and Google.

L.A style on-camera audition

This on camera audition intensive is scheduled twice every month is taught by working actress Brooke McCormick. It is an elective for studio members and also open to professional actors.

Working Actor Reviews

A few reviews of familiar faces that are drawn from over 200 actor reviews.
We are actors, filmmakers, directors, writers and comedians. Veteran acting coach Andrew Benne moved his L.A. studio to San Diego in April of 2016. His San Diego acting classes are conducted at the same level of high standards taught to hundreds of celebrities and working actors since 1989. Mr. Benne believes the entertainment industry has changed and actors don’t necessarily have to live in New York or Los Angeles anymore, but deserve to be trained with all the same advantages. We are a Hybrid Meisner studio. Primarily rooted in the Meisner technique yet strongly influenced by the disciplines of Stella Adler, Uta Hagen, Eric Morris and legendary filmmaker John Cassavetes.
Los Angeles Acting Studio SD is San Diego’s premier acting school for film, television and stage. Offering real world acting classes, and private coaching to actors of all levels. The studio specializes in developing each actors “Unique Self”- transforming talent into confident working actors. We are a thriving community of supportive artists.

“Transforming talent into working actors – One artist at a time – Since 1989.”

Acting SD Studio

The Acting SD Studio provides a safe, yet risk taking environment for actors to become truthfully, imaginary and emotionally free in their work. Classes are small and very individualized all assignments are custom made for each actor.  We invite you to come work in a place, where we truly care about YOU and your talent.   A studio that really wants you to be a fearless working actor and turn your dream into a profession.

Commit To Your Craft

The Classes

For over 28 years Andrew Benne has offered training for the professional and beginning actor in a safe, challenging, and inspiring environment.

The Team

Meet San Diego’s Finest Acting Coaches.

The "Work"

We are a Hybrid Meisner studio. Primarily rooted in the Meisner technique yet strongly influenced by the disciplines of Stella Adler, Uta Hagen, Eric Morris and legendary filmmaker John Cassavetes.

Hybrid Meisner Technique

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Los Angeles Acting Studio SD

Free Working Audit with Andrew Benne

An interview with Andrew Benne and a class audit are required. In the free working audit, you will participate in the first half of class in moment to moment work, listening, responding and connecting.  This gives you a chance to work with Andrew Benne and other studio actors.

You will then observe the second half of the night which is the performance part of class.   Here you will witness real studio work and how the technique transcends. Finding the right school is very important. It is imperative to study in a studio where the coach, the actors and the work speaks to you personally.

New Studio Location

Call Us

(844) 5-ACTING
or, (844) 522-8464

Email Us

ActingSD@gmail.com

Visit Us

(By Appointment Only)

6142 Nancy Ridge Drive Ste 102,
San Diego, CA 92121