congrats to aaron speiser on his recent academy award winning work with will smith on the set of king richard

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Advanced Scene Study

Taught by Kay Aston

Advanced Scene Study is for the professional actor with a strong understanding of acting. Technique is a prerequisite unless previous training is sufficient. Students are expected to prepare scenes for class as they would for a professional film set. Students in Advanced Scene Study should have a solid working knowledge of Technique and Scene Breakdown. Ongoing classes in Improvisation and private coaching in mastering the audition are also expected. 

Classes are ongoing

4 week cycles

class time:

7– 10:30pm PT, Wednesdays

Limited to 18 students.


$300 for 4 weeks
$800 for 12 weeks

After initial sign-up, you may pay every 4 weeks, or receive additional discounts based on a longer commitment period.


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Academy award winning work

Aaron Speiser worked with Will Smith in both pre-production and on set for the entirety of his award winning performance in King Richard.

Aaron has been working with Will for over 20 years— his performance in King Richard earned him an Oscar for Best Actor as well as a SAG Award, Critics Choice Award, and Golden Globe.