"The best actors instinctively feel out what the other actors need,
and they just accommodate it."
- Christopher Nolan
 
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NEW FILM FROM NEXT ACTOR STUDIO IN PRODUCTION IN USA & ARGENTINA
Based on the dictatorship regime of Argentina, our new film 9 JULY. BUENOS AIRES tells the powerful story of an American writer who, while on an assignment, learns about an underground theatre group, who risked their lives to expose the holocaust in Buenos Aires through their play to the international media. The film, written and directed by Trisha Ray, and produced by San Banarje and Trisha Ray, will be shot in Houston and Buenos Aires . 
   
EXAMINER GIVES 3 STAR TO OUR FILM 
"This Woody Allen style comedy will make you laugh, cry, and in some cases, scream," reviews Examiner, about the feature film Sex, Marriage and Infidelity, written and directed by our screenwriting and acting student Richard Finger. Read the full review here.  During a packed cast and crew private screening in Houston, Houston Chronicle reviewed the film as a 'Woody Allenish comedy'. The review can be read here. The film was made possible by Next Actor alumni who worked tirelessly as cast and crew in New York and Houston. The press screening was held at West Hollywood, in May and cast and crew screening was held in June at River Oaks Theatre in Houston. The film was produced by Trisha Ray and San Banarje of Next Actor Studio and Lake Camp Productions.
THE SHADOW BEHIND YOU RELEASES OFFICIAL TRAILER
Now you can experience what our film team went through while on location. The Next Actor psychological horror-thriller The Shadow Behind You, directed by San Banarje and starring only Next Actor Alumni, has its official trailer out. Click here to view it. The trailer is not appropriate for children or those who get scared easily.
NEW NEXT ACTOR FILM TRAILER RELEASED
The first trailer of our latest comedy "Sex, Marriage and Infidelity" can now be viewed on youtube by clicking here. It features music by Grammy Award winner David Kahne, actors Charlie O'Connell, Sophie Tweed-Simmons, Shannon Tweed and several Next Actor alumni. The film is written and directed by Richard Finger of Forbes, shot and graded by San Banarje & produced and edited by Trisha Ray of Next Actor Studio. Our press and industry screening will be held in May in Los Angeles, followed by screenings in New York and Houston. Check out the podcast interview of director Richard Finger for the Independent Reader. Follow us on facebook and twitter for updates
GRAMMY WINNER JOINS NEXT ACTOR TEAM
Grammy winner DAVID KAHNE joins the team of our last feature SMINY as music composer. Mr Kahne won Grammy for Tony Bennett's Album of the Year and is the current personal producer of the legendary Sir Paul McCartney. He has also produced music for movies such as Vanilla Sky, The Beach, The Armstrong Lie etc.
RICHARD FINGER OF FORBES DIRECTS DEBUT FILM
Congratulations to screenwriting student Richard Finger, a Forbes columnist who made his debut as a writer-director in a Next Actor Comedy feature that was shot in New York and Houston in November and December. Last week Finger interviewed KISS founder Gene Simmons for Forbes after the latter's wife and daughter finished working in the same film. Currently the film is in the final stage of posting and will be ready for festival shortly. Stay tuned for the film update and the Forbes article.
SAM HOGER WORKS WITH AL PACINO
Next Actor Alumnus Sam Hoger, after working with acting titan Robert De Niro in the movie Grudge Match, was fortunate to work with the legendary Al Pacino. Sam will also be seen this year in two upcoming Next Actor Films - the thriller The Shadow Behind You and the Christian film Artisse.
SOPHIE SIMMONS TALKS ABOUT NEXT ACTOR FILM TO EXTRA TV
Sophie Simmons, daughter of Gene Simmons of the rock band KISS and former supermodel Shannon Tweed, talks to EXTRA TV in an exclusive interview about our new Next Actor Studio comedy feature in which she acted. Click here for a preview and stay tuned for the entire interview to air soon.
TWO NEXT ACTOR FEATURE FILMS WRAP IN SEPTEMBER
Congratulations to the team of our psychological horror-thriller The Shadow Behind You and our surreal Christian drama Artisse that were shot on Arri Alexa (Hugo, Skyfall, Life of Pi) in September. Both films are now in post-production and will be soon opening to the audience. Check the films' IMDb for updates.
SAM HOGER WORKS WITH ROBERT DE NIRO, STALLONE
Stanislavski Method Acting Alumnus SAM HOGER worked with the legendary icon and one of the greatest actors ever born, Mr. Robert De Niro on the sets of the boxing movie Grudge Match, also starring Sylvester Stallone, Kim Basinger and LL Cool J.  Sam himself is a Mixed Martial Arts coach and this film is right up his alley.  
"THIS MUST BE THE PLACE" DVD WITH GRANT GOODMAN
Check out Next Actor Studio Alumnus GRANT GOODMAN in This Must be the Place, out on DVD now. Grant plays Tommy and sings the title song with Academy Award winner Sean Penn under the direction of Cannes Film Festival's Palm d'or nominated Paolo Sorrentino. The movie also stars Academy Award winner Frances McDormand. If you missed the movie at the theatres, you can now catch it on DVD and support this very young and talented actor.
 
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On-Camera Acting Classes for Adults

 

On-Camera Acting Classes in Houston for Adults are held on Saturday afternoons, Tuesday and Thursday evenings for five weeks. Non-Beginners can benefit from our Saturday afternoon Classes or Stanislavski Method Classes. Click for full schedule and curriculum.

 

 

Summer Camp for Teens/Pre-Teens

 

Summer Camp for Teens & Pre-Teens' will be held on Monday, Jun 23 - Friday, Jun 27. Click for details.

 

On-Camera Acting Classes for Kids & Teens/Pre-Teens

 

Kids' Acting Classes are held every Saturday morning. Teens & Pre-Teens' Acting Classes are held on Saturday evenings. Click for full schedule and curriculum.

 

Stanislavski Method Acting Session

 

Classes taught in L.A. and Houston. Learn the System created by Constantin Stanislavski, the creator of Method Acting. Through exercises, scenes and monologues, students learn to merge with the character. This is a challenging class and is open to students with prior acting training &/or experience. Intermediate and Advanced students must have prior Stanislavski MPA training. Read more >>

 

Voice and Accent Modification Classes

 

Speak clearly for film, commercials, narration, voice-overs etc. Learn to work with teleprompter. Foreign students can benefit from our accent reduction classes. Click for full schedule and curriculum.

 

Screenwriting Classes

 

With our students selling their screenplays and winning awards, we teach visual writing so you can learn to write a script from scratch and understand how to build characters and dialogues. Click for full schedule and curriculum.

 

Editing Classes

 

5-week basic final cut pro classes on a one-on-one basis. Should be scheduled before registering for it.

 

Filmmaking Classes

 

5-class session of filmmaking where you learn camera, shots, script breakdown, production design etc. One-on-one classes must be scheduled ahead of time. 

 


           

 

 

If you are looking for the Best acting class in Houston, Next Actor Studio has been successfully producing working actors and writers and filmmakers, helping students build their resume and placing students in productions through the filmmaking labs. Next Actor Studio is the best acting school in Houston with the best film and television acting class for adults, kids, teens and pre-teens, best filmmaking, editing and screenwriting classes and school in Houston. If you want to reduce your accent, take the accent reduction class at Next Actor Studio in Houston. Acting Class Houston and acting workshop in Houston. The only school that trains Stanislavski Method Acting in Houston