Best Acting Classes in Berkeley, CA

The highest-rated Acting Training companies out of 165 vetted & reviewed in the Berkeley area.

Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage

Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage

(25)
  • Production
  • Intimate
  • Ticket
“Some bad theater occasionally and a 50/50 chance you will love what you see here as it is with all small theater groups but they are really nice and I have seen some great stuff.”
Coupons & Offers
In Business Since 2001
1901 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA
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Empowerhouse Acting Studio

Empowerhouse Acting Studio

(30)
  • Human Being
  • Meisner Technique
  • Emotional
“I've had a life long dream of being an actress, but when I started taking classes with Melissa and Empowerhouse Acting Studio earlier this year it was my first real attempt at professional training and I couldn't be happier that I chose to train with...”
Emergency Services
In Business Since 2021
825 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA
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Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Berkeley Repertory Theatre

(27)
  • Intimate
  • Performances
  • Garage
“Tickets are priced for many different budgets, all the seats are great, the performances are A+, parking is readily available, proximity to great restaurants is fantastic, and it's all right here in Berkeley”
In Business Since 1996
2025 Addison St, Berkeley, CA
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Aurora Theatre Company

Aurora Theatre Company

(26)
  • Actors
  • Intimate
  • Performances
“Wonderful place to see a show The importance of being Earnest and the actress was the best performance of this endearing funny show it was perfect I recommend”
Coupons & Offers
In Business Since 1996
2081 Addison St, Berkeley, CA
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Bay Area Children's Theatre

Bay Area Children's Theatre

(23)
  • Kids
  • Shows
  • Art
“I love that they have jokes for kids and adults, so it's always fun for the whole family.”
In Business Since 2010
2055 Center St, Berkeley, CA
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Berkeley Improv

Berkeley Improv

(4)
“I just finished a class with Kat, and even though I've done improv for a few years, she introduced new concepts, games and ways of doing improv scenes that heightened my proficiency and joy and took my improv to a new level.”
Emergency Services
In Business Since 2007
2149 Byron St, Berkeley, CA
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Gamelan Sekar Jaya

Gamelan Sekar Jaya

(5)
“They're extremely cheap considering they're often taught by a world-renowned master musician from Bali and you get to play on real Balinese gamelan instruments.”
In Business Since 1996
3023 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA
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Theatrefirst

Theatrefirst

(2)
“Revolutionary Theatre company in more ways than one”
In Business Since 2002
1301 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA
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Playground Playspace

Playground Playspace

(2)
“Good information.”
In Business Since 2002
3286 Adeline St #9, Berkeley, CA
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Synergy Theater

Synergy Theater

“Synergy Theater performs full-length improvised plays with wonderful stories, compelling characters, and vibrant spontaneity. We also teach improvisation through our well-renowned training academy and in schools.”
In Business Since 2012
1201 University Ave, Berkeley, CA
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Actors Ensemble of Berkeley

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley

(1)
“These folks always put on a great show”
Remote Consultations Available
In Business Since 2002
1301 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA
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Central Works

Central Works

(4)
“One of a kind theatrical experience.”
In Business Since 1999
2315 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA
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Film Acting Bay Area

Film Acting Bay Area

(1)
Casting Opportunities, Acting Classes, Theater Company
“Since studying at FABA, I've met a BUNCH of wonderful people, learned how to get acting jobs and written and produced a web series.”
Accepts All Major Credit Cards, Cash
In Business Since 2009
Coupons & Offers
Serving Berkeley Area
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Lesher Center For the Arts

Lesher Center For the Arts

(25)
  • Shows
  • The Nutcracker
  • Balcony
“I love that they have become a hub for local community arts and house many different performing arts (dance, symphony, plays/musicals, art exhibits, comedy/speaking engagements, and more!”
Remote Consultations Available
In Business Since 2006
1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek, CA
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New Conservatory Theatre Center

New Conservatory Theatre Center

(28)
  • Lgbt
  • Intimate
  • Season
“If your watching a show here, the seating side-to-side is really tight to one another, and the rows are also close together, so prepare to share intimate space with your neighbors.”
In Business Since 1998
25 Van Ness Avenue, Lower Lobby, San Francisco, CA
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Marin Center Showcase Theater

Marin Center Showcase Theater

(26)
  • Intimate
  • Gem
“And you got to talk to the person or people who actually designed and worked on the pieces.”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
In Business Since 1998
20 Ave of the Flags, San Rafael, CA
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Smith Rafael Film Center

Smith Rafael Film Center

(26)
  • Documentaries
  • Independent Films
  • Wine
“Am sad that they will have to close again because of covid restrictions, but am hoping they will be able to continue on the other side of the pandemic.”
Remote Consultations Available
In Business Since 2002
1118 4th St, San Rafael, CA
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Bruns Amphitheater

Bruns Amphitheater

(29)
  • Blanket
  • Picnic
  • Summer
“First time seeing Shakespeare in this glorious amphitheater that seats many but feels intimate; enjoyed picnicking at the interval in our seats (some folks took advantage of the picnic tables for dining before the performance, which is another great ...”
In Business Since 1998
Serving Berkeley Area
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The Gateway Theatre

The Gateway Theatre

(18)
  • Shows
  • Intimate
  • Wine
“However, last night was opening night and evidently the people sitting in the back and they clearly knew something about the play that the audience did not because they were laughing loudly and disturbing the patrons in attendance.”
Remote Consultations Available
In Business Since 2001
Coupons & Offers
215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA
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Brava Theater Center

Brava Theater Center

(24)
  • Performances
  • Space
  • Parking
“I've lived in SF for nearly forty years and I am embarrassed to say I did not even know this theater existed until I recently saw the incredible and inspiring “I, Too, Sing America”.”
In Business Since 1998
2781 24th St, San Francisco, CA
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American Conservatory Theater

American Conservatory Theater

(18)
  • Shows
  • Christmas
  • Legs
“I was concerned about my mezzanine tickets since it said limited view but was surprised to see a cozy theater with the best view even though we were mezzanine corner seat.”
In Business Since 2002
415 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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Sydney Goldstein Theater

Sydney Goldstein Theater

(18)
  • Show
  • Acoustics
  • Walk
“Don't worry if you can't afford orchestra, row M, seat 1,2 or 3 gets you smack dab in the center of the balcony with a perfect view.”
In Business Since 1999
275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA
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Alameda Theatre & Cineplex

Alameda Theatre & Cineplex

(27)
  • Screen
  • Restaurant
  • 1932
“Theater connected to restaurant that delivers food/drinks to your seat to enjoy the movie.”
In Business Since 2008
2317 Central Ave, Alameda, CA
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Altarena Playhouse

Altarena Playhouse

(30)
  • Actors
  • Intimate
  • Wine
“Want to go”
In Business Since 2000
1409 High St, Alameda, CA
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Acting Coaching Services in Berkeley, CA Cost Estimates

Minimum cost
$178
Maximum cost
$3084
National Average
$475
Avg Per Hour Rates
$75
$356
$831
Average price range is based on 346 cost profiles
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Average Cost $475
Minimum cost $178
Maximum cost $3084
Avg Per Hour Rates $75

Average range $356 to $831 is based on 346 cost profiles.

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