Originating in Los Angeles and helmed by experienced director Amy Allen, L.A. Acting Workshop transplants theatrical knowledge to the minds of fledgling actors, training them in diverse disciplines in order to ready them for careers in the dramatic fields. Youngsters ages 5–10 can join the L.A. Acting Youth Players' Wednesday classes under the tutelage of skilled instructors, where they'll learn acting basics such as improvisation, script work, and how to mime their preferred Shakespearean monologue. Adults can join The Working Film Actor – Level I classes held Tuesday nights for seminar-style sessions designed to polish existing skills and provide insight into interviews, cold readings, and soap-opera auditions, including lessons on coming in and out of comas at will. Classes help actors build confidence and learn to market themselves successfully to agents and other powerhouse professionals in the entertainment industry.
Idia Group guides girls to a path of social success and self-esteem. In addition to hosting beauty pageants and fashion shows, the company offers numerous learning opportunities for its young clients. Princess, Butterflies, and Flowers workshops teach table manners and modeling basics to girls aged 5–7, and 10-week summer modeling workshops provide training in etiquette, nutrition, and positive self-image to girls aged 4 and older.