All In-Person Scene Study attendees are required to show proof of vaccination and wear a mask through the duration of class.

Mon. or Wed. 6 PM to 10 PM
Fri. 11 AM to 2 PM
DTLA 

A step-by-step process designed to release the actor’s instrument into the given circumstances.  Learn how to cultivate story through your unique perspective and voice .  Through script analysis and a system of improvisatory exercises, you will learn how to make personal choices that inform and illuminate the world the writer has created.

In-Person
Scene 
Study

Every Tues. 11 AM 
ZOOM

Learn how to live spontaneously in front of the camera. Based around the same process as In-Person study, while addressing the rigors and restrictions we interpret when working on-camera.  Learn to live as adeptly on screen as you do on the stage. 

On-Camera
Class
Online

Calendar options available
In-person or ZOOM

Private coaching allows you to work one on one with Desean, or one of the L.A.S. coaches, on self-tapes, auditions, grad auditions or individual classes. For self-tapes, industry-standard video and sound equipment guarantees a professional product.

Private 
Coaching

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Building from the concepts derived from Stanislavski's last studio, The Creative Lab is a deep dive into the creative process​ with a modern and practical application for today's ​working actor. ​

 

This course is the main axis of training at L.A.S, giving students not only a shared vocabulary but a suite of tools, exercises, & techniques for approaching the work on stage, screen, and beyond. ​​

 

The Creative Lab is a four-week online class​; a​reas of exploration include Active Analysis, the Creative State, the Five Questions, and Creative Tasks. Whether you're a seasoned artist, a relative newbie, or ​anywhere in between, The Creative Lab will help your work become more engaged, creative, personal, and alive.