Since 2003, Next Actor Films, a SAG-AFTRA signatory company, has been training students of all ages through our training division Next Actor Studio.
It is the only Studio in Texas that teaches Stanislavski Method Acting to adults and teens of different levels.
Our sincere students get placed in films and series that have a worldwide exposure, opening at film festivals such as Cannes and Moma, Prime, Netflix, Hulu etc.
In 2018, we released multiple movies on Amazon Prime and continued with the production of the SAG feature 6 Rounds of Chloe, starring Eric Roberts and our student Alexandra Goel.
Several Next Actor Students have started their acting career by being cast in our shorts and features, that have opened in international film festivals such as Cannes, SXSW, Sundance and National platforms like the Museum of Modern Arts (Moma) and released worldwide via Amazon Prime and Netflix. Acting classes for Adults in Houston Film and TV Acting workshop for adults in Houston
ON-CAMERA ACTING PROGRAM FOR FILM & TV
Different Programs for Adult Students are listed below. Some teen students are eligible to adult classes with approval from their instructor.
Group and Private classes available.
BEGINNERS : Students who have zero to very limited experience on-camera, and/or no film acting training.
Class entails Understanding the dos and donts of on-camera acting, technical aspect of film and TV acting, Audition Techniques, Improvisation, Scene and Monologue Study etc. Students learn to breakdown the script, understand pauses and beats, voice inflections and projections, gestures etc. Students learn to recognize their strength and address their weakness by watching the videos recorded in class and receive constructive feedbacks.
INTERMEDIATE & NON-BEGINNERS : Students can move to the Intermediate program at the end of the beginners' class. Intermediate classes are less intense than Non-Beginners classes. Some students can choose the Stanislavsi Method Acting Session if the teacher approves.
Ask your teacher about the correct program for you so you are not overwhelmed.
Class teaches a student to start making choices, utlize psychological and physical instruments, apply the methods to find out what works best, develop alliance with space and partner, learn movement and blocking, work without comfort zone.
INTENSE : Students work with the Method, Intense scripts from film and plays, challenge their instincts and intuitions, work with nuances and emotions, target the removal of all inhibition and work with generosity, trust, confidence and professionalism. This class is highly advanced and students who are not ready, should opt for non-beginners or intemediate classes instead of this one.
STANISLAVSKI METHOD ACTING PROGRAM We are the only school in Texas where Stanislavski for the Camera is taught. This is a program designed for the serious students who are interested to learn the original method acting system. The program consists of session that teach the art of acting based on the techniques developed by Constantin Stanislavski, that follows the Method of Physical Action, Emotional and Sense Memory to focus on the character and its psychology. Group and Private Classes available for serious students.
This program is taught in different levels.
Introductory, Beginners, Regular, Intermediate, Non-Beginners, Advanced.
What kind of courses do we focus on? - Acting for the Camera with Scenes & Monologues - Audition Technique & Cold Reading
- Commercial Acting
- Voice & Accent Training
- Multiple Camera Setup
- Understanding the Director
- Stanislavski Method Acting
- Shakespeare On-Camera
and much more
On-Camera Acting Classes are held for kids, teens and adults at Rice Village in Houston and Beverly Hills in Los Angeles (for advanced students). Beginners and Professional actors can choose from different sessions. Call or email us if you are not sure about the level that is correct for you.
The focus of our studio is to support and develop a core group of dedicated and passionate actors for screen who will be able to work in our productions as well as outside as a professional. We offer Basic, Intermediate & Advanced Acting Classesas well as Stanislavski Method to serious actors. Our teachers are working actors and filmmakers with years of training and experience with both on and behind the camera.
Students are encouraged to participate in every aspect of filmmaking in order to grow as a complete actor and a true artist.
Our film lab has helped many students to get their IMDb credits and film resume started by casting them in shorts and features.
Kids' Classes cater to6 - 9 yrs while older kids can join our Pre-Teen or Teen classes for 10 - 15 yrs old. 16 and up can choose the Adults classes. One-on-one Private Classes may be scheduled via email. Advanced Teens may opt for adult classes with instructor's approval.
We reserve the right to admission and consultation
Acting Classes for Adults in Houston Basic, Intermediate, Advanced Acting Classes in Houston
Stanislavski Actor and MMA champ Sam Hoger (Alaskan Assassin) with the legend himself, Robert De Niro on the set of the martial arts movie Grudge Match.
Teen Method Actor Alexandra Goel and Oscar nominee Eric Roberts get ready for their take in 6 Rounds of Chloe.
Stanislavski Method Actor Sean Vida and Disney actress Andrea Guasch in A Curry on an American Plate, which released in December on Amazon Prime.
Beginner Actors getting a feel for hands-on training by working in festival shorts with the film department of Next Actor Studio.
Deborah Duncan interviews Caroline Tudor for her role in the Next Actor Film Sex, Marriage and Infidelity, written and directed by Next Actor Student Richard Finger. .
Upcoming Group Classes
Most Classes are held once a week for five weeks. Advanced students can attend five-week classes, and two classes a week for practice, provided we have room in the other class. We do not allow auditing. All classes taught by the most knowledgeable instructors who are SAG actors or SAG-signatory producers and filmmakers, industry professionals.
ADULT INTERMEDIATE ON-CAMERA STANISLAVSKI
METHOD ACTING CLASS Saturday, Jan 26 - Feb 23 @ 1:15 - 3:15 PM
ADULT BEGINNERS' ON-CAMERA ACTING CLASS Sunday, Feb 3 - Mar 3 @ 12:15 - 2:15 PM Monday, Feb 25 - Mar 25 @ 7:30 - 9:30 PM
ADULT BEGINNERS' STANISLAVSKI METHOD ACTING Sunday, Feb 3 - Mar 3 @ 12:15 - 2:15 PM
INTENSE ON-CAMERA STANISLAVSKI METHOD ACTING Wednesday, Feb 20 - Mar 20 @ 7 - 10 PM
ADULT NON-BEGINNERS' ON-CAMERA METHOD ACTING Sunday, Feb 24 - Mar 24 @ 2:30 - 4:30 PM