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Alza Acting Studio offers classes and private coaching that are ideal for experienced, emerging, aspiring, or crossing over from Theatre to Film, and for dancers. We offer you the chance to develop your instrument and nourish your craft to work on film, television and theatre. In each of Alza Acting Studio’s classes, it is our mission to develop each actor’s truth – body, soul and voice. For us it is about the craft, quality versus quantity. The great legendary teachers Sanford Meisner, Stanislavsky, Lee Strasberg and Stella Adler, they were actors before they become great teachers and directors. We believe that any one wanting to explore acting and or who wants to become crafted should learn from professionals who actually do the work and understand what it means to be standing on a set or an audition.
Over twenty instructors and guest speakers can lead you on your journey through the world of performing arts.
The studio’s founder Walter Alza (Get Rich or Die Tryin’, Flashpoint) has developed a technique to improve your self exploration, your craft as an actor, and give you the tools you need to deliver amazing performances or simply to build self confidence.
Our Studio founder Walter Alza is an award winning actor, writer, director and producer. With a career spanning 20 years and almost 50 screen credits, his recent acting work includes Get Rich or Die Trying, lead role in the series Metropia, Flashpoint, At The Hotel to name a few. Walter quickly became known for his work as a leading Actor and Character performances, his knack for picking up accents, and his ability to effortlessly portray both drama and comedy. Probably best known for his acting and as one of Canada's preeminent acting coaches - having taught hundreds of actors through the highly-esteemed Walter Alza Acting Studio.
The Actors he coached have gone on to win awards at film festivals in Canada and the US and appear in virtually every major TV series shot in Toronto. People say Walter Alza is one of those rare passionate directors acting coaches who genuinely loves working with actors . He had that extraordinary ability of bringing the best performance out of an actor.