Next Actor Studios

ADULTS' ON-CAMERA ACTING "There are no small roles, only small actors." - Stanislavski

Since 2003, Next Actor Film School is the only Studio in Texas that teaches Stanislavski Method to adults and teens of different levels. Our students get a chance to work in several projects under our Production Company, Lake Camp Productions.

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, 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, 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 or they can choose the Stanislavsi Method Acting Session if the teacher approves.

Students who have prior acting experience and/or professional training are eligible to join this session.
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.

ADVANCED : Students work with the Method, Intense scripts, challenge their instincts and intuitions, work with nuances and emotions, target the removal of all inhibition and work with generosity, trust, confidence and professionalism.

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
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 Classes as 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 to
6 - 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.

Full Calendar & Fee

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Acting Classes for Adults
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced Students
Next Actor Student Sam Hoger with the legendary Robert de Niro on the set of Grudge Match, also starring Sylvestor Stallone, LL Cool J.

Next Actor Students rehearse outside the studio



Upcoming Group Classes
Please register on time for reservation of seats.
If you miss a class, contact us for make-up classes.
Closed Labor Day Weekend.

Kids' On-Camera Acting Session
Friday,  Jul 29 - Aug 12 @ 5:00 - 6:30 PM ($150)

Screenwriting Session
Friday,  Aug 5 - 19 @ 7 - 8 PM

Intense Stanislavski Method
Wednesday, Aug 10 - Sept 7 @ 7 - 10 PM

Beginners' Adults' Method-Based Acting
Saturday, Aug 13 - Sept 17 @ 11 A - 1 PM
Tuesday, Aug 16 - Sept 13 @ 1 - 3 PM

Non-Beginners' Method Acting
Saturday, Aug 13 - Sept 17 @ 1:15 - 3:15 PM
Monday, Aug22 - Sept 19 @ 7 - 9 PM

Teens/Pre-Teens' On-Camera Acting Session
Saturday,  Aug 13 - Sept 17 @ 5 - 7 PM

Kids' On-Camera Acting Session
Friday, Aug 26 - Sept 23 @ 5:00 - 6:30 PM 

Voice and Accent Workshop
Friday, Sept 9 - Oct 7 @ 7 - 9 PM

Register Online

Full Calendar & Fee

Call 713 532 2867 or email for Private Class
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