Michelle Arvizu

Michelle will be part of the upcoming CBC show PURE starting January 9, and has  most recently appeared on The Strain and two episodes of Orphan Black opposite Tatiana Maslany, as well as the feature film Kidnap Capital (kidnapcapital.com) that has won numerous awards around the world since its premier at the Shanghai International Film Festival

Some more select Film & TV credits include KEVIN HILL – 22Eps, opposite Taye Diggs (Private Practice) & Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), THIS IS WONDERLAND – 1Ep, opposite Michael Riley (Being Erica), TILT -1Ep, opposite Chris Bauer (True Blood), KILLSHOT – opposite Brandon McGibbon & Mickey Rourke, THE BRIDGE – 1Ep, opposite Aaron Douglas, Paul Popowich & Aaron Ashmore.

After graduating from The Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts in 2002, Michelle has continuously trained with Lewis Baumander taking part in all group classes as well as one-on-one coachings for audition preparation.

It is an honour for Michelle to join Lewis and the rest of the studio teachers on the other side of the camera.

Private Coaching: Michelle is available for private coaching as well as private coach & tape sessions. Please contact the LB Acting Studio at info@lbactingstudio.com or 647 221 4387 for Rates & Bookings.



“I love the class. Michelle made it 100 times better for me personally because she’s a very good teacher and the reason I’m coming back to a second round of classes.  I love learning helpful new ways to better my career. Looking forward to seeing you Saturday, never thought I’d be this excited for a class !!!!” Ben Danielov


Michelle Arvizu
  • 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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