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Studio 4 is a pioneer in artist training and education as well as a collaborative space for creative work and innovative ventures. By providing students with unparalleled faculty and tutelage, Studio 4 generates highly skilled working artists. Build on the foundation of Meisner Training and Multidisciplinary partnership, Studio 4 promotes and creates work for students while encouraging artistic entrepreneurship and personal agency.

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Student Experience

Studio 4 is a pioneer in artist training and education as well as a space for creative work and innovative ventures.

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Jeff Vernon, Student Experience!

I began taking classes at Studio 4 in April 2014. At that time, I had not taken classes since 2008, when I was in improv classes in Hollywood.

At first, I was reluctant to take classes again. I took my first acting classes here in Los Angeles in 1981, and felt that I may not be able to learn new techniques. Boy, was I wrong.

My experience here at Studio 4 has been the most joyful and rewarding acting class experience of my life.

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Chris Pardal

ZEROVILLE

“Take lots of pics with James Franco!!”

That’s what everyone told me after I got a call during my class finding out that I got the part.

I planned on taking a few Instagram pics and had ideas about having James snap a selfie with us to post on his page. He’s the selfie king, right? Plus he’s the chill dude with the big smile and squinty eyes that everyone loves, right?

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Studio 4 is a pioneer in artist training and education as well as a collaborative space for creative work and innovative ventures. By providing students with unparalleled faculty and tutelage, Studio 4 generates highly skilled working artists. Build on the foundation of Meisner Training and Multidisciplinary partnership, Studio 4 promotes and creates work for students while encouraging artistic entrepreneurship and personal agency.