$85 for a Six-Week Acting for Non Actors Level 1 Class or Five Weeks of Kids and Teens Classes at Bay Area Acting Studio ($275 Value)

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Acting, like avoiding a speeding ticket, requires believable emotion and the ability to be someone else. Learn the art of acting with today's Groupon to Bay Area Acting Studio, valid at its locations in San Jose, San Bruno, and San Francisco. Choose between the following options:

  • For $85, you get a six-week Acting for Non Actors Level 1 class (a $275 value).
  • For $85, you get a five-week session of kids and teens classes (a $275 value).

During Bay Area Acting Studio’s beginners, kids', and teens' classes, expert trainers impart acting basics to students, along with technical skills such as improvisation, cold reading, and on-camera exercises. Novice performers may use the 90-minute relaxed sessions as opportunities to build camaraderie with fellow players, discover a new hobby, or foster a mutual appreciation for Ray Liotta. In class, students will learn the art of improvisational acting, learning to create scenarios and think on their feet. Instructors also cover cold reading for potential auditions in the Antarctic and scene work to refine and build basic acting chops. On-camera exercises give pupils the opportunity to see their performances on film.

Bay Area Acting Studio

Trained by legendary acting teacher Sanford Meisner, Christy English Wioncek opened the Bay Area Acting Studio to teach a new generation of actors how to—in the words of her mentor—"live truthfully under imaginary circumstances." Her stable of equally Meisner-steeped instructors leads classes including introductory adult courses, intensive courses for working thespians, and children's classes for young'uns looking to break into the industry early or convince babysitters they've been diagnosed with a life-threatening ice-cream deficiency.


I love how I feel after her classes. I feel more honest with myself and more authentic in my scenes.

Giovannie E., Yelp, 10/8/10

I can't believe how lucky I am to have the classes in my area.

Sharmin S., Yelp, 10/5/10

Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “This was an excellent class and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to improve their communication skills.”

  • “Great program had my sister and uncle join and it was unforgettable.. highly recommend ”

  • “It was a lot of fun and the instructor, Jay, was good.”

  1. A


    1936 Camden Dr.

    Suite 4

    San Jose, California 95124


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  2. B

    San Bruno

    535 Sylvan Ave.

    Suite 2

    San Bruno, California 94066


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  3. C


    180 Capp St.

    Suite 2

    San Francisco, California 94110


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In a Nutshell

Instructors impart basic acting skills such as improv & on-camera exercises to beginners, kids & teens in relaxed environment

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 3rd, 2012. Limit 2 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Registration required. Subject to availability. Must be 18 or older for Acting for Non Actors class. Classes are non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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