Ongoing Classes

  • Train for TV & Film through auditioning, scene study, character-development, on-camera technique, Meisner, Suzuki, Sense Memory, Improv techniques, and working in an ensemble.
  • Build professional development skills such as on-set etiquette, presenting headshots and resumes, slates and auditions, how to behave professionally, and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Opportunities to perform in our exclusive Industry Showcase events.
  • Meet guest speakers, actors, coaches, directors, producers and agents both locally and from around the country. Many students are now working with agents such as Q6 Model & Artist Management, Option Model & Media, Puddletown Talent, and Ryan Artists, as well as Directors and TV shows such as Netflix.
  • Work with professional TSNW Coaches who are active in the film community with TV and Film credits.

Ongoing Classes meet four times each month and are billed monthly. New students are welcome at any time! When you’re ready to get started please call 503.806.0909 or email thestudionw@gmail.com for information. We’d love to hear from you!

Adult Scene Study with Katie O'Grady

  • Study Sanford Meisner’s techniques.
  • Dive deep into character development.
  • Scene study with partners.
  • Expect to be challenged in your work.
  • Training for the screen and stage!

Tuesdays from 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm | $185/mo

Advanced Acting with Katie O'Grady

  • Imbue each character with complexity of character and sense of purpose.
  • Learn how to use the body, posture, gait, voice and appearance, to reflect a character’s personality.
  • Break down scripts to gain a deeper understanding of character personalities.
  • Partner scene studies to support you in performing complex scenes.
  • Train to work fully in your strengths and develop professional relationships with casting directors, directors and other industry professionals.

Wednesdays from 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm | $185/mo