Embark on a fantastic intro to acting journey with Acting Essentials! Our 4-week sessions and 1-day workshops offer a fun, supportive, and thorough introduction to acting, covering technique work, script analysis, and industry insights. Perfect for beginners, no prior experience is necessary, and we warmly welcome mature teens and adults. Whether you’re brand new, a hobbyist, or a serious aspiring professional, we’re excited to assist you in achieving your acting goals!

Upcoming Classes:

  • 4-Week Session: Thursdays, 2/29 – 3/21 | 6:45PM – 8:45PM (6 Seats Left)
  • 1-Day Workshop: Sunday, 3/10 | 10AM – 4PM (5 Seats Left)
  • 4-Week Session: Mondays, 2/5 – 2/26 | 6:45PM – 8:45PM (SOLD OUT)
  • 1-Day Workshop: Saturday, 1/6 | 10AM – 4PM (SOLD OUT)


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Discover the joy of acting with our Acting Essentials sessions and workshops! These classes, akin to an intro to acting, delve into acting techniques and the industry’s business side. Best of all, there’s no prior experience needed! Learn the emotional work that forms an actor’s foundation, applicable to various acting realms. We introduce three major acting techniques (Meisner, Strasberg, and Practical Aesthetics), industry insights, and the basics of script analysis. Open to adults of any age and mature teens, join us for an enriching, supportive, and welcoming experience!

What’s Included

In our 4-Week Session, you’ll receive four 2-Hour Classes PLUS all of the items listed below.
In our 1-Day Workshop, you’ll receive one full day PLUS all of the items listed below.

  • All Curriculum Materials
  • Graduation Certificate
  • Access to Student-Only Resources
  • Invitation to join our private CV Casting Page
  • 24/7 access to instructors via private studio email
  • Break-time drinks & snacks

Class Details

We invite adults of any age and mature teens to join us for our fun and supportive Acting Essentials session! Whether you’re new to acting, have been away from training for a while or have no formal training, this session is for you! If you’re aspiring to kickstart your acting journey, lay a solid foundation, and dive into auditioning for paid productions, this is the perfect opportunity and a fantastic foundational class. Our doors are open to active participants eager to learn techniques for authentic emotions and compelling performances. Whether you’re seeking a creative outlet, fun, friendship, confidence-building, or a chance to overcome stage fright and public speaking anxiety, join us for an exciting journey of growth and challenge!

4-Week Sessions & 1-Day Workshops:

  • Ages: Adults & Mature Teens
  • Level: Beginner
  • Meets: Once a week for 2 hours x 4 weeks OR for 1 full day
  • Cost: 4-week session: 189 | 1-day workshop: 99
  • Taught by: Instructor Rebecca | Acting Coach + Casting Director
  • Take a Tour: Click Here

What We’ll Cover

Welcome to Acting Essentials – Your Gateway to the World of Acting!

  • Gain a thorough understanding of acting, debunking assumptions and making informed decisions about pursuing acting professionally.
  • Explore three recognized acting techniques (Meisner, Strasberg, Practical Aesthetics) and learn how to implement them for authentic emotional performances.
  • Enhance emotional intelligence and grasp the importance of “living truthfully through imaginary circumstances” for compelling acting.
  • Learn to communicate effectively, articulating thoughts and emotions instinctually in any scene.
  • Dive into the business side of the industry – agents, demo reels, casting calls, callbacks, headshots, resumes, unions, and more.
  • Master script reading, analysis, and dissecting, applying substitution, assigning tactics to dialogue, and infusing personal meaning into your work.
  • Embrace the importance of specificity and making bold choices as an actor.
  • Discover the art of slating, auditioning in-person and via self-tape, and audition etiquette.
  • Learn relaxation techniques to overcome nerves and stage fright, refining your public speaking skills.
  • Understand the essentials to start auditioning and booking in the South Eastern Market, gaining valuable experience and building your reel.
  • Embark on this exciting journey with Acting Essentials, where you’ll not only learn the craft but also prepare yourself for success in the world of acting!

Why Creative Veins

Creative Veins is where art meets excellence! We are an award-winning performing arts studio that caters to students of all ages and experience levels, offering classes in acting, improv, stand-up, and screenwriting. Our instructors are professional, agency-represented artists, excelling both locally and regionally in film, theater, commercials, TV, and live productions in cities like Atlanta, Orlando, Tampa, Miami, Nashville, and Knoxville. Additionally, many of our instructors are multi-talented, with expertise spanning acting, music, singing, dance, improv, and more! From newcomers to hobbyists, to those aspiring to become industry professionals, our diverse student community spans a wide spectrum of goals. At Creative Veins, we’re excited to help each student achieve their unique aspirations. A pro-tip: Our instructors, being actively engaged and experienced in the industry, are your ultimate source of the most accurate and up-to-date information in this field! Join us, and let’s unleash your creative potential together!

At our studio, the essence lies in guiding students to discover a process that not only fosters confidence and depth but also leads to ultimate success in all their creative pursuits. Our commitment is to impart value, assisting each student in building skills and achieving their goals, no matter the scale. What sets us apart is our belief that training goes beyond the once-a-week class – it’s a continuous journey! We offer an array of opportunities for students to consistently grow and refine their craft, including:

  • Weekly studio meetups
  • Professional development lectures
  • Student resource pages
  • 24/7 access to instructors
  • Insightful industry guest speakers
  • Showcasing talent through actor and improviser showcases
  • Volunteering on-set opportunities
  • Public and student talent shows
  • Engaging in ongoing studio projects
  • Access to an invite-only studio casting page
  • Monthly progress reports
  • Professional taping services
  • Audition assistance and preparation
  • Coaching for art school submissions (Douglas Anderson & LaVilla)
  • Private lessons
  • Technique workouts
  • Guidance on headshots and resumes
  • Reviewing agency application submissions
  • Monthly workshops with industry professionals, including actors, coaches, agents, and casting directors (many from the Atlanta market)
  • Participation in studio productions such as short films, live shows, and other media.

We take pride in our esteemed reputation within the performing arts community, leveraging it to empower our students to succeed in the Southeast Region, spanning North Florida, Orlando, Atlanta, and beyond!


Life happens and we understand that sometimes a class must be missed. Don’t worry – we’ll make sure to catch you up before the next class so you won’t fall behind. Missed classes can be easily made up in any future session, and there’s no expiration on make-up dates. Your learning journey is our top priority!

Additional Questions

Check out our website’s FAQ section hereor contact us directly at [email protected] or 904-323-2471 (call/text available)! We’re delighted to help however we can!

Additional information






4-Wk Session: Thursdays, 2/29 – 3/21, 6:45PM – 8:45PM, Workshop: Sunday, 3/10, 10AM – 4PM


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