Acting for Beginners



This class is great for those who are curious about being an actor or those who are beginner actors.

LB Acting Studio and Casting Central, Toronto’s largest and busiest casting facility, have their doors open to the film and TV industry in Canada where the professionals make their decisions.

This is not a generic acting class. Actors will be given a monologue specifically chosen for them on week 3 of the class.  You will be introduced to breaking down a set of sides and how to audition for a part. The focus is on the skills and techniques that directors and casting directors look for in professional actors.

This is a 5 week program of 4 acting classes, and 1 career counseling session. The final class includes a mock audition to put what you have learned to the test.

This class will give you an honest answer to your question of whether this industry is the right one for you, without trying to sell you a bill of goods.  This class is capped at 10 students total.

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SEE full class schedule

Winter | January – February 2019

Sat Jan 12 Jan 19 Jan 26 Feb 2 Feb 9

Studio Make-Up Date if the STUDIO needs to cancel a session: N/A

Mon Jan 14 Jan 21 Jan 28 Feb 4 Feb 11

Studio Make-Up Date if the STUDIO needs to cancel a session: N/A


Winter/Spring | March – April 2019

Sat Mar 2 Mar 9 Mar 16 Mar 23 Mar 30

Studio Make-Up Date if the STUDIO needs to cancel a session: April 6th. Please hold this date in your schedule.

Mon Mar 4 Mar 11 Mar 18 Mar 25 Apr 1

Studio Make-Up Date if the STUDIO needs to cancel a session: April 8th. Please hold this date in your schedule.

  • Thank you so much for this wonderful session!  Emilia loved, loved the acting class and ability to express herself as an actress!  I think she did amazing job and we are so grateful to have a such a wonderful teacher as Marcia to help us grow and give […]

    Emila Kalinowski

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  • No matter where you are at in your career, Lewis brings it right back to the grass roots of acting in film…authenticity and honestly is key.

    Marie Ward

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  • Working with Dialects was excellent. I learned a lot! And not just about dialects, but also about breathing, speech and resonance. Joy is just fabulous! Funny, engaging and extremely knowledgeable.

    Sandra Flores

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  • Lewis was my first coach whom I approached when I wanted to start acting. I’m happy to say that after 3 years of working with him, he’s built my confidence and given me the knowledge I need to succeed in this industry. One thing […]

    Albert Lapi

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  • As an old theatre actor finding my way into the wonderful world of television/film/commercials, LB Acting Studio has been perfect for my needs. I have already been able to apply what I’ve learned in class, from the Intro to LB Acting Studio, and most […]

    Wyatt Lamoureux

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  • “I have been taking classes at LB Acting Studio for about almost 2 years now. During this time, I have learned and improved so much when I’m auditioning for casting directors. Lewis doesn’t just teach you how to act, he incorporates breathing, staying true […]

    Yun Liu

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  • “Lewis keeps things simple and workable. Everything he uses is based on what we naturally think and do. I don’t worry about being “wrong” or “right” for a role anymore, I just am. He gave me the confidence to do what I always innately […]

    Georgina Reilly

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  • “Lewis Baumander is my go to acting coach, life teacher and friend. The skills he provides for his students are timeless and can be applied to all mediums of film, television and performance. He has expanded my thinking as an actor from eliminating the […]

    Shamier Anderson

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  • “We have watched Lewis coach and teach for many years now. He is a consummate professional and seems to make the actors feel at ease as they hone their craft. What is uniquely great about Lewis’ approach is that he helps the actor find […]

    Jenny Lewis & Sara Kay

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  • “Actors enjoy rigorous workouts: stretching and reaching new heights with Lewis. Function, form, and facts are more than baseline with him. They are the foundation he lays for actors to succeed. Lewis Baumander’s diagnostic and practical approach to training actors is pivotal to the […]

    Norbert Abrams

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