Training

A list of Schools, Classes and Training for Film Television, and Commercial Performers in the Vancouver area

You are blessed with God given talent!  Now let’s hone that natural talent with training.  Below is a list of schools, training centres, and classes available to film, television, and commercial performers in the Vancouver, the Lower Mainland, and Vancouver Island area.

You’ll find training audition, on-camera, and cold reading classes to sharpen your skills for the competitive Vancouver film, television, theatrical, and commercial industries.  Programs and classes for actors, voice-over talent, models, thespians, singers, dancers, screenwriters, playwrights, producers, directors, makeup artists, and stylists, just to name a few.

Buckashot does it’s absolute best to keep the directory current, but things are continually changing.  If you discover a listing that needs an update, please email us!

Act One Studio

Address: 14914 104 Ave, Suite 106A, Surrey BC V3R 1M7
Phone: 604.341.5931
Email: actonestudio@gmail.com
Facebook:  Act One Studio

Act One Studio provides training to prepare children and teens for the film and television industry.

ACT Vancouver: the Actor’s Centre for Transformation

ACT Vancouver-The Actor’s Center for Transformation’s mission is to provide a safe, positive, nurturing environment for students to explore, learn and gain exposure to the art of acting.

Phone: 604.628.6519
Phone: 604. 553.3057
Email:   info@actvancouver.ca
Website:  ACT Vancouver

The Actor’s Center for Transformation’s mission is to provide a safe, positive, nurturing environment for students to explore, learn and gain exposure to the art of acting.

Actorium Training Center

Actorium is an acting school An Acting School Rooted In The Meisner Technique

Address: 2910 Commercial Drive, Vancouver BC V5N 4C9
Phone: 604.880.5609
Email:  info@actorium.ca
Website: Actorium
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acebook: Actorium

Meisner technique acting school. Training for beginner and advanced actors.

Actors Business Collective

The Actor's Business Collective (ABC) provides actors with tangible structures and systems to thrive within a field of uncertainty.

Address: 1403 – 1265 Burnaby Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 1P8
Phone: 604.250.1876
Email: info@actorsbusinesscollective.com
Website: Actors Business Collective
Facebook: Actors Business Collective

The Actor’s Business Collective (ABC) provides actors with tangible structures and systems to thrive within a field of uncertainty.

Actor’s Foundry

Actors Foundry - Training and Community for actors in class and online.

Address: 280 – 1125 Howe Street, Vancouver BC V6Z 2K8
Phone: 778.996.7378
Email:
Website:  Actor’s Foundry
Facebook:  The Actor’s Foundry

Vancouver’s com­pre­hen­sive facil­ity for pro­fes­sional actors. Get Trained, Supported, Experienced, Connected & Publicized. We edu­cate, inspire, and guide our actors…”from pas­sion to pro­fes­sion”

Actorvan Vancouver Acting Classes

Actorvan, Professional Acting Studio for new and emerging actors over the age of 19. We specialize in getting you into the biz, camera & audition ready for film, TV, and commercials.

Address: 1425 Charles Street, Vancouver, BC Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604.999.5698
Email: marc@actorvan.com
Website: Actorvan
Facebook:  Actorvan

Professional Acting Studio for new and emerging actors over the age of 19. We specialize in getting you into the biz, on-camera & audition ready for film, TV, and commercials. Our supportive environment will give you a solid successful launch.

Actorworks | Anastasia Bandey

ACTORWORKS provides Vancouver actors with what they need to get the agent, book the job and feel great doing it by providing an array of professional services.

Address: 788 Beatty Street, Level B2 V6M 2M1
For general Information: info@actorworksvancouver.com
Anastasia Bandey: anastasia@actorworksvancouver.com
Phone: 604.723.1776
Website: Actorworks Vancouver
Adam R. Thomas
Phone: 604.831.5827

ACTORWORKS provides Vancouver actors with what they need to get the agent, book the job and feel great doing it by providing an array of professional services.

Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop Vancouver

master the demands of tv/film acting

Address: 560 Beatty St, Suite L215, Vancouver BC  V6B 2L3
Phone: 604.687.0196
Phone: 604. 484.1324
Email: Contact Page
Website: Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshops
Facebook: Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshops

With some of TV’s hottest shows being shot in Vancouver you will learn how to master the demands of tv/film acting from the acting studio producing the next generation of Hollywood Stars. Check out Anthony’s inspirational videos.

Arts Umbrella

Arts Umbrella features renowned local theatre and music arts professionals who guide and support students through a discovery of collaboration, timing, memorization, melody, harmony, and the relationship between body and instrument.

Address: 1286 Cartwright Street, Vancouver BC V6H 3R8
Phone: 604.681.5268
Email: info@artsumbrella.com
Website: Arts Umbrella
Facebook: Arts Umbrella

Arts Umbrella features renowned local theatre and music arts professionals who guide and support students through a discovery of collaboration, timing, memorization, melody, harmony, and the relationship between body and instrument.

Austin-Tuck Studios

Austin-Tuck Studios is a Vancouver acting school offering acting classes, private coaching and acting programs to actors / students of all levels.

Address: #503 – 68 Water Street, Vancouver BC
For all enrollment inquiries contact: Deb Podowski
Phone: 604.836.3422
Email: acting101@shaw.ca
Website: Austin-Tuck Studios
Facebook: Mel Tuck at Austin-Tuck Studios

Austin-Tuck Studios is a Vancouver acting school offering acting classes, private coaching and acting programs to actors / students of all levels. Finally an affordable acting class!

Ben Ratner’s Haven Studio

Ben Ratner's scene study classes push the boundaries of actors’ creativity and commitment.

Address: 73 East 6th Ave
Email: ben@benratner.com
Website: Ben Ratner’s Haven Studio
Facebook: Scene Study with Ben Ratner
Phone: 604.417.7669

Ben Ratner’s scene study classes push the boundaries of actors’ creativity and commitment. Obstacles will be identified, addressed and overcome in a highly challenging, but always respectful and collaborative atmosphere.

Biz Studio

Biz Studio Vancouver's Top Film & TV Acting School for Kids & Teens

Address: Beatty St Casting Studios, 788 Beatty St, B2 level, Vancouver
For all enrollment inquiries contact: Deb Podowski – 604.836.3422
Phone: 604.801.7050
Email: Contact Page
Website: Biz Studio
Facebook: Biz Studio

Biz Studio – Vancouver’s Top Film & TV Acting School for Kids & Teens.  Students have about twice the one-on-one time with faculty as students at other schools (max 6 students per class), and we have a legacy of training young actors who go on to work in the industry.

Britta Zeimer | German Accent Coach

Phone: 604.561.6693
Email: brittazeimer23gmail.com

Dialect Coach for German, Austrian, Swiss German, and French accent.

Bruhanski Acting Studio

Address: 164 East 11th Avenue, Vancouver BC V5T 2C2
Phone: 604.879.2080
Email: alex@bruhanski.com
Website: Bruhanski Acting Studio
Facebook: Bruhanski Acting Studio

Bruhanski Acting Studio, Western Canada’s oldest and most respected acting training facility. Founded in 1980 by veteran actor and acting coach Alex Bruhanski. Our students are encouraged, challenged and supported to meet their full potential, find their own unique voice, and develop a personal methodology which enables them to act with honesty, range & depth.

Bryant Centre for Film & Television Acting

Bryant Centre for Film & Television Acting offers some of the country’s top acting instruction.

Address: 1191 Grant St Vancouver, BC V5L 3K9
Phone: 604.837.5416
Email: pjbryant1@shaw.ca
Website: Bryant Film
Facebook: Bryant Centre for Film & Television Acting

Bryant Centre for Film & Television Acting offers some of the country’s top acting instruction. It is a school where actors gain the courage and knowledge to not only reach their potential, but go beyond it.

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