For students who’ve finished the Acting Fundamentals Series and would like to keep studying and practicing.

Where to find auditions in the Seattle area. How to identify roles that would be good for YOU to audition for (and roles to avoid). How to increase your odds of actually getting cast. Learn more

In this class, we’ll learn how 48 hour movies are made and do acting exercises to rev up our camera acting skills. Then when the class is over, we’ll make a short, fun movie in 48 hours, which will screen in a major theater. Learn more

Part of the fun of acting is that we get the chance to play so many roles. In this class, you’ll get a chance to play characters on the extreme, such as thugs, con artists and criminals, the good cop who saves the day, or the cop who’s crossed over the line. Plus you’ll learn how to land “bad guy” roles in auditions. Learn more 

In this class, we’ll workshop and then perform a short script based around a family reunion.  The final performances will be filmed, then we’ll watch them in class and figure out what worked, what didn’t, and how to bring each student’s performance Into focus. Learn more


Improv’s fun, and lays a good foundation for developing our acting skills. You’ll learn how to go deeper and more personal while responding better to your scene partner using the exercises in this workshop. Learn more

About Nils Osmar

Nils Osmar was born in Alaska, and grew up in a wilderness area on the southern coast. He now lives in Seattle. He has made his living in the arts for over thirty years, working as a writer, visual artist, teacher, and filmmaker. He currently teaches through the University of Washington's ASUW Experimental College. He is the Director of an independent educational program,, which offers courses in visual, written and performing arts in Seattle, Washington.