About studio4

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. Built 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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More than a school…a family

I had the opportunity to go to an event and screening hosted by my school,now in going to this event I had no preconceived ideas that I would end up meeting James Franco, nor having a conversation with him. Yeah he may be the founding father of my school but he’s one busy guy. (more…)

Studio4 Staff

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. Built on the foundation of Meisner Training and Multidisciplinary partnership, Studio 4 promotes and creates work for students while encouraging artistic entrepreneurship and personal agency.