Actorium Online Acting Classes

All of our online courses are focused on understanding the fundamentals of acting and building off of those fundamentals to add depth and colour to your acting.

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More about the courses:

  • All courses are self paced. If you spend 1 - 3 hours per week on filmed work and exercises a course will take between 4 - 8 weeks to complete.

  • All courses are designed for adults 18 years and older.

  • Access to course material ends after 12 weeks.

  • Except for Script Analysis, all courses include filmed monologue work.

  • Submitting work within each course is optional. If you choose to submit homework you will be given personal feedback from your instructor after each filmed exercise. You will also receive a certificate of completion.

  • To submit filmed homework you will require access to a camera (phone cameras are ideal)

  • The lessons from our classes can be applied to both film and the stage.

  • We offer three free mini courses: Intro to Expression, Intro to Expression for the Supernaturally Shy, and Intro to Expression for 40+. These courses are designed to give you a feel for our acting philosophy, style and to help you choose which course to take. Take whichever course feels like the best fit for you!

  • Courses are categorized within five series: Instrument Series, Technique Series, Definition Series, Movement Series, and Performance Series. You may move between series.  Check course prerequisites  have prerequisites. View the class series below!

Class Series

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Included in Every Class

  • Feedback

    Receive personal feedback after each exercise as well as an extensive midway and final report.

  • Dialogue Zoom Class

    Every full length course comes with the option to participate in weekly group zoom classes in Meisner technique and Public Solitude. Classes are currently run on Tuesdays from 7pm - 8pm PST

  • Certificate

    Receive a certificate of completion for each course successfully completed.

Meet Us

Founder and Instructor

Michelle Meyrink

I founded Actorium with the purpose of creating an environment where people can discover and immerse themselves in the art of acting; a place to grow and develop creatively through this beautiful, fun, interesting, and life-changing art form. I think of Actorium as a place for people to inspire and to get inspired and grow, not only as an actor but personally – as I think the two go together. It is not only an actor’s training centre but also a community with a strong culture for daring authenticity, humour, warmth, and openness. What I have learned through acting and have used as a core principle of Actorium is to never lose sight of the truthful basis of your art and the reason you started in the first place.

Program Development

Rebecca Dumbrille

I’ve always been been drawn to the arts. I studied visual arts in University at Emily Carr and towards the end of my undergrad, I started working at Actorium, an acting school with a strong focus on the art of acting and a culture of diversity and inclusion. When I was younger, I never saw myself reflected in the media and so this was deeply satisfying, and it was there that I really fell in love with film as a format. I have spent the past three years honing my skills on camera, editing and colour grading. My interest is in capturing the human experience through colour and movement, and my goal is to make stories that show the true diversity of our world so that other young people can have the experience of seeing themselves reflected in media. I'm here to help you with any questions about the courses or technical issues.

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