About the Studio
Why Take Acting Classes?
The world needs great actors! Since the dawn of time we have looked to our artists to teach us and inspire us, to move us and yes, to make us laugh. What a great job! What an awesome responsibility! That is why The Elizabeth Mestnik Acting Studio takes the training of this generation's actors so seriously. To do this job well, you need a craft that will allow you to be truthful, emotionally alive, full of your own opinions and the courage to express them. Because the world needs great actors - and you could be one of them.
We assume you are here on our website because you want to learn how to act. And you probably want to do it at one of the top acting schools in Los Angeles. Well, EMAS is the recommended actor-training program for NBC's Talent Development Initiative. Ms Mestnik founded this los angeles acting school in 2001 to provide Hollywood actors with the same comprehensive training she received and taught in New York City. Founded on the principles of the Meisner Technique as taught by William Esper and Maggie Flanigan, EMAS offers serious training in a fun and challenging environment.
Whether you are a carpenter, a basketball player, or a computer programmer, you know that the more skills you have, the more likely you are to get a good job. It's the same with acting. The more skills you master, the better you become at your craft. Great craft equals great acting. Great acting will get you work. If you understand that whatever work you put in improves the product you put out, and you are willing to put in the work necessary to become a master of your craft - then welcome to The Elizabeth Mestnik Acting Studio.