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The New Collective is a boutique acting studio for working actors
Many of our actors are working in major motion pictures and some of the hottest shows on television, including:
Our mentor, Susan Batson, instilled in us the belief that stardom was not for the select few, anointed by the studios or media, but rather we are all in possession of a personal genius, an internal nebula that with love and attention can shine as bright as any star in...read more
SINGING TECHNIQUE INTENSIVE with Master Voice Teacher Mary Setrakian This one-day SINGING TECHNIQUE INTENSIVE is open to all students, professional and non-professional. Cost (half-price): $50 Limited Space: Pre-Paid Reservations required. Make your reservation...read more
Sam Shepard’s True West at the New Collective Profile by Robin Raven The New Collective is proud to present Sam Shepard’s True West in partnership with Salio Productions. The production opens Friday, April 8th and runs for the entire...read more
Actor’s Gym is an exercise class for actors. The instructor begins with the actor’s awareness. Everyone forms a circle and music is played…read more
Actors can bring in their own personal audition material (up to 3 pages in length) or work on the sides providedread more
This class is for the seasoned actor. The actor will focus on how to open up his/her raw materials to craft a fully three-dimensional characterread more
“Our focus is to support, nurture and inspire the artist” – Matthew Word
The New Collective was founded in October of 2009 by Matthew Word and Greg Braun with a mission to provide working actors with a full service conservatory to promote acting as a primary art form and as a lifestyle. This training program satisfies the work ethic and training demanded by the film and television industry in Los Angeles… Read more