Studio A.C.T.

Real Theater Classes for Real People
—Expand Your Creativity.

About Studio A.C.T.

Explore your creativity in ways you never thought possible at Studio A.C.T., the Tony Award-winning American Conservatory Theater’s adult part-time acting school.

Studio A.C.T. offers exciting, rewarding classes for adults of all backgrounds and levels of experience. Whether you're new to acting, a working professional looking to polish your skills, or a theater lover wanting to learn more about the art, Studio A.C.T. offers a wide range of dynamic classes designed to meet your needs.

Our roster includes courses in acting, voice, audition technique, musical theater, playwriting, improv, on-camera technique, movement, clown, mask, and much more—all taught by some of the finest local professional artists in the industry—as well as master classes with local, national and international guests. We also offer private, one-on-one coaching for your next big audition or presentation.

Studio A.C.T. Course Overview
  • Our 4-week and 8-week courses earn college credit and are scheduled for nights and weekends to accommodate work and home commitments.
  • Most classes are limited to 12 to 14 students in order to guarantee personal attention from instructors.
  • Instructors are working theater artists who are dedicated to sharing their craft and experience in helping you reach your goals.
  • Classes are held in our spacious, modern studios at 30 Grant Avenue near San Francisco's Union Square, two blocks from BART and steps from major bus lines and parking facilities.
  • A.C.T. has an extensive on-site script and theater reference library that is open to all students.


For general Studio A.C.T. news, follow @StudioACTSF on Instagram and the A.C.T. Conservatory on Facebook.

Current or past Studio A.C.T. students can also join the Studio A.C.T. Facebook Group for news, insights, and community!

A COVID-19 Update from A.C.T.

A.C.T. is a nonprofit theater that relies heavily on the support of our patrons. A.C.T. and other arts organizations are realizing significant losses due to the impact of COVID-19. Consider making a tax-deductible gift today.

Sign Up For New
Online Classes Today!


Visit our FAQ page or email

Buy Tickets Subscribe Log In Donate Now
© 2019 American Conservatory Theater-a tax-exempt 501c3 nonprofit organization. Number 94-6135772.
Privacy Policy | Contact Us