Art schools in California: Colleges of design, fashion design schools, graphic design, digital arts, fine art, animation colleges, culinary arts programs, performing arts, acting classes in Los Angeles, southern California, northern CA, San Francisco Bay Area..
Located in the heart of Hollywood, Los Angeles, Gnomon School of Visual Effects is an innovative training facility that stresses the importance of creativity in computer graphics. We provide a range of Visual Effects & Animation Certificate Programs in fields that include Entertainment Design, Digital Production, Professional Studies, and more. Whether you're a student or a working professional, Gnomon has educational options to help you reach your goals as an artist in the entertainment industry.
At Gnomon, we know that it is not the technology that drives results, but the artist. Therefore, our instructors are industry professionals with traditional backgrounds who started using the technology to bring their imaginations to life. Gnomon's entire curriculum has been developed, tested and is taught by some of the most recognized CG professionals working in the industry.
The Hollywood Dance Camp is the ultimate dance experience for those who live, and breath to dance!
We offer specialized 8-day and 14-day dance camps throughout the year to beginner to advanced level students from all countries (ages 16+).
With classes taking place in some of Hollywood's most famous dance studios (Millennium, Debbie Reynolds, The Edge), we offer dancers the unique experience to elevate their dance skills to an entire new level in the entertainment capital of the world!
Dancing in North Hollywood means that you will be dancing at some of the most famous dance studios in the world and take classes from world renowned choreographers who are responsible for the hottest music videos of today.
Welcome to your dream, welcome to the Hollywood Dance Camp!
8 and 14-Day Year-round & Summer Dance Camp Programs:
- Open to students from all countries at all dance levels (ages 16+)
- Unlimited dance classes at Hollywood's top dance studios
- Master dance classes
- Special dance seminars
- Accommodation and breakfast
- Fun activities and nights out
- Excursions to Santa Monica beach, Universal Studios, and more.
- Dance styles include Hip-Hop, Popping, Ballet, Belly Dancing, Jazz, House, and more.
Cosmo Beauty Academy is a vocational beauty school in Sacramento CA that specializes in Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Manicuring certificate programs. We are a comprehensive, high tech institute that offers state-of-the-art equipment and experienced staff for future professionals in the field of beauty treatment. Our quality programs feature hands-on training as well as field experience in salons for exposure to the actual profession and opportunistic future employers.
Cosmetology is one of the most creative, exciting, and rewarding careers available today. Cosmetology lets you become a working professional and begin earning money quickly. As a full time student, you’ll be able to complete your cosmetology education and be well on your way to a wonderful career in less than a year.
As a graduate of Cosmo Beauty Academy, you have opportunities to choose from a vast number of career options. Cosmo Beauty Academy is accredited through the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences.
34.David Kagen's School of Film Acting, Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
David Kagen's School of Film Acting in North Hollywood, LA, provides professional on-camera acting classes taught by working film and television actors in Los Angeles. Learn from our highly experienced and influential instructors, and award winning actors and writers. David Kagen is a Carnegie-Mellon graduate who has taught and coached successful actors such as Ted Danson, Alec Baldwin, Robin Wright, Giancarlo Esposito, Stacy Edwards and Ally Walker for almost thirty years. David Kagen works at the top level of the industry. In addition to private classes, David has lead acting workshops in such cities as Paris, London, New York, Toronto and Montreal and has taught at such top schools as the Yale Drama School, Cal Arts and USC.
Film and Television acting classes. Small classes (maximum 12 students per class). You work twice every class, videotape your work and take your tape home with you. Cold-reading, scene study, improvisation, commercials. Intensive Workshops available.
Located in the heart of Hollywood near Hollywood/Highland underground station in Los Angeles, CA, Elegance International School of Professional Makeup is the first Hollywood makeup school to make its mark in the highly creative and imaginative world of special effects and prosthetic makeup. Fully devoted to train the budding artists, this finest Hollywood makeup school provides a comprehensive hands-on education in all areas of professional makeup. Its makeup classes are tailored to suit all categories of serious students who wish to develop a career in this area.
The institute offers three basic programs of study in Artistry of Makeup, Special Effects and Studio Makeup Artist. We also offer Master Classes covering subjects such as hair arranging and wig styling, advanced tech lab and many others. EI welcomes students from all over the world to begin a career in the field of makeup artistry, and is approved to issue I-20 student visas to qualified candidates.
EI’s student services include a full-fledged library and providing housing facilities. Elegance International is an ACCSCT (The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology) member.
Professional Makeup Classes and Workshops. Our Basic Programs consist of Artistry of Makeup; Special Effects and Studio Makeup Artist Program. We also offer Master Classes covering subjects such as hair arranging and wig styling, advanced tech lab, tattoos for film, airbrushing, refresher class, face and body painting and mask making. We welcome international students, can issue I-20 student visas to qualified candidates and help with visa formalities, accommodation and job prospects.
Situated in San Jose, Santa Clara County in Northern California, The Academy of Cosmetic Arts Professional Makeup Artist School offers a specialized Cosmetic Arts Certificate program. Our training program is the first and only program of its kind in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern CA. The Academy of Cosmetic Arts provides students with the knowledge and advanced skills required for the transition from cosmetic or college level programs to professional organizations and careers.
Our resident makeup artist Rose Hill recognized a need for a program with hands-on experience. This successful program has proven to work in the areas of television, film, fashion shows, fashion print, theater and special effects.
We have received many awards from the community and media in recognition of service. Marketing the makeup artist is an important factor while learning the business aspects for success.
The curriculum is designed to give an intense study of each area of the profession, providing a range of makeup and fashion styling artistry from which to choose special areas of interest.
Conveniently located just off the Junipero Serra Freeway, Tiffany’s Dance Academy South San Francisco offers dance classes for students from the age of 2 all the way up to adult, in the styles of tap, jazz, ballet and hip-hop. Our classes take place Monday to Thursday afternoons, with a full Saturday program also in place. In addition to recreational classes, TDA of South San Francisco has a a performing company with groups that compete in the area, and partake in additional community performances in the South San Francisco and San Bruno areas.
TDA's goal is to provide professional, fun training in all the disciplines of dance. The staff here at TDA consists of professionally trained teachers, most of whom hold 4-year degrees in dance, or extensive professional choreographic and performance experience. All of our instructors are full-time, and thus completely committed to the art of teaching dance. We believe that the quality of teaching should not differ between toddler-dancers and advanced teens, and therefore most all the TDA instructors teach every age. This ensures continuity and thorough training, right from the beginning.
Conveniently located on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood CA, the epicenter of the Los Angeles’ entertainment industry, the Elizabeth Mestnik Acting Studio is a boutique studio that provides 12-week to 9-month beginner and advanced acting lessons for students who want to learn the art of acting in a challenging and inspiring environment. We are here to offer you more than just an acting class; we are here to help you develop a comprehensive set of acting tools that will support you as you pursue your acting career.
We believe that to be a great actor you must be willing to learn your craft. Like any profession, acting isn’t something you can learn in a month. If this is your dream, you need to be willing to invest your time, energy and passion to pursue it. If you are ready to make that commitment, then we’re ready to invest in you. At EMAS we are dedicated to training actors to the best of their ability. Because we don’t believe you can learn this awesome skill in short workshops, our minimum student commitment is 3 months. We also offer supplemental 1-week seminars on specific acting techniques throughout the course of the programs.
3 - 9 month beginner to advanced acting classes including:
- Acting for Beginners (12 weeks)
- Scene Study Program (12 weeks)
- The Meisner Technique (9-month program)
- Week-long supplemental seminars
- Voice and Movement
- The Business of Acting
Kirk Baltz is an acting coach in the San Francisco Bay Area of California with 15 years experience in teaching acting classes. His studio is located in San Bruno in San Mateo County. He also offer acting lessons in Los Angeles. Kirk's work as a private acting coach has assisted many working actors with developing a sharper auditioning technique. His weekend acting workshops have been taught in major cities across the U.S. while his on-camera classes in LA have helped many beginning actors to gain a better understanding of film acting. He is currently offering a Two-Day Audition / Cold Reading Technique Workshop which is suitable for all levels of actors. Space is limited for this workshop.
- Two-Day Audition / Cold Reading Technique Workshop which is suitable for all levels of actors.
- Private Coaching Workshops and Training Techniques for Actors.
- One day to five week sessions.
- Online and phone coaching now available.
Conveniently situated in Orange CA, OC Pro Makeup Academy provide a range of make-up artist training classes. Taught by highly-trained and skilled instructors, our make-up courses include lots of hands-on, one-on-one instruction which is the ideal way to get the most out of the learning experience and ensure that you are able to put your new skills to use as soon as possible. Our comprehensive courses, top-notch instruction, and affordable rates are just the right combination to make your talent shine, allowing you to bring out the inner beauty of any subject!
At OC Pro Makeup Academy, we believe that hands-on training is the best way to learn. This is why we keep our classes small, with a maximum of six students. Working closely with our instructors, you'll be able to highlight all the natural beauties of any face, focusing on enhancement and creating a new, natural look for your clients. You will have access to the full professional kit including spatulas, makeup, shadows, brushes, etc..