Over three weeks you will undergo intense training to learn about being a working actor in Los Angeles. Classes led by seasoned working professionals including actors, coaches, casting directors and industry representatives. 

Focus on developing skills  including Acting Techniques, Audition Technique, Understanding the Business of Acting, Obtaining US Representation, US Visa's & Immigration, Standard US dialect and more. Parents also receive an educational seminar about the importance of managing their children as up and coming International Youth Talent. What's involved for them moving forward? How to handle this crazy hustle of Hollywood.

Artists be prepared to work hard, learn more and grow as a young creative more than you ever have before. Let us not forget to enjoy the incredible vibrant city of Los Angeles and life in Hollywood, and the journey to this exciting destination. 



What's Included

  • Acting Techniques
  • On Camera Techniques
  • Improvisation
  • Genre's: Primetime TV, Soap Opera, Sitcom (Multi-cam vs single-cam), Acting in Film & more
  • Audition Technique
  • US Accent and Dialect
  • Fitzmaurice Voicework Technique
  • Alexander Technique
  • Scene Study/Classical Training
  • Speciality Masterclasses
  • Meisner Technique
  • Margie Haber Studio Mini Intensive 

Business of Acting

  • Casting Director Intensives
  • Industry Seminars
  • The Writers Lab
  • Production Processes & Pitching
  • Self Tapes
  • Pilot Season (Do’s & Don’ts)
  • Screen Actors Guild
  • Self Promotion and Marketing
  • Management and Talent Agent Representation
  • Resumes (US layouts)
  • Visa’s and Immigration including Stateside Careers, US Lawyers & more
  • Online Casting Processes eg Actors Access & Casting Networks

Additional Extras

Program Dates

Summer Program (Open Age 13-20) 

June 27th - July 18th 2020

Applications Open Now

Course Fees & Deposits

Course Fee: $2750.00 USD

Deposit: $750 USD (Payment must be made to secure your place in ANY program)

*Payment plans for balance can be made after deposits are made.

*Please ensure if using PayPal all fees are covered by yourself including Credit Card Fees.

Applications & auditions

  1. Please contact assitant@aafta.us for free initial 30 min consultation 
  2. Please submit a US Self Tape Audition (No more than 2 mins in US Accent)
  3. Please accompany with Headshot, Resume, Pro-Reel and/or agent referral
  4. Applications will be sent via DocuSign. Please complete and send back to us with the above to be eligible for acceptance.

Please note: Students can travel solo and be connected with another student or full time chaperone provided by AAFTA. Our student liaison program has now started in 2019

Teen LA Experience Brochure web (pdf)