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Ongoing Online Classes
Groundlings Classes
Summer Acting Retreats
(hybrid: Some online spots available)
Next session begins Sunday, July 7th
(July 7, 14, 21, 28)
4 weeks
Sundays, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Studio located on Melrose between La Brea and Fairfax

 $295 for 4 week session
max 14 students
My classes are known for being a safe and supportive environment where you will grow as an artist and as a person. You can expect to gain:
* clarity about your strengths as an actor
* awareness of what holds you back along with the skills and support to break through 
* skills to approach various genres, and unique techniques for comedy in particular
* specificity.... wayyyyy more of it in your work
* techniques for breaking down scenes
* confidence in your auditions and your scenework
* authenticity in how you show up

or email: info (at) michaeldcohen (dot) com


Acting for TV/Film Comedy
Saturday, June 29th, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm - In Person
Registration will open June 1 

Script Analysis for TV/Film Comedy
Monday, July 1st, 5:00pm-7:00pm PST - Online
Registration will open June 1 

Two retreats are being offered this summer: 
Friday, June 21st - Sunday, June 23rd, 2024
1 Spot left! 
Friday, August 16th - Sunday, August 18th, 2024
3 Spots left! 

8-10 actors max
Join Michael up in the mountains 2 hours east of Los Angeles 
to immerse yourself in your craft while being in a beautiful nature setting, 
and connecting with fellow artists. 
Tuition includes accommodations, food and the workshop. 

Early registration discounts for August retreat:    
Before June 1 - $795
June 1-30 - $850
After June 30 - $895
email: info (at) for questions or to register.