*Please note  all classes are 3 month commitments. (12 sessions, 1 class per week, for 12 weeks)

*This is an in-person class.

Pre-Requisites: Students should have a strong grasp of basic acting concepts through experience or beginner-level classes such as our Fundamentals classes

Currently Term:
April 12th – June 28th – Registration Closed
Wednesday Evenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm with David Lewis

Upcoming Sessions:
September 13th – November 29th – Registration open June, 2023
Wednesday Evenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm with David Lewis

David Lewis
Meet your instructor

David James Lewis

Born and raised in Vancouver BC, David James Lewis knew from an early age that he wanted to be an actor.
At the beginning of his career David cut his teeth on commercials, independents and numerous short films. One of them being 1999’s “Shoes Off” which won the Best Short Film International Critics Week at the Cannes Film Festival. David continues to enjoy and contribute to the
independent film scene and in fact finds it some of his most rewarding work to date.
Over the years David has worked opposite Keanu Reeves and Jennifer
Connelly on “The Day the Earth Stood Still”, William H. Macy in the award winning film “Door to Door” and most recently with Aubrey Plaza on the reboot of “Childs Play”.
Previous television work includes “Dead Like Me”, “The L Word” “X-Files”
“Supernatural” “Fringe” and every third Movie of the Week over the past 10 years.

He has a Leo award which he keeps next to his bed.


Course Description: 
With almost 30 years in the industry and over 240 acting credits, David Lewis knows what it takes to book the job. This Audition Class will focus on the fundamentals of the audition room. How to breakdown your sides, create a moment before and moment after and connect to your reader are just a few of the skills you will learn in this class. With the new addition of audition self tapes being the norm, David will make sure you also have the skills necessary to create your own at home self tapes.

Topics Covered:
– Understanding how to fully break down audition sides
– How to create character and relationships with your reader (even if you’re not in the same room as them)
– Creating strong Moment Before and Moment After your scene
– Learning the technical skills of self tapes